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midlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 weeks whilst working in Rio and it was ok. There were no problems and I'd stay here again. It is quite a basic hotel. The staff are very helpful but the restaurant was not brilliant for dinner but presented a decent choice at breakfast. Some of my colleagues had issues in being charged for minibar...

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London
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed here during the Olympics. I found the staff warm and very helpful. The first day I noticed the bathroom window open and couldn't close it. They fixed the issue quickly. And even before I arrived, they made sure to give me a quiet room, which I had requested. Breakfast is good and plentiful. Desserts are tempting! The hotel was...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stayed here during the Rio Olympics. Not too bad a location at anytime really. The Barra mall is just 400m along the street and offers a lot of good mid to high end shopping and food options. Hotel was clean and tidy and the staff were friendly and tired to speak english where they could. Breakfast and dining options were...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 August 2016

During the recent Olympics I stayed at this hotel with a large group of other people who were working at the Games. The staff were exceptionally helpful, the restaurant served excellent food and the room I stayed in was clean and comfortable- all that was required. For relaxation there was a gym and pool and the hotel offered transport to...

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing hotel. With very good price. Everyone does speak English, witch is very good I think. Adriana, the receptionist manager she's really helpful and nice. I definitely rec this hotel to stay. When I'll be back to Rio I will choose this hotel again.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I spent two days in a business trip. The room was comfortable and clean. Room service and front desk are very good. The restaurant was under reform and was improvised in a big room, but not too fresh food. To pay attention to the mosquito in the room.

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sao paulo
Reviewed 6 December 2015

the hotel is clean, staff is nice and helpful, breakfast is good, if you compare it to a decent 3 star in europe.if you are looking for a 4 star amenities and services, you will have a bad surprise, the bathrooms are very small, while the room is really big, lobby is a joke, badly illuminated,but has fresh flowers, a...

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Portugal
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I have been at this hotel for approximately 3 weeks and the service in general is really bad. Out of 5 elevators 2 or 3 were always broken and the others not properly programed, had to consider extra 5 min every morning to wait for one. The trash is transported in the same elevators and they stink most of the...

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1Thank misaga
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I spent 2 weeks here while working in Barra. First up, this hotel is so much better than where I stayed previously, so my views may have a lower starting point than others! Reception staff were great - all spoke English to some extent, and some of them very well. My room was fine - good wifi, working air con...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

My friends and I stayed at this hotel between late May and early June 2015 for two nights. The subject of the travel was to attend to the event Arnold Classics that had place in Rio Centro. The hotel is near to Rio Centro Convention Center; is clean, the service is very good, located in area with international mall, and...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Located in the Barra da Tijuca district, the 4-star Promenade Barra First Hotel welcomes you to spend peaceful and joyful moments in its beautiful swimming pool surrounded by grounds. In addition to the pool, sauna, gym and other facilities of the hotel, you can enjoy the beach walking only 10 minutes from there. The hotel is within walking distance of other natural attractions as well, such as the Bosque da Barra Natural Park, the Marapendi Ecological Park, the Marapendi Lake and the Jacarepaguá Lake. Hotel Chain: Promenade. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Promenade Barra First

Address: Avenida das Americas 7897 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22793-081, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: £62 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Promenade Barra First 4*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Promenade Barra First Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Promenade Barra 1st
Promenade Barra First Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#31 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#34 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#35 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Get a room away from the street as the road noise is very loud and it appeared if you were above the 11th floor the wifi became very weak”
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“Far from the lifts since the doors are not soundproof”
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“All rooms seem be good.”
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“Our room on the 14th floor had a slightly noisy air conditioner. If you are a really lite sleeper bring a set of ear plugs.”
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“Try to get higher numbered rooms on each floor.”
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