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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Well priced (for an upmarket hotel located near Copacabana), Royal Rio is an excellent option if you need a comfortable, quiet place to stay close to the centre of Rio. The staff are efficient and helpful, and the location is also very good- within walking distance of both Copacabana and Botafogo. There is also a cab rank very close (but...

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Everett, Washington
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This place is near Copacabana Beach. The staff was friendly and spoke English. Be careful as this place is in a high crime area. I went out with my camera around my neck and some old lady told me to hide it. The room was clean and comfortable. The buffet breakfast was good.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

excellent ! only the wifi was terrible on the 12th floor most of the time no connection; the gym is incomplete and the training equipments are out of function!! Besides the wifi and gym facilities a very good hotel; very nice people; excellent breakfast! please: managment do something with the gym and wifi because everyday we asked about the terrible...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 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...

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Sydney
Reviewed 6 October 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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Santiago
Reviewed 1 October 2016

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 25 September 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...

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Reviewed 24 September 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
Reviewed 20 September 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...

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Ventura County Coast, California
Reviewed 11 September 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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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 Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $129 - $169 (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
#43 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“never get at this hotel in the night”
Adviserman2014, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a lower floor for shorter elevator wait. All the surrounding buildings are just as high so you won't have a view anyway.”
410sheenag, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“overcrowded low quality hotel...but Rio is so expensive there was no affordable choice!”
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