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Merlin Copacabana Hotel

3.5 of 5 Av. Princesa Isabel, N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011010, Brazil
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kiryat-Ono
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there with a group on an organized tour for 4 nights. Walking distance to Copacabana beach, a night market and some nice restaurants. The elevators' service is slow. Basic but clean and comfortable.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The hotel is really horrible. Don't get fooled by the lobby (small but decent). My room was rely ugly, with furniture from the 70's more of a highway motel rather than a hotel. Unfortunatly the price does not reflect this. They are charging for a 5 star hotel I would not recommend it to my worst enemy. Avoid it.

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Szczecin, Poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

spacy rooms. they speak english. good internet, relatively good restaurant, piano bar not directly at front of Copacabana but near, Leme area what is more quiet green hills beside, On same street - night clubs short walk to the beach

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Dublin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This hotel is in a great location, 5 minutes walk to Copacabana beach, a beautiful beach. As with any city you need to be cautious, obvious show of wealth to be avoided, the tunnel beside the hotel leads to a shopping centre, walking through the tunnel is not recommended unless the police car is sitting there at the entrance to... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Tucked a few blocks back from the beach, the hotel provides all the comforts needed for a good break. All staff encountered were helpful and easy to deal with. Rooms were adequate but, lacking in the number of power outlets. The buffet meals were above average.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I went during the 2014 FIFA World Cup with my family, and whilst we didn't encounter any real problems during our stay, we felt that the quality of the rooms were simply not up to scratch and the bathroom was below average. Also, it was disappointing that not one staff member could speak any reasonable English, so we had to... More 

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Bodø
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were sent to Merlin as the hotel we initially picked (Acapulco Copacabana) was overbooked. The hotel is very dated, room is spacious, but the decor and furniture are old. We had a good night sleep. Bathroom seemed to be recently renovated. The main thing we didn't like was the food. Poor choice of hot dishes and everything was just... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Location, although only a few blocks from the not-so-nice-end of Copacabana beach, really exposes you to realities of life in Rio. It's on a super busy street not far from a tunnel that everyone warns you shouldn't be walking through which makes you put up your guard at all times. When we were there, I had a real problem with... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Just 3 blocks away from Leme and Copacabana beaches, and located on a very busy and noisy avenue. Nice for the day, but not for wandering at night, specially for foreigner tourists, since it is close to some brothels. Excellent breakfast and nice staff. Rooms are just fine.

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The hotel is located about 200m back from the beach and there are some shops where you can buy basics between the hotel and the beach. My room was a good size and clean and service was good in the hotel. The area immediately outside of the hotel felt safe. Breakfast was good and there is a swimming pool on... More 

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Address: Av. Princesa Isabel, N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Leme
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merlin Copacabana Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Hotel Merlin Copacabana
Merlin Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#28 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#36 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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