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Merlin Copacabana Hotel

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BUFFALO
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is near Copacabana beach on a main road. The property is old with nice amenities and the pool is very nice on top of the building with nice views of Rio. our room was ok as it needs some TLC and some updates. I definitely say that this hotel is not 4 stars but 3 stars based on...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was friendly and very hospitable. The location was good. Walking distance to restaurants, shopping and the beach. Air conditioning in the room could have been colder, but everything else was good.

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Thank edierodz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hotel I recommend it to every one so clean room and big and clean toilet , big bed all over comfortable room and amazing friendly stuff they were so helpful and nice 10 min walking from everything the mall and the copacabana beach i really love it

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Requested and allocated quiet room. Not much of a view but basic and very clean, had a great sleep. Breakfast excellent in quality, choice and service.Evening meal very good. Front desk friendly and very helpful. Beach only a few hundred yards away, so location good. 3 star only because of dated room.

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Dear Mr. Peter, thanks for share your experience. Please be always very well come. Kind Regards, Flavia Furtado - E-commerce, On line Resrvations

Apopka, Florida
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Eight USA Seniors spent two nights at the Merlin Copacabana Hotel before our "Around the Horn" Cruise. This property is about two blocks from the Copacabana Beach. It comes with free wifi and includes Breakfast. Breakfast was way above average. Hotel staff were excelent, way above average shower.

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Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

While not on the beach, it is an easy walk. Staff were very helpful and the breakfast was o'kay-well pretty good by Brazilian standards. You have to be willing to eat cake for breakfast. Roof top pool lovely with a nice view but usually crowded and don't think you can watch the fireworks from there, because it closes. Rooms were...

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Merlin Hotel is situated in a perfect spot. Not too close but just close enough for a stroll to Copacabana beach. The hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. Rooms were comfortable with air conditioning that was activated with the key card. The pool and rooftop deck was a wonderful spot, I would have liked to see the pool cleaned...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The entrance of the hotel is really nice and good ambience, but once you enter in the hall that take you to the rooms you feel like sardine in can. Horrible colours, no light, seems like a cheap hotel or mutel. But good service and stuff

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Thank Z6530UIamanda
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The hotel is well located - 5 minute stroll to the sands of Copacabana beach with good (and cheap) eating places nearby. You can walk to the Rio Su shopping centre in 5 minutes. The staff were very helpful and had enough English to get by. Breakfast was good and plentiful. Roof top pool area was small but good enough...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed for a week over new year's eve at this clean and well-maintained hotel close to Copacabana beach. The rooms and bathrooms were clean. The bed was large and comfortable. The hotel served an adequate breakfast. The free wifi was reliable. The rooftop terrace and pool was very nice. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel was...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
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  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Merlin Copacabana Hotel! In the heart of Rio de Janeiro at the world-famous Copacabana Beach, the Merlin Copacabana Hotel is ideally placed just minutes away from Rio's business district, tourist attractions, leisure and shopping areas. On business or holiday, guests will enjoy all the amenities needed to make their trip a success. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Address: Avenida Princesa Isabel N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana , Leme
Price Range: $134 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merlin Copacabana Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Hotel Merlin Copacabana
Merlin Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#16 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#18 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Request quiet room at rear and as high up as poss, as road to front very busy.”
 of 5 bubbles G5364ZDpeterm, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beds very comfortable, great shower.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are okay with their view of greenery but nothing special.”
 of 5 bubbles KS1780, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bring a wash cloth or loofah, buy snacks at the supermarket for your mini fridge; walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaGR, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Kettle and washing line would be nice in each room. No facility for a hot drink or washing of small items.”
 of 5 bubbles joyj650, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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