Merlin Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22010011  show map
 4 stars
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Merlin Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Private dining services

Snack bar

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Overview

Merlin Copacabana Hotel is placed in a business area of Rio de Janeiro in the vicinity of Oi Futuro, Baukurs Cultural and Sugar Loaf Mountain . Founded in 1992, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2007.

Rio de Janeiro city center is 8 km away.

Merlin Copacabana Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Santos Dumont airport.

Rooms

There are 145 guestrooms featuring standard twin room, master suite and standard triple room equipped with a mini bar, a safe, individual climate control, LCD TV and a dining area. Some of the modern rooms feature the sea view. The rooms are furnished with antique dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a healthy buffet breakfast served daily. The restaurant serves Brazilian dishes. Guests are invited to the Poolside bar to unwind with a drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, Cervantes and Galeto Sat S can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Comforts like currency exchange, a garage and a baggage storage are provided on site.

Relax

Spa facilities at Merlin Copacabana Hotel include a wellness area, a solarium and a Jacuzzi. For active guests, there are fitness classes and a gym at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   145.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Wardrobe
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 7 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Merlin Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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Hotel Address:

Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22010011

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City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    7.4 km
Airports
  • 5.8 km
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    18.6 km
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    6.7 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Underground stations
  • Cardeal Arcoverde
    700 m
  • Siqueira Campos
    1.4 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Cervantes (cuisine: Brazilian)
    130 m
  • Galeto Sat S
    140 m
Beaches
  • Leme Beach
    590 m
  • Botafogo Bay
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    145

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 27 m²
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 27 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Master Suite
      Size: 54 m²
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Merlin Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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        Hotel Address:

        Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22010011

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Rio de Janeiro
          7.4 km
        Airports
        • 5.8 km
        • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
          18.6 km
        Train Stations
        • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
          6.7 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        Underground stations
        • Cardeal Arcoverde
          700 m
        • Siqueira Campos
          1.4 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Cervantes (cuisine: Brazilian)
          130 m
        • Galeto Sat S
          140 m
        Beaches
        • Leme Beach
          590 m
        • Botafogo Bay
          1.7 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          12
        • Number of rooms:
          145

        Hotel Awards

        BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroMerlin Copacabana Hotel

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        Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

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        Merlin Copacabana Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Morro da Urca - 1.1 km
        • Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar - 1.1 km
        • Pista Claudio Coutinho - 1.2 km

        Places of interest

        • Duque de Caxias Fort - 1.0 km
        • Cable Car Pão de Açúcar - 1.0 km

        Convention centers

        • Post 2 - Copacabana - 500 m
        • Pasmado Belvedere - 700 m
        • Post 1 - Leme - 700 m
        • Pista Cláudio Coutinho - 800 m
        • Mariuzinn Disco - 1.0 km
        • Post 3 - Copacabana - 1.1 km
        • Urca Beach - 1.2 km
        • Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa - 1.7 km

        Amusement

        • Praia Vermelha - Rio - 1.2 km

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Leme Beach - 900 m
        • Praia Vermelha - 1.3 km
        • Copacabana Beach - 1.5 km
        • São João Fortress - 1.8 km

        Historical sites

        • Avenida Atlantica - 700 m

        Museums

        • Chacrinha Park - 900 m

        Parks

        • Copacabana Beach Volleyball Arena - 500 m

        Business areas

        • Rio Sul Shopping Center - 500 m
        • Botafogo Praia Shopping - 1.6 km

        Underground stations

        • Cardeal Arcoverde - 600 m
        • Siqueira Campos - 1.3 km
        • Botafogo - 1.5 km

        Local attractions

        • Botafogo Bay - 1.7 km
          Praia de Botafogo, 400, Rio de Janeiro
        • Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum - 1.8 km
          Rua Sao Clemente, 134, Rio de Janeiro
        • Ipanema Beach - 2.1 km
          Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
        • Sugar Loaf Mountain - 2.2 km
          Av. Pasteur, 520, Rio de Janeiro
        • Music City - 1.9 km
          Trevo das Palmeiras, Rio de Janeiro

        Near the hotel

        • Leme Beach - 590 m
          Leme Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
        • Praca Serzedelo Correia - 1.2 km
          Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

        Restaurants nearby

        • Cervantes - 130 m

          Phone: (21) 2275-6147

          75% likes this, based on 251 reviews
          Cuisine: Brazilian
          Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 19

        • Windsor Plaza Hotel - 150 m

          Phone: 21955500

          66% likes this, based on 23 reviews
          Cuisine: Brazilian
          Price Range: CAD 35 - CAD 68

        • Botequim Informal Copacabana 2 - 310 m

          Address: Nsa Sra de Copacabana y Peru
          Phone: 21 2547-2871

          64% likes this, based on 64 reviews

        • Galeto Sat S - 140 m

          Address: Rua Barata Ribeiro 7

          67% likes this, based on 31 reviews

        • Vezpa Pizza - 310 m

          Phone: 2540 0800

          68% likes this, based on 44 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 5 - CAD 7

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          12
        • Number of rooms:
          145

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        Merlin Copacabana Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Merlin Copacabana Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 140 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.0
        Rooms
        6.5
        Service
        6.5
        Value
        5.0

        Guest reviews

        • Family with children
          7.4

          The hotel was a last minute booking due to change of plans so hadnt had much time to research before hand. However it worked out fine. Close to both beachfront (couple of blocks) and the Rio sol shopping mall made it a perfect location for our needs. Small stores right outside, hsbc bank for cash machines and plenty of juice bars ect. Rio hotels are expensive but this one did at least live up to its prices! Breakfast was good different choices ect.

        • Couple
          9.6

          great location, fabulous breakfast, amazing roof top with great pool and a view of the ocean!!

        • Couple
          8.8

          The room was sparse but clean, no International satalite tv, so all in Portuguese!! Powerful extra hot shower, definatley the best part of the room - Resteraunt wasn't great as all it offered during my stay was evening buffet, but the breakfast buffet was excellent and definatley value for money. 10 minute walk down Princessa Isabella to the beach or a 10 minute walk to the Shopping mall under the tunnel. Would definately stay there again - Rooftop pool was excellent.

        • Single
          4.2

          Hotel is in very good location.

          I didn't like my room, smallest room in the hotel on first floor. You can hear noise of flushing toilets, complained to the manager. Very ignorant, did nothing to change my room, hotel staff don't speak English.

        • Family with children
          4.2

          I liked the swimming pool on the top floor and the breakfast was ok.

          Climatization too cold, even after lots of requests none of them turned up the temperature. Room service was not efficient, hygiene itens were missing everyday, they have trouble to replace them. The wireless internet in my room wasn´t working properly, I was obligated to go down and use my laptop in the lobby of the hotel.

        • Family with children
          5.4

          The staff were helpful. The desk staf were excellentMy son was ill and we had to return home to another part of Brazil, and the man on r.eception who spoke fantastic english spoke to my drs for me to make an appointment. the hotel did not charge us for our last night (although the did try). The pool was outstanding. It was easy to book a day trip whhich we would reccommend as being good value for money, although they would only accept cash and as I would not walk around Copacabana with R$630 they accepted a cheque. Car parking was available at the time we stayed. Plent yof hot towels were available next to the pool.

          The rugs in the rooms were really dirty. The electic light controller gave me an electric shock. i would not recommend the room service, which was barely edible. Someone reported on the website the the breakfast was really great - it was nothing more thank OK at the time we stayed. We thought there was no soap in the dispensers in the bath room shower and sink. We showed the cleaner who demonstrated to us that the dispensers were broken, nothing was done to fix them, this is the only time ever I have not packed soap. For the price we ended up paying for the hotel we could have booked an better quality hotel in Ipenima, which was our preferred option. There was no information in the rooms about using the safe so I had to ask at reception about it. There was little info in the hotel rooms about the hotel nd its facilities. Internet was free but \i had to ask for help to access the system.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The staff were friendly and helpful and the service was all we expected.

          The lack of tourist information about services available within Rio and the sights that we should see.

        • Couple
          8.8

          The staff was very nice and they gave us towels and umbrella for the beach, which was very useful for me and my wife. The hotel is good located and 4 or 5 steets from the metro station

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          Breakfast with local fruits like kaki

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          The best thing about this hotel was the staff. They were all extremely friendly and helpful. The included buffet breakfast was excellent.

          The only real down fall to our stay here was the quality of the beds in the room. They were uncomfortable to say the least and would prevent me from staying here again. If they improve the quality of the beds I would recommend and stay at this hotel again.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          We had a mini suite which was spacious. The bathroom was extremely large with a spa bath.

          There was a light in the bathroom over the spa bath which we could not switch off.

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          The hotel was well situated for the beach and the sights of Rio.Breakfast was good, and the swimming pool/ area was pleasant.Staff were friendly and helpful.

          The confusion concerning the car park, the high price paid should automatically include car parking. I thought the bedroom furniture v.poor quality/old fashioned.Expensive for what it was.

        • Single
          2.4

          incopetent personel, ugly rooms

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          The staff were very good (thanks Silvana), the rooftop pool was great, our room was large and comfortable with a good view. Breakfast was included and was absolutely fabulous (lots and varied). The location was quite close to the beach (Copa). Boardwalk, and walking in Rio.

          The elevators acted odd from time-to-time; this is only an observation- it was only mildly annoying...overall the Merlin was everything we expected. Howe ver, as tourists we are very identifiable, therefore, men/women do not wear jewelry [ie:no neck chains, bracelets or earrings]...not even costume bling-bling. Some people will think to 'deprive' you of it...I Speak from an unfortunate experience !!!

        • Single
          7.4

          the rooftop pool and bar were wonderful. The view is fantastic.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Merlin Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22010011

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Rio de Janeiro
          7.4 km
        Airports
        • 5.8 km
        • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
          18.6 km
        Train Stations
        • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
          6.7 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        Underground stations
        • Cardeal Arcoverde
          700 m
        • Siqueira Campos
          1.4 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Cervantes (cuisine: Brazilian)
          130 m
        • Galeto Sat S
          140 m
        Beaches
        • Leme Beach
          590 m
        • Botafogo Bay
          1.7 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          12
        • Number of rooms:
          145

        Hotel Awards

        BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroMerlin Copacabana Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

        Use Badge