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"Hotel still in transition !"
Hotel still has a long way to go to be the expected level of a Sofitel. Confused front desk staff and hotel under refurbishment. Best keep away until Sofitel can bring Hotel up to their normal standard.
For a short stay the hotel is perfect, especially if is your first time in Rio. Is just in front of the beach and the area around the hotel is full of restaurants and bars. I was alone and was my first time in Rio and i felt "safe" in Ipanema. After a couple of hours i felt "safe" also in Lapa ;-)
"A piece of France in Rio"
Amazing location, friendly staff, they do everything to make your stay unforgettable. Nice breakfast and restaurant. They have 2 Brazilian jewelries at hotel. Perfect view of Ipanema, Leblon and Arpoador beaches. Fantastic!
"Dated place... incredibly slow and unprofessional service "
Hotel from outside looks like an rundown apartment building only advantage being opposite the road is the ocean. Checkin process is to be one of the slowest experienced ... the first room I was provided looked like a small cubicle not even having an writings table, the toilet water was running all night. Upon checking wir reception we were told hotel is fully booked though the website still showed availability.. on the next morning requested for an new room which was provided after hours of waiting.. re rooms these look like late 80s with luck the ocean can be seen from higher floors Checkout took similar to the checkin 15-25min
"People make the difference"
This was the Caesar Park Hotel, now managed by Sofitel. A good but not full renovation was made so one could comment on some improvements to be made. But the wonderful view of Ipanema and more than anything else the quality of the employees working make you feel only like writing a positive review. The experience is really good. No temptation on my end to change hotels when I come to Rio.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM