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Arpoador Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 177 - Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080040, Brazil
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Ranked #44 of 217 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel lovely breakfast excellent location staff brilliant will stay there again no probs.Rooms very clean and there's only 50 rooms so not very in your face also very quiet so easy to have a good night sleep.

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for the highest grade conceded to ARPOADOR INN and for the beautiful words while describing your recent stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again soon. My very best wishes, Daniel Gorin More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 5 days in Rio de Janeiro. Arpoador Inn is in a great location in Ipanema (really close to Copacabana). You can do anything from there, there are many buses that take you everywhere, Metro station but the most important is that the people in hotel are really warm and always ready to help you! Breakfast is great and... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so very much for such fantastic comments about your recent stay at the ARPOADOR INN. We are delighted to receive such beautiful comments and feel honoured to have received the maximum grade by you in all the aspects of the hotel. In fact our unique location combined with the warm services by our teams and the... More 

Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel! Location and service exceeded expectation! This is a REAL beach front hotel with view to the SEA! Cozy stay, excellent service, extremely friendly staff. Worth every penny! It was the PERFECT stay!

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for these fabulous comments regarding your recent stay at the ARPOADOR INN. Also, many thanks for recommending our very special Deluxe Ocean View rooms. These are in fact a unique experience, as you can sleep hearing the waves in Arpoador beach and feeling the breeze that comes through the window. Your compliments to our... More 

Sacramento, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 days. Advice: standard room offered on Expedia and the likes is the inside room facing into the wall. If you like very quiet places, this is a room for you. If there is a hint of claustrophobia, then don't book it. I booked a standard room. Unfortunately it was not properly cleaned of which I... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, We at the ARPOADOR INN are delighted with your review and picture taken from our restaurant. It has been a pleasure hosting you here. I am happy that this minor issue has been swiftly resolved and that your stay with has been a tranquil and pleasant one. Thank you for noting the great level of products offered in... More 

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located in front of one of the most beautifull spots in Rio, the beach of Arpoador, the hotel is a must see. Nice breakfest and friendly staff! They are renovating the place and making all effort to make the guests happy, its worth the visit.

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are super happy with the comments regarding your recent stay at the ARPOADOR INN. Thank you for noting the improvements we have making, such as our new Head Chef and breakfast, with plenty of local and seasonal ingredients, plus homemade bread and pastries and the dish of the day, such as tapiocas (the Brazilian gluten-free pancake) among... More 

Northridge, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We just finished our South Amercan Cruise a few days ago in Valparaiso and opted to go back to Rio (after 2 days in Santiago) prior to going back to LA. We chose to come back to this hotel despite the great prices low prices of 5 stars hotel at this time. The hotel is right on the beach. More... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this most comprehensive review about your stay in our family-run hotel ARPOADOR INN. We are flattered by your amazing comments regarding our location and high level of services and we can only thank you for such rich description of our services. It is fantastic to read how joyful with us has been, as... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is ok. Rather small rooms but clean. Breakfast is good. Staff very helpful and speaks good english. The location is amazing. By the beach. Normally the hotels are situated with a four lane road between the hotel and the beach but this one is located between Copacabana and Ipanema and there is only a privat small road in... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the fantastic comments about the ARPOADOR INN's location, breakfast and cordiality of our team. In fact we are in a unique location, where Ipanema meets Copacabana in this very special sea facing peninsula. We hope to welcome you soon to the ARPOADOR INN, when you could also try staying in one of the larger categories... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

This Inn is described as a Boutique Hotel. This can give an impression of quaint. Quaint this is not. There is a very bad smell somewhat like garbage when you enter the hotel, and an odour of smoke, the rooms very basic and the bed very small. We paid the extra for ocean view, but with that came the ongoing... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your comments about your trip to Rio de Janeiro. I noticed you stayed at the ARPOADOR INN right on new year's eve, when the whole city is celebrating the turn of the year in one of the most beautiful events on earth. There were in fact parties going on the Arpoador beach during... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed at Arpoador Inn for 3 nights. The location is perfect, right on the beach, without a street between the hotel and the sea. You can go for a swim before breakfast and it's also really close to the restaurants and bars of Ipanema Rooms are simple, but we loved the sea view, really friendly staff, and selection of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stayed here as part of an intrepid tour for two nights and we booked an extra two nights when we booked our tour and paid in advance which in hindsight we shouldn't have done because we wouldn't have stayed otherwise. I'll start with the pros: friendly staff who speak adequate English, really good location between ipanema and copacabana beach,... More 

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