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Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here over a week, I was taking part of a conference. One day I lost my wallet at the conference bus, I thought I did so at the hotel probably. The manager Julius* was incredibly helpful. He gave me the idea could've been doing the bus driver, he made several calls and contacted the bus coordinators. Thanks to...

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LONDON
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great spot across road from the beach. Rooms are functional and during my stay quiet. Breakfast is adequate. Hot scrambled egg and sausage. Fruits. Bread. Cheese. Food at hotel was edible but there's better round the corner up 'Happy Street', including some great salad bars and delis. Staff were all nice. This place is okay. I wouldn't warn you off...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during the whole of the Rio Olympics. Good things - breakfast, the shower is awesome, helpful reception and staff, free wifi which only went down once in the 3 and half weeks I was here, great location across the road from the beach. They also kept my bags here while I went off travelling around Brazil for 10...

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Morro de Sao Paulo, BA
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Good hotel. The breakfast is excelent and the view is amazing at higher floors. I have to congratulate the crew, they are all very polite and gracious. The rooms are comfortable with good beds. I just have one complaint: analogic channels of cable TV.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed January 22, 2016

I stayed several times in the Tropical Barra Hotel during business meetings in 2014. I can recommend the hotel with regard to the rooms, but especially because of the location. I always enjoyed a nice view of the beach from the rooms I have been assigned to. The breakfast was ok, but as I think that Germans have special expectations...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stayed here with British diving team for a training camp. Rooms are good size, views from our room was excellent. We had both beach and mountain view. The hotel is right on the beach and Barra de Tijuca is a nice area. At no point I ever felt unsafe during the day or night. It has nice little restaurants around...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good hotel, comfortable room, reasonably priced restaurant, free wifi and great location. It is right by the beach in one of the safest areas in Rio, I felt safe walking in the neighbourhood by day and night. Good for seafront walks on the long promenade, and convenient for local bars, restaurants and shops.

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Spinea, Italy
Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Barra da Tijuca is a quite neighborhood and the hotel is located in front of Barra beach One of the top beach of Rio ( white sand and light blue ocean). Wifi works in a very good way. Room are comfortable even if spartan. Breakfast is ok with the enough variety of salad and sweet food. Reception is quite good:...

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Coldwater, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

PROS: Room clean, bed comfortable, AC worked great, shower pressure & temp fantastic (I'm really going to miss that), good electronic safes, fast service at reception, breakfast is good & room service fast. Good supply in mini bar & fare prices. Pizza in restaurant good. CONS: Rooms very small!! Language barrier with staff, I tried to order a pot of...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed May 17, 2013

It looks nice in the web site and in fact it is not bad from outside. The rooms are nice and spacious. BUT 1) Air conditioner (very small window type) broken 2 days 2) Cable TV broken already 2 days (they say because of bad weather) 3) Telephone had no tone ... follow the cable and sure enough it was...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Tropical Barra Hotel

Address: Avenida Pepe 500, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22620-170, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Barra da Tijuca
Price Range: $69 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tropical Barra Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Tropical Barra Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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#52 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“One facing the beach... leave the windows open all night and listen to the sea...”
 of 5 bubbles stowboy, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“rooms in front of the beach have a beautifull view”
 of 5 bubbles rafael275, May 13, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms ending 1and 2 seem to be the suites facing the sea directly, but the room numbers ending in lower numbers, 3,4 etc are the front ones along the side. I was in 404 and had a great view of the mountain and the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Thomas_and_Sarah, Jun 30, 2012 | Read review
“Go for rooms ending with x01-02 for beach view, x03-06 for beach and mountains”
 of 5 bubbles dgjohansson, Jul 30, 2011 | Read review
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