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South American Copacabana Hotel

Rua Francisco Sa, 90 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080010, Brazil
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South American Copacabana Hotel
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Ranked #118 of 232 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My stay here was wonderful. The rooms are clean and modern with all your basic amenities. We stayed there for 2 nights, the staff were a little grumpy. The hotel room we got made up for it though and the views were spectacular.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

On our honeymoon in 2015, during our 5 days in Rio, we were very happy to stay exclusively at the South American. It greatest charm is its location just off Copacabana beach and so it was quite reasonable, in a great location. On arrival, we were very grateful to receive a complimentary breakfast at the hotel. (We loved the quantity... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed here 3 nights in March. It was a very good location between the beaches and close to the Metro. However, the staff were not nice at all. Poor English and poor knowledge about their own town and area. The rooms were ok size, but the rooms were nothing special. Breakfast was your typical hotel breakfast in South America -... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel at midnight to be greeted by the most unhelpful & arrogant man I have ever encountered in 35 years of traveling. He seemed to think it was a sport to be ignorant and rude. It was only this one individual who had such a bad attitude, the rest of the staff where fine. On the... More 

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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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Ashdod, Southern District, Israel
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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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Orlando, Florida
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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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New York City, New York
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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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Argentina
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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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