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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros: - location is convenient in arpoador, inbetween copacabana and 5mn walk to ipanema - gorgeous views if you are lucky with the assigned room (paying extra for thr sea view is recommended if you dont want to end up with a seedy building front view) Cons: - facilities are decades old and have never been refurbished. For eg, gym... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable. Nice hotel in a great location. Staff was attentive. Sweet view from the restaurant overlooking the bay and Copacabana Beach. Rooms are not as bad as soon of the reviews indicate. I look forward to returning.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel in the perfect location. Unfortunately the car service provided does not match the standard of the hotel. The drivers clearly don't want to do the job, are grumpy and will only take you as close to the destination as they want to which means that they don't have to go out of their way but... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant and what a view, excellent choice of food and drinks available from the menu. Staff very attentive and cost less than you would pay on. A London hotel and boy what a view of the beach and very special evening out!

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful location probably of the copacabana beach and a few steps away from ipanema. Right in the middle of the of the attractions. Hotels has all the services you may need including gym (not so big), sauna and swimming pool outdoor. Restaurant with french cousine but above all the reserved area on the beach.

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

Dear guest, thank you very much for your comments and compliments regarding our services and facilities. We are truly happy that your stay met your expectations. Our location and neighbourhood indeed pleases our guests. We are looking forward to receive you again in a near future. Sincerely, Hotel Manager More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on the 16th July for 2 weeks, as I have MND I hoped the access ramp and room would be as described, they were! The hotel is fabulous in every way describable, the views over Copacabana beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain are breathtaking. All staff are so friendly and helpful, in particular I would just like to mention... More

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

Dear guest, thank you for taking time to send us your feedback. We are very glad to know that we met your expectations, including the accessibility to our facilities, and that we could provide great moments during your stay. We will pass your compliments to our staff. It is really rewarding when we please our guests. We hope to see... More

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliantly located at one end of the fabled Copacabana beach, this hotel offers terrific views (especially from the higher floors). It also offers friendly and reliable service and comfortable rooms (I've had an enjoyable balcony each time). I've given it 4 stars because though i thoroughly enjoy it, I value it more for reliability than flair. One caveat: the view... More

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

Dear guest, we appreciate your comments. They are very important to us. We are quite happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana. All of our rooms have balconies, so it provides an even better experience to our guests. Gladly we inform you that the construction in front of the hotel was built only for the... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best location in Copacabana. Is great to wake up over the atlantic av. and go to the beach. Full of restaurants and nice shops around the neighbourhood. Excellent swimming pools at the hotel and nice rooms and excellent service.

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

Dear guest, thank you very much for your comments. We are truly happy that your stay met your expectations. Our location and neighbourhood indeed pleases our guests. We are looking forward to receive you again. Sincerely, Frédéric Ribault Hotel Manager More

Sao Paulo, SP
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Sofitel is a really nice 5* hotel located in a great part of Rio. It doesn't look particularly attractive from the outside, but once you enter, the reception area is an oasis of calm and the check-in was really friendly. The rooms are great, very clean and the bathroom is a nice size with a walk in shower. You... More

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

Dear guest, we appreciate your feedback. However we would like to inform that the temporary structure in front of the hotel was built only for the World Cup and it was out of our league, unfortunately. It is already being dismantled. Be sure that when you visit us next time, it won´t be an issue and the view will be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The room was quite small, but the food and the service in this hotel was great. If you can get an ocean view, I would recommend it. The view from the restaurant onto Copacabana was lovely. Eating breakfast there in the mornings makes your day. Great overall stay!

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

Dear guest, it is really rewarding to us when we know that our guests expectations were met. That´s the main goal of our work: to provide an incredible stay to every and each person at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana. We will be delighted to have you with us again soon. Sincerely, Frédéric Ribault Hotel Manager More

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Address: Av. Atlantica, 4240 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-002, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #7 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #8 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #11 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #11 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #16 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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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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