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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was a great pleasure with the spacious room, great breakfast buffet and close and direct walk to the beach. The night view from the outside roof deck was pleasant. The staff was helpful and kind. I look forward to returning to this hotel for future trips to Rio. The only thing that is questionable was the suggestion of a...

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The location was fine. Unfortunately the over priced airport pick up service left a sour taste. ($100 Aud). Yes it was late but when the hotel was asked for pick up advice this was their recommendation. When taking a trip the next day they also said their private taxi was the same same as metered taxi. Strangely when questioned the...

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel has a beautiful reception and our room was clean and had everything we needed. The big mall is a 5 minute walk through the tunnel and the beach is less than 5 minutes walk. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby and yellow taxis are easy to flag down. Breakfast was very good too. The only thing that let...

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Hempstead, New York
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel does not have a shuttle service to and from the airport but they did offer the names of reputable cab services. From GIG, the cost to the hotel was 130 real. There are plenty of taxi stands waiting to take you wherever you like after securing your luggage. However, the cost to return to the airport, secured by...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Excellent service and cooperation by the Hotel staff. Would like to come back and stay at this Hotel again. The complimentary food like lunch and dinner can use some more varieties like continental food .

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MERLIN COPACABA... H, recepcionista at Merlin Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs Sun260384m, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Staff were friendly and helpful , rooms were clean and tidy ,had a very pleasant stay easy walk to beach or large shopping centre through the tunnel . Breakfast was well presented and good way to get you started for a great day ahead.

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MERLIN COPACABA... H, recepcionista at Merlin Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs Jemkit, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Good location and nice staff. I am actually staying here now until December 18th. We checked in yesterday, two rooms reserved here through Trip Advisor, and were told by the reception that since we got a special price here, our breakfasts were not included! This was never mentioned when I booked the two rooms for just two of us. Interesting...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Merlin is in a great location and the staff are very accommodating and can't do enough to help you. Close to Copacabana and short enough taxi journeys to the major tourist spots. Breakfast had everything you could need but the restaurant is a bit pricey so it is recommended to go into Rio if you are planning on dining!

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MERLIN COPACABA... H, recepcionista at Merlin Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs. Derekk941, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Staff of Merlin Copacabana Hot

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 October 2016

To start the lady at the front desk allowed my wife and I check in a little earlier. Flights and check in do not sync many times. We got to Rio de Janeiro in a very early flight from Sao Paulo, the front desk attendant allowed us to check in earlier than 2pm. That provided our extra hours needed to...

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MERLIN COPACABA... H, recepcionista at Merlin Copacabana Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Boria, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A friend and I stayed here for a few nights at the start of October. The staff were incredible. Always willing to help. Helped us book a day tour to Buzios. The breakfast staff would coming hurrying over if I needed anything or couldn't find something I wanted. It was my friends birthday whilst we were there and the staff...

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Dear Mr/Mrs Jess P, The staff of Merlin Copacabana Hotel would like to thank you for your comments and preference. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and have good memories from the hotel. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Merlin Copacabana Hotel

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Merlin Copacabana Hotel! In the heart of Rio de Janeiro at the world-famous Copacabana Beach, the Merlin Copacabana Hotel is ideally placed just minutes away from Rio's business district, tourist attractions, leisure and shopping areas. On business or holiday, guests will enjoy all the amenities needed to make their trip a success. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Address: Avenida Princesa Isabel N0 392 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana , Leme
Price Range: $128 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merlin Copacabana Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Hotel Merlin Copacabana
Merlin Copacabana Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#16 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#18 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Request quiet room at rear and as high up as poss, as road to front very busy.”
 of 5 bubbles G5364ZDpeterm, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beds very comfortable, great shower.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are okay with their view of greenery but nothing special.”
 of 5 bubbles KS1780, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bring a wash cloth or loofah, buy snacks at the supermarket for your mini fridge; walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaGR, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Kettle and washing line would be nice in each room. No facility for a hot drink or washing of small items.”
 of 5 bubbles joyj650, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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