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66 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fine hotel in Rio with a good price/quality relationship bu far away from the beach so I would recommend it for business but not for vacations. The pool, spa and sauna are nice. The breakfast is great too.

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Thank Pablo R
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr., We were very happy for receiving you, for the comment and the praise. It was a pleasure to provide you a pleasant stay and we emphasize that your feedback is very important to us. We hope you will be with us again in future opportunities and your stays at the hotel are each time better. Relationship - Transamérica... More 

Peshawar, Pakistan
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has a good location in Barra de Tijuca and is slightly away from the main road. Mostly suitable for business trips as it has small but clean rooms. The best part of the hotel are the staff members who are friendly, cooperative and try to guide you, when asked.

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Thank mirfan78
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mrs., We were very happy for receiving you, for the comment and the praise. It was a pleasure to provide you a pleasant stay and we emphasize that your feedback is very important to us. We hope you will be with us again in future opportunities and your stays at the hotel are each time better. Relationship - Transamérica... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This hotel looks like it would be a 4 star from the outside. The website makes the rooms look huge. We found our room to be very small and did not even have room for a small sofa. The beds and pillows however were very good. The bathrooms are very tired with mould on the ceilings and looking a little... More 

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Thank Donna M
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mrs., We were very happy for receiving you, for the comment and the praise. It was a pleasure to provide you a pleasant stay and we emphasize that your feedback is very important to us. We forwarded to the responsible personnel the remarks regarding our infrastructure, service and facilities for analysis and possible improvements. We hope you will be... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This hotel has focus on business trip or short weekends trips. Its not a family resort. The hotel is clean and suits the needs of a business traveler but it doesn't has the newest facilities. The gym is not well equipped and the restaurant is not top of the line. The location is good, but you will need a taxi... More 

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Thank Tiago H
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Tiago, We appreciate your evaluation and emphasize that your opinion is very important for our process of improvements. To answer our guest’s expectations, all the environments of the Transamérica Prime Barra are going through a process of modernization and remodeling. With this work we search to offer much more comfort and practicality to our clients. We are sorry... More 

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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The hotel is well positioned in Barra de Tijuca. Quite area and next to the main road driving to Rio de Janeiro city center. Nearby is having several shopping mall. Definitely suggested for business trip.

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Thank Bruno A
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bruno, We thank you for staying with us again and sharing your experience with others. Your opinion is important and makes of our hotel an increasingly better place. Be always welcome! Relationship - Transamérica Hospitality Group More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I used to stay quite often at Transamerica Prime in 2012-2013 for business purposes and in Jul-2016 I stayed once again. It has practically not changed. Again I stayed for business trip and the company for which I work has far better prices than those shown at the reception desk. If you are paying the regular rate, the hotel is... More 

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Thank Victor A
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Victor, We thank you for staying with us again and sharing your experience with others. Your opinion is very important and makes of our hotel an increasingly better place, therefore your observations were registered and guided to the responsible people for improvements. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you again and to propose an even more... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The hotel location is relatively good for those ones that are not mainly looking for staying by the beach and need to be at Barra for a business reason. The room I stayed at (409.2) had an often bad smell and a noise everytime after you flush the toilet. Other than that everything else was alright, including the breakfast and... More 

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Thank Eduardo R
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Eduardo, We appreciate your evaluation and emphasize that your opinion is very important for our process of improvements. To answer our guest’s expectations, all the environments of the Transamérica Prime Barra are going through a process of modernization and remodeling. With this work we search to offer much more comfort and practicality to our clients and to avoid... More 

Recife, PE
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This hotel is very good located, in the centre of the Barra da Tijuca, you will arrive anywhere in few minutes, the rooms are nice, so confortables. But the services aren`t good enough and the staffs never smiles.

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Thank Albino N
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Albino, We appreciate your comment and we highlight that it is very good to have you with us. Referring to the reception service, we will reorient our team about the hospitality that we value. We hope you have other opportunities to stay with us, count on our services and it will be more pleasant, making a better impression... More 

Lakewood, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Rooms were large and airy. However, service is absolutely subpar for an establishment in this price range. One of the front desk attendants flat out refused to order me a cab, lazily giving me a list of numbers and asking me to make the call myself. Another one simply said they don't give out "medicine" to patrons due to potential... More 

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Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Tom, We appreciate your comment and we highlight that it is very good to have you with us. We wish we could have corresponded better to your expectations and we are sorry for possible disorders. Referring to the reception service, we will reorient our team about the hospitality that we value, because the report does not correspond with... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Stayed for one night with business, Staff at check-in where very helpful and attentive. Room was very clean and well presented. Ordered room service and meal arrived within 20 minutes and was very nice. WIFI was great too.

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Thank james_taylor5
Transamérica G, Gerente at Transamerica Prime Barra, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James, Thank you for registering your experience with us and with other travelers. We are pleased and happy to have welcomed and to have provided a pleasant stay through the quality of our services. We appreciate your compliments and we hope you have the opportunity to return to Rio de Janeiro soon! Relationship - Transamerica Hospitality Group More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Transamerica Prime Barra

Address: Avenida Gastao Senges 395 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22631280, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: RM360 - RM551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Transamerica Prime Barra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 310
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Also Known As:
Transamerica Flat Barra Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Transamerica Prime Barra Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#52 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“There are bigger rooms than the standard to book, if you want a kettle, microwave etc it is worth paying the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles donnamD1833OE, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the room with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles albinon2016, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“High floor nice view to the beach..”
 of 5 bubbles Noviki, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“No laundry service on weekends use Carrefour Laundry if you need.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaricaor, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“Only stayed there once, so cannot compare my room to others at this same hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 7DebbieC7, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
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