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Hotel Sesc Copacabana

Certificate of Excellence
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 160, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22050-012, Brazil
Hotel Sesc Copacabana
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Okay, so I'm not going to sugar coat it and say that this is a 4-5 star property, because, well, it's not. But it is as solid of a 3-star property as you will find in Rio. Completely safe location, centrally located and tremendous value. I saw another reviewer say that this place is overpriced, well you clearly don't know... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After a disastrous experience at Rondovia, our travel agent (who was fortunately travelling with us) managed a saving move to SESC for our two remaining nights in Rio. Location is good, in a pretty quiet street near Copacabana beach and various nice bars and restaurants. My room was ok, nothing special to highlight, but at least no issue. Like most... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great location near Copacabana, but unfriendly staff, wifi and elevator (waiting time sometimes more than 10 minutes, guests walk in the staircase because they have enough) do not work properly, mold in the shower, totally overpriced

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We recently had a family reunion in Rio de Janeiro. There were 8 of us and we stayed at the SESC and it was just perfect! It is right in the heart of this famous area of Rio, just a block from the beach and surrounded by restaurants, shops, coffee shops, supermarket close by, etc. Staff were friendly, informative and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I loved this location hotel. Is very near from the beach and from the bus stop which takes you to the main touristic attractions. The apartments are comfortable and has a fair price if you are comparing to the most hotels in this city.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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36 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

This hotel is deemed to be a three star hotel in Brazil, but would be the equivalent of a two star hotel in North America. The best thing related to the hotel is its location. It is in an excellent location. Right in the middle of Copacabana, but in a quiet street. Steps from the beach and the busy N.S.... More 

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