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Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

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Av. Atlantica, 4240 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-002, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently stayed 8 nights at the Sofitel in a Club Junior Suite. Overall the stay was enjoyable mainly due to the ideal location and the helpful, friendly staff. Probably offers the best compromise of location, quality & price among the top Rio hotels (none of them tick all the boxes). Pros & Cons as follows: Pros: - ldeal location giving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first time in Brazil, and my gosh was this hotel a perfect place to begin... Firstly the location - it's perfect... you couldn't ask for more. The hotel is situated between two of Brazil's best beaches (Copacabana and Ipanema). It has it's own beach which is ideal considering on the weekends it can get super busy, which... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is most certainly one of the top hotels in Rio and Copacabana. I arrived in the early morning on a flight from the US and as expected, was not able to check in at 8am, though I appreciated that the front desk staff offered to see if it was possible. I had originally planned to put myself on the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had my worst experience ever in a hotel on the 30th of July when the on duty manager approached me and my female colleague upon arriving at the hotel, calling her a prostitute and at the same time reassuring me that it would be fine to bring a prostitute if only I paid 250 reais for her to enter. Never... More 

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, Regarding the incident you have mentioned, I kindly ask you to send us an email containing your personal contacts. I remain at your disposal to further discuss the matter through the email sofitelrio@sofitel.com. Sincerely, Philippe Seigle Area General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, traditional hotel with great location, although old and in need of an update. There are some renovations in progress but I'm not sure if that will tackle things like plumbing and lights. I would definitely not rate this hotel a 5 star as it does leave a lot owing on the value for money. It is very expensive for... More 

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, thank you very much for your comment, it is really important to us to always improve our hotel. We are glad to be recommended by one of our guests and we hope we can welcome you again soon. Sincerely, Philippe Seigle Area General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb service from the moment you walk in, to the concierge and beach towel service! Delicious and grand breakfast included (with waiters and everything). The location is so good! The last hotel on the copacabana strip which is great because the nicest areas in Rio are Ipanema and Leblon but you would want to tour Copacabana also. IT IS A... More 

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, I would like to thank you for posting your comment here. I am really glad that you enjoyed our location and service. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Philippe Seigle Area General Manager More 

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not everyday you celebrate your 50th in Rio, 5* luxury as a whole family, two kids in tow. The Sofitel has been outstanding making our celebration something to remember. The staff are welcoming and friendly, the management just what you would expect from a hotel of this standard. Beach service is great and the breakfast staff are fantastic. This... More 

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, we very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay with us. We are truly happy that your stay met your expectations and that you enjoyed our staff and beach service. It is a honor to us to be a part of special moments like your celebration. Our guests' satisfaction is our utmost reward. It will be our pleasure to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surely the best situated hotel in Rio, right between Copacabana and Ipanema and with breath-taking panoramic views across Copacabana to Sugarloaf, partly from both the sea view rooms but especially from the restaurant. The rooms maybe in need of refurbishment (planned for this year I understand) but you are not in your room much in Rio! The public areas are... More 

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, I would like to sincerely thank you for your comment. All Sofitel’s ambassadors work every day to provide the best experience possible to our customers and I glad to know that we met your expectation. Gastronomy is a very important part to our Sofitel culture, we are really proud of our restaurants and happy to know that you enjoyed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel, delicious breakfast and beautiful views. What more could you ask for? Breakfast was quite vast including fruits, eggs, bacon, cereal....hot chocolate, juices, coffees. You have breakfast overlooking the ocean... Staff are very friendly... Rooms are clean and tidy... Staff speak english... Very pricey for what you get but in a great location.

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Sofitel-Rio, Gerente geral at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, responded to this review

Bonjour, I would like to thank you for posting your comment here. I am really glad that you enjoyed our view and staff. We are happy to see that you liked our breakfast at Atlantis Restaurant. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Philippe Seigle Area General Manager More 

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