Rio de Janeiro, 27 June (EFE), (Camera: Santi Carneri).- Its rooms have been home to kings, presidents and artists, Brazil's most charming and traditional hotel, The Copacabana Palace, closes its main building this week to undergo a three-month-long facelift in time for its 90th anniversary.
SHOTLIST: FOOTAGE OF THE HOTEL COPACABANA AND COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR CLAUDIA FIALHO
SOUND BITES: (01:56) ""WE HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF HOSTING ALL TYPES OF PERSONALITIES, KINGS, QUEENS, HEADS OF STATE, ARTISTS, SINGERS ... AT THIS HOTEL WERE ALL THE TOP MUSICIANS. MARLENE DIETRICH, MAURICE CHEVALIER OR EDITH PIAF AND MANY OTHERS BUT MORE RECENTLY THE ROLLING STONES BECAUSE OF THEIR CONCERT ON THE COPACABANA BEACH. MICK JAGGER FIRST CAME HERE IN 1968 AND STILL TODAY CONTINUSTO BE A REGULAR GUS. SO MANY PERSONALITIES, NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS. THE FACT IS THAT THIS HOTEL REPRESENTS QUALITY OF SERVICE AND EXQUSTE FACILITIES. THE HOTEL OPENED IN 1923 WITH MARBLE, CRYSTAL ".
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