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Sarnia, Canada
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220 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't have been more pleased with our decision. This hotel is one street áway from the bustling copacabana beach and in the heart of the shopping and dining area. The recently updated room was large, nicely decorated with large windows and lots of amenities including a roof top pool with great views of... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Guest Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us, specially our team and services. Hope to meet them again soon . Best regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

Yekaterinburg, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly personal, gool location: near the see, bus stop, metro station. good prise. Beach is very good, clean and threre are mane volleyball, football areas. Slums is near the hotel but it doesn't matter. all people are friendly.

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Alex Thank you very much your comment , very important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. Wi regard of your comment about de communitys surronding Copacabana , i would like to add that , they are fully... More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The staff and the service of this hotel is amazing! The people at the reception are very friendly and are willing to support you with everything. The breakfast is good and the staff is very friendly! Our flight back to The Netherlands was on Friday at 10:30PM and the Manager offered us a (very) late check out at 07:00PM free... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Den Bosch Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We take this opportunity to inform that we now have finished the refurbishing in our new roof top ( swimming pool , sauna ,... More 

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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189 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The hotel is located on Copacabana almost, a side street, but the beach, ocean is seen from the rooms windows. There is a swimming pool and a gym in the hotel. The room is spacious. The bed is comfortable. Breakfast is good. Staff is helpful and professional. Wifi works perfectly well. I was allowed to check out 2 hours later... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Svitlana Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We hope to see you again here in a short future. Best Regards, Ricardo Miranda Gerente Geral More 

Budapest
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67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Rio Design hotel is located in 5 minutes walking distance to Copacabana and 10-15 minutes walking distance to Ipanema beaches and that is the best thing about the hotel. The front desk staff was the friendly. The room we stayed in was clean. The fast, free wifi was easy to use and strong. This property is in easy walking distance... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dear Ziszisz Many Thanks for your comment, very important for the hotel to evaluate the level of services and guest satisfaction. We are very glad to know that you appreciated your stayed with us. We take this opportunity to inform that we now have finished the refurbishing in our new roof top ( swimming pool , sauna ,... More 

Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed here for two nights in late May 2016. The front desk staff was the friendliest we have ever experienced and that included many high end properties. They were welcoming, accommodating, and extremely friendly. The room we stayed in was clean, included all the necessary amenities and had been recently updated. The fast, free wifi was easy to use... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Ladiver Thank you very much your comment , important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm very glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. I would like to inform that, we are modernizing our facilities targeting the Olympic games and soon we will have many new... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Service at Rio Design hotel is professional, dedicated. Personnel are very friendly and helpful at all times. My wife and I were given a standard room, nice though a bit dimly lit. Our bathroom did not work so we requested to be moved to another room. We were given one of the modern rooms on the first floor( in spite... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Guest Many thanks for your comments, which are very important for us to evaluate and continuously improve our services. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We like to inform that , we have investiments made at this point in the hotel that will make our products and services even... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife, my son, and I spent 10 days at the hotel. Arrived on the 11th of March and checked out on the 21th. Location is really good, very close to the beach with numerous shops close by. The staff were very attentive and friendly and really made my son feel welcome. Marcela, Carlos, Danielo, and a number of other... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Vath Many thanks for your comments and also for choosing Rio Design Hotel. We are very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again any time in the future. Best Regards Ricardo Miranda General Manager More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Each floor has a different design, you could have a look at the hotel website to see the different styles used for each floor. The room on the 7th floor in which we stayed in was really nice, especially the bathroom. The windows contain single glass which gives some noise (two nights we woke up because of the garbage trucks... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Dear Jelle Thank you very much your comment , important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. Regarding some points of improvement in the hotel mentioned by you, I would like to inform that, we are modernizing our facilities targeting... More 

Kharkov, Ukraine
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Rio Design hotel is located in 5 minutes walking distance to Copacabana and 10-15 minutes walking distance to Ipanema beaches and that is the best thing about the hotel. You can even see the ocean out of your window if the location of your room allows. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful, they provided us with the detailed... More 

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ricardo673, Gerente geral at Rio Design Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Dear Mikhail Thank you very much your comment , important for us to continually assess the satisfaction of our guests and customers. I'm glad to know that in general you appreciated your stay with us. Regarding some points of improvement in the hotel mentioned by you, I would like to inform that, we are modernizing our facilities targeting... More 

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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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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Rio Design Hotel

Address: Rua Francisco Sa 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: €87 - €263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rio Design Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Portinari Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Rio Design Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#51 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#52 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We had a corner room with great views and quite a big room 1305”
 of 5 bubbles OntarioTravellers2, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 12th Floor :-)”
 of 5 bubbles 073DenBosch, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor are newly renovated. Beds in most rooms are really comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles musitravel2016, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Each floor has a different design, look at the hotel website for more information.”
 of 5 bubbles JelleTraveler, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“peu importe : la plage est au bout de la rue”
 of 5 bubbles Mikelln, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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