Very good 7.4
Based on 43 reviews

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About Golden Tulip Rio Leme


Ideally sitting only 800 metres from famous Copacabana Beach, this 4-star Golden Tulip is located in the quiet residential area of Leme. The hotel features an outdoor pool with panoramic sea and mountain views. Complimentary breakfast is served daily. Free WiFi is available. Other services and facilities at the Golden Tulip Rio Leme include a sauna, gym, business centre, beach equipment and room service available 24 hours. You can also eat and drink at the Poty Restaurant. If you decide to explore the neighbourhood, you will reach not only the trendy Leme Beach, but also excellent shopping malls, restaurants, nightclubs and news agents on foot. Sugar Loaf is 2 km from the property, while Ipanema Beach is 4.5 km. Rio de Janeiro's Galeão International Airport is 26 km away.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Restaurant(s)

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
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  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Please note, payment of the 10% service tax is mandatory. Please note that according to the Brazilian Federal Law 8.069/1990 minors under 18 years of age cannot check into hotels unless they are accompanied by their parents or a designated adult. If a minor is accompanied by an adult other than his parents, it is necessary to present a written authorisation for the minor to check into the hotel. Such authorisation must be notarised and signed by both parents, and presented along with notarised copies of their IDs. All minors under 18 years of age also need to present a valid ID with photo, to prove their identity and that of his/her parents. This must be presented even if a minor is accompanied by his/her parents. In the case of a minor accompanied by only one of the parents, it is necessary to present a notarised authorisation signed by the absent parent, along with a notarised copy of that parent's ID.
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

based on 43 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.4
  • Location 7.7
  • Room comfort and quality 7.4
  • Service 7.3
  • Value for money 7.1
  • Food and dining 7.6
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Andrea from Chile
Business traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 7 nights in July 2013
Nice. Only slow internet and elevator noisy.
View, location and service.
Very good, only slow internet and elevator noisy, but it seems that most of Copacabana elevators are noisy and a little scary.
Reviewed July 25, 2013

Edite from Latvia
Solo traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 4 nights in May 2013
4 nights in Rio
Good location, Nice view from the bar and pool area on the top of the roof, friendly staff
Reviewed June 03, 2013

Yew from Malaysia
Stayed 2 nights in April 2013
short walk to the beach..
nice comfortable room, short walk to the beach and many food outlets nearby.
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Raymond from Netherlands
Business traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2013
Miniscule bathroom
Reasonable price level, very friendly and helpfull staff.
The hotel has no parking available. Parking is on the street, which is next to impossible. As I was arriving very late and would leave early the next morning, they allowed me to park on the sidewalk directly in front of the entrance ! The room was very good, clean and well equipped. The only downside was the tiny bathroom, approx. 1x2 mtr. plus a 1x1 mtr. shower cabin. The breakfast buffet was good, only the re-supply when items were finished was very slow. When I arrived there was no hot milk for the coffee, no orange juice and a few other items were out as well. It took more than 5 minutes before new milk was brougth and when I left after 20 minutes, the orange juice hadn't been re-filled yet.
Reviewed March 04, 2013

Jonas from Sweden
Standard Double Room
Stayed 3 nights in July 2011
'grat location
nice hotel!
nice room and great location. the charge for Internet. clean and nice pool at the top floor with view of copacabana.
Reviewed November 06, 2011

Joachim from Sweden
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in November 2010
Ok rum allt enligt prisklassen.
Prisvärt, trevlig utsikt fran pool
Standard ok frukost kunde vara bättre
Rekommenderas till den som ar beredd aka taxi nar man vill ta sig nagonstans
Reviewed November 16, 2010

Anthony from United States
Stayed 3 nights in July 2010
Good manager, lousy internet and other staff
Leme, not a bad location but far into Leme and not too close to Copacabana
Internet is worse than terrible, service for the internet is awful, don't even waste your time trying to get it to work
The hotel was alright... room was clean but setup was basic/ old. very few international television channels. internet was dreadful (could never get it to work). The manager was very good but other staff were polite but unhelpful.
Reviewed July 30, 2010

Ebru from Turkey
Business traveler
Stayed 5 nights in March 2010
reasonable price
close to beach (about 50 meters walk), breakfast, everday 20 minutes free internet, good staff performance
limited and week internet connectivity
Leme district of Rio de Jenerio is close to famous Copacabana Beach. Actually the border is not so certain between Leme and Copacapana. Taxi prices are reasonable and you can also visit Ipanema easily (about 13-15 reals). The pool is small but is located at the roof floor with a nice scenery. Fitness center also has the same nice scenery. The "bad smell problem" at the floors and sometimes in the room should be solved. You are adviced to bring the suitable adapter plugs to charge your battery, laptop etc. with you because the hotel may be full and may not supply enough adapter.
Reviewed April 14, 2010

Veton from United Kingdom
Stayed 4 nights in February 2010
ok option
Located in the quiet area of Copacabana.
Far from the centre of Copacabana. Rooms are somewhat dated. Not extremely clean.
This is an alright hotel. The prices are fairly decent for Copacabana as this area of Rio is known to be very expensive. On the plus side the hotel is located in the quiet residential part of Copacabana called Leme. The area feels really safe even late at night but unfortunately there is not much to do. Apart from probably one or two restaurants there is nowhere to go. Strolling all the way to the centre of Copacabana is probably not recommended as Rio is not one of the safest cities in the world. This is a four star hotel but in my opinion and experience it deserves two. It is an alright option but nothing brilliant. Quite frankly I don't think I would stay there again. One thing worth recommending is the hotel restaurant which offers really good food.
Reviewed April 08, 2010

Avinash from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in December 2009
location near beach
Beach near by. Breakfast and near MRT,
A bit pricey
Location is in middle of the all activity and good food places. The MRT is walkable. Staff was good and helpful. Hotel is basic with basic amenities. Dont expect much other than a room to sleep. Did have electric kettle, coffee and tea, But who wants to be in room for long. Beaches are near by.
Reviewed April 02, 2010


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