Hotel Cristal Palace

Rua Francisco Otaviano 56 , Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22080040, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Let the games begin

A travel blog entry by mylittletrip


... game which I assume engulfed the city in a party frenzy but first impressions were, is this city hosting a game tomorrow? Such was the lack of colour and advertising around town. That all changed pretty quickly the day after when young Murphy made his Brazilian TV debut with an interview for the evening news. Unfortunately it was only a short clip and Smurf wasn't impressed, a 90 minute prime-time slot wouldn't be enough time to ...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A travel blog entry by scottandcorrina


... old aqueduct opening to a few alleys of restaurants that was really nice. After finding the metro we quickly pushed on to Maracana stadium before returning to Botafogo to move to our new accommodation in Copacabana. We arrived at our accommodation only to be told it had been cancelled back in February, (thanks for notifying us Expedia). Two hours later, with no apology from Expedia, we paid for a hotel close to the beach and got ourselves some ...

Final day in rio

A travel blog entry by kathy.turner

what better way to spend our last day in Rio than at the beautiful Ipanema beach. 28degrees, sunshine, and beach sports=perfect :-) beach soccer, volleyball, American football and soccer volleyball! massive day! we met our first competitors on our way to the Ipanema beach front. two American guys, Ben and Joe. finally we had enough players to get some soccer volleyball happening. jess, Kate and I definitely struggled to get something remotely good ...

Rio to Paraty

A travel blog entry by landellsandlads


... direction. At this point everyone was a bit confused about what had just happened, the security guard came over and started throwing empty beer cans! He was obviously angry at the noise level but didn't think to ask us to keep it down earlier. Everyone decided to move onto a bar down the road, as we were doing so someone from the other side of the road threw a flare in our direction!....just the way the Brazilians do it.  Next day we spent the ...

Rio Carnival

A travel blog entry by kezzah16


... drinks and food. This is their busiest time of year and they work so hard in the hot weather, like little personal waiters. It works like a tab system where they mark your card for what ever you order and you pay at the end of the day. The specialities are the Caipirinha cocktails and the fresh coconut water which are drank straight from the fruit it's self by them piercing a hole in the top. We spent all day here as the weather was great, Kerry and Jo went for ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Copacabana area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Copacabana Beach, Tijuca National Park, Forte de Copacabana, and Guanabara Bay.
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