Copacabana Palace to undergo revamp ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Orient Express is refurbishing its Copacabana Palace property ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Copacabana Palace is being refurbished
Copacabana Palace is being refurbished

Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Palace is undergoing a six-month refurbishment programme to 90 of its 243 rooms and suites.

This project is the second phase of an investment project begun at the end of 2011, when Orient Express refurbished rooms and suites on the fifth floor of the main building, as well as its Cipriani restaurant.

The hotel has six meeting rooms, the biggest of which can hold 1,200 delegates, and it has hosted events for clients including Nike, RSA and Mayer Brown.

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