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Merlin Copacabana Hotel

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Av. Princesa Isabel, N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011010, Brazil
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Ranked #21 of 236 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
S1las Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 11 nights, all was friendly and good. The hotel is at the border of copocabana/Leme. Staff spoke English, but on occasions when they didn't I used Google Translate on IPad. Hotel is a few minutes walk from Copocabana Beach and near Cardeal Arcoverde Metro station. Breakfast was excellent and plenty of choice. The hotel had a rooftop... More 

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Naperville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Merlin Copacabana. We found the staff very friendly and helpful. The reception spoke English well. The room was basic and it is an older, urban hotel. The price was great and a good value. Breakfast buffet had many options and made for a good start to the day. Not a lot of action at... More 

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Salvador, Brasil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location, staff are friendly and helpful. Good Breakfast and facilities. Few minutes walking from Copacabana beach and shopping centre, free wifi connectivity, clean rooms and common areas. Good cost benefit, Highly recommended.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed in this Hotel for 13 nights. The room was good, no noise from the traffic outhside. The food was good and the staf very helpfull. Free wi-fi at the room. We had no problems when we stayed at Merlin.

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

After a few hours of research here on TripAdvisor, I decided to give this hotel a try as I'd never been to Rio and it had good reviews. The good reviews are well-deserved. The hotel is clean, safe, with all the amenities I was looking for. The staff is very courteous and helpful. As my flight wasn't until late evening,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The décor definitely has not been updated since the 80s, but the staff has been very friendly and helpful. The sauna is a really wonderful feature, and the rooftop pool is small, but a great place to relax. The food in the restaurant is relatively simple, but not too expensive, and very convenient--having arrived late after spending 3.5 hours in... More 

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Mosquera, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The hotel have a privilegiated location in Copacabana, good breakfast, but his rooms are small and need more ventilation. The breakfast has a great variaty. I has liked the great reception space. I recommended.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Clean and cosy room, good location- close to the beach and shops, breakfast is good, fast internet connection, you can change money on reception, friendly and responsive English speaking personnel....

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good value for this 4 stars hotel. Good location, 2 blocks away from the beach of Copacabana. Good breakfast buffet included Small but nice pool with a bar on the roof top Very nice and efficient staff

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This hotel is pretty nice for South America, but average for US standards. The people at the front desk were VERY helpful. The hotel is a walking distance away from Copacabana. Although on one extreme side of Copacabana. It's not a friendly walk to get to Ipanema, which is a must. A few hotels I've stayed at that are actually... More 

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