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I stayed there for a few days. The food was average. The wifi was bad both at 6th and 10th floor. The rooms were ok. One of the rooms didn't have a chair for the desk.
The personnel were great! Very nice and polite. The...More
Service was excellent! Roberto at the front desk speaks English and he was very willing to help us with getting around Rio. Some of the other staff also spoke English. One gentleman actually ran out into the street in the rain to hail us a...More
Response from Manager H, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Sao FranciscoResponded 26 March 2017
Dear Mr. Jules,
Thank you very much for your evaluation. Your compliments are the best incentive we could have to keep up the excellence of our services. It will be a pleasure to inform Roberto about your comments.
Be sure that the General Manager will...More
Overnight in Rio for business. I would not say it is bad, but definitely can find better for the same price. Rooms are a bit outdated (10 years or so maybe). AC unit needs maintanance. Shower head was rusty. Mini bar only has sodas, local...More
Thank Sorin J
Response from Manager H, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Sao FranciscoResponded 9 April 2017
Dear Mr. Sorin J,
Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hotel São Francisco.
I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations, regarding the maintanance, housekeeping and restaurant staff, situation you encountered, so please allow...More
This hotel is located in the older part of town. Check-in, check-out was very efficient, with lovely friendly staff. Their standard of English far surpassed my limited Portuguese!
Our room was pleasant, with a small bathroom (and somewhat erratic hot water!) but there was a...More
I have stayed in this hotel many times and it is an excellent all round Hotel for business or pleasure it is close enough to walk to many places and an easy taxi ride or bus journey to other main attractions
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
US$105 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#40 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Non-Smoking Rooms ,
Accessible rooms ,
Family Rooms ,
Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
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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.