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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is excellent. First and foremost, the service. You are greeted with very friendly faces, all of whom speak good english. The staff made very good recommendations for restaurants and even gave me a voucher to use to get free caipririnhas! They also gave good recommendations on places to go during the day, sites to see etc and they...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Guest Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that you appreciated your stay with us, specially our staff and services. I was a great plesure to have you as guest in the hotel . I must honestly say...

Mountain View, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I spent 2 nights at this hotel with my boyfriend. Positive points: The location is very good for Copacabana as it's just a block away from the beach and within close reach to other beaches like Ipanema and Arpoador. The breakfast is very good too. Negatives: We were given a room on the second floor which I believe hasn't undergone...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Guest We appreciate your comment , very important to allow us to continuously evaluate the satisfaction of our guests and customers. We apologize for any inconvenience during your stay . With regard of the situation mentioned by you , it will be verified in order to proceed the necessary adjustments. We hope to serve you again in...

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice stay. Friendly staff that can speak English. Delicious breakfast, although their coffee was so so. Allowed us to check in early and offered storage for bags after checkout. Hotel is very close (one block) to beach and area felt quite safe. Be advised when booking tours of the city. The agency that works with hotel advertises bilingual tour...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mr. Andzej Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that you appreciated your stay with us, specially our team and services. Hope to meet them again soon . Best regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager

Paris, France
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is perfectly situated between Copacabana and Ipanema. Very close to both beaches (Copa: 1min / Ipa: 10min) and to the metro (10min). Hotel very nicely decorated and very kind staff. The breakfast is very good and tasty with a lot of choice. On top of the building there is a nice swimming pool/ sauna and gym. You have...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Mr. Raminou Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us, specially our team and services. Hope to meet them again soon . Best regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager

Sarnia, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't have been more pleased with our decision. This hotel is one street áway from the bustling copacabana beach and in the heart of the shopping and dining area. The recently updated room was large, nicely decorated with large windows and lots of amenities including a roof top pool with great views of...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Guest Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us, specially our team and services. Hope to meet them again soon . Best regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager

Yekaterinburg, Russia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Friendly personal, gool location: near the see, bus stop, metro station. good prise. Beach is very good, clean and threre are mane volleyball, football areas. Slums is near the hotel but it doesn't matter. all people are friendly.

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Good Morning Dear Alex Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. Wi regard of your comment about de communitys surronding Copacabana , i would like to add that , they are fully...

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The staff and the service of this hotel is amazing! The people at the reception are very friendly and are willing to support you with everything. The breakfast is good and the staff is very friendly! Our flight back to The Netherlands was on Friday at 10:30PM and the Manager offered us a (very) late check out at 07:00PM free...

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Den Bosch Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We take this opportunity to inform that we now have finished the refurbishing in our new roof top ( swimming pool , sauna ,...

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The hotel is located on Copacabana almost, a side street, but the beach, ocean is seen from the rooms windows. There is a swimming pool and a gym in the hotel. The room is spacious. The bed is comfortable. Breakfast is good. Staff is helpful and professional. Wifi works perfectly well. I was allowed to check out 2 hours later...

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Good Afternoon Dear Svitlana Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We hope to see you again here in a short future. Best Regards, Ricardo Miranda Gerente Geral

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Rio Design hotel is located in 5 minutes walking distance to Copacabana and 10-15 minutes walking distance to Ipanema beaches and that is the best thing about the hotel. The front desk staff was the friendly. The room we stayed in was clean. The fast, free wifi was easy to use and strong. This property is in easy walking distance...

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Good Afternoon Dear Ziszisz Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We take this opportunity to inform that we now have finished the refurbishing in our new roof top ( swimming pool , sauna ,...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed here for two nights in late May 2016. The front desk staff was the friendliest we have ever experienced and that included many high end properties. They were welcoming, accommodating, and extremely friendly. The room we stayed in was clean, included all the necessary amenities and had been recently updated. The fast, free wifi was easy to use...

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Good Morning Dear Ladiver Thank you very much your comment , important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. I would like to inform that, we are modernizing our facilities targeting the Olympic games and soon we will have many new...

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Rio Design Hotel

Address: Rua Francisco Sa 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $161 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rio Design Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Portinari Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Rio Design Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#51 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#52 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“We had a corner room with great views and quite a big room 1305”
 of 5 bubbles OntarioTravellers2, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 12th Floor :-)”
 of 5 bubbles 073DenBosch, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor are newly renovated. Beds in most rooms are really comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles musitravel2016, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Each floor has a different design, look at the hotel website for more information.”
 of 5 bubbles JelleTraveler, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“peu importe : la plage est au bout de la rue”
 of 5 bubbles Mikelln, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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