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Center Hotel

Avenida Rio Branco, 33, Downtown Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 20090-003 (Show on map)

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Area: Downtown Rio de Janeiro Number of Rooms: 146

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Francis B. Couples Australia, July 14, 2014
Center Hotel

it is central to the city and transport.
Internet is slow. The rooms looks dirty although its freshly painted. The bathroom looks tired and needs renovation The towels looks dirty although it appears to be new. The reception people hardly speaks English. No double beds offered only two single beds for couples. Never again to return there.
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Arunkumar P. Solo travelers United Kingdom, June 26, 2014
Very basic hotel

Staff tried their best.
Luckily the hotel was only for sleeping in. I would say it is like a hostal with individual rooms. Internet was up and down throughout the day. Hotel staff didnt know how to deal with it. Room was small and very basic. (old CRT TV without many channels, not many spare plug sockets). Fairly noisy at night and very dark. Its fine if you need something desperately or for a night but certainly not worth the money paid.
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Hunhee L. Solo travelers South Korea, February 13, 2013
Expensive and poor condition hotel!

it is very good location. right next the main street. but the hotel is super expensive with poor condition of facilities. i can not believe that they can charge the money with the condition.
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Wei-Bin Z. Business travelers Sweden, July 4, 2012
good accessibility to tourist spots

good location
good location, but unreasonable price. The price is quite high. Although it is located near to sea and many tourist attrations, the hotel is not modern. The hotel services and conditions do not make one feel comfortable.
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Roderick M. Couples United Kingdom, December 31, 2010
Friendly and helpful people

Central location, nice atmosphere, friendly and helpful people
I had not stayed in Downtown Rio before so this was a first. This hotel is perfect if you are not a beach bum and prefer to visit historical places of interest and pubs and restaurants. It is right in the centre of Rio and you tend to meet some of the more normal Cariocas, i.e those who dont party 24/7. Thiongs were a good bit cheaper here than in Zona Sul so that was a bonus I wasnt expecting.
Restaurant Tip: I love Bolinhas de Bacalhau but it is designed to make you drink more. Deliciosa !!!!!!!!
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Enio B. Business travelers Brazil, September 17, 2010
Center Hotel Rio

The best thing in this hotel is the location, in the center.
For just one night is good mainly when you have some meeting in the downtown.
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Willem S. Couples Netherlands, January 11, 2010
basic room

location near cruise terminal
We stayed here as it was the cheapest option we could find. We have stayed in better hostels - bathroom had plain concrete floor
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Andrew W. Solo travelers Australia, January 1, 2010
Center Hotel Rio

Price and staff
I booked 2 nights over New Year's at the Center Hotel as it was about the only place under 300 a night. The hotel is very basic, but clean. The staff are very helpful and it is close to transportation to the beaches. If you are looking for value for money, and don't mind traveling to get to the beach this is probably your best bet.
Restaurant Tip: Cafe on the corner is the best place around for sandwiches
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Alejandro M. Families with older children Argentina, January 2, 2010

Fuimos a la revelio 2010 en copacabana, no habia hotal y gracias al sistema agoda pude conseguir reservar en center hotal, rapido y simple, el unico punto un poco dificil fui la ubicacion, pero la pasamos muy bien
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Michel P. Couples France, March 11, 2010
assage au center hotel de Rio de Janeiro

Sa situation, La gentillesse du personnel, la disponibilité de ce dernier, l'espace de vie dans la chambre et l'air conditionné.
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