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Hotel Santa Clara

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Decio Vilares, 316, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041040, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #128 of 211 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during the World Cup, so I do understand they wouldn't normally charge USD300 per room. Under normal circumstances, I wouldn't pay more than USD 30 a night for a place like this. The good: reasonably convenient (15 min walk to subway, 20 min walk to Copacabana), friendly, English-speaking staff. The bad: neighborhood isn't great at night--not much lighting... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
36 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel was an excellent find during the World Cup. Prices were reasonable, breakfast was excellent and the staff at the front desk were extremely helpful when booking tours or taxis. The subway station is a five minute walk away which made getting downtown easy. The beach was a ten-fifteen minute walk. Rooms were furnished simply and you call for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I always travel on a budget and I was looking for a reasonable priced Hotel with good perks like Breakfast! and coffee of course. :) This was a great place to stay! safe area and close to Metro & Bus, and walking distance to Copacabana. All buses to the main attractions such as Christ the Redeemer & Sugar Loaf are... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The hotel is on good locatian, prety close to everything, including to beach of Copacabana. The breakfast is realy nice, very "Brazilian Style". Big rooms, clean, little bit apear with the colonial style. Have option for excucrtions, but because of the location of the hotel, not all the time the bus will success to collect you, however, with all this,... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Sonetimes I think Tripadvisor's reviewers can be a bit harsh. This hotel is exactly what I was after - cheap & cheerful, no pretentions, good location. Breakfast was a bit underwhelming, but who cares, I'm going out to eat anywhere. Keeping my bicycle in my room was no problem. I'm going to stay another night. I paid R$200/night for a... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

very friendly staff,nice and clean and quiet rooms.good localisation,copacabana beach is in 15min walking distance.shopping street near by.breakfast is served in your room.very reasonable price for what you get.

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Zurich, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

we stayed at hotel santa clara and would defenitively recommend as an option in rio. the staff always welcomed us with a smile when we returned to the hotel. they helped with taxi and touristic advise. be careful though their favourite taxi driver tends to make on or two loops to much to make a bit more money! the rooms... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I think it all has been said before! So in short: in other cities you would got more for this money. But in Rio (or for that matter in my hometown Amsterdam) not. In Rio this is excellent value for your money, good location, quiet neighbourhood, close to Ipanema, the metro and so forth, a cupboard that you can lock.... More

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Elburg, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

if you are looking for an affordable family run hotel in Copacobana which is reasonably priced, than Santa Clara is an excellenent choice. The hotel is 6 blocks away from Copacabana beach and is situated in a very safe, quiet neighbourhood. It is very easy and safe to walk around the hotel during day and night. The rooms in the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Arrived late at night into Rio and was welcomed by a very friendly guy at the desk who also spoke good English. Breakfast was included and served to our room. Good breakfast with fresh fruit. The room was good, although our smelled a bit stale. Stayed only one night before moving on down the coast. All in all a friendly... More

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Address: Rua Decio Vilares, 316, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041040, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Santa Clara 2.5*
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