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Merlin Copacabana Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Princesa Isabel, N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011010, Brazil (Copacabana)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Nigel31 Chester, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Reasonably priced hotel given that the World Cup and Olympics are going to push up prices in Rio. Conveniently located near Copacabana beach and you can get to Corcovado rail station for 20 Reals. However, if you have to get to the Sheraton at leblon, it will take you 40 minutes with the Rio traffic and cost you approx 30... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

booked last minute through hotwire. excellent value for money. Yes the hotel decor is full seventies... and reno are ongoing. but you can't beat the service. Roof top pool is great. Location work well. Mny thanks to reception staff who worked though airfare reservation problems. Breakfast buffet was very good with lots of staff around to replenish what is needed.... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

All the dependencies of this hotel is claiming for reformation. The hotel are too old, the room was uncomfortable. The breakfast wasn't enough, there's a lot of bread and they clearly took of somethings and use in the next day. Like it is not so much, was very expensive. I am sure that you can find a better place to... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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28 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Been there in 2014 october. Just another beach hotel with tiles in the room. Nice view from the terrace where the pool is. Location is good just 2 minutes from tHe beach. The staff is polite and nice but the hotel needs refurbishment as all there is old. Also they claim they have a gym but there are only 4... More

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Additional Information about Merlin Copacabana Hotel

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 > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merlin Copacabana Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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