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Hotel Sao Francisco

Rua Visconde De Inhauma, 95 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20091000, Brazil (Centro)
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Ranked #65 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People at the reception were very helpful, breakfast was fine, rooms are very small, close to the metro station, but be careful if you go out at night, always get a Taxi, there is a small pool on the roof.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical modern hotel with all the mod cons you'd expect. It's not located along the Copacabana beach front so avoid if you must. There's a pool on the roof (not that big) and a small gym (typical one treadmill, one rower arrangement). Rooms are clean and staff at the desk speak English.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

If you are looking for business in rio center this is a really good location, but if you wish beaches you should find a hotel by the shore. At night beware that the streets around get really unsafe. The a/c should work better, it's really noise and don't get the room cold. The buffet served at the hotel is really... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Stayed there over the weekend. Guide books suggest area unsafe on weekends, but I had no problems. The area around the nearest metro was a little rough at night and if using metro be alert. Metro btw is great while the buses are unfathomable for the most part Back to the hotel...Front desk people were very friendly and helpful. The... More

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Enugu, Nigeria
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Neat budget friendly especially the shared rooms and reservation via My Booking. Com . Every stuff is clean and it's in central Rio close to Copacabana beach and domestic airport. But it does not have a home feel though if you are a city person you will be at home. When I was there, the Wifi was only useful in... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Stayed here for weekend single rooms very small but comfy enough right in center if Rio which to be honest is not the best place in the world a lot of homeless people in this area the hotel ok for a business trip but no use for a holiday . Buffet meals at night which are ok but not a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Conveniently downtown Rio. Walking distance to Sambadre, port and Cinelandia. Rooms small but clean . Aircon units very noisy. Staff however very friendly and helpful . Generally clean appearance . Suitable for those who want to be near carnival and away from main beach areas

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

We spent New Year's Eve at this hotel as we couldn't get any accommodation close to Copacabana. The room itself was amazing. Bigger than our apartment back home. Huge bathroom, walk in shower, massive bathtub, 2 sinks and a bidet. What more could you am for? The hotel is Clean and extremely close to the main sites in the centre... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I can't say if they speak English well or not, but definitely this hotel's highlight is its staff. They are all really nice, helpful and friendly. The hotel is located in the city center, so beware of pickpockets around the corner. Apart from that, everything is easy from this place if business is the purpose of your trip. My single... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

I stayed here twice (one night and then 3 nights).Starting with positive point: excellent internet connection via wifi, rooms are very clean, hotel restaurant (no card only buffet) is good. Bad points: avoid first floors and rooms locate on inner block side until 7th floor: bad smells from galley exhaust system! !!!. No fitness (only a mini mini pool). No... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Sao Francisco Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Rua Visconde De Inhauma, 95 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20091000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Centro
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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