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Hotel Sao Francisco

3.5 of 5 Rua Visconde De Inhauma, 95 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20091-000, Brazil
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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 of 5 stars
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Camden, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We arrived late to the hotel (4 friends travelling together) - that had been pre-booked and pre-paid - only to discover that they had no rooms for us because they had resold our rooms! Eventually they found rooms - which were not clean. This was because they gave me a room that someone else was already using. Unbelievable. Such poor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Good wide and comfortable accommodations but with an old noisy a/c. The breakfast as well the lunch buffet was good with a good variations of food. The staff were polite and friendly. They really need to work on their slow check-in and check-out process.

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herts, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went to Rio for the World Cup, so this probably explains why it seemed expensive. Of the 3 lifts you could only rely on 1 working. Room standard was good and clean, service was OK. Breakfast was a very decent buffet. Probably a safe bet for a business hotel in normal circumstances.

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New York
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I initially chose this hotel for my stay due to it's proximity to the soccer stadium, Maracana, which was about 10-15 minutes by metro. I'm a soccer fan so I went to Rio for the soccer. The hotel locale reminded me of 42nd street, centrally located. Transportation was very easy to find: cabs, buses, metro, and within steps of the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Its a very bad & corrupt hotel. My backpack had been stolen from the reception while checking in with all my money, passport, credit & debit cards, They just wasted my time when i reported it & helped the robbers to escape in away. It happened in front of the hotel security & front desk so the hotel guys must... More

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

In the last 7-8 years of travel this is one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. Completely over the top prices for a start. No hot water in the showers, slow wifi. Extremely slow serving staff and a bar upstairs advertised as being open until 10pm but no staff to man it. When I phoned reception to... More

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White Plains, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The hotel gets the job done, but nothing special. Good location in Centro, but best for business and not the traveler who should really get a place in Copacabana. The hotel has a beautiful, but small pool on the 18th floor with great views. It is downhill from there. Breakfast buffet is good but not as good as we had... More

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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed in Sao Francisco for a week from 14th June, hotel was located in a decent area close to Lapa which was good for a night out, and a short taxi ride from Cococabana, Maracana etc, rooms were quite small but were very clean and bathroom was good, I found the staff very pleasant and helpful, breakfast was good... More

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Casablanca
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

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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Address: Rua Visconde De Inhauma, 95 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20091-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Sao Francisco 3.5*
Number of rooms: 207
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