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Arena Copacabana Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Atlantica 2064, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #6 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly this hotel has amazing views of the Copacabana beach from a great rooftop pool area. The pool itself is small but adequate for a quick refreshing dip. However it is a great place to sit and have a caipirinha and you can see from one end of the bay to the other. In comparison to the communal areas the... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room very comfortable and quiet. The staff is very friendly, all with a smile and ready to help. 5 Stars for the chef and the awesome breakfast. Try the English cake!!!! Great location and I felt safe in the hotel. Great view!!! Overall I will definitely stay there next trip to Rio. MLima

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying here! Its a great location close to the beach in Copacabana. Our room had a beach view which was amazing! The rooms are clean, comfortable and modern. The rooftop bar and pool are nice with spectacular views! The breakfast was fantastic with a huge variety of good quality food and my favourite - its the only hotel... More

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Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, across from Copacabana Beach. The front desk staff speak fluent English and were very helpful calling cabs and answering questions. Room was nice and clean and ours had a great ocean view. Breakfast buffet was included; fresh fruits, breads, etc. Free Wi-fi, in lobby was nice. Very safe and beautiful area. Would stay here, again.

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Dulles, VA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

awesome location.. exactly in the middle of copacabana. beach view rooms. compact and basic compared to US hotels. you have the room only to crash for the night so its okay :) ... nice spread for breakfast -- especially the tropical fresh fruits and pastries; good room service at reasonable prices as well... very helpful staff at reception -- they... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Arena Copacabana for two days. The best of the hotel are the location and the kind people from reception. Rooms well cleaned and confortable. The coffee in the morning is very well served with fruits and natural juices.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel and across the street from the beach. Staff was awesome and English speaking. They even will give you beach towels if you ask. Pool up top was perfect. We spent a lot of time during the day and at night relaxing up there. The only annoying thing was there was no (free) wifi in the rooms...common now... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The Arena is right in the middle of the Copacabana Beach. Great views from the rooftop pool terrace as well as from the ground floor restaurant serving an excellent included breakfast. The only negative is the finicky elevators. That must read room cards to access your floor.

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Aroldo S, Gerente de recepção at Arena Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you very much for express your experience at Arena Hotel. The guest comments are very importante to us in order to avaliete our service. We do hope see you back in Rio some day. Sincerely Aroldo Salles FO MGR. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is a beachfront property. Hotel is clean and comfortable. Staff helpful and accommodating. The breakfast is good and plentiful. This is not a big chain hotel and I picked it because of its reviews. Perfect accommodations.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Arena is the first place I stayed at in Rio. Obviously right on the Copacabana, what more could you wish for as an intro to Rio. Great place, comfortable clean room, good reception service, excellent wifi speed. Of course the centre piece of the hotel is the roof swimming pool and bar, the barman has good control of the... More

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Additional Information about Arena Copacabana Hotel

Also Known As:
Arena Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Av. Atlantica 2064, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#6 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#9 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Copacabana Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Opened in 2009, the Arena is the newest hotel in Copacabana Beach. Contemporary design with WiFi, King Size Beds, Accoustic Windows, Central Air Cond, among other features place this property as a top choice in Rio de Janeiro. ... more   less 
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