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Excelsior Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro

Av Atlantica 1800, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22021-001, Brazil
(3.5 star hotel)
#12 of 1,027 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 3 reviews
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3rd rate hotel

Terrible (1.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 26, 2011

The hotel is not clean. There is no hot water. The 4'x4' pool on the roof is a joke.
The hotel is across the road from the beach, yet there are no beach view rooms.
The food is sub quality.
The service is poor and the management does not seem to care.
I had my wallet stolen in less than 24 hours and the management would not call the police or talk with the hotel who had entered my room.

Rio has a very high crime rate as many of my friends have told me from their personal experiences.

Unique Quality: The unique feature of this hotel is that they actually get people to pay their very high rates. They are located next to the Copacabana Palace and think that they deserve to charge the same rate because of their location, not service nor quality.

Directions: Next to Cocabana Palace hotel

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Luxury in Copacabana

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 15, 2006

If you're searching for a 4* hotel in Copacabana, the Excelsior is a very good option.
Excellent location, good service , good food...

The room had a good space for a standard. Nothing special in decoration, but clean and modern. Nice bathroom. Cable TV, Phone, Minibar... But the best is waiting for you on the roof !!!

I really liked my stay here and I wished it had been longer.
But be careful if you come during Carnival like all hotels in Rio you will have to stay for a minimum of 4 nights and pay a special package rate...

Unique Quality: Small but wonderful swimming pool on the hotel's roof. Just lay in the sun drinking a Caipirinha with one of the best views on Copacabana. Seriously what more can you ask for ? The top floor also features a sauna, a gym room... and a bar.

Other big asset is the buffet breakfast, with a great choice. I also tested it for dinner, and it's equally good, with both local and international dishes.

Directions: Copacabana beach, close to the famous "Copacabana Palace".

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Great hotel, great location

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on January 15, 2005

We stayed at the Excelsior Copacabana for New Years and it was well worth the money. Like all hotels over New Years, the Excelsior tripled their prices, but the location was unbelievable, right in front of one of the stages. We liked the hotel so much, we went back there for our last few days in Brazil. The service was great, the rooms small but definitely adequate and the breakfast is really good. All in all, particularly if you are paying normal prices, well worth it.

Unique Quality: Great views from rooftop pool. The hotel offers internet service at ridiculous prices.

Directions: Right on Copacabana beach, next to the Copcabana Palace Hotel (which all the cabs know).

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Address: Av Atlantica 1800, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22021-001, Brazil

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  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
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  • Continental Breakfast
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