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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 8 February 2006

Hotel San Marco, Rio de Janeiro I stayed at the Hotel San Marco for 8 nights, which is advertised in the Let’s Go Brazil travel guide as the most inexpensive hotel in Ipenema, one of the nicest areas of Rio. The cost was a mere 840 reals for those 8 nights. The room was small, but had a/c, telephone and...

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Amsterdam
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Reviewed 2 December 2005

If you're looking for a relatively cheap, decent (yet basic) hotel in a safe neighbourhood in Rio, not too far from the action, the San Marco may actually be one of the better options. Rooms are basic but clean and the beds are comfortable. Staff are friendly and helpful. Location on the main street in Ipanema is convenient - close...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 5 October 2005

The hotel is in very good location (2 blocks to the beach and many buses go along the street on which the hotel is situated), but the rooms are rather worn out. The soundproofing is low and rooms are quite small. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was clean. There is also a fridge and a safebox in the...

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19Thank Maailmanmatkaaja
Blacksburg, VA
Reviewed 20 September 2005

LOCATION/PARKING: This hotel is located in the wealthy Ipanema district of Rio de Janeiro. Because Ipanema is an exclusive area, hotels here cost much more than in Copacabana or other areas of Rio. However, I think it is worth the extra money to stay in Ipanema because the area is safe and there is a lot of police protection and...

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hotel San Marco

Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja 524, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-002, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema , Lagoa
Price Range: $84 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel San Marco 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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“top floor is probably better, quieter.”
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 of 5 bubbles AndyB0810, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Interior courtyard rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Pigaway, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose a 7th floor to avoid noise from street. Also the Standar room has a better bathroom than the economic.”
 of 5 bubbles glitzy_flower_PR, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Always ask for a superior room, and if on the street side, ask for a higher level room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rivoruss, 6 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Cab fare from hotel to GIG airport was 50 Reals”
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 of 5 bubbles Treva, 30 May 2012 | Read review
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