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Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Atlantica 1500, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #6 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good Location right across the beach. Room quality was ok. Air con is too strong. Shower room is small. Free wifi and there's a water kettle for tea and coffee. There's a small patio right outside my room with a table and two chairs to sit and see the beach view. Quality of service is far from satisfactory and very... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at this hotel, the breakfast selection was plentiful and we ate twice at the pool bar and would recommend the pesto chicken baguette! The pool area and new gym were very nice as were the staff. I loved the little extras they thought of, eg. free flip flops and a newspaper specific to your country... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a short stay at the Porto Bay Hotel during the first week of the 2014 World Cup. The hotel staff were all very helpful 24/7 and the amenities were sufficient for a comfortable stay. Rooms were not plush by any means but they had all that was needed for a short stay in Rio. Breakfast was outstanding with... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a terrible hotel. I can't point to anything good about it other than the instant access to Copa Cabana beach. Not one employee working at the hotel knew English while I stayed there. They didn't have an iron and for some reason I could not get any of my laundry washed using their service during my stay. The... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely Porto Bay has a privileged position in Copacabana. If you have the opportunity of a high floor room with views you will be able to enjoy great Copacabana views. You can go for a walk from Copacabana to Ipanema (about 8km back and forth to the beginning of Ipanema, or if you do until the end of Ipanema 14km... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first hotel of our South American visit and a cracker to start with. An excellent location, across the road from Copacabana beach.The service was excellent and the rooms were a decent size.Our bathroom had a marble bath which was very pleasant. A nearby metro station made it easy to get to any part of the city and the local... More

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89 reviews 89 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is fine - the location, the service, the room size... And the terrace on the top floor where you can enjoy a spectacular view. However it really needs to be renovated, it's old and somewhat shabby. Especially when you are in your room, that is really spacious, cosy and with good lighting, you keep thinking that with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the third time we'd stayed at this property, and once again it was a two night stay. We arrived quite late in the evening at the hotel but the car we had reserved through them was there waiting for us when we arrived at Rio airport. For the second time out of three stays we were upgraded to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Unfortunately, the start of our holiday was bad when arriving in Rio, as our airline lost our suitcases. Nevertheless Portobay was very supportive to this affect and assisted where needed, although we did not expect much. Eventually. After two days are suitcases arrived —with the kind assistance from Porto Bay's front desk staff to track the delivery with our airline.... 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 choice to use our services, and in order to achieve this aim, it is always important to know your opinion on it. We are really proud that your overall impression was excellent, and we are very happy about the comments regarding our staff. We will be informing all the staff about your positive observations... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Porto Bay Hotel is right on the Copacabana Beach in Rio. It's an upscale hotel with very helpful staff. The breakfast is excellent in a room overlooking the beach. There's a wonderful small pool and bar area on the top floor with a great view of the beach. There's a number of good restaurants within walking distance. It's expensive... More

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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 breakfast, pool area and service. Your lovely comments about our staff will be certainly shared with everyone. Warm Regards, Amanda Vieira Front Office Manager More

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Address: Avenida Atlantica 1500, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Rio Internacional Hotel
Hotel Porto Bay Rio Internacional
Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #5 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #5 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #5 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro #9 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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Right on Copacabana beach in the spectacular city of Rio de Janeiro, Porto Bay Rio Internacional offers you the best of two worlds – the sensational city and a breathtaking view over the beach right on the doorstep... Step into Rio Internacional and feel at home - make the most of your stay! Look out over Copacabana beach and revitalise yourself with the sea breeze. The ideal location for an unforgettable holiday or to counter the stress of a day's work in Rio ... 117 apartments/rooms decorated in the best taste... a range of flavours at La Finestra and a roof-top pool with stunning views over Copacabana beach and Corcovado... The hotel Porto Bay Rio Internacional offers free Wi-Fi throughout the whole hotel. ... more   less 
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