Gloria Palace Hotel
The Glória Palace is a fully-restored 1920s hotel that offers luxurious amenities and spaces that exemplify the style and grace of that famous decade. Featuring regal décor, walls with wood paneling, and private marbled bathrooms, each of the hotel's 348 air-conditioned guest rooms was designed to facilitate relaxation. They come with plasma televisions with satellite programming, access to high-speed wireless Internet, well-stocked minibars and private balconies with views of the city or bay.
A variety of services, such as laundry and dry cleaning, in-room dining, and luggage storage can be arranged through the hotel's concierge. Designer boutiques, a gourmet restaurant, and more can be found on the first floor of this establishment. In the spacious indoor courtyard guests can relax in winged-back chairs while taking in the antique accents and expert craftsmanship of this five-star hotel.
Tropical green foliage lends the interiors a fresh aspect and live music is played in the lounge bar with its velvet-backed booths and chandeliers. On the rooftop terrace, guests can go for a dip in the glass-bottom pool or soak up some sun while reclining on one of the deck's comfortable loungers. Drinks, snacks, and full meals can be ordered from the sky lounge bar and restaurant, which is adjacent to the pool area. A modern fitness center is open continuously for guest use.
Several internationally-recognized beauty treatments and massage therapies, as well as beauty salon services, are offered through the on-site spa. Event facilities include a ballroom and twelve meeting rooms and limited private parking can be reserved with anticipation.
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The hotel is located in the Glória neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro within walking distance of the Luís de Camões Park and near a lively open-air market, restaurants and bars. The Glória subway station can be reached in 15 minutes on foot and is just a few stops from the popular beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. The Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport is approximately 15 miles north of here.
Food & Beverage
A generous spread of tropical fruits, cold meats and cheeses, Brazilian sweet breads, eggs, fresh juices, and hot coffee is available in the dining area for breakfast each day. The first floor restaurant prepares gourmet international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and provides guests with 24-hour room service. The music lounge is where cocktails, fine wines, and Brazilian specialties can be sampled. The rooftop also houses a restaurant with a sky lounge bar.
How To Get There
The Glória Palace Hotel is located on Rua do Russel at number 632. From the Glória subway station, head south on Rua da Glória, toward Rua Benjamim Constant. Make a sharp left to get onto Lrg. da Glória. In two blocks turn right onto Avenida Augusto Severo. Continue onto Avenida Beira Mar. Turn right onto Rua do Russel, then left to stay on this road. Continue until the hotel appears on the right.
Amenities & Services
General:Poolside Bar, On-Site Parking (surcharge), Facilities For Disabled Guests, Patio, On-Site Convenience Store(s), 24-Hour Security, Lounge Area, 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Breakfast, Air Conditioning, Ground-Floor Terrace, Coffee Shop, Doorman/Bell Hop, Cable/Satellite TV, Soundproofed Rooms, Restaurant, Florist's, On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), On-Site Fashion Boutique(s), Newsstand, Bar, Elevator, Welcome Drink.
Services:Currency Exchange, On-Site ATM, In-House Chauffeur Service, Airport Transfer, In-House Car Rental, Secretarial Services, VIP Services, In-Room Breakfast Option, Taxi Service, Interpreting Service, Business Center, Travel Desk, Room Service, Computers with Internet Connection, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Laundry Service, Creche/Nursery Room, Ticket Service, Shoeshine Service, In-Room Flower Arrangement, Tours and Excursions, Ironing Service, Concierge Service, Babysitting, Dry Cleaning, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Sommelier.
On-Site Activities:Sun Loungers, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Hair Salon, Beauty Parlor, Sun Deck.
Nearby Attractions:Golf Course, Shopping Area, Colonial Architecture, Museum, Art Galeries, Municipal Park, Gastronomy, Nightlife, Tropical Forest, Cathedral, Historic District, Fishing, Cycling, Cable Car, Sightseeing Tours, Theaters, Lagoon.
Languages:Portuguese, Spanish, English.
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