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Acapulco Copacabana
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 854, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010010 , Brazil (Copacabana)   |  
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Ranked #25 of 212 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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“Perfect location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Good location between the beach of Leme and Copacabana.
Two minutes walk to beach. Excellent breakfast service!
Unfortunately the WIFI signal in the rooms is veryyyyy weak!
The price per night is a little bit high, but it's worth the money.

Stayed July 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nice little hotel with great access to Copacabana. Very friendly staff. Good breakfast selection - the tropical fruits and the cakes! Yum. Clean and tidy, comfy bed, room on the small side but the bed is huge, the shower was hot and good pressure. Overall very good hotel - i would recommend for good value.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I stayed at the Acapulco Copacabana hotel with 2 friends for 14 nights during the World Cup. The location is excellent less than 5 minutes walk from the Leme end of Copacabana beach. Transfer from the main International airport takes about 25 minutes in a taxi and costs approx 75 Reals.

The hotel is not luxury but does all the basics incredibly well. Check in and check out was straight forward, although only one member of staff spoke excellent english.

Room was huge with a large bed, ample storage space and not one but two televisions!! Bathroom was clean and spacious with a large walkin shower. The maid cleaned the room daily to a high standard.

Breakfast was excellent with a large selection of cold items, some hot items and others could be made to order.

There is a simple lobby bar with everything you would need for a quick drink before heading out or when coming in at night. Although it is not the sort of bar your could spend a great deal of time in.

Staff were polite and helpful although english was occasionally a problem.

The only minor complaint I would have is the lifts sometimes were a pain at peak time (8am-10am) and if you were staying on the top floor like myslef it could take a while for one to arrive and there could be many stops on the way down and back up.

In conclusion I was perfectly happy with the hotel for the 2 weeks and would have no problem recommending it for people not looking for the height of luxury.

Room Tip: Stay rear of the hotel for less traffice noise.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our room was extremely clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent with a very wide selection of food. The location is fantastic, only a block away from the Leme end of Copacobana beach. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. We did have difficult using our debit cards to pay for the bill and ended up having to withdraw cash instead, but this is not uncommon in Brazil. Overall, we thought this hotel was fantastic value and a great place to stay in Rio.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Can't really fault this place.
Might be better if it had a pool, but the beach is so close you can just dip in the ocean.
The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful, and the rooms are large, comfortable, modern and clean.
The location is excellent, close to the beach, restaurants, buses and metro.

Room Tip: Floors higher up the building are best
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

The price is right and a block away from Copacabana Beach which is really nice. The service is good and the rooms are good but a bit small and the bathrooms are still a bit small but it will do. The wifi is really slow and bad in the rooms so your better off in the lobby wifi. But overall you need a room to sleep and want to stay near Copa without paying the price this is your hotel.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel, one street away from the Northern end of Copacabana beach was a pleasant surprise.

We booked one night through Internet at a great price considering the location and were not disappointed.

First, we arrived at 8am and had the possibility to check in right away since the rooms were available. That was greatly appreciated since we just arrived by plane.

The rooms are spacious and clean. They could do with a refurbishment but you cannot complain for the price they are charging. They had a TV and AC. The bathroom was also large, with shower, toilet and sink.

The breakfast is buffet style with a lot of choice (from bacon and eggs to cereal and fresh Brazilian fruit).

Two negative comments I would need to make: the hotel has three elevators but each has its own call button which means you may stop at many unwanted floors because everybody calls all three. Second, we needed to print a document and were told the night before this was not a problem. The morning during check out we asked to print the document (a boarding pass) but they said it was not possible. I find it strange for a hotel not to be able to print such documents for their guests.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Acapulco Copacabana

Address: Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 854, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010010 , Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#22 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#48 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Acapulco Copacabana 3*
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Also Known As:
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Acapulco Copacabana Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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