Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPorto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Receptionist has a boyfriend who comes from Schaffhausen....
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After a 12 hours flight we arrived in a nice hotel called Porto Bay on the famous Copa Cabana. Walking up and down the beach until the rooms were ready... Walti couldn't sleep on the airplane (as usual) drank his first "Antarctic" beer and could finally fall asleep in the hotel bed in the late afternoon.
After a great night's sleep we headed to breakfast in the hotel. The breakfast area was on the 5th floor with glass all around for a great view of the beach. The buffet spread was huge with many fruits I had never seen before. There were signs explaining the various fruits. Since we had delayed our tour until the Monday afternoon, we …
The next morning again started early - this time I passed through the border point between Argentina and Brazil (a check-point that didn't actually check anything - it was all very relaxed) and headed to the Brazilian side of the falls. I'd decided to take a helicopter tour and stopped at the small field that served as a heliport. It was here that …
... house!) as we have given up on the guest house and he offers to help us look for it on line on his internet! He even invites us to stay in his home instead of looking for the guest house!!!
How random and friendly is that!!!!
After looking on line we found that the guest house is about 5 doors down from his!!!!!!! Lol Trust us!!!!
So here we are all settled in and ready for a mooch about down town Rio.
What a start to our journey....
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... Cathedral, the Arch Wall, the ceramic steps, and through the favelas, the slum areas of the city. He also brought us to a small restaurant where we had a very good meal for very cheap. The tour was very interesting, but since the guide didn't have a good grasp of the English language, we missed a lot, I'm sure. The tour lasted about three hours or so, then we were dropped off back at the hostel. We went down to the ...