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Avenida Atlantica 2230, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-001 Brazil
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#92 of 349 in Rio de Janeiro
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Located in the most privileged location with a wonderful view of all Copacabana beach because it is at the beach. The Olinda Rio Hotel is housed in a noble building with classic architectural style built in 1949 on which retains the charm and glamor of that era. Guests of Olinda Rio Hotel can enjoy the Brazilian or French cuisine at Venezia Restaurant in a European setting, with Italian marble floors, crystal chandeliers, a cozy wooden bar with crystals and stunning ocean views. Luxury apartments, Luxury Executive Suite with Balcony and the Olinda Rio Hotel have panoramic views of the beach. All accommodations have soft colors with wooden furniture. All apartments have air conditioning, cable TV, minibar, electronic safe, minibar and free internet wi-fi. The hotel offers a buffet breakfast quality with varieties of breads, croissants, fruit, cakes, meats, juices, dairy products, cereals, still having the option to request personal service. The closest hotel is the metro station Siqueira Campos, besides the availability of several bus lines to various parts of the city. The hotel is approximately 23 km far from Galeao airport for international flights, domestic flights 12km from Santos Dumont Airport and 14 km from the Novo Rio Bus In Olinda Rio Hotel guest finds the speed, total discretion in customer service and a service room spotless.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Children's television networks
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Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Car hire
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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Grade: 100 out of 100
174Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
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Sam Greep wrote a review Apr 2022
Plymouth, United Kingdom304 contributions98 helpful votes
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Fantastic hotel in arguably one of the best places you could stay in Rio, check in was smooth and all staff were very friendly in the hotel. Breakfast was buffet style and enjoyable. The view from the balcony was absolutely incredible. Room was also surprisingly quiet given how busy the area is outside. WiFi worked great but there was a LAN cable if you needed to work online in your room for any reason. Would happily stay here again should I return to Rio! Very close to a metro station and surrounded by shops and restaurants. Hotel also offers Sightseeing tours with an external company. Fantastic value for money considering the area and prices of nearby hotels.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Monica A wrote a review Feb 2020
Courbevoie, France42 contributions46 helpful votes
Everything was amazing, the room, the location, the staff! The breakfast was delicious, the lobby is beautiful also! But in special, Ivan from the reception, he was very lovely and friendly! For sure I will return to this hotel!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Dan H wrote a review Jan 2020
Stockholm, Sweden29 contributions45 helpful votes
The hotel is right on the beach, perfect spot, in particular if you can take one of their spectacular ocean view rooms.They are the best value for the money you can get. Wonderful atmosphere in the hotel with very nice and helpful staff.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
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ingrid9597 wrote a review Jan 2020
Westchester County, New York229 contributions116 helpful votes
Olinda Hotel is an excellent location for a visit to Rio. The room had a front window view of Copacabana beach. There are restaurants in walking distance. Staff is very helpful, especially when I needed help calling a car rental agency.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Book the room with beach view.
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turena0201 wrote a review Dec 2019
5 contributions7 helpful votes
This hotel was great, beautiful lobby, great breakfast, they serve cappuccino through the day (a bonus for me), the beach is right across from the hotel, our hotel room was clean and spacious, can't comment on the wifi, because I only used it for sending texts (ie. didn't watch my usual YouTube or netflix shows while on vacay). Be careful you don't throw the toilet paper in the toilet though (sorry, TMI) but this is the case throughout almost all of Rio. The concierge, Marcello, was so courteous and kind, his english was impeccable, he provided excellent information, as I researched with him, museums/art galleries/city tours. Incidentally, while those working in the concierge speak english, it really is useful to learn a little Portuguese before you travel to Rio as no one other than those in the service industry speak english. Also, take ubers to get around, and don't be intimidated by scary safety warnings, just dress simply (ie. don't flash jewellery, etc.) , keep your phone in your closed bag/ purse when not in use, and wear your bag/ purse across your body when walking around- I strolled the beach, and the concourse walkway (by myself during the day and in early evening, with a few other ladies) and I was treated with the utmost of courtesy and respect by everyone I interacted with .
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Date of stay: November 2019
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margrantcanada wrote a review Dec 2019
Regina, Canada128 contributions121 helpful votes
Old fashioned looking hotel, but just on the Capocabana beach. Unfortunately the 'rooms with a view' have a much higher price, that doesn't worth for just an early morning look....the metro is 5 minutes walking .The breakfast buffet is a very good one and changes everyday, friendly staff and clean rooms...Just if your room is not a VIP one, the noise of the hundreds of air conditioners outside the window will compel you to keep it closed during the night....
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Date of stay: November 2019
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george s wrote a review Dec 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom8 contributions25 helpful votes
My wife and I spent 9 days here. Our experience mirrors that of other travellers, the breakfast is excellent and so, without exception, are the staff. Yes, the room was a bit dated, but I regarded it more as "traditional" than "old". The small additional amount we paid to have a room with balcony overlooking the Copacabana was well worth the cost. Not manay Brits, decide for yourselves if this is good or bad!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Jenn D wrote a review Oct 2019
Belo Horizonte, MG43 contributions40 helpful votes
Spend 4 nights, location was perfect, right on the beach, close to all the action, the breakfast was good, amazing fresh fruit. Staff was friendly and helpful, though the tours they offer were way over priced that ones you find on the streets. It could use a bit of updating..
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Room Tip: Nice big rooms, with great views, comfortable beds!
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Voyager296589 wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions4 helpful votes
Stayed for 7 nights. Good: Staff were amazing and helpful Breakfast had lots of options and mostly good taste Great location Had a balcony room, view was amazing Bad: Woefull WIFi!!! keeps loosing connection in all areas of the hotel. very slow when connected. Shower was a little more than a trickle Entire hotel needs updating even to a 3 start rating. Air condition unit in room is very noisy when on. For me the bad overwhelms the good so I would not return.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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stubar62 wrote a review Jun 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom4 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 nights in may in a room with balcony looking onto Copacabana beach. The staff were friendly throughout. Perfect location for seeing the sites. Metro station is about 10 minutes walk away and is easy way of getting about the city.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$50 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
olinda othon classic hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Olinda Othon Classic
LOCATION
BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroZona Sul (South Zone) / Copacabana
NUMBER OF ROOMS
101
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Frequently Asked Questions about Olinda Rio Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Olinda Rio Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Copacabana Beach (0.5 km), Avenida Atlantica (0.3 km), and Copacabana Fair (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Olinda Rio Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Olinda Rio Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Olinda Rio Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Olinda Rio Hotel?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Olinda Rio Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Zoe Italian Bistro, Alfaia, and Bendito.
Does Olinda Rio Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Olinda Rio Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Olinda Rio Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Olinda Rio Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Olinda Rio Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra (6.3 km), São Luis Fortress (7.9 km), and Forte de Copacabana (1.9 km).
Does Olinda Rio Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.