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Royal Rio Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Rua Duvivier 82 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-020, Brazil
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is at the north end of Copacabana district and 3 blocks away from the beach. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, but noisy. The floors are all solid marble and the walls are paper thin. Scraping chairs, conversations and TVs can be heard clearly. Despite the clean room, the 'whirlpool' bath was stained and mouldy. Expect the... More 

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São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've stayed at Royal Rio so many times I've stopped counting. It is a large hotel, with large rooms. Cleaning is a highlight. Very good breakfast. I always have a very good time at this hotel. Swimming pool and fitness center (both at the roof of the building) are particularly small, but enjoyable. Business center still have some slow and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After searching Rio hotels for hours online it seemed like every hotel was expensive and had very variable reviews which range from “I love you reviews” to “I hate you reviews”. We selected the Royal Rio Palace on proximity to Copacabana beach, price and not too many bad reviews. So what was it like? In any other city in the... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I spent a week with my wife and my 3 years old son. It is like 2 blocks from Copacabana beach near the world known Copacabana Palace hotel. It is actually in a very safe neighborhood. Very nice breakfast. Excelent but expensive room service. Taxis you call from.mobile apps like 99taxi are very safe. You can trust on them. We... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

this hotel is situated very close to the beach, the pool is amazing and the view from the pool as well. breakfast is very rich and all the food is delicious. the rooms are not brand not , but are well maintained, it is worthed definetely!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have just stayed here for 4 nights and the bedroom was fine, breakfast good, swimming pool and roof terrace lovely. It is a convenient location just a couple of blocks from Copacabana. We had no hassle from pickpockets or seedy characters. I just have to comment how helpful the receptionists were. We were caught up in the Air France... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Rio is known for its lack of decent hotels... However, staying here during the World Cup was fine. The Fan Fest and the beach were blocks away, as was the metro. Rooftop pool is very cool. Rooms are very spartan... the leaflet explaining all the STD's you could get in Brasil is decidedly a low end touch, I expected to... More 

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Rouen, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed 4 night in a triple room. Basics of an international hotel are there, with limitations... Room and bathroom OK Very large breakfast buffet Conveniently close to metro station and beach. BUT: 1 day no cleaning of the room. We had to call twice 7 and 8 pm! The next day reception did not care at all of it.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

hotel is good , rooms are spacious, laundry is dangerous , they burnt a silk scarf, breakfast is ok but served twice,??, hotel good for tourists, bring your own body guard to stop to be harassed, a specialty of the characters around the hotel is discretely throw goo on your shoes and clean them at a cost, of course, dont... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We spent is this hotel 3 nights in July. The hotel is very close to Copacabana beach (3 blocks from the beach). We had a big room for us and our daughter, very nice compared to other 4 star hotels in other cities in Brazil. Bathroom ok also. Breakfast: very good and diversified, but the restaurant seats seems to us... More 

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Address: Rua Duvivier 82 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-020, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Rio Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 242
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Also Known As:
Hotel Royal Rio Palace
Royal Rio Palace De Janeiro
Royal Rio Palace Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#16 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#24 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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