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Phnom Penh
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The hotel is very good location just few meters to the beach. It is right at corner of Copacabana beach. Room is small but clean and comfort. Breakfast is good but no asian corner :) but better not to expect for Asian corner in this region. We enjoy our stay and happy for it too.

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Guest Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This was our first port of call on our Brazil trip. I do still find it odd that hotels want you to pay up front for your stay not at the end of your stay. That aside, I found the staff on the front desk so helpful, they called different companies that we requested, who were not the usual companies... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Guest Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

Heverlee, Belgium
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

What we liked about the hotel: 1) incredibly friendly staff at reception, always ready to help you 2) breakfast: lots of choice and a lot of fresh fruit, something you don't find in many hotels. The served fresh mango, pineapple, banana, kiwi, strawberry, papaya and melon. 3) decent bed, meaning a decent mattress so you get your sleep 4) location... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Mrs. Carolien Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Strongly recommended! Strategic position almost on Copacabana beach and close to bus &a subway. Good and rich breakfast on 13th floor. Professional personnel always ready to support customers with appreciated recos during the stay. Very good!

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mrs. Michelle Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

Carmel, IN, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our family stayed at the Rio Design hotel for 4 days and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel has a boutique feel and is clean and well maintained and has all of the current amenities that travelers expect. Each floor or the hotel has a different theme which makes it fun and unique. The staff was exceedingly nice and gracious... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mr. Jeff We sincerely thank you for your comments , wich are very important for us to evaluate the satisfaction of our guests and customers. We are very happy to learn of your satisfaction with our service and honored to have you and your family as our guests. We hope to welcome you soon again here in... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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90 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Hotel is 01 block from Posto 6 Copacabana, pretty close to Fortress and restaurants. Hotel staff at breakfast was not polite, was rude and treated others not nicely. Breakfast room was crowded and the lady did not set a seating list. My room 502 was under maintenance and they placed me in 506. The room lightning was depressing, dark, boring... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Mr. Arthur Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience on your last stay with us. Your opinion is very important to us. We apologize for any inconvenience during your stay. With regard of your coments , we like to inform that, the hotel is undergoing renovations which will contemplate new restaurant... More 

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45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing special about the hotel, but it's just a good choice. Good value for the price. Staff at the front desk is really friendly. Location is excellent... 100m from the beach and close to bus stations and a metro station. If you are going to spent most your time outside of the hotel, go for this hotel!

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mr. Roald Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

Brasil,France
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107 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Thats not a great,fantastic hotel. Its small but very nice, good locatiom, clean, nice staff. The probles are , as practly all hotels in Rio, the price, and....imagine in the summer, new year....No swimming poll, very, bad, only a small jacuzzi. But, the staff is excellent, location also (only that is near of favela Cantagalo, but for me any problem).... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Mr. Braz Many thanks for your comment and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We apologize for any inconvenience during your stay. In short future the hotel will have some reforms. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed here last week for 5 nights... at the beginning i was kinda of worried.. but let me tell you, the hotel was way better than expected. The rooms are big bed is ok but confortable, bathroom and shower are big as well. the location is amazing, just 1 block to the beach post 4, and quick 8min walk... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mr. Paul Many thanks for your comment and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for the new years and I had a great time.The staff are awesome and gave me all the assistance necessary for my stay.hotel is very clean and the price even better.I will return in the near future.

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Mrs. Monica Many thanks for your comment and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We apologize for any inconvenience during your stay. In short future the hotel will have some reforms. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

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Staying in Copacabana

Neighborhood Profile
Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Rio Design Hotel

Address: Rua Francisco Sa 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $99 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rio Design Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Portinari Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Rio Design Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#51 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#52 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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