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Royal Rio Palace Hotel

Rua Duvivier, 82, Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 22020-020

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Catherine D. Couples Australia, February 9, 2016

Location good and breakfast full buffet.
Booked 7 months prior to Rio Carnaval and paid $300 per night. Given a room on the 3rd floor by the elevator. No view and sounded like an airplane going over us every time the elevator used. Smell of sewerage wafting through every now and then. They had 2 single beds pushed together...very uncomfortable. Disappointed after paying so much and booking so far in advance.
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Dominika B. Solo travelers Poland, November 16, 2015
Good but overpriced

Swimming pool, location
The location of the hotel is very convenient, only two blocks from Copacabana beach. The personel was ok but the fact that only one person spoke really good English was a bit of a shock to me. I was expecting more from a 4 star hotel. The room was spacious enough. The bathroom clean, however, a bit dated and you could see signs of wear. The restaurant was nice with good food and prices. The swimming pool was spectacular and served very nicely after days full of sightseeing. All in all, it is a nice hotel but overpriced for what you actually get.
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Wajid C. Couples United Kingdom, October 18, 2015
Hotel stay

Location, staff,breakfast
Pleasent experience, staff were great
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Khosbayar B. Couples Mongolia, September 27, 2015
Good price

Price, cleanness, staff
It was great. We have spent a night in this hotel. Hotel staff was very hospitable
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Cheng Y. Solo travelers Taiwan, August 10, 2015
Fair hotel to stay

Location, food, quiet
near the beach, room is quiet. There are restaurants nearby.
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Mark E. Business travelers United Kingdom, August 3, 2015
My Business Stay

Location to the Subway, Location to the Beach, Local Amenities
My stay was only for 4nights, I was in room 306. The first night my room was quite warm so i turned the air con on to cool the room down, after about an hour i could hear water dripping. On checking this out the dripping was coming through the light fitting above the fridge. This was reported to reception but nothing was done about it. I had to use the waste bin from my bathroom to collect the water.
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Jennifer P. Couples Australia, July 18, 2015
great location, nice rooftop bar/pool

spacious rooms, helpful staff
For the price, Royal Rio was quite a good hotel. The location was great - about a 3- or 4min walk to the beach and close to restaurants, bars, launry facility and a supermarket. Clean and spacious rooms and staff were helpful most of the time. There was a huge variety of choice at breakfast and they were flexible with timing. The pool was located on the rooftop and, despite being small, it was clean and modern and had a nice atmosphere.
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Roald M. Business travelers Australia, June 28, 2015
Excellent slightly cheaper Copa alternative

Breakfast, service, location
Good experience. Service is a bit "confused" and seems a bit busy and disorganised when there's only a few customers around, but they're helpful and their English is good enough. The breakfast lounge offers a great selection, and the rooms are spacious and good. I saw that this hotel is rated "8" and I'd agree with that, though I'd give it a 7.8 myself (because of the general ambiance).
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David S. Couples United Kingdom, May 2, 2015
"Second Stay in two months"

Reception, Car Parking, comfort.
This was our second stay in two months at this hotel we visit Rio regularly and have used many hotels. have now found a hotel we wish to return to. Good value for money. good location and well trained staff. would recomend this to all.
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Grace Y. Solo travelers China, April 2, 2015
My nice memory

The breakfast buffet , the location and the kind working staff
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