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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Nothing to complain about but nothing special either. We requested a double bed and got two singles. We even asked as we checked in and still got two singles. Annoying. Perfectly fine. Location is fine. Walking distance to grocery store. I stayed at another hotel afterwards with a much better location at the other end of Copacabana beach.

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed September 14, 2016

It is a great 4 star hotel and his location is very good. Between Ipanema and Copacabana beach giving you a choice to walk to both beaches. I stayed at the deluxe room wit plenty space, large bathrooms, great employees. They always up to help. From the bar to reception, room cleaner, door man and the ones that help with...

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Reggio Calabria, Italy
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The South American Copacabana Hotel is located between copacabana and ipanema. This location is perfect to reach both neighbours in few minutes. The rooms where clean and comfortable. I had only a problem (no more my fleflop in the room) that was solved by the receptionist before my departure. They bought me another pair. Big and healthy breakfast

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed September 8, 2016

For a 4star hotel, service and breakfast and room were average. consider $110 (by third part agent offering of cause, it's like 35% off ) cost it's not bad. Few minutes walk way to Copacabana Beach which is great.

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Bethesda, MD
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We were there for the very beginning of the Olympics and did not notice a price hike as mentioned. While not high luxury, we found the hotel to be very nice and everything we needed. Staff friendly enough, attentive and breakfast included in the mornings. Location is great -- right between Ipanema and Copacabana. Very nice views on the roof....

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Well i've had 3 weeks here..to start with on arrival checkin was friendly and with a minor hiccup i was off to my room. Rooms are very basic with tv and air con and a working fridge. On day 1 a beer cost 10 reais...day 2 it had risen to 15 reais...also the cost of rooms, laundry and room service...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We used to stay in a five-star hotel located on Avenida Atlântica em Copacabana... But got sick of that bad attitude, too much security scrutiny, and too many tourists in a very fake location. We are now very be at the South American Copacabana hotel where we have stayed five times and brought groups of friends as well. Excellent rates,...

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Brasilia, DF
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I have been to Rio for work and leisure several times in the last years - but this time was the best experience I had so far. The hotel is well located in Copacabana, rooms are ok (simple but very clean) and service was outstanding: friendly staff, excellent food, prompt assistance to my requests. Plus, front desk staff speak fair...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I stayed here over Easter for a week. I was unsure what to expect but was not disappointed. The hotel is in a great location, a 2 minute walk from the main Copacabana beach. Perfect for what we wanted. The hotel was spotless and there are always staff around to assist. The reception staff were friendly and always ready to...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed April 6, 2016

Stayed at the hotel for a few days during semana santa. The room was very nice and clean, a bit crowded for 3 people, but it was ok. The only thing I do have to say is that there were not enough places to hang things in the bathroom. Amazing location, right between copacabana and ipanema. The fron dask staff...

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Staying in Copacabana

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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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about South American Copacabana Hotel

Address: Rua Francisco Sa 90, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $75 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — South American Copacabana Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Hotel South American Copacabana
South American Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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#16 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Get the deluxe rooms closer to the top.”
 of 5 bubbles Mister-Brazil, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the back rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Anni_lupu, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room at rear as less sound from busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles BangorBarney, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms would be quieter; walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles SandraN865, Feb 27, 2016 | Read review
“There aren't any rooms "with a good view" (because the hotel is facing the street, not the beach) so it doesn't make a difference.”
 of 5 bubbles enigmo, Dec 15, 2015 | Read review
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