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I stayed here for 2 weeks during the olympics. It is a basic hotel - clean, comfortable for sleeping - with very friendly, honest staff although not much English. Breakfast not great & wifi inconsistent. Good for access to public transport & museums etc plus...More
My son and I stayed here during the world cup
It would be very easy to lay the boots into this place, stating that it didn't live up to expectations, but that would be implying expectations were held.
This tired old building provided everything it...More
To describe this hotel as 3 star is very deceiving. This is a 1 star facility. I struggle to call it a hotel. The rooms are awful. They are grubby, poorly furnished and the bathrooms are ancient. The "restaurant" is awful.
Up side is central to some of Rio's best museums & galleries & near the tube.The reception staff are helpful & speak limited english.we only stayed for 2 nights during the World Cup so we had the added insult of paying premium.in its day it...More
This place is dirty , falling apart , and a potential health hazard - exposed electrical wires !!. We stayed for a few nights due to World Cup and the management must be exploiting the fact that accommodation is limited in Rio.
It's such a...More
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born. With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living proof that the old and the new can live together harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where all major companies house their offices. However, the region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.