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Gamboa Rio Hotel

Rua Alexandre Mackenzie 122, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20221-410 Brazil
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
The Gamboa Rio Hotel has 56 rooms with LCD TV, minibar, private bathroom and air conditioning. Located in the area of the project "Marvelous Port", which includes the development of the projects museum MAR (Art Museum of Rio), or where the Museum of Tomorrow (designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava) will be, the Pier Maua, the new headquarters of the Bank of Brazil, the new Trump Tower Rio, the headquarters of Tishman Speyer (the British architect Norman Foster), among others. The reception and lobby that were inaugurated in 2013, offers more confort and services for our guests. The entire hotel has Wi-Fi connection to connect to the Internet. Close to subway station Presidente Vargas and located near several bus stops, the strategic location of the Gamboa River Hotel allows you to have easy access to the main tourist attractions.
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Nice hotel in central Rio De Janeiro. Excellent food served in the restaurant. Also a small bar and restaurant across the way, which is very good. Many small shops within walking distance where you can buy food and drinks. Hotel staff are great but don't...More

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Response from Ronnie A, Gerente at Gamboa Rio HotelResponded 27 June 2015

Dear guest, It´s very nice to hear that you spent a good time with us. That's our main goal and we are glad to hear that we achieve it. Thank you for your avaliation. It help us to meassure our service. We hope host you...More

Reviewed 18 May 2015

Although the staff are nice and kind, the place is located in a horrible area, which is not safe at night. I did not feel comfortable sleeping there, with people shouting in the street. A man stands in front of the hotel the whole night...More

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Response from Ronnie A, Manager at Gamboa Rio HotelResponded 31 May 2015

Dear guest, I would like to thank you for your TripAdvisor's report. Our staff will be very glad to hear that you aprove our services. Our street has been reinaugurated this week, and many things have changed in the environment. I would like to invite...More

Reviewed 17 May 2015

We felt very unsafe to walk there at night. We always had to get a taxi, and even the taxi drivers were feeling uncomfortable driving in the area. Plus, the area is quite noisy and breakfast is poor. The staff are nice but do not...More

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Response from Ronnie A, Manager at Gamboa Rio HotelResponded 27 May 2015

Dear Sir, We appreciate to receive your comments regarding your stay at the Gamboa Rio Hotel. We are sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express our sincerest apologies. The fact that our street is in works, during your...More

Reviewed 5 February 2015

To be honest, I was a little scared about staying at this hotel after reading some reviews. I pictured a lone hotel on some abandoned street. The truth is that the street is really ugly, but just a block away is a major industry where...More

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Response from Ronnie A, Gerente at Gamboa Rio HotelResponded 6 March 2015

Dear guest, We appreciate your comments and your time writing about us in TripAdvisor. It will help us to improve our services. We are very glad to hear from you, that you had a nice stay with us. We are looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 23 July 2014

Honestly, considering where it is located (downtown Rio), it was surprisingly adequate. I agree with other reviewers that the breakfast was OK and the rooms are decent. It's the location that influences the first impression. Once you get past that, it's OK. It's a little...More

Thank G5GUY
Response from Ronnie A, Gerente at Gamboa Rio HotelResponded 9 August 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope have your visit again in the future. Kind Regards, Ronnie Arosa.

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8 August 2016|
Response from RonnieArosa | Property representative |
Dear sir, In TripAdvisor, our website or our fanpage you can see the pictures of the hotel. If you prefer you can leave us yor email, and we can send you more pictures. Best regards from Rio. Ronnie Arosa.
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17 February 2015|
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The easiest way to get from the International Airport is by taxi (yellow with blue ribbon cars). It will cost you R$ 50,00 more or less, at daytime and with few traffic.
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"Cheap but of poor quality"
18 May 2015
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"Choose an upper floor. There's not much of a view from any room, and not much to see anyway."
21 Jan 2013
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