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Center Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ave Rio Branco 33 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20090-003, Brazil (Centro)
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Ranked #202 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Mangalore, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stayed overnight at this hotel while in transit out of brazil. The location was very convenient to get around town. Taxis are available easily and buses stop right outside the door. The room was small and the AC was a slightly noisy piece that belonged in a museum. There were only 4 channels on the TV. Bed was comfy and... More

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Los Angeles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

On the edge of Centro in Rio. The hotel staff were very welcoming even though there was a very limited usage of English. They made every effort to overcome this for the entire stay. Two reception staff were of specific note. G & R because they did everything they could to assist and a translation app on my phone was... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We spend 8 nights there at the carnival time 2013. They were the worst hotel nights of my life. -No hygiene what so ever. We even saw COCKROACHES in the restaurant. First morning the bread served for breakfast was in mold. Bed linen is terrible, they haven't been changed in decades. I don't even want to know about the bathrooms... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

It was horrible. Very old rooms. Bad clean service. Breakfast not variated. The wifi just work in the lobby. The center it's creepy by night and weekends. It's just good for a business trip, near the center.

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Perth, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Its a 3-star hotel, so dont expect anything. Location was great for Carnivale, Public Transport outside for trips to Copacabana , 1omin walk to markets. Rooms are old and not very clean, aircon was filthy. Power point hanging loose in bathroom. Breakfast was terrible, (good old grey scrambled eggs) at least the fruit was fresh. Staff cant speak english (only... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

Arriving tired from a business trip the first thing that comes to your mind is a good bath and a comfortable bed... right ? WRONG That´s all you won't find in this hotel, as well as smelling of mold in the room. Wi-fi also doesn´t work, only at reception.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

Stayed there for one night and I was glad it was just the night - Its a budget hotel and I understand that and I'm not too fussy but I wasn't happy with the place. Air Con was like a plane taking off and was right beside the bed plus it looked like it was 50 years old and unsafe.... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

This is a very basic hotel with absolute no frills. The location, however, is excellent for exploring the city center rooms are clean, and the included breakfast buffet is excellent. Pasquito's the cafe on the corner is a great place for an inexpensive snack or quick meal. Free wi-fi is available in the lobby and the restaurant, and I was... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2010

We were contracted to work as interpreters in Rio and we stayed one week last September there. Very well located, close to our place of business, the hotel is clean, price was reasonable, close to Municipal Theatre (Very good leisure option!!!!), close to Uruguaiana Metro Station (Metro in Rio is very good! - From Uruguaiana Station to Copacabana it takes... More

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

İt is a terribly hotel.It ıs so dirty. Receptions does'nt speak English. Rooms seems like 40 years old.

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Also Known As:
Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Center Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Ave Rio Branco 33 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20090-003, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Centro
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Ranked #202 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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Hotel Class:2 star — Center Hotel 2*
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