Magic Palace Hotel

Rua Santo Amaro 11, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22211230, Brazil | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $120.00
 

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Rio Day 1

A travel blog entry by pauliballs

4

... the beach and Copacabana beach runs 7km long. We weren't going to make it. We pulled up at one of the hundred little bar/restaurants to have a drink and watch the soccer. It was really cool to sit back and soak up the vibe of this vibrant surprisingly contemporary city. Night came around fast and it got a little chilly. Danielle was of course freezing so we stopped off in a little shop and bought a cardigan, you know how i feel about cardigans. Eww. We called it a night as we had ...

Tourist day

A travel blog entry by kathy.turner

7

... I was. long story short-it was amazing-one of the most beautiful views ever!! Lapa steps were the next stop. to be honest I.d never heard of them and had no idea what to expect. when we arrived it appeared to be a short stair case-nothing to write home about really....until you turned around. there wereccolourful tiles everywhere in an amazing mosaic pattern! mucho bonita :-) the stairs continued around the corner and were packed with tourists. in attempting to get ...

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by ricnkate

28

... is pretty clean and spacious so getting around was fine once we'd worked out where to go. We did make the mistake of heading into the CBD on a Sunday morning where the only thing open was the extremely impressive cathedral and McDonald's. Decent trip really. Even taking that into account it seemed quite dirty and smelled pretty bad (think human, think liquid) so for anyone going to the World Cup I wouldn't recommend that area.

Rio has the party city reputation which ...

17-25 March: Welcome to the Copa, Copacabana....

A travel blog entry by prunes17

33

... to buy cheap tack...and have bought about 5 pairs of Havainas...I just saw red when I went shopping!!!!! LOL!!!!

The Favela tour is an absolute must in Rio. It was so worthwhile to see the other side and how people live and what they do to better themselves. Police are corrupt, so it is actually the drug barons (and tourist donations) that help run the place. It oddly rewarding to see how people ...

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

6

... watched the sun set over the mountains, it was beautiful. Rio in general we were told was not that safe, especially during the carnival season but in our area it was one of the better areas to stay in and there was less crime and violence. The beaches were unreal though, soft sand like I've never felt before. The sea was a little cold however, but could be tolerated due to the low 30's predicted over the next few days! ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Botafogo area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa), Palacio do Catete, Museum of the Republic (Museu da Republica), and Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas).
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TripAdvisor Reviews Magic Palace Hotel Rio de Janeiro

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good