The room is very comfortable and clean. Nice bath robe and big closet space. Bathroom could use some updates but was pretty clean every single day. Location is a little bit hard since it is like between Leblon and Barra. If you are going to Rio to go out I would focus more in Leblon, Ipanema for the location. If you dont care as much about getting a taxi for everything this hotel is fabulous (keep in mind taxi is not bad at all and you will pay less than $10 USD until Leblon by taxi). Breakfast is absolutely amazing with all the best brazilian food: pao de queijo, tapioca and cakes. Great coffee as well. :) Concierge and front desk are the best ones I have ever seen. Every single morning they had a big smile in their face and call me by my name. Really awesome treatment. Enjoyed the service at the salon as well. They did a great job with my nails and very inexpensive.
The room was exellent the staff were always very plesent and they made you feel very special quest, The hotel was a clean great positon and lovely views of the beach and over looking a golf course,Which i played you have your own caddy which took you around the course.
"More Pros than Cons at this Sao Conrado Property"
Selected as the location of a business conference, we opted to stay at the Royal Tulip hotel on Sao Conrado beach. Pros: very friendly and helpful staff; good mattress on the bed and good water pressure in the shower. Breakfast is included and is terrific. Lots of fresh fruit, breads, meats, juices and the chef makes a wonderful omelet. It's in a quiet part of Rio. Think everybody gets a balcony with a fantastic view! Everything was very clean. Internet pretty good. Cons: We understand that they are renovating some rooms but ours was not one of them. Rugs old, chair at table lost all its padding. Older tub and shower. No wash clothes in the bathroom. Chairs on the balcony would have been a nice addition. Food in bar only okay. It's a distance from the more popular parts of Rio though there is a very nice shopping mall behind the hotel in which we had spectacular sushi at a very reasonable price. Nice shops there too. We didn't learn until the last day that there are nice tennis courts behind the hotel. The pool area is very well maintained and the bar service was very accommodating ALTHOUGH the pool is only three feet deep and the hours are limited. Closed at 6 p.m. one day - too late for swimming after a day of conference meetings. Does have a nice wading pool and play area for children. We did not get to the fitness center but it appears to be a membership club for folks in the neighborhood too. About the beach: very nice with an area with chairs and umbrellas set aside for the Royal Tulip. Free to use but a small tip for the beach guy is a nice gesture since he is also ensuring your items stay safe. The waves were pretty big when we were there but doable if you are a good swimmer. We understand that it is not a place to swim after a big rain because of sewage run-off. Walking down the promenade toward Barra on a Saturday, we encountered a woman selling her own food at a stand. Authentic cornbread sandwich with incredible fillings for only $4.50 US. Cool to watch the para-gliders land on the beach. Overall very positive experience. Very reasonably priced for Rio and kid friendly.
"Great Location for the Half Marathon"
Been here for the half marathon, hotel and rooms are good, not excellent. Service is also good Location is very nice. Just in front of the beach and having also the São Conrado Fashion mall across the street I would stay here again.
"Good stay, nice room"
Good quality hotel in a very nice zona sul area. Long from the main RJ attractions but great for the aficionados. Gym management is a bit too strict on clothing requirements and I couldn't use it. Too bad
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 4:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM