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Rio de Janeiro Brazil Accommodations

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The Rio de Janeiro center is approximately the area of Sambodrome and 1 mile west of Museu da Chacara do Ceu.

Rio de Janeiro is a captivating city that seems to pulse to its own samba beat. From the live music to the wild monkeys and toucans, there's something persistently wild about this city The world-famous beaches and much-anticipated Carnival celebration are some of Rio's most popular highlights, but there's far more to discover here. Delve into Brazil's history at the Museu Historico Nacional, explore the peaceful gardens at Jardim Botanico, or climb the 215 colorful steps from the Rua Joaquim Silva known as the Escadaria Selaron. More from this guide...

Rio de Janeiro Hotels & Accommodations

Hilton Barra Rio De Janeiro - Rio De Janeiro 1430 Abelardo Bueno Ave., Rio De Janeiro, 22775 Brazil
  • Luxury Five Star property
  • 10 conference rooms in property
Relais & Chateaux Santa Teresa - Rio De Janeiro Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Rio De Janeiro, 20241 Brazil
  • Luxurious 5 Star Downtown property
  • 43 suites in property
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Bars nearby
From$300
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Best Western Plus Copacabana Design Hotel - Rio De Janeiro
+1-800-881-1523
Avenida Barata Ribeiro 173 Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, 22011 Brazil
  • 3 star hotel
  • 13 floors in hotel
Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel : Avenida Atlântica 1500 Avenida Atlântica 1500, Rio De Janeiro, 22020 Brazil
  • At the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel, you'll enjoy exactly what it is that Rio de Janeiro has to offer - breathtaking beaches and a vibrant city. This hotel is located right on Copacabana Beach and is near the heart of the city. Not only can you enjoy the activities that come along with the beach, but you can also explore the city, including fine restaurants, a spirited night life, retail shops, and historic sites. The hotel offers several attractions itself. Swim in the rooftop pool that overlooks the sea. Work out in the state-of-the-art gym while enjoying panoramic views of the beach. Unwind in the hotel's sauna and relaxation room. Host a business meeting or a private event in one of the meeting or banquet rooms. Dine at the hotel's restaurant or sip cocktails at one of the bars. At the end of the day, enjoy a restful night's sleep in one of the luxurious guest rooms.
  • Four-star property
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Room service is perfect
  • Good pool
From$145
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Belmond Copacabana Palace Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio De Janeiro, 22021 Brazil
  • Luxurious 5 Star Beach property
  • Hotel has 13 meeting rooms
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Beach nearby
From$365
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Arena Copacabana Hotel Ave. Atlantica 2064 Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, 22040 Brazil
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the famed Copacabana Beach in one of the well-appointed guest rooms at the Arena Copacabana Hotel. This hotel is situated directly on the beach, offering you a seaside retreat in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Accommodations range from deluxe rooms to suites, and all accommodations boast every comfort and amenity. There are several features to enjoy at this hotel. Rejuvenate your senses at the full-service spa. Soak up the sun at the rooftop swimming pool, and sun deck. Keep in shape at the fitness center, which offers state-of-the-art exercise equipment. Dine on a gourmet meal at the hotel's renowned restaurant. In addition to first-class accommodations and amenities, you'll also enjoy the hotel's close proximity to Rio's famed attractions.
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Hotel has 14 floors
JW Marriott Hotel Rio De Janeiro in Rio De Janeiro Avenida Atlantica 2600 Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, 22041 Brazil
  • Luxurious Five Star Beach property
  • 245 rooms in property
  • Great view
  • Average amenities
From$150
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Rio Othon Palace in Rio De Janeiro Avenida Atlantica 3264, Rio De Janeiro, 22070 Brazil
  • Situated on the spectacular Copacabana Beach, the Rio Othon Palace offers guests first-class accommodations right near the heart of Rio de Janeiro. This hotel, which is outfitted with 572 well-appointed guest rooms, is famed for its rooftop terrace, which features a heated swimming pool and bar. Part of the Worldhotels First Class Collection, the Rio Othon Palace boasts every amenity you could need. Featured facilities and amenities include a beauty center, a fitness center, a full-service spa, an on-site restaurant, meeting rooms and business services, and an on-site gift shop. While staying here, you'll enjoy close proximity to many of the areas local attractions, including Maracana Stadium, Rodrigo de Freutas Lagoon, and Universidade Estacio de Sa.
  • High-end property
  • Staff very helpful
  • Most guests loved the terrace
From$125
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Ipanema Inn - Rio De Janeiro
+1-888-305-3366
R. Maria Quitéria, Rio De Janeiro, 22410 Brazil
  • 3 star hotel
  • Room needs to be redecorated
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
Best Western Premier Arpoador Fashion Hotel
+1-800-881-1523
Rua Bulhoes De Carvalho 337 Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, 22081 Brazil
  • Three Star hotel
  • 16 floors in hotel
Arena Ipanema Hotel - Rio De Janeiro Francisco Otaviano 131 Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro, 22080 Brazil
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$36
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Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort - Rio De Janeiro
+1-866-221-8581
Av. Niemeyer 121., Rio De Janeiro, 22450 Brazil
  • Stay in style at the Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort. This first-class hotel is Rio de Janeiro's only beachfront hotel that features a recreation area and spa. Not only will you feel like royalty while staying in one of the extravagantly-appointed guest rooms or suites, you can also experience pampering with a massage or treatment at the full-service spa, swim in an ocean-front pool, enjoy a round of tennis, and dine on a gourmet meal at one of the hotel's fine restaurants. If business calls you during your stay, there are meeting rooms and business services to cater to your needs. The hotel also offers space for private events. Don't forget to visit some of the nearby attractions, such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, Maracana Stadium, and Copacabana Beach.
  • Luxurious 5-star Beach property
  • 26 floors in property
  • Acceptable breakfast prices
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
From$184
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Best Western Plus Icarai Design Hotel
+1-866-429-5787
Rua Joaquim Tavora 54, Niteroi, 24230 Brazil ~5.86 miles east of Rio de Janeiro
  • Three Star hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Grand Hyatt Rio De Janeiro in Rio De Janeiro Av. Lucio Costa 9600, Rio De Janeiro, 22795 Brazil
  • Luxurious 5-star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
From$114
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Americas Granada Hotel in Rio De Janeiro Avenida Gomes Freire 530 Centro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • 4-star property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Most guests loved the sauna
  • Rooms could be larger
Hotel Novo Mundo Praia Do Flamengo 20, Rio De Janeiro, 22210 Brazil
  • Four star Beach property
  • Fitness center on property
  • The majority of guests thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly
  • Fantastic service
From$125
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Mar Palace Copacabana Av. Nossa Senhora De Copacabana 552, Rio De Janeiro, 22040 Brazil
  • Three Star property
Mercure Niteroi Orizzonte Hotel : Rua Engenheiro Velasco 321 Rua Engenheiro Velasco 321, Niteroi, 24210 Brazil ~4.20 miles east of Rio de Janeiro
  • High end Resort property
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
  • Nice staff
  • Friendly atmosphere
From$210
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Sofitel Rio De Janeiro Copacabana : Avenida Atlântica 4240 Copacabana
+1-866-221-8581
Avenida Atlântica 4240 Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Luxury 5-star Downtown property
  • Concierge staff was very knowledgeable
  • Excellent breakfast spread
From$429
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Pestana Rio Atlantica - Rio De Janeiro
+1-866-429-5787
Av. Atlantica 2964, Rio De Janeiro, 22070 Brazil
  • 4-star hotel
  • 17 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Ordinary amenities
  • Rooms could be cleaner
From$250
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Promenade Princess Copacabana in Rio De Janeiro Rua Xavier Da Silveira 58, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Affordable hotel
Copa Sul Hotel - Rio De Janeiro
+1-888-690-5247
Av. Nossa Senhora De Copacabana 1284, Rio De Janeiro, 22070 Brazil
  • Midscale hotel
  • Breakfast is good
  • Very good city hotel
Promenade Visconti Rua Prudente De Morais 1050, Rio De Janeiro, 22420 Brazil
  • Three Star hotel
Hotel Praia Ipanema
+1-800-881-1523
Avenida Vieira Souto 706 Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro, 22420 Brazil
  • 4 star Beach hotel
  • 101 rooms in hotel
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
  • Most guests said the wifi quality was bad
From$125
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Marina All Suites Hotel : Ave. Delfim Moreira Praia Do Leblon 696
+1-888-283-3404
Ave. Delfim Moreira Praia Do Leblon 696, Rio De Janeiro, 22441 Brazil
  • 4 star hotel
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
From$130
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When to Visit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

When you're planning your visit to Rio de Janeiro, it's important to remember that seasons are reversed south of the equator. June, July, and August are the coolest months of the year with highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid-60s. These mild temperatures cause hotel prices to skyrocket. Though June sees more precipitation than any other month, rain falls off again in July, August, and September. Less rain means minimal fog and ideal sightseeing for destinations like Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado.

October and November herald springtime in Rio. The weather is dry and warm, but the lack of major festivals makes this a relatively slow season for the city. You'll find some of the lowest hotel prices of the year during these beautiful months.

Rio de Janeiro's peak season hits in December and continues through March, which represents summer for Brazil. This season typically brings highs in the mid to upper 80s. December and March average more than three inches of rain, though January and February are drier.

New Year's Eve, also known as Reveillon, is a huge event in Rio, and on Copacabana Beach in particular. Carnival takes place in February, enveloping the city in music, dance, and spirited celebrations for five days of indulgence before Lent. Carnival is one of the most popular times to visit Rio, so you'll need to book your hotel early to secure a room.

In April and May, Rio's crowds begin to dissipate. You'll find cheaper room rates, particularly after Easter. However, the drop in prices coincides with a peak in humidity. Expect temperatures nearing 80 degrees at the height of the day during Rio de Janeiro's autumn.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:

Rio de Janeiro by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You can use these illustrations to calculate the most cost effective months to book a room in Rio de Janeiro for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4 Star Average Prices: $120.53

If you're looking for luxury, Belmond Copacabana Palace should top your list. This longstanding fixture of Rio has welcomed guests through its elegant Art Deco doors since 1923. The hotel features Rio's largest swimming pool, exclusive beach service, a tennis court, fitness center, boutique, and 13 meeting rooms. On-site dining is available at the Michelin-starred Mee, Hotel Cipriani Restaurant, Pergula Restaurant, and Copacabana Piano Bar. Rooms at the Copacabana Palace are airy and spacious, with many featuring high ceilings or expansive beach views. Amenities include Brazilian slippers, an iPod dock, and a mini-bar.

The Santa Teresa Hotel by Sofitel is another prime choice for opulence and pampering. The rooms offer an extensive list of amenities including slippers, bathrobes, two complimentary bottles of water, free WiFi, and on-demand television. There are plenty of places to relax here with an outdoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and solarium. On-site dining is available at the Tereze restaurant while drinks and aperitifs are on hand at the Bar Dos Descasados.

If you prefer a familiar chain for your stay, the JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro is just steps from Copacabana Beach. Guests enjoy marble bathrooms, plush robes, pillowtop mattresses, a mini-bar, and complimentary bottles of water. You can take your pampering to the next level with an appointment at the Mirante Health Club, offering facials, massages, and foot baths.

Affordable Hotel Options in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3 Star Average Prices: $155.00

Rio is a great destination if you're looking for bargain priced hotels. If you're comfortable with a room in the heart of downtown Rio, Gamboa Rio Hotel offers some of the lowest prices in the city next to Rio's many hostels. This hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet, air-conditioned rooms, and convenient mini-bars. An extensive complimentary breakfast adds extra value to an already affordable stay.

If you're looking for a hotel where you can do plenty of sunbathing, Rios Nice Hotel features a small rooftop pool where you can soak, sun, and swim. This low-cost hotel also features a complimentary breakfast. It enjoys a convenient location near Rio de Janeiro Cathedral and plenty of shopping destinations.

Hotel Harmonya is just as soothing as it sounds. Careful landscaping and picturesque sunrooms offer plenty of places to lounge. Rooms feature all your essential amenities including complimentary wireless Internet, blackout drapes, and minibars. Complimentary breakfast is available as well, so you never have to head out on an empty stomach.

Which Rio de Janeiro hotels have real discounts?

Several hotels in Rio de Janeiro offer special deals and discounts that can help you maximize your travel budget. If you're a member of a hotel rewards program, check with your preferred hotel chain first. Rio is home to many well-known brands that have a presence both in the United States and around the world. You may be able to use or accrue points with your stay in Brazil.

The Sheraton Rio rewards you for longer stays if you book with an American Express card. The hotel also offers special packages for families and couples that let you add little extras to your booking for a truly memorable visit.

The Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro offers spa packages and romance packages so you can include plenty of pampering in your visit. Hyatt Gold Passport members have the opportunity to earn extra points here with qualifying stays, or cash in on a fourth night free.

At the Hilton Barra, you'll find discounted rates for AAA, CAA, and AARP members. If you're looking to add extra perks to your stay, the Breakfast and Wi-Fi package gives you a daily breakfast and free Internet. Try the Samba Package for unique local flavor. This pick adds a Brazilian dinner, samba show, and private samba class to your stay.

Best Value Options in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio's best value hotels offer mid-range prices and standout amenities. These smart picks will give you a comfortable place to stay with some welcome perks that you may not find elsewhere in the city.

Porto Bay Rio Internacional enjoys a prime location on Copacabana Beach. Head out to the sand and enjoy private beach service, or take your towel up to the roof-top pool for some sun. You'll also find a pool bar, fitness center, saunas, and a massage room at the top of the hotel. Guest rooms are awash in soothing neutrals, from the wood floors to the crisp white linens. Amenities include complimentary WiFi, slippers or sandals, and a mini bar.

If you want to stay in Rio but avoid the bustle of the city, Le Relais de Marambaia is a breathtaking choice. The hotel features a mindful design that emphasizes minimalism. The hotel features seven distinct rooms, each with noteworthy features and unique decor. The Marambaia Spa offers extra pampering including whirlpool baths, massages, beauty treatments, and wellness rituals.

Pestana Rio Atlantica is another value-packed option in Rio. This hotel offers a rooftop pool and deck bar that are ideal for Brazil's hot parties. A fitness center, jacuzzi, and beach access round out the on-site perks. Rooms include iPod and iPhone docks, cable television, and Natura amenities.

Acting Like a Local in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is a popular tourist destination, so you won't be the only visitor looking a little lost on the streets. However, there are several perks to navigating the city like a local. You're less likely to attract unwanted attention when you're well-prepared for your visit, and a little thinking ahead can go a long way to ensuring a smooth stay here.

One of the most important things to know is that the national language of Brazil isn't Spanish as some people assume, but Portuguese. If you're brushing up on local phrases, make sure you have the right language. Plan your route through the city before you leave your hotel, and step off the street into a boutique or coffee shop if you need to look up directions. A paper map is safer than an iPhone or other smartphone that's easily snatched.

If you want to look like a local, avoid cutoff shorts, brightly printed shirts, or beachwear any place other than the actual beach. Jeans make for excellent tourist camouflage if you can bear it, as most visitors find these pants a bit too stifling for the tropical weather.

If you're looking for an unforgettable Brazilian vacation that combines wild parties, lazy days on the beach, and unique cultural highlights, you'll find everything you're after in Rio de Janeiro. Don't be surprised when you find one visit isn't enough.

A visit to Rio de Janeiro Recapped

Rio de Janeiro is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Although it is not Brazil's capital, the city attracts the most number of tourists. To the international community, Rio de Janeiro is simply known as Rio, but for the proud locals, Rio is known as the Cidade Maravilhosa, or Marvelous City. Rio is marvelous in every right. It is the southern hemisphere's most visited city, where balneario beaches, Bossa Nova, samba, carnival celebrations, and natural wonders attract tourists from all over the world. Any feature of Rio would first focus on one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the Christ the Redeemer, a gigantic statue and religious symbol that towers all over Brazil. Guests can choose from the dizzying choices - riding the Sugarloaf cable car to the Corcovado Mountain, exploring downtown at the Guanabara Bay, and sunbathing along Copacabana Beach's shore. There's so much to see in Rio, as its landscape is being geared to cater the influx of tourists for 2013's World Youth Day, 2014's Fifa World Cup, and 2016's Summer Olympics.

'They have a joy for life in Brazil unlike any country I've ever seen', says Morena Baccarin; Rio De Janerio-born actress and model.

Perhaps this joy for life is what makes Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro's most energetic and diverse locality. With incalculable attractions for local people and guests, it is one of the most populated regions in entire country. It would be only correct to say that it's very much a city inside of itself. The stunning coastline is the top point of interest for tourists which visit the place from all corners of the globe. Apart from that, it has fabulous dance club, eateries, boutiques, and the trademark walkways are all that could possibly be needed to enrapture anyone. As one goes strolling around and finds the parks, squares, sights, and particularly the general population, the individual will end up being a fan forever. 

Which Budget Hotels in Copacabana Can Travelers Access?

There are many cheap hotels in Copacabana that would easily fit under a low budget. Most of them are hostels which offer a cozy and warm setting for guests to relax and have a good time. COPA HOSTEL is one of such places which always are in high demand. What makes it an enticing option is the fact that it is just 3 minutes walk from the stunning Copacabana beach. Other Copacabana hotels in the category are Praia Lido Copacabana Hotel, which has old-school rooms and Hotel ibis budget Rj Copacabana, which offers very cheap rooms on rent. Rio Rockers hotel is another option worth going for, if traveling on a low budget.

Which Luxury Hotels in Copacabana Can Travelers Access?

An interesting factor is that most of the luxury hotels in Copacabana are located on beach front. Belmond Copacabana Palace is a luxury five star hotel that offers the finest services to its guests with rooms that overlook the scintillating coastline of magical Copacabana. JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro is another hotel from the category that is just 3.5 miles away from both Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro and Sugarloaf Mountain. Hotel Rio Othon Palace and Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel are Parisian style hotels in Copacabana that bring the flavour of Europe into the Latin American region with class.

What All is There to Experience in Copacabana?

If Rio De Janerio is deemed as a city which never sleeps, then Copacabana is only 10 steps ahead in comparison. Copacabana Beach is the place to spend New Year's Eve, a gathering that pulls in over two million individuals from all corners of the globe. The spectacle begins with firecrackers celebration and the stages with unrecorded music shows are a major also, however the Cariocas are the principle fascination. Most everyone dresses in white, a convention to bring peace and good fortunes. The cosmopolitan Copacabana horizon highlights Pedra da Gavea in Sao Conrado and Morro dos Dois irmaos in Ipanema. Tourists can wake up ahead of schedule and watch the sun ascend out of the Atlantic Ocean. The first clump of crisp heated bread is prepared available to be purchased at many pastry kitchens, and bouncers of Lido dance club are at long last throwing in the towel. It indeed is a paradise where party never ends.

Verified reviews of the city: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Below are reviews of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Meetings in Rio"
Score 5.0 / 5

Rio is the top touristic city destination in Brazil because of its stunning beaches; copacabana and Ipanema and monuments such as Christ Redeemer(New 7 Wonders of the World) and Corcovado. It is where The Olympics 2016 is taking place! This is the perfect place to hold a charity event meeting, an association or a wedding with such an scenic view!

Priscilla S., from 29-Jun-2015
"Meetings in Rio"
Score 5.0 / 5

Rio is the top touristic city destination in Brazil because of its stunning beaches; copacabana and Ipanema and monuments such as Christ Redeemer(New 7 Wonders of the World) and Corcovado. It is where The Olympics 2016 is taking place! This is the perfect place to hold a charity event meeting, an association or a wedding with such an scenic view!

Priscilla S., from 29-Jun-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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