Rio de Janeiro

Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

The selection of hotels in Rio de Janeiro includes a lot of oceanfront high-rises, with the prime zone being Copacabana and the prime rates going for rooms with ocean views. Otherwise, you will also find a few B&Bs and a boutique-hotel-style pousadas. Check out some of the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro:

Dating back to the 1923, the Copacabana Palace is a French-Riviera-style hotel with beautiful neoclassical architecture and serious street cred, having hosted a long list of dignitaries. Its restaurants—with Brazilian and Italian cuisines— are considered some of the best of the city, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a caipirinha. Located right in the center of Ipanema, The Caesar Park Hotel is close to great shops and restaurants. This Rio de Janeiro hotel is perfect for both leisure and business travelers. Its rooftop pool offers astonishing views. With a mod design—including leather-upholstered Mies daybeds and Amazonian wood side tables, — Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro is a chic Rio de Janeiro hotel in Ipanema that has an excellent rooftop pool, offering classic tropical cocktails and marvelous views over the beach.

249-room pink-marble hotel with a rooftop pool across from Copacabana Beach. 

Formerly Portinari Design Hotel

A seven-room guesthouse clinging to the side of a cliff in Joá, a beachfront suburb just 20 minutes from Ipanema.

23-floor contemporary business hotel on stylish Ipanema Beach with spacious rooms; a renovation of public spaces began in 2009. 

Room to Book: One of the 37 Deluxe City View rooms that offer a partial beach view.

Offering the possibility of short-term rental of the entire house, the villa is perfect for small groups of up to 13 people seeking privacy, tranquillity, extra living space and very customized services.

1923 landmark French Riviera-style palace with a modern, all-suite annex, on one of the world's most famous stretches of sand, the 2½-mile Copacabana Beach. Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire once graced the halls of this 245-room Art Deco grande dame.

Boutique property on Leblon Beach, located within walking distance of some of the city's best restaurants.

Restaurateur Rogério Fasano established himself as a tastemaker par excellence with his flagship Fasano hotel in São Paulo. And now, the opening of the second Fasano, in Rio’s perennially chic Ipanema, sees his talent for infusing environments with social cachet reach critical mass.

With six floors, this 1970s-era budget hotel has just palm trees and a cobbled, local-traffic road between it and Arpoador Beach. Within walking-distance of Ipanema Beach as well as Copacabana and Leblon, the 50 basic-feel rooms have a refrigerator, air-conditioning, and a safe.

Entering the lobby from the famous Roberto Burle Marx-mosaic promenade, the Marina All Suites is a tall narrow building with 38 suites.

Located on the 11th floor, the Flat in Rio has a rooftop pool and surrounding patio that overlooks Ipanema Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain. With its Italian-marble floors, the three-bedroom apartment (each with an en-suite bathroom) covers 240 square meters.