Copacabana Sol Hotel
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Copacabana Sol Hotel close to Copacabana venue, nice accommodation and very good coffee in the lobby bar. Excellent fresh fruit bar opposite the hotel and 2 minutes walk to famous Copacabana Beach. Recommended.
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