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California Othon Classic

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Atlantica 2616, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041001, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #155 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My impression was that the hotel was built in the 1920's and since then, it has never been under maintenance. The worst thing, is that it is really expensive. Sincerely I have been in lots of low profile hostels, and never something like this... and this is a hotel in the Copa Cabana Zone !!! I usually don't complain about... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We regret that your stay was not satisfactory, and inform you that we are adapting our services so it doesn’t happen again. On behalf of the hotel, we kindly ask our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. Regards, More

Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 3 good reasons to stay here and ..but more than a few negatives to consider THE GOOD 1) The Location..opposite Copacabana Beach- 1 sunrise/sunset would alone justify the price 2) The buffet breakfast IS FAB with attentive breakfast staff who do requests (ie fried eggs) 3) One person at reception- she speaks Gerrman and a little English who... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very grateful for bringing to our attention the areas of opportunities you detailed in your comments. It is only through sincere to our guests that we realize that we are failing to meet the expectations of our guests. We regret that your stay was not satisfactory, and inform you that we are adapting our services so... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the hotel last minute after cancelling the ibis which is in a bad location. As other reviews suggest the hotel rooms are in serious need of renovation and the electrics are questionable, our light kept flickering when off! Wi-fi was free for the world cup but only for one device per room! The hotel staff were friendly, breakfast... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing the California Othon Classic Hotel during your brief visit to Rio de Janeiro. We are pleased to know that you were glad with our services. We hope to see you soon again in our hotel. Regards, More

Biloxi, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was a part of a study abroad tour and we both stayed here and conducted our classes. The hotel is old...in the best way. The rooms were clean and well maintained. The complimentary breakfast was so good that people would come in off the street and pay for it. The staff was beyond friendly and helpful. The location of... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken the time and the trouble to fill in the questionnaire form about the California Othon Classic. We were most pleased to learn that you enjoyed our facilities and the quality of our breakfast, and particularly for the fact that we have achieved our main objective, which is providing satisfaction to our... More

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A 1950s Hotel that hasn't changed since, poor plumbing and dangerous electrics make for an accident waiting to happen. Very expensive, hoping to cash in on the World Cup and Olympics I expect. The restaurant looks superb and a reasonable breakfast buffet was maintained by staff with no English skills. No lunch or Dinner provided at the time and room... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear guest, I appreciate your comments and advise that we are working to improve our services. Best regards, General Manager More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at the hotel which is a little bit old. The receptionist on duty Isabela got out of her way to make us really welcome. In generally all the staff is very helpful and kind. There is WIFI only in the main floor of the hotel, which is a hassle.

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear guest, I appreciate your comments and we are working to improve our Wi-fi services. Our staff were happy to hear your comments. Best regards, General Manager More

Istanbul, Turkey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It could be one of the best hotels in Rio as the restaurant looks nice and as the rooms are spacious and overlook the sea, but it is in such a bad shape, that it is hard to believe the management doesn't do anything about it. It could be painted, the doors of the elevator could be changed, the extremely... More

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gerenciacalifornia, Gerente geral at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken the time and the trouble to fill in the questionnaire form about the California Othon Classic. We were sorry for the inconviniences but pleased to learn that you enjoyed our facilities and the quality of our breakfast room. We have verified your observation about the hotel and we are currently correcting... More

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

on arriving at the hotel all seemed ok , then into the lift to the top floor , very rackety , I paid the extra money for a deluxe room . what a disappointment ,the bathroom was very basic with stains on the shower rail , and the bath paintwork was all peeling into the bath , the toilet had... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken the time and the trouble to fill in the questionnaire form about the California Othon Classic. We are sorry to know that you didn't enjoyed our facilities and the quality of the hotel. We have verified your observation about the hotel we are currently correcting this issue. Thanking you once again,... More

San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed here for a week during a conference in October. The place is quite old and run down. Sheets and towels although (hopefully) washed were always stained and never dry. Bathroom was rather disgusting. There was a lot of noise from the restaurant A/C even though we were several floors above it. The room itself though did not have... More

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GerenciaCali, General Manager at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry that we did not fulfill your expectations but thank you for your compliments about our staff. We are verifying what was wrong with the AC as we do have AC in all our rooms. Be sure that we will work diligently to solve any issue and offer our guests a perfect stay. Kind regards, More

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
66 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

An Art Deco hotel right on Copacaba beach has to be a good choice right? Well, not exactly. There are good points - the location is excellent towards the Leme end of Copacabana. The foyer, lounge and dining room have a wonderful original character and are well maintained and breakfast (included in room rate) is very good. On the other... More

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GerenciaCali, General Manager at California Othon Classic, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your comments and compliments about our hotel. We are happy to inform that we have changed all our carpets since your last stay. We have also talked to our front desk team, as our security procedures must always be strictly followed. Kind regards, More

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Address: Avenida Atlantica 2616, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — California Othon Classic 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style
#51 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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