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Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Atlantica, 4240 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-002, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #18 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Danbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from three nights at Sofitel. Stayed on the seventh floor with Ocean view. It is true that renovations were going on while there - I believe they were cleaning the exterior patio doors/windows on the rooms. There is a pretty big structure being built between the hotel and beach( you will hear the noise- not loud but... More

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed two nights at the Sofitel after spending three nights in central Rio. The hotel is luxurious, the room very comfortable and elegant with a large marble bathroom, wooden floors, and a very comfortable bed, and the concierges and receptionists very friendly and helpful. All the rooms have balconies, unlike many other hotels on Copacabana and Ipanema. I didn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is under renovation and they did not disclose such. Pool view is covered by a mega construction, beach across the street crowded, AC @ rooms are really noisy, rooms are outdated, apartments smell humid inside, this is by no means a 5 star hotel, it is a 4 star with great people that make it better

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Sofitel Rio in 2009 and came back because we had such a fantastic time. Mmmmm bad decision! Booked beach view room - got a part sea view room with a view of a scaffolding structure just outside the hotel. Room change was handled very professionally and the new room had the view we booked but is... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located between Copacabana and Ipanema, this is a very expensive but reasonably luxurious hotel. Sadly, one has to pay a small fortune for decent accommodation in Rio. Also, all hotels are very old. We had booked and pre-paid an executive-floor room which thankfully has been refurbished. Since our credit cards were stolen in Buenos Aires, we were unable to pay... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a conference with about 150 others. The hotel was hosting the conference. The service was in stark contrast to the Miramar Windsor up the road where I had stayed for 2 days prior. Miramar couldn't do enough for you: Sofitel couldn't care less about you. The good: The room was an excellent size with superb views... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is rated 5* and located on Copacabana Beach in Rio. Brazil 5* means 4* in Europe. The location is very good but the hotel is a typical impersonal business hotel. Expensive by European standards €250 for B&B. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. However the range of English language TV programmes is very limited. Bring a good book.... More

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at Sofitel Rio several times in the last 3 years. This time, I was disappointed and I cannot give it again a 5 rating. First, the reception lady that checked us in was not warm at all in her welcome - it was all very transactional, and even our Gold status was acknowledged by a "oh, and... More

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Additional Information about Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

Also Known As:
Sofitel Rio De Janeiro Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Sofitel Rio De Janeiro Copacabana Hotel
Accor Rio De Janeiro
Sofitel Rio De Janeiro
Rio De Janeiro Sofitel
Sofitel Rio De Janeiro Copacabana Brazil
Address: Av. Atlantica, 4240 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-002, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#10 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The location of Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is a splendid one. It leaves the guest practically leaning over Copacabana beach – one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is beside Ipanema, a charming neighborhood full of attractions, immortalized in a song by Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, “Garota de Ipanema”.Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is considered one of the most prestigious Brazilian luxury hotels, combining French savoir-faire with Carioca charm.Enjoy our comfortable apartments with balconies and the MyBed bed, the executive floor with Club Millésime services – a new concept in personalized service, beach service, two pools and many other facilities, in addition to the award winning cuisine here at Sofitel.Situated near the main business centers in the city, the hotel offers an ample and versatile Convention Center, and also a modern Board Meeting Room, a fully equipped room with a view of Copacabana beach, uniting comfort and personalized services. ... more   less 
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