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TravelPod Member ReviewsImperial Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Decent, clean hotel with tasty breakfast and friendly staff. Nothing fancy but reasonable value for Rio, and on a busy road so felt safe. It's in Catete which is a good midpoint between the main areas in Rio also, so pretty easy to get most places, and a pleasant walk to sugar loaf.
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... and got our shorts wet. My calves were burning by the end of our trek. So much for grabbing a chair and umbrella and sleeping on the beach! We slept about 2 hours total on the plane so that meant we had maybe 9 hours of shut eye over the past 2 days. But we were pumped and didnt want to "waste" our time sleeping.
We returned to the hotel and decided to have the national drink (caipirinha: a mix of sugar, lime, and cachaca - sugarcane juice ...
... we ended up making some of the strongest cocktails we have had on this trip! By the time Bruno picked us up on his way home from work, we were seriously under the weather! Luckily Jen had a power nap and was back on form. On the way to Bruno’s house we stopped and sat down at a makeshift street side “restaurant”. There they served up a variety of braai (BBQ) kebabs. Even a small street side restaurant is a stickler for quality meet in Brazil, as Jen and I ...
... an hour (apparently quite a short time for this attraction) and ascended the stairs to be greeted with fabulous views of both the statue and the city. We spent the rest of our time in Rio enjoying the beautiful beaches, drinking cocktails and sipping on freshly felled coconuts to keep cool - it was tough! However, it was also a tactical rest, as the journey to our next destination, Belize, involved an overnight stay at Rio airport, three flights, four countries, a taxi and a water ...
... we got exhausted then ate some gross beach shrimp. It took us wandering around for a bit before we found the metro stop then we took the subway a few miles to Copacabana beach to find the Brazilian BBQ place that our friends had freaked out about the day before. IT WAS SO AMAZING. We had to do a few laps around the block before we were sure we had the right place but oh my goodness gracious. We went in and you start with the salad and sushi buffet. That in itself ...
The apartment has been recently refurbished, lacking only some furniture replacement, and has everything we need except light, as it’s on the first floor, and the streets are full of trees- vey handy in summer to keep the streets cool, but in winter we have to have lights on almost all the ...