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Ritz Plaza Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1280 | Leblon, Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-031, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Ranked #104 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it! Located in the best neighborhood of Rio - not crowded and less tourists so you can really feel how upper middle class people in Rio live. Tons of great restaurants within walking distance. The family rooms are great - clean and nice. This is not a luxurious 5 star hotel - so don't expect it to be... More

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Miami, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Good urban hotel in the area, not the Ritz Carlton but suits the needs Good multi language speaking staff, make sure AC is working strong in hot days. Good job to their team, will probably repeat if available soon. thanks!

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

It was a very frustrating experience to be in the Ritz Plaza, Rio de Janeiro. The cost/benefit concept can not be applyed here. Although the room is very expesnive, it was too small. I couldn't store a single dress in the closet, there´s no ventilation in the bathroom and they are not kind enugh to offer free internet.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

this hotel is well located, just 2 blocks away from the beach, very easy access to the "Calçadão", and lots of restaurants around at night. It's seams to be safe to walk around in the evening, and there's a juice and pastry bar near by that has incredible fruit juices, and it's open until late at night. The rooms are... More

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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Not the best place to stay in rio. The hotel was probably a really cool place when it first opened but I get the impression it's changed owners and now is an average hotel. Long story short, the air conditioner above my bed leaked water on me all night. When I say leaked, I mean poured. Not ideal.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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308 reviews 308 reviews
71 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

It's a nice hotel, located just next to Rio's most trendy neighborhood, Leblon. The rooms are ok, I stayed at a double with a balcony facing the sea. Although it is strategically located, I think that it is overpriced, as most of RJ hotels are.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We stayed at Windsor Atlantica for 3 nights and Ritz Plaza for 5. Leblon beats Copacabana by far -- I would never ever stay in the tourist trap that is Copacabana. What the Ritz makes up for in location and rooms, it completely lacks in the quality of front desk staff. For a boutique, trendy hotel, you generally expect good... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The best in this hotel is the location. Right in the heart of the Leblon, the coolest neighborhood in Rio. The lobby is very nice and looks like a boutique hotel. Unfurtunately the rooms are not like the lobby. Old beds, uncomfortable mattresses and the biggest problem, no sound isolation. I spent 2 nights there and was very hard to... More

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Oakland, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We stayed in one of the "apartments" at the Ritz Plaza hotel for the holiday weekend Sept 7th. It was quiet, very chic, eco friendly, and excellently located for a weekend of fun in Rio. Leblon is a great neighborhood. It reminded me of Soho if New York was on one of the most beautiful beach fronts in the world.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I spent one night due to a business trip. The location is excellent both for business and tourist purposes. The room had a great size and was very clean. I liked the breakfast mainly because there was a lot of fruits. Reading other reviews, I can say that I had NO problem with the staff. By the contrary, they were... More

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Address: Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1280 | Leblon, Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-031, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Lagoa , Leblon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ritz Plaza Hotel 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Ritz Rio De Janeiro
Hotel Ritz Plaza
Rio De Janeiro Ritz
Ritz Plaza Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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