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Diamond Hotel

Rua da Gloria, 46, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241180, Brazil (Centro)
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Ranked #73 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed a 10 day stay in Rio which I could use as a base to follow England in the World Cup with my 16 y/o son using internal flights from Rio to get to the matches. Accommodation was difficult to secure in Rio and I chose this hotel via the Tripadvisor website so had a fair idea of what... More

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Maasmechelen, Limburg, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spend 3 nights in this hotel during World Cup. We had 13 rooms in this hotel and with all of them was some kind of problem. The hotel is old and not taken care off, looked dirty but that was the least of the problems. My room was above the kitchen so as from 0600AM there was so much noise... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

When I booked this hotel I was expecting an average 3 stars hotel, however, this seems more like a 2 stars. When I stayed (March 2013) the hotel staff was very rude and unhelpful. This used to be a "motel", not those in the US but the ones people go to have romantic encounters. And it still remains as such...... More

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127 reviews 127 reviews
49 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel on numerous occassions due to its handy access to the centre of Rio. There are always taxis available and buses and the metro are also close as is Santos Dumont airport. Rooms are clean and spacious and those at the front have a nice view. Only downside is the area at night- transvestite heaven.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

At night the are prostitutes outside the hotel door, the whole place is old and nasty. The two elevator are terrible slow and it's always crowded. The room was big indeed but with a unpleasant décor, the bathroom was nasty! It had mold everywhere, and the toilet was broken. My view was to a parking lot and the surroundings are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

On arrival, the staff were very friendly, helpful, and understanding. The rooms are exactly like the pictures provided, basically what you see is what you get. The location prefect for tours, from the rooms facing the front of the building you can see sugar loaf mountain and also there is a war memorial at the front as well as a... More

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110 reviews 110 reviews
41 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Comfortable and clean up great. Hotel was renovated from its former self. Staying above the 4th floor of preference. Dinner with little variety. Breakfast better and reasonable variety. Hotel well located 5 min from the airport and downtown Rio highest Rooms overlook the Guanabara Bay. I think maybe the attendants could receive more training in customer service and expedite their... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Stayed here for 8 nights on business. Great location to get into the central area and Lapa and also down to Copacabana and Ipanema. 2 minutes from the Gloria metro station.Rooms are ok and comfortable but who goes to Rio to sit in a room. COmpared to most prices in Rio it was a bargain and not knowing the city... More

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colchester
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22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Chose the Diamond for the location in Gloria because we had stayed in Gloria for carnival and loved the area, its a great place to meet the real friendly people of Rio.Hotel is very modern 'Easy check in with staff who speak English .Free internet and wifi .Room had entrance room with table chairs mini bar at charge .Large bathroom... More

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Address: Rua da Gloria, 46, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241180, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #47 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Number of rooms
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