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Hotel Monte Alegre

Rua Riachuelo 213 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Arriving in Rio for 4 days of carnival fun and excitement we were delighted to find waiting for us this little gem. Position was excellent with food stores, ATMs, restaurants nearby. Buses and metro easily accessible. The staff were excellent and most helpful with English speaking member available on all shifts. We were able to exchange monies with ease. Rooms... More 

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Orsta, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stayed here with a Group of 6,in Two 3 person rooms. Friendly staff, very good breakfast and great location, especially for the carnival. Rooms are a bit noisy, wich can be a problem for some. Heavy traffic just outside. Supermarket with atm across the street was a very Nice surprise :)

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London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
102 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I stayed here for one night, initially, I was a bit disappointed, the curb appeal of the hotel really isn't anything to write home about, but once I got to my room, everything fell into place pretty nicely. Really nice balcony, amazing shower, clean and spacious rooms, good a/c, and pretty good free wifi. It's on an interesting street downtown,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not a bad hotel in itself. Located near Lapa, but far from the Beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema etc. The staff are friendly, only some of them are English-speaking, the rest does not even understand English, which made Communication much harder.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This Hotel is located on Riachuelo street, a ugly, crowded and stinky street of downtown, but these adjectives are a common sense for Rio de Janeiro downtown. Meanwhile is very quiet after 20:00 and will provide a good night's sleep. The room has a good size and is simple but comfortable. The bathroom has a really good size, hair dryer... More 

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Amman, Jordan
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

A 3 stars hotel located in crowds area the room size is good for 3* hotel but the amount you pay is too much comparing with the services not good for business trip in fact during the day it is ok but after midnight it is dangerous area full of drunks and not safe the breakfast is the same every... More 

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São Paulo
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

It starts at the front desk, the staff treats you like you're asking to stay there as a favor. The rooms are small and smell like mold, not very clean also. The quality of what is served on the breakfast buffet is very poor, specially the juices. It's located on a busy street and there isn't any kind of noise... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

It was a business trip. Hotel has small but clean rooms. I was not happy with the size of the rooms. Rooms have noise from the road. The only advantage was that it was closer to the city center and that the supermarkets were closer to this place. Other than that I could not find any thing good. TV was... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I`ve been at Monte Alegre for two weeks - went to Rio to work. The hotel is nice, the food is good. The wifi internet access is very poor on some rooms but ok on others appartments. As a cautios person I had a net wire with me and the internet connection by cable was ok. The rooms are pretty... More 

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Stay here for 5 days by travel agency when we first visited Rio. It is located in busy street, not very tourist friendly neighborhood and maybe kind of noisy in Centro. Easy access for daily needs, like market and restaurants with great price. Serve with great breakfast. Staffs speak little English but can communicate without problem. Don't book tour or... More 

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