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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 #151 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013
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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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Istanbul, Turkey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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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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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
67 reviews 67 reviews
55 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

Cordoba, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We spent two nights at the hotel, in rooms 905 and 907, spacious, comfortable. We had read many bad reviews! It´s true the hotel is old and that the lounge should be renewed,One elevator isn´t enough!But location is excellent, Copacabana beach! The breakfast and hotel personnel were very good!!! The dining room is beautiful, the breakfast is varied and there... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we thank you for the compliments. Kind regards, More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Old hotel with a bit of character - Foyer and reception area is nice. Location is excellent on the seafront. Problem was that when we got to our room it had not been cleaned. Went downstairs and asked for a different room (one that had been cleaned). We were shown another room (again not clean). Another room (not clean). Shown... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your comments. The experience described is unacceptable, I am deeply sorry that we did not speak personally during your stay. We have investigated thoroughly this incident and have already acted accordingly. Your personal input is very much appreciated, please do not hesitate to contact me personally if you have any further request or information. Kind... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The hotel room is very old and dirty. The bathroom seems like you are in a motel. The service at the bar is not good as well as the food is not that good. The only good thing is the location, in front of the beach and near bars.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for posting your opinion. Since, according to your profile, you live here in Rio de Janeiro, please com by our hotel so we can speak personally. It would be a pleasure to hear your concerns and better understand what happened. Kind regards, More

Great Britain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Any hotel which fronts Copacabana beach is a must. Be sure to book a deluxe sea view room BUT specify a balcony and higher than the 5th floor, or you will see nothing of the sea view only the tree out front. Staff are very helpful, elevators are very slow but the place has real character. The breakfast buffet is... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments and for such helpful tips to our fellow travelers. I have to agree that our hotel has real character, an authentic Copacabana hotel. Kind regards, More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

It is a bit like travelling in time as the hotel is old and needs some serious refurbishing. But the location on the ocean front of Copacabana makes it up for the condition of the rooms. Be careful though as the lower-level rooms view is impeded by the trees along the avenue of Copacabana, but the rooms above them have... More

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for posting your comments and valuable tips. Be sure that we will forward your compliments to all our staff. Kind regards, More

Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

As one of the most expensive hotels that we have ever stayed in , we could not beleive how bad it was.From the gloomy depressing foyer, only one lift working for ten floors. The room was musty & looked like it had not been touched since 1930.The bathroom was horrendous, mouldy & disgusting with grey hard towels.The only good thing... More

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

Dear Guest, We are sorry that we were unable to fulfill your expectations. Be sure that we have read your comments and are acting accordingly. We were able to identify the room you stayed in and we have already removed it from availability until we understand and correct the issues that caused your complaints. We would like to reaffirm that... More

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Additional Information about California Othon Classic

Also Known As:
California Othon Classic Hotel Rio De Janeiro
California Othon Classic Hotel
California Othon Classic Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#42 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — California Othon Classic 3*
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