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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

If you are looking for decent accommodation at an affordable price and are happy to stay in a clean room with slightly dated decor the Royal Rio is fine. An easy 2 block stroll to Copacabana beach and 10 minutes to the famous Copacabana Palace it's a popular hotel with an often crowded reception/foyer area. Upon arrival Reception was very... More 

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Sydney
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Hotel is is old, tiled floors, old building and noisy. Wi-Fi (which they charged us for) was non-existent. Location is ordinary and there really is nothing to recommend about this hotel. Many other better options available.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 reviews
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

I was here for Christmas/NY wth friends. Hotels in Rio are overpriced in general and this is my third time there so I knew that. But this hotel is shabby, dirty, noisy and hit and miss as to whether you get a rude Carioca on reception or a nice one. Wifi is intermittent and at breakfast you can see how... More 

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Good location ,5 minutes from beach,breakfast buffet was excellent ,very busy ,worth extra money for deluxe room as standard room was small, Wi fi was not great at times Overall good value clean hotel Staff were very helpful

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Royal Rio Palace. It has a great location in Copacabana, with the beach 2 blocks in one direction, and the Metro 2 blocks in the other. Room was comfortable and quiet. Front desk staff were helpful, although at times they were clearly overwhelmed by the number of people seeking their attention. Breakfast buffet was... More 

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Ventura County Coast, California
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this hotel, clean and good room. Bathroom great. The breakfast buffet was tremendous. Staff always working hard to plenish the food. Hotel is couple blocks away from Copacabana beach. Easy and nice walk.

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Orpington, England
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

I stayed here during the Olympic Games. It's a clean 3 star hotel - nothing special and some bits of the hotel could do with updating. What makes this hotel is the staff. They are on the whole very helpful and welcoming.

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

It was interesting to read a very recent review and I apologise for taking the same title to emphasise the point . The irony is that the Hotel is in a perfect location for the Copocabana, the facilities at the Hotel are very good with nice clean and spacious rooms with a lovely roof terrace with a lovely view and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

I moved from a supposedly 3 star hotel into this 4 star hotel. What a difference a star makes! Big room with 2 king sized beds, bathroom including a sauna and a nice rooftop pool with a great view. Morning breakfast was great! Staff were very friendly and at least one person manning the desk spoke English at all times.... More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Rio Palace Hotel offers 242 spacious guest rooms and suites, equipped with TV's LED 32 ', central air conditioning, electronic safe, mini bar, cable TV, with work desk and wi-fi internet. Always worrying about the welfare of each of its guests, the hotel has rooms adapted for guests with special needs, all decorated with maximum of excellence, uniting comfort and sophistication in all environments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Rio Palace Hotel

Address: Rua Duvivier 82, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-020, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $66 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Rio Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 242
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Also Known As:
Hotel Royal Rio Palace
Royal Rio Palace De Janeiro
Royal Rio Palace Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#36 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#40 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“overcrowded low quality hotel...but Rio is so expensive there was no affordable choice!”
 of 5 bubbles 440Sid_London, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“This Hotel is in the Centre of a Busy area and outside nice is condiderable.”
 of 5 bubbles Padcock, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“There are nicer hotels with better staff on the same block.”
 of 5 bubbles roodlandej, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms better as further from road although it's not massively busy.”
 of 5 bubbles adrienc316, May 29, 2016 | Read review
“18th floor is great for being close to the pool. The downside is that is can be noisy during the day (elevator and people).”
 of 5 bubbles Chigroe, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
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