- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Gloria Rio de Janeiro
Muito bom o hotel, ótimos serviços e pessoas.... Nada a reclamar... E mesmo tendo sido há muito tempo atrás eu me lembro bem...
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We have been to many places in the world, travelled long distances and endured sleep deprivation in order to get to where we want to go. Our journey from Brisbane to Rio however, is by far the longest haul to date.
A 5am wake up call after an hour or two sleep following a good friends wedding, wasn't the ideal start! We left Brisbane International airport at 9.40am bound for Auckland, Santiago and finally Rio. The first leg was ...
... to communicate well enough with the locals who are speaking Portuguese only. The other travelers, like my dorm mates Gustavo and Oracio from Mexico, or Tobi from Switzerland already made a lot of contacts in the neighborhood and dived as deep as possible into the neighborhood culture while I just scratched a bit on the surface which was interesting and exciting enough. Except the Germany vs. France game I watched all the games at Copacabana. Caipirinhas at ...
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 ...
... is still far from being gentrified. The authorities have ambitious plans to improve life in the favela, but their priorities have been questioned. There now is a new library, where residents can borrow books or watch DVDs on plasma screens, a half-completed eco-park, a tennis court that opened last year and a concrete bridge to the community's sports centre that was designed by Brazil's most famous architect, the late Oscar ...
... don't know "bloco's" are parties in the street with live music, singing/dancing, and 20,000-1million people having the time of their lives. Everyone has been incredibly friendly and welcoming and although I don't speak Portuguese communication has not been a problem. After just 4 days I found myself talking like I know the language and not thinking about what I am trying to say, just saying it. I have also spent the majority of my time with the sun ...