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Wheelchair Accessibility Comments

  • Although this hotel is considered fully wheelchair accessible (in South America), it’s really on the margin.
  • WARNING: There are several steps at the entrance, however, for wheelchair access they move a temporary iron gate, unlock another gate and then you roll up a ramp and take a circuitous route to the front desk – so there is a step free entry if you ask. They are there to guide you but it’s not a convenient entrance.
  • WARNING: Elevators are very small (2 person max) and in my narrow Quicke I had a difficult time getting situated in the elevator. Elevator depth is only 24 inches so  I had to scoot the wheelchair around to get the elevator door to close. Larger wheelchairs and power wheelchairs will not fit.
  • The accessible room was reasonably large, clean and the bathroom was quite spacious with extra counter space.
  • No bench seat (or any seat) in the roll-in shower.
  • There were 2 nice king size beds but they were 5-6 inches higher than normal. My transfer to the bed was a little scary.
  • There is a nice breakfast room and large buffet which was very wheelchair accessible.
  • There is a lobby bar with limited choices and it was one of the worst I’ve experienced in a 4 star hotel.
  • The hotel is located in an excellent safe location on Copacabana Beach but a marginal 4 star hotel.
  • Steps to indoor pool.
  • I’ve given the hotel a WJAR 3 Rating but I cannot recommend this property.

Hotel Overview Accessibility

Step Free Entrance

Relatively Flat Entrance

Steep Grade or Steps at Entrance

Common Areas Step Free

Accessible Restroom in Hotel Lobby

Hotel Guest Room Accessibility

I Booked a WC Accessible Room

Bed Height NOT Accessible (30 inches or higher)

Wide Clearance Around Bed (min 36 inches)

Hotel Bathroom Accessibility

Step Free Access

Wide Clearance to Shower & Toilet (min 36 in)

Dining Accessibility

Accessible Breakfast Room

Accessible Dinner Restaurant and Bar

Nearby Accessible Dinner Restaurant and Bar (less than 2 blocks)

Parking Accessibility

Valet Parking

Additional Details

  • WJAR Rating:3
  • Hotel Star Rating:4
  • Hotel Quality Star Rating:4
  • Total # of Hotel Rooms:320
  • # of W/C Accessible Guestrooms:5
  • # of Rooms with Roll-in Showers:1
  • Estimated Price:$125.00