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Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro

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Avenida Lucio Costa, 3150 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22630-010, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel for the past five years, but this was my first stay since it changed from Sheraton to Radisson. The hotel looked the same, great pool location, rooms nice small apartments with large balconies, still in need of a bit of TLC as the rooms are a bit worn. However, what struck me was after... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Formerly a Sheraton property, the Radisson Hotel Barra Rio has a nice initial presentation. The lobby is well appointed and uncluttered. The reason for the less-than-stellar review is the guest rooms, which are overly humid - in spite of the air conditioner and in room dehumidifiers. Upon entering, the room has a definitive "damp and musty" odor. (Our party was... More 

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Marc B, Gerente at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rigosseli, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra. All our efforts are dedicated to always meet with efficiency to our customers. We really apologize for any inconvenience the humid may have caused you. We would like to get more details about your... More 

North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wrapped up a three night stay here, and I was overall pleased with the Radisson. There a few areas that need addressing, but in general I had a pleasant stay. The positives: - Beach is great, and even though location isn't directly on the sand (it's across a fairly busy street) you don't lose much of an oceanfront... More 

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Marc B, Gerente at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Clint, We would like to thank you for sharing with us and the other users of TripAdvisor your impressions from Radisson Hotel Barra during your stay. We are happy that you were satisfied with our accommodations and our service. All our efforts are dedicated to always meet with efficiency to our customers. We are constantly working to improve... More 

Panama City, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLUS: -friendly staff, good service -great breakfast, with a lot of variety, restaurant with ocean view -good restaurant menu -good sized rooms, ocean front balcony -calm, safe and pleasant area - you're given free water bottles everyday in your room + Free drinks coupons for their bar MINUS: -poor wine selection - only brut type of sparkling wine + overpriced... More 

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Marc B, Gerente at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Karen, We would like to thank you for sharing with us and the other users of TripAdvisor your impressions and experience at Radisson Hotel Barra. All our efforts are dedicated to always meet with efficiency to our customers. We are constantly working to improve our services. Your comments will be shared with our staff in order to improve... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
69 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, I booked this hotel based on my Club Carlson points and not really taking into account that I would be spending most of my time in the tourist areas or doing touristy stuff. This hotel is very far from Ipanema Beach or Copacabana. The hotel is in a more 'locals' area with not the best access to restaurants or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights. Plus points: - the room was a decent size and the balcony overlooked the sea - massage at the small spa by the pool was good - breakfast buffet was good and varied - the pool area was nice, with a large pool Negative points: - shower drain seemed blocked and rapidly filled with... More 

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Marc B, Gerente at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Alex, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra. Your comments will be shared with our team so as to improve our services. Your contribution is much appreciated in order to achieve our goal of guest satisfaction. We hope to have the pleasure... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for just over a week on business. Arrived late on, no issues checking in, staff were not the most welcoming, but I was tired and just wanted to get to bed. Rooms was very spacious, however smelt damp, and very limited connectivity to Wi-Fi. After speaking with reception the next morning they provided me with a router which... More 

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Marc B, Gerente geral at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Mr. PhillWeav, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra da Tijuca. Your comments will be shared with our team so as to improve our services. Your contribution is much appreciated in order to achieve our goal of guest satisfaction. We hope to have... More 

Shanghai, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I don't know why people write some negative comments about this place but I found it to be a nice 3 day stay. Staff were pleasant enough and know the area & Rio. They are not overly friendly like the Philippines, Bali or Thailand but still they provide a warm, friendly, Brazilian style hospitality. It's a long taxi ride to... More 

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Marc B, Gerente geral at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear ShangaiArnie, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra da Tijuca. We are happy that you were satisfied with our accommodations and our service. We will take in consideration your preference of room to serve you better during your next stay with us. We... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights and I loved every minute of my trip. The hotel was just beautiful. The room I had was lovely very spacious and being on the 7th floor the view was fantastic. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Location was perfect just steps away from the beach which was fantastic when I wanted to... More 

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Marc B, Gerente geral at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Hollie C, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra da Tijuca. We are happy that you were satisfied with our accommodations and our service. We will take in consideration your preference of room to serve you better during your next stay with us.... More 

Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel over NYE. The rooms were great and decent in size. Air con worked well in the heat and the layout of the room allowed for decent access to the balcony through the sliding doors. The pool was good in size and wasn't overly busy. In terms of location it was literally 200m from a beach shack... More 

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Marc B, Gerente geral at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Scott R, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and the other users of TripAdvisor, your impressions on your experience at Radisson Hotel Barra da Tijuca. We are happy that you were satisfied with our accommodations and our service. We will take in consideration your preference of room to serve you better during your next stay with us.... More 

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