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Hotel Arpoador

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Cape town
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great little hotel with Awesum staff and good food. Very comfortable and clean and the only hotel that's right on the beach, in Rio. The bellboy Edwan is so cool and the restaurant guys like Leandro makes you feel like a friend. They try hard to converse in English which is a rare trait in Brazil. This was our second...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is truly a gem on the beaches of Rio. The only property on the entire Copacabana and Ipanema with a terrace right on the beach. Only 50 rooms make this a fairly small and quiet hotel, but with the perfect location and great service, it's tough to get anything better than this in Rio. A great team makes...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a terrific stay, we loved it so much, we stayed twice when we were in Rio. Maicon & Sheila on the fron desk couldn't have offered a more professional & friendly service. We really recommend for you to stay here. Awesome views of Ipanema beach & the sound of the waves. Get a room with sea views. Well...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location for this hotel, right on the beach at Ipanema with breathtaking views of the sunsets. The staff are helpful and very friendly, especially Davi who dealt with everything with great helpfulness and efficiency. A great experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights and wpuld highly recommend the hotel for its excellent location and staff. The bar and restaurant are directly on the edge of Ipanema beach with magnificent sunset views. The staff were very helpful, especially Davi who responded in a friendly and efficient manner to resolve a complaint. At the end of the stay, for...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms (especially the ones looking over the beach, that may come with a hammock next to your bed) are clean and comfortable even if they sometimes look like they could use a little refurbishment. But it's comfortable and with stable WiFi. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Most importantly, the restaurant is one of the best in area....

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Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great, reasonably priced hotel in a lovely area of Rio. We felt extremely safe, and no problem walking around the area. The hotel sits on a boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Try to get one of the ocean view rooms - you can open the windows and hear the waves crashing. Great restaurants close by to walk to....

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We spent our last night in rio here and after three weeks in Brazil and this was our best stay by far. The sea view was superb, and the staff looked after us extremely well. All was available-Maps, beach umbrellas, outside dining, a beautiful breakfast with the edge of ocean view. The courtesy of the English speaking staff made our...

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Daniel G, Manager at Hotel Arpoador, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is truly exciting to hear how joyful your stay with us at the HOTEL ARPOADOR has been. Many thanks for listing all the amenities and unique characteristics that made the stay in our hotel one of the highlights of your trip to Brazil. We are in fact located a stone's throw from the nicest urban beach in...

Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had an amazing stay here, the location is as good as it gets... so close to both Copacabana and Ipanema beach its hard to beat. Cristo and the Sugar Loaf are right at your doorstep and the nightlife of Lapa is just a short Uber ride away. The food is amazing (much better than your usual hotel fare) and...

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Daniel G, Manager at Hotel Arpoador, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for the fantastic comments regarding your recent stay with us at the HOTEL ARPOADOR. We are indeed located in an unique spot, literally on the beach and close to the buzzing cultural life that Ipanema and Copacabana offer. Our team is delighted to hear how pleasant your stay has been. Your compliments to our...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

My friend and I stayed at this hotel for a few days and, whilst we felt we were quite mis-sold on our twin bedroom (which looked nothing like the pictures on the website and was very basic, outdated and small), the outstanding receptionists, location and variety of their breakfast buffet improved our experience. I am aware of better quality hotels...

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Daniel G, Manager at Hotel Arpoador, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for the fantastic comments regarding your recent stay with us at the HOTEL ARPOADOR. We are indeed located in an unique spot, literally on the beach and close to the buzzing cultural life that Ipanema and Copacabana offer. Our team is delighted to hear how pleasant your stay has been. Your compliments to our...

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the most beautiful neighbourhood in the whole of Rio de Janeiro, HOTEL ARPOADOR is the only hotel in town literally located on the beach. This idyllic area, located in the intersection of the famous Ipanema and Copacabana neighborhoods, is a peninsula with its own beach and park. The hotel offers comfortable suites, decorated in a simple sophistication, with plenty of Brazilian hardwood and white walls. Our teams are always ready to assist you in every means. HOTEL ARPOADOR Where the City meets the Sea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Arpoador

Address: Rua Francisco Otaviano 177 | Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-046, Brazil (Formerly Arpoador Inn)
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema
Price Range: $183 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arpoador 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Arpoador Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Hotel Arpoador Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#27 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Seaview rooms are well worth the extra money”
  • View over Ipanema from the seaview rooms
 of 5 bubbles KarimENN, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the front view is nice, quiet rooms are more in the inner side with no view, backside is a little more noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view of the beach is amazing, I loved to hear the waves breaking.”
 of 5 bubbles Acacias_Niteroi, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view cost extra; they only have a side view onto the beach”
 of 5 bubbles KasoViajero, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ocean view only”
 of 5 bubbles N9265PEjamesk, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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