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Promenade Barra First

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. das Americas 7897 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22793-081, Brazil
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Ranked #36 of 212 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last July, I stayed on this hotel as I had a weeding in Recreio. It was a pleasant experience. The room was very clean, the staff team was great. I got a great deal through booking.com site; so I recommend checking the hotel price through this site also, as you may find a better deal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Pros: The hotel itself is honestly the nicest hotel I have EVER stayed at in Brazil. It was incredibly Americanized; possibly not a coincidence given its location on Avenue of the Americas. The hotel is spotless, new and part of an upscale condominium complex featuring gorgeous views of the beach, rainforest and mountains from each room's balcony. There are beautiful... More

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Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Good hotel, a bit remote from everything; but decent service and friendly staff. Nice rooms too, very clean. However, I was disappointed by the fact that I could not get ANY international news channel, not BBC, CNN NBC or you name them. For an international business hotel, that was very disappointing. Get rid of the 55 marginal Brazilian channels......and offer... More

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jbui1018
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The location wasn't very good. This was very apparent when our taxi driving got lost. I also had very pool wifi signal in my room, which was a huge bummer. The main road was also very noisy at night. That being said, the free breakfast was good and the room was nice enough. The fitness center was decent, but the... More

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Orlando
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I spend two separate business trips in this hotel. The location is great and very safe. There is as large mall walking distance from the hotel. The room service food selection is limited and not that tasty. I had the burger which was sub par, and also the steak. The steak was a bit dry with a bland flavor. The... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Located in a modern area of Barra, it is on a very well-maintained and quiet street and enjoys an adjacent clubhouse comprising a gym and a 'wave' pool with a gentle current. I stayed there on a weekend during low season but the hotel still had many business guests and a few holiday goers. The hotel's restaurant is simple and... More

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Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Promenade Barra First is located in a modern nice area at the end of Barra da Tijuca. There is a fancy mall 10 minutes walking from the Hotel, a small grocery store and few restaurants around, but that’s all if you have no car. Breakfast is really good; the rooms are big, comfortable and clean. If you like Barra da... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Stayed overnight in Mid-March. Found a very decent hotel. Clean room, well equiped with modern TV set, roomy wardrobe and king size bed. Bathroom needed some painting, but is clear (thought that the window was too large), and had all necessary soaps, combs and shampoo. Fare was below average due to my company´s corporate rate. Restaurant is quite simple, no... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for our honeymoon and it was a very bad experience. We encountered insects in the hotel. The air conditioning leaked badly. The service in the restaurant was very, very poor. The room was small. The elevator was broken 1/2 of the time. The staff spoke very little English. The staff did not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

This hotel is miles outside the centre of Rio and takes a good hour to reach from the international airport. We found it very difficult to find any staff who spoke any english so asking for information on the area, or an iron for my room was nigh on impossible. The rooms are a good size but no more than... More

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Address: Av. das Americas 7897 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22793-081, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Promenade Barra First 4*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Promenade Barra First Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Promenade Barra 1st
Promenade Barra First Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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