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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entrance of the hotel is really nice and good ambience, but once you enter in the hall that take you to the rooms you feel like sardine in can. Horrible colours, no light, seems like a cheap hotel or mutel. But good service and stuff

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is well located - 5 minute stroll to the sands of Copacabana beach with good (and cheap) eating places nearby. You can walk to the Rio Su shopping centre in 5 minutes. The staff were very helpful and had enough English to get by. Breakfast was good and plentiful. Roof top pool area was small but good enough...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed for a week over new year's eve at this clean and well-maintained hotel close to Copacabana beach. The rooms and bathrooms were clean. The bed was large and comfortable. The hotel served an adequate breakfast. The free wifi was reliable. The rooftop terrace and pool was very nice. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel was...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great pleasure with the spacious room, great breakfast buffet and close and direct walk to the beach. The night view from the outside roof deck was pleasant. The staff was helpful and kind. I look forward to returning to this hotel for future trips to Rio. The only thing that is questionable was the suggestion of a...

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location was fine. Unfortunately the over priced airport pick up service left a sour taste. ($100 Aud). Yes it was late but when the hotel was asked for pick up advice this was their recommendation. When taking a trip the next day they also said their private taxi was the same same as metered taxi. Strangely when questioned the...

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has a beautiful reception and our room was clean and had everything we needed. The big mall is a 5 minute walk through the tunnel and the beach is less than 5 minutes walk. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby and yellow taxis are easy to flag down. Breakfast was very good too. The only thing that let...

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Hempstead, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel does not have a shuttle service to and from the airport but they did offer the names of reputable cab services. From GIG, the cost to the hotel was 130 real. There are plenty of taxi stands waiting to take you wherever you like after securing your luggage. However, the cost to return to the airport, secured by...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and cooperation by the Hotel staff. Would like to come back and stay at this Hotel again. The complimentary food like lunch and dinner can use some more varieties like continental food .

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MERLIN COPACABA... H, recepcionista at Merlin Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs Sun260384m, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and helpful , rooms were clean and tidy ,had a very pleasant stay easy walk to beach or large shopping centre through the tunnel . Breakfast was well presented and good way to get you started for a great day ahead.

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Dear Mr/Mrs Jemkit, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good location and nice staff. I am actually staying here now until December 18th. We checked in yesterday, two rooms reserved here through Trip Advisor, and were told by the reception that since we got a special price here, our breakfasts were not included! This was never mentioned when I booked the two rooms for just two of us. Interesting...

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Merlin Copacabana Hotel! In the heart of Rio de Janeiro at the world-famous Copacabana Beach, the Merlin Copacabana Hotel is ideally placed just minutes away from Rio's business district, tourist attractions, leisure and shopping areas. On business or holiday, guests will enjoy all the amenities needed to make their trip a success. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Address: Avenida Princesa Isabel N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana , Leme
Price Range: $132 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merlin Copacabana Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Hotel Merlin Copacabana
Merlin Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#16 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#18 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Bring a wash cloth or loofah, buy snacks at the supermarket for your mini fridge; walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaGR, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Kettle and washing line would be nice in each room. No facility for a hot drink or washing of small items.”
 of 5 bubbles joyj650, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel, not facing the busy street below”
 of 5 bubbles robinsU4081OY, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was large, spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles joshuao512, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It is a city hotel so the higher floor the less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 208gind, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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