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South American Copacabana Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Francisco Sa, 90 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080010, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #118 of 216 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

People working at the reception don't know how to politely behave. Every time you ask them for something they'll misbehave, always in very bad mood, not caring about customers at all. DO NOT STAY IN THIS HOTEL unless you want to be treated very bad.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Upon arrival, we encountered two representatives of acceptance, a man and a woman. Deceived including exploitative and ruthless. Vamp the fact that we do not understand young tourist and not knowledge. That's why we have high financial costs than expected. To be fair I should point out that we received good service and favorable reception from two other representatives of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This hotel was the perfect location for us. It is located on the border of Copacabana and Ipanema. Our room rate for six nights in September 2014 came to R$2816,10 or $1204.60 USD or $200.77 USD per night. We felt this was a great rate given the size of our room, the free in-room wifi, free breakfast buffet, and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This hotel is a reasonably priced (I paid 350 Reals/night for a single) and very well located. It's 5-10 min walk to a nice part of the beach abd also close to the Metro, plenty of banks/cash points, bars, etc. I have felt pretty safe in the neighborhood. My favourite thing about it is the rooftop, which has some tables,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed with a grad school group. The location was excellent, the rooms were small, but clean. Wifi was mostly reliable, which was a change from some of the other hotels we stayed at in Rio. Not sure if it was free or not, as it may have been covered by our school. Service was adequate, no complaints, but didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The hotel is fantastic, I love the rooftop pool, and had an amazing time at the beach. The breakfast was yummy! I really enjoy my 3 day stay at this Hotel! The beaches are within walking distance, and the weather was fantastic!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Although I only stayed there for two nights and could only have breakfast one time. (I had to leave for the airport at 4 am on the last day) I can certainly say this hotel deserves 4 stars. The rooms are amazing, the lobby is welcoming, the rooftop pool real nice. Everything is clean, and the staff can help you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It's hard to get across the strangeness of this hotel. For me, it started when I checked in. After showing me around my room, the bellboy asked me if my breasts were silicone. I won't forget that anytime soon. The decor is 1970's masculine, with a lot of maroon. My room has a nice view of a favela with accompanying... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I got married in June, 2014. The last stop of my honey moon was in Rio de Janeiro, for the FIFA World Cup at Maracana stadium. I payed, for the tickets, 2000 $. Unfortunately, I was already on honeymoon when I received the tickets at home, in Italy. So, my mother shipped the tickets at my hotel in Rio. A... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The location of this hotel was it's only saving grace. We felt safe and had the beach as well as shops and restaurants within walking distance. The hotel itself was pretty average. I've never stayed in such a noisy place. Food was bad, breakfast ok and the shower was ridiculous. Will visit Rio again but not this hotel

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Address: Rua Francisco Sa, 90 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — South American Copacabana Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Hotel South American Copacabana
South American Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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#12 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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