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South Beach Copacabana Residence

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Rua Domingos Ferreira 187, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22050-011 Brazil
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#172 of 336 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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Quarto de casal - sala com sofá cama - banheiro individual - cozinha tipo americana - cobertura com piscina - tv á cabo - internet - recepção 24 horas.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beach
Karaoke
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Rooftop pool
Shared lounge / TV area
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Air conditioning
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Refrigerator
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Family
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese

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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
180Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Rua Domingos Ferreira 187, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22050-011 Brazil
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Santos Dumont Airport9 kmSee all flights
CantagaloRio De Janeiro Metro9 min
Siqueira CamposRio De Janeiro Metro10 min
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Steph1990 wrote a review Feb 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom21 contributions2 helpful votes
The apartments are a stones throw from Copacabana Beach - in fact you can see the beach from the rooftop pool. The apartment was far bigger than we expected, and was serviced daily and to a good standard. The pool is small, but it's really not a problem when the beach is so close! Both the staff and security (as with most places in Rio - there were always doormen) were polite. Some good bars & restaurants nearby and a 10min walk from the underground station. We had a lovely week here and would definitely go back!
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Date of stay: July 2016
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Response from simplylucia, Owner at South Beach Copacabana Residence
Responded 21 Feb 2017
Thank you for your review. I am.looking forwards to your return. Lucia
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Fungerific wrote a review Jun 2016
Provo, Utah30 contributions13 helpful votes
We rented two rooms and each room has its own bed room with a double bed but one has a sofa bed that can sleep two people and the other has a sofa bed that can sleep one person. One room has WiFi but the other does not. The hotel is a block away from banks (Citibank and Santander) and a supermarket (Zona Sul). There are restaurants around it and plenty of people on the street, which made us feel safe when we were there (but we returned to our hotel by 10 pm every evening) The receptionists were friendly with limited English but we had no major problem. For the price we paid and the distance from the beach, I think this is a good budget hotel for families with children,
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Response from simplylucia, Owner at South Beach Copacabana Residence
Responded 6 Jul 2016
both my rooms have a sofa bed that can sleep two people and both my apartments have wifi. So i do not understand....
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KatLouise89 wrote a review Feb 2016
London, United Kingdom24 contributions6 helpful votes
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It’s rare that I give a negative review, but on arriving here I can only be honest and encourage guests to put their money elsewhere. I have stayed in many places on my travels, hostels, guest houses, b and bs and hotels and this one makes some of the guest houses I’ve stayed at in Africa and Central America look like 5* hotels. I arrived late on Saturday (which I’d informed the apartment of in advance, owing to arriving from Ilha Grande). I was greeted by two very grumpy receptionists, who were sat behind the desk playing video games. Others had alluded to not speaking English, and whilst I haven’t really struggled so far in Brazil, the fact that they didn’t speak a word of English in the centre of Rio was not really an excuse. My Portuguese is far from great, but on this occasion it was better than their English. Then came the humiliation. My passport was packed (for safety reasons) in the very bottom of my suitcase. I pointed to my suitcase and enquired if I could check in and provide the passport afterwards. They kept saying no, so I had to underdo my entire bag in the hotel lobby to get it out. Neither helped me put things back in OR carry my three bags up the stairs to the lift. The halls are dingey with strobe type lighting making the place feel very uncomfortable. The corridor was filthy and really needs a renovation. I then got to my room and found the lock very lose (a lock and key) and in the centre of Copacabana very easy to break into if someone tried. I immediately felt very unsafe. My apartment was slightly better than outside in terms of cleanliness, and I can see they have tried with the bright furniture, although it does nothing to cover up everything else, the TV didn’t work and the WIFI and telephone didn’t work. #firstworldproblems, but for me it was essential as I was here on research and deliberately booked this place because it advertised good WIFI in each room. I went to make myself a drink to calm my nerves and the coffee machine hadn’t even been cleaned out. Nearly all the plug sockets were loose / falling off, with wires accessible in some areas. And if I pull down the blinds onto the courtyard I can see a pool of litter. Oh and just a small thing, not included I know, but when you arrive to a hot country to arrive in any place, self-catering or not and find absolutely no water in the fridge when you can’t drink tap water is not great. I have also noted that other travellers point to AC. My room did not have AC. What an idyllic picture for 7 days in Rio…I stayed one night and booked in elsewhere. Needless to say, don’t book in this place, the photos and promotional video must have been taken several years ago, they are definitely false advertising.
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Date of stay: February 2016
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kmeg_10 wrote a review Jan 2016
Houston, Texas68 contributions5 helpful votes
Very good location for Copacabana, one block from the beach and close to restaurants, shops etc. As other reviews mention, staff does not speak English or Spanish, rooms are dated and in need of updating. But if you are looking for a basic room with a bit of extra space, this is a good deal. Free wifi, AC that worked great, and separate sleeping/living areas were nice to have. Kitchen was very basic but had a large fridge- also a plus. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Attila S wrote a review Dec 2015
Alkmaar, The Netherlands15 contributions12 helpful votes
I was in this hotel with my friend for 8 nights. Everything was so great. Brilliant location brilliant price and the staff were lovely. The staff does not speak English. But otherwise everything was brilliant. When I come to Rio de Janeiro again I'll be back as I just really enjoyed to stay here.
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Travelled with friends
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US$47 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroZona Sul (South Zone) / Copacabana
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about South Beach Copacabana Residence
Which popular attractions are close to South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Nearby attractions include Copacabana Beach (0.2 km), SESC Copacabana (0.1 km), and Cinema Roxy (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What are some restaurants close to South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Conveniently located restaurants include Haru Sushi Bar, Le Ble Noir, and Braseiro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at South Beach Copacabana Residence?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to South Beach Copacabana Residence?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra (7.0 km), Forte de Copacabana (1.3 km), and Parque Lage (3.0 km).
Is South Beach Copacabana Residence accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.