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Hotel Mar Palace Copacabana

3.5 of 5 Nossa Senhora de Copacabana Ave. 552, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-001, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can order a pot of tea and sit around the pool to enjoy it even if you are not staying there! Lovely hotel with an understated elegance. The staff is so friendly and professional. The hotel is centrally located near public transport and the beach (of course).

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a couple of blocks away from the beach, in front of bus stops that can take you anywhere in the city, it's surrounded by restaurants and bars that are open until late. The staff is really helpful, and though they sell tours, they help you with any query you may have. The breakfast has a lot of... More 

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San Jose, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very functional business-oriented hotel, but only 3 short blocks to Copacabana Beach. There were some indications that there is prostitution in the area (Sex Shop on next block and sign in lobby about sex trafficking), but I didn’t see any obvious prostitutes right around the hotel, even late at night. On Sundays (at least), there is a farmers market at... More 

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London - UK
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check-in: a little bit bureaucratic, but I guess that's Brazil for you, as we had the same in every hotel. Location: Amazing, right in the heart of Copacabana, local market on the opposite side of the road every Saturday, subway close by, beach a stone throw away. Rooms: Nice and spacious, a bit dated, but very clean. Breakfast: Top notch,... More 

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Cleckheaton
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Mar Palace in October. Very handy for Copacobana beach. Surrounded by restaurants of all types. The place itself was a little dated but nevertheless was spotlessly clean, serviced everyday and staff very helpfull and knowledgeable. Breakfast was excellent. Pool a little on the small side. Booked all our trips via the hotel and were pleased with the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Hotel is located a few blocks from Copacabana beach in one direction and the Rio in the other direction. So an easy locale to get around from. Breakfast was excellent in the dining hall off the lobby. But the whole place as a dreary aged feel to it. Facade, lobby, and rooms seem like they're a generation or two too... More 

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Shropshire
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed in Mar Palace for a few days. Rooms are spacious, very clean, daily service. Braekfast very nice, staff very helpful. Location is very good: two blocks from Copacabana beach and metro station. Bad points: Very loud A/C blowing straight into my face, not possible to keep it on at night. NO free wifi which in 4 star hotel... More 

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Lahti
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This hotel is located along the Avenida Nossa Senhora, in the middle of Copacabana action. Professional staff able to answer pretty much every question asked. Rooms are more like 3 star than 4. Rooms cleaned daily. Good basic breakfast. The roof top terrace was nice, though the pool was quite small. The gym needs some updating. All in all, the... More 

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Leslie, Michigan
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stayed 2 nights for a visit in Rio. Hotel was clean, location was good considering the cost of beach hotels, 2 blocks back. Quiet, Our room viewed Christ the Redeemer. A couple minutes away from the tram to the top. Also, it was a quick trip to Sugar Loaf too. The room is pretty Spartan. Pool was as previously described... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stayed in this hotel on a business trip from 8th - 13th September 2014. I cannot believe that the reviews on here are so good, because I am still in shock from my stay. I had a tired room with one large bed, the room had one window that faced an internal shaft, so there was no light at... More 

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HOTEL_MAR_PALACE, Diretor de vendas at Hotel Mar Palace Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit. Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations. We truly care about our guest's perception of us and we regret letting you down. This was the first time that our guests had complained about bad bugs !!! In matter of fact here in... More 

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Address: Nossa Senhora de Copacabana Ave. 552, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-001, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Mar Palace Copacabana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Mar Palace Copacabana Hotel
Hotel Mar Palace Copacabana Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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#31 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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