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Belmond Copacabana Palace
Ranked #3 of 282 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“The best Hotel in the WORLD”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I stay in a lot of hotels around the world and I think this is best I stayed in ever.
Make sure you get a 1 bed suite with a terrace, WOW.
attentive STAFF, nothing was too much trouble and everyone had a real genuine smile

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 23 May 2014
Dear Sir,
Thank you very much for sharing your very kind impressions about your last stay with us. As you noticed, our staff got really happy to assist our guests and clients in all the contacts that took place.

All the best,
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We were there for 4 days in march, Lovely hotel, large rooms, AWESOME breakfast( worth the price of the hotel room). Right across the beach. Good service by the staff. Nicely located in copacabana. I would recommend this hotel although it can be a tad overpriced.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 18 July 2014
Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Copacabana Palace Hotel. One of our strong features is to have a luxury service and high-level accomodations, restaurants, spa, business center, boutiques and an amazing pool. Besides, when you cross our corridors full of celebrities' portraits, the sensation is to be transported to the past. That's why we have a very rich history and tradition.

All the best,
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

We stayed at this hotel in May2014 for 4 nights and it was luxury at its best. Everything was top notch - from our room to the food! Gorgeous pool, great buffet breakfast at Pergula restaurant (poolside) which had an even better lunch menu (HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE COPA BURGER AND CLUB SANDWICH!) The hotel is perfectly located right in the middle of the strip a short drive to Sugar Loaf and shops. The internet in the business centre was free which was nice and came in handy when we had to print our boarding passes before departure. Service at the pool was great and a nice perk was dedicated service on the beach with comfy loungers and umbrellas. It is an expensive hotel, but if you're looking for the best of the best, look no further.

Room Tip: Any room facing the ocean is great - we stayed in 209 and had 2 huge French doors that opened up wit...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 18 July 2014
Dear Guest,
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to know that your stay was splendid. Our goal is to exceed the high expectations of our guests in order to provide the best services and accomodations and turn in a memorable happening.

All the best,
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I can't say enough good things about this hotel. Everything from the immaculate cleanliness of the hotel, to the 6 star treatment you get there and more. Everything you needed, you got. Probably one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in.

The rooms: They were very large! I had a room with the ocean view and two Juliet balconies, so it was nice to open both doors and have the sounds of the ocean and street in your room. They were always clean and they also have turn down service, so if you have a nap during the afternoon, they will redo the beds again. Whenever you needed anything in the room (such as an iron) they would bring it right away.

Food: The selection at breakfast was incredible. I wouldn't say the best food I've ever had but the choice of what you could have was excellent.

The pool: Unfortunately because of the time of year, the pool area did not get a lot of sun for very long, so I spent most of my time on the beach, however the pool area was great and the water was warm. Went late night swimming multiple times!!!

Location: You are right on the beach. How can the location get any better than that.

Overall, I would gladly stay here again!

Room Tip: You want a room with Ocean Front view and Juliet balconies!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 18 July 2014
Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for sending and sharing you kind words. We are very happy to know that we contribute to a remarkable stay.
All the best,
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Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Was in town for a concert and was happy about receiving top service. I would say that the look of the interior was quite outdated. Should invest in making it more refined, updated and fresh looking....would definitely attract the young upscale market. Upside, prime location!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 16 May 2014
Dear guest,
Thank you for sharing your impressions. We are glad to know that you've got a amazing stay. Regarding to your observation and title of your message, we should add that the hotel has already undergone to a recent renovation in its the main building. We would apreciate if you specify which aspects particularly didn't please you.

All the best,
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

The situation, the quality of the hotel and the service you received are perfect.
Only a deception with the restaurant,perfect service and location but food not at the level of a palace,no taste,fish too cooked..

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Dear Guest,
thank you very much for sharing your comments. We are very happy to be informed about your remarkable stay.
We would like to add that we are sorry to know about the inconvenience in the restaurant although you did not mention details of the episode as well as the fact that the dish didn't please you. Please accept our apologies.

Best Regards,
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

We stayed in a deluxe room with ocean view for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon to Brazil and Peru last September.

The room was a good size with great views out towards the sea, but have a think about whether you want to pay the extra principally for the view. The hotel has a lovely ground floor pool which was a big selling point for us, as well as the hotel's location.

Breakfast was very good - there's a lot of variety and the quality is as you would expect from a 5* hotel. The service was also very good and the concierge provided some good recommendations for things to do and restaurants to visit for dinner.

Friends who have also travelled to Rio say that Leblon/Ipanema are better areas to stay in, but we thought we would prioritise the quality of the hotel first and then get taxis to those areas as required given they're not too far from the hotel and taxis are quite cheap and readily available. Each to their own I guess...

It's definitely a very safe best for a stay in Rio, but you will probably find better value quite easily elsewhere if that's an important factor.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adriano S, Assistant to the General Manager at Belmond Copacabana Palace, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Dear Guest,
First of all, thank you very much for sending you positive review. Our teams will be very happy to know about your splendid impressions.

Thank also for mentioning about our location because it is a oportunity to say that we receive some opinions that Ipanema and Leblon are favorite places to stay but Copacabana has a special charm and a advantage to be close to many parts of Rio, including downtown and the main atractions.

All the best,
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Property: Belmond Copacabana Palace
Address: Avenida Atlantica, 1702, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
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Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#1 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#1 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Copacabana Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 239
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the famous Copacabana Beach, the Belmond Copacabana Palace is known as the most luxury hotel in Brazil. A symbol of sophistication and refinement, the Belmond Copacabana Palace offers an impeccable service, excellent cuisine and luxurious accommodation, confirming its tradition of ideal place to stay in Rio de Janeiro. The Belmond Copacabana Palace offers three restaurants inside its facilities; the Italian Cipriani, the Pergula Restaurant, with Brazilian and international cuisine, located next to the pool and the new Pan-Asian restaurant awarded with a prestigious Michelin Star, Mee. Apart from being a landmark in one of the most beautiful areas of Brazil, the hotel is also a center of wellbeing. It offers one of the main spas in the country, with different types of treatments, as well as a beauty salon, both open to the public. It also has a boutique with national and international brands and exclusive pieces. The exclusive Beach service offers sun loungers, umbrellas and water for the guests. The personalized treatment enchants the guests and provides a family atmosphere, making everybody feel at home. The hotel is also known as one of the most sort after venues for parties and Rio´s social events. It has a convention center with ten different rooms and salons of different sizes and shapes, to suite the various needs of the clients. For parties, the hotel offers the luxurious Golden Room, the Nobre Room and the Copacabana Rooms, which can be used for cocktails, dinners, wedding receptions, business meetings and other large parties. ... more   less 
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Copacabana Palace By Orient-Express Hotel Rio De Janeiro
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