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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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lyon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is well situated in Capacabana beach . Morning sunrise is beautiful from Breakfast Terrace/Swimming pool. The rooms are old and need renovation. Concierge Lionel and Sandra were very helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite having only one night to spare in Rio (I was travelling elsewhere within Brazil in the following evening) my stay in the Sofitel Copacabana was simply what I wanted it to be. I stayed there during one of the event tests for the Olympics (as well as a popular protest) which meant that roads in the surrounds of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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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