Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Tulip Rio de Janeiro
Our room, 1100 was old, dirty, had stained carpet and was badly in need of repair. One chair in the room and one on the balcony which was covered with paint. The lounge was so loud that you could not sit and talk. There is no sitting area in the lobby though there is a lot of open space. Very customer unfriendly. Best thing in the hotel is the pool. Food was good.
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