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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 #19 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Zurich
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed in this hotel many times on business I can say that it's a well run, classy hotel. I have never had a bad experience here although it is pricey and for the amount you pay one expects good service etc. Some comments though - they can do with changing the pool restaurant menu now and then as it... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed five nights in this perfectly situated (just between Copacabana and Ipanema) and luxorious hotel. Pricey but classy. The staff is so professional that they made us look like amateurs in our swimming trunks and flip-flops. The breakfast buffe was the best we've ever had. Feeding frenzy. A bliss. And the view of the Atlantic and the Sugarloaf Mountain... More

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Los Angeles
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here after a 12 day cruise. The location is superb, and the rooms were a good size. But January in Rio required AC. Not to sound like Goldilocks in the AC department, but our first room the AC was going overboard and there was water everywhere having dripped from the vent in the ceiling. We called... More

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

Dear guest, I am deeply saddened by the fact that your stay in our property apparently did not happened in the best conditions. I assure you our complete compassion and wish your perception would have been otherwise regarding AC and humidity. We will check immediately what may have happened. Despite all that, we really appreciate your comments, specially about our... More

Pune
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, perfect view of the beach, room was large and with excellent interior fittings. The rom balcony was of right size and provided excellent view. Special mention of well thought of conveniences in the bathroom. Worth the money we spent

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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 and that we could provide great moments during your stay. It is really rewarding when we please our guests. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Frédéric Ribault Hotel Manager More

Houston, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
43 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My second time to stay here, and was even better than the first. The executive club floor rooms are well worth the extra expense, as they provide a lounge that serves breakfast, snacks during the day, and wine and light snacks in the evening. Rooms are spacious and well designed. There is some strong smell of anti-mildew spray, a citrus... More

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

Dear guest, it is a great pleasure to receive you once again at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana. We are very glad that our Club Millesime floor overcame your expectations. It means that our main purpose was reached, which is to provide a memorable stay to our guests. Regarding the smell, we will check what may have happened, and we... More

Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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153 reviews 153 reviews
15 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Absolutely divine!. Amazing views over Copacabana whether from the pool terrace or the aircon restaurant. Excellent array of salads, cold and hot dishes. The feijoada came with an array of pork, beef and vegetable dishes and it was authentically delicious. Lots of Brasilians amongst the diners. Complimentary alcoholic drinks are included in the fix price.

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

Dear guest, we appreciate your compliments on our Feijoada. Indeed it´s a very famous dish in Brazil and it´s our pleasure to prepare it every Saturday, in order to captivate our guests and non-guests. I will certainly pass your compliments on to my team. Thank you once again for taking time to send us your feedback. Best regards, Frédéric Ribault... More

Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff are excellent ,the rooms spacious and airy. We stayed here twice in a 3 week period as bookends to a South American trip. First 3 day stay was in a standard room,second 4 day stay in a one bedroom suite . Both had ocean views, the suite's was incredible with a wrap around balcony all facing the ocean... More

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

Dear guest, bonjour. Thank you for taking time and sending us your feedback. We apologize for not meeting all your expectations. We are glad to know that you had a good impression about our staff and rooms. We hope you give us another chance to provide you a better experience next time. Sincerely, Frédéric Ribault Hotel Manager More

Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Not your typical beach hotel - in a good way! The Sofitel Rio is a fantastic property with first class service. From the moment you enter, the marble lobby tells you that you're not going to encounter the musty, dank rooms that so many beach hotels can have. The wood paneled elevators confirm that impression. Our room was a very... More

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

Dear guest, we appreciate your compliments and feedback. Be sure that we will let our Concierge Paulo know about your pleasant experience. Your satisfaction is our satisfaction. It will be a pleasure to have you at Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana in a near future. 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 #11 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #11 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #12 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #17 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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