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Royal Rio Palace Hotel

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Rua Duvivier 82 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-020, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well situated hotel 2 blocks back from the beach, great pool on the roof, with views to the beach. All the staff really helpful. The breakfast is a good introduction to the reluctant Englishman. The rooms are comfortable and well appointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a long weekend in Rio with my wife and 2 kids. Most of the hotels in Rio (Copacabana nor Ipanema) does not allowed 2 crianças (kids in portuguese) in the same room; that's why I decided to choose this hotel. We arrived early in the morning, 4 hrs prior to the check in time, but the staff was friendly... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Rio is well located in Copa - near the beach and a block from a metro stop. The staff is helpful and friendly (thanks Vinny!) but the place does feel a little dated. The rooms are spacious and incredibly clean, but they feel a little barren and worn out. The pool on the roof is really small, though... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel through a travel agent. First day we were put up in a double room where we could not our suitcases without some innovation(chair attached to plank from wall. If we open the bathroom door, I cant open the cup board door. Sound throughout the night from outside? where from. Luckily they have shifted us to a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here for a week and had a nice time exploring copacabana and Ipanema area by feet. bars, restaurants and some nightclubs are in the neighborhood. Breakfast buffet is great for fruit lovers!! Hotel generally seems outdated and needs some fundamental facelifting. Fitness area (nice view!) is from the 80's, Wifi is slow and not always accessible, aircondirioning reminds... More 

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Schweinfurt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i had a nice time here. i had a huge room and beautiful room for me alone. Food served was very good. It is a comfortable place to stay. There is a place for luggage after check out if you are not leaving yet. Personnel are friendly.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Palace for over a week . Room was good , two large single beds with a good sized bathroom . Room kept clean by a helpful cheerful cleaner. Good selection for breakfast and a very good value evening buffet . Lots of alternative places to eat in the locality . Good location for beach and not far... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It was difficult to book a hotel for my wife and my two kids, but this hotel met what I was looking for, big double beds and space for them to play. The breakfast is very good with lot of options to choose and very good fruits. I need some hot water and honey for a medicine, called the reception... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Overall, I liked this hotel. Location was decent enough, though at the quieter end of Copacabana. Breakfast was a great plus and was included in the room rate. Cleaning was reliable and done to a good standard. Beds comfortable and clean. We also had a good view from our (17th floor) room. On the other hand, there were a few... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I tried to book a room at this hotel for August 2016, that is during the Olympic games in Rio. My travel agent first received a quotation from the hotel for a triple room, which I accepted. When my agent went back to the hotel, they withdrew the offer claiming that there was no availability. I then contacted the hotel... More 

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