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Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel

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Avenida Atlantica 1500, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights at this hotel and enjoyed our stay here. The location is excellent and the views stunning. The views from the restaurant where we ate breakfast, have a complete WOW factor. Fabulous views along Copacabana Beach in both directions. There are also stunning views from the rooftop pool, including the view to Corcovado Hill. The breakfast was... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a great place to stay and pretty good value to boot. Located across the road from Copacabana beach, the hotel is centrally located with easy access to most part of Rio, on foot, by metro, or through the very reasonable taxi network. Breakfast is good value for money, and a rooftop pool and bar are very welcome... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, All your informations are very important for the improvement of our services , focusing on making each stay the best experience to our guests . We really appreciate your constructive comments, because feedback such as yours truly enables us to reinforce the quality of our Standards. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Best Regards, Amanda... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful location on Copacabana beach. The initial room offered was quite poor, small, single bed and next to the elevator, however once I upgraded to a sea view corner room the extra dollars were well spent. The room comfort was fine, small bathroom where you had to literally step over the toilet to enter the shower, but again the... More 

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brisbame
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic position across the road from the beach. Comfortable rooms, and friendly staff. Possibly the best breakfast I had in my travels around South America. Includes champagne if you are so inclined at that hour of the day. Lovely roof top pool area. Would recommend this hotel.

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing our as your accommodation choice during your recent stay Rio and for taking the time to complete your review. We are so delighted to read all your comments about our service, breakfast, rooms and pool area. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon. Warm Regards from... More 

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wanted to share my experience at this hotel. When i looked at the website and read the reviews this hotel looked great but could be better. Room Small - the hotel clearly states the room size and it was OK for us as were only staying 3 nights. We booked a room which included wifi and we had... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, All your informations are very important for the improvement of our services , focusing on making each stay the best experience to our guests . We really appreciate your constructive comments, because feedback such as yours truly enables us to reinforce the quality of our Standards. We hope to welcome you again in the future and have the... More 

Long Island, NY
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights during Carnival 2015. Rio is notoriously dangerous-street crime rampant, even in the middle of the day! That said, we still definitely recommend going to Rio to see Carnival, as it was an experience of a lifetime! We would book this hotel again and again keep a guide by our side at all times. Porto... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this wonderful detailed review. We are so delighted to read all your comments about our service and facilities from the hotel. It is encouraging as our guest’s satisfaction is our primary concern. We are really happy you had an unique experience. We all hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again soon!... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were originally very excited to stop here having seen the location of the hotel, which is excellent on Copacobana beach Communal areas of hotel are very nice, reception, Sky bar etc.... HOWEVER the rooms (we were on 12th floor) are very worn/shabby. The bathroom was very worn and tired and the room itself was grubby and more akin to... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to express our gratitude for sending your comments. We read carefully all the issues you pointed out and we assure you that we will take the necessary corrections and improvements. We would like to have another opportunity at the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel to present our services once more, so that we could rebuild... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a dream view from our room. To our left was Copacabana beach to our right was Christ the Redeemer. The staff were friendly and generally spoke English. Breakfast was superb and we also ate in the Hotel one evening and were more than delighted with the menu and service. The top floor bar is a must as a pre... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to hear that you were satisfied with our staff service that's always trying our best to assist all the guests with their doubts and their needs. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our service. It's very important for us the well being of our guests. We all look forward to welcoming you... More 

Bristol
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101 reviews 101 reviews
17 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment of arrival we were impressed with this hotel. Friendly and efficient at reception, we were not able to get into our room until well after the check in time, but the staff kept us informed and the staff at the 20th floor pool bar and restaurant were very good. We were eventually given a room on the... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, In the name of all our staff I would like to express our gratitude for your comments at Trip Advisor. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our room breakfast, beach service, and your lovely comments about our staff will be certainly shared with everyone. Warm Regards, Amanda Vieira Front Office Manager More 

Top Contributor
253 reviews 253 reviews
84 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had one of the best experience when i checked in. The staff was super friendly. The location is great at the Copa Cabana and next to the Palace Hotel. The rooms ending on 1-3 have see viewand from the -3 room's you can lie in the bed and overlook the whole Copa Cabana. I had a great shower and... More 

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PortobayRI, Gerente de recepção at Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your motivating and helpful feedback. There is no greater pleasure for the direction and whole team to receive such comments as yours, and we are really happy you enjoyed all the facilities from the hotel and that our front desk staff could help you with all your needs. We hope to see you back soon!... More 

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