Lancaster Othon Travel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsLancaster Othon Travel Rio de Janeiro
The Lancaster is very well located on Avenida Atlantica- 50 m from the Copacabana beach - the staff were friendly and the breakfast was good - wifi is also good and available in rooms and the lobby
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