We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights for the World Cup and it was a good choice. The hotels was completely sold out (obviously) but we didnt see any degradation in the level of service. Rooms are decent and clean, certainly not fancy by any means but just fine. Nice, queen bed, good sheets, pillows. Decent choices available at the mini-bar. A little noisy outside at night but not a surprise based on the events going on.
Check in/check out was painless and we didnt have any huge lines. Breakfast was included and was a decent sit down with hot and cold choices. Lobby was fine and they had a bar for drinks at night.
The neighborhood was nice in general, with some coffee shops, restaurants nearby. We walked around and felt perfectly safe.
Stayed for 2 nights over the World Cup period, so the hotel was very busy. Even with an increase in voume the reception staff were very helpful at check in, taking the time to explain loaction and places of interest on the local map.
Buffet breakfast was 5 star, with a large selection to choose from.
Rooms were clean and spacious with a great view of the street and surrounding buildings
Mel from Perth Australia
This Mercure hotel, offering 378 rooms and 24 meeting rooms, is located close to the Savassi business and shopping district …More
This hotel is well situated. For those travelers who like to explore beyond the beach, this hotel sits right accross the subway station! Perhaps a bit overprice -as we visited right when the rio's carnival was at full swing- the room, the hotel, the staff and the additional perks did the trick fornus (additional perks included breakfast and free wifi access). Thisn hotel is a keeper.
I arrived at the hotel very early in the morning following an overnight bus trip from Rio. I only wanted to drop my bag, but they were able to check me in, even though it was barely 7 a.m. That was very much appreciated. The three members of the front desk staff I dealt with during my stay spoke perfect English--a rarity in Brazil. Everyone was helpful and friendly. My room was attractive, modern, and clean. Breakfast was ample. WiFi signal was strong. The hotel is located near a major shopping center in a nice part of town, only a 25 minute walk from the bus station. Overall, a very comfortable, pleasant stay.
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