Hotels in Brazil

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The nine thatched-roof bungalows are surrounded by private gardens of palms and red hibiscus. The stucco rooms are minimal, with polished cement floors... Read More

Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel, one of the largest commercial treehouse hotels in the world, is located 35 miles from the Amazon gateway city of Manaus.... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

High in the mountains of Vale dos Mellos, 160 miles northwest of São Paulo, sits a stone-and-glass lodge conceived to showcase the best of the... Read More

On a prime spot on famed Ipanema Beach, the Caesar Park is a favorite with top executives and visiting dignitaries. Known for its outstanding service... Read More

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

This restored mansion in Ipanema Hills is walking distance from the beach, but has a distinct bohemian feel that sets it apart from the mega hotels... Read More

Visitors making the two-hour car ride from Rio to Buzios, the resort town made famous by its biggest fan, Brigitte Bardot, will find this stylish and... Read More

This glass-and-marble tower has 57 white-on-white rooms accented with furniture designed by the Compana Brothers and Eames. Relax in the renovated spa... Read More

This Japanese-like mini-hotel has train-size cabins with local TV and private bathrooms for grabbing some quick shut-eye or a much-needed jet-lag... Read More

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... Read More

You’ll find one of the top wine lists in town at the Hyatt’s 2,000-plus bottle library lounge. If it’s views you’re after, all... Read More

This brand-new hotel is the first Hilton in Rio, built in the heart of the Olympic Zone, just a short walk from the Olympic Park and Athletes' Village.... Read More

Brazilian innovators Isay Weinfeld and Marcio Kogan designed this sexy retreat with clubby leather armchairs and Brazilian modern art. Downstairs, there... Read More

Restaurateur Rogério Fasano established himself as a tastemaker par excellence with his flagship Fasano hotel in São Paulo. And now, the opening of the... Read More

A starkly elegant 50-room hotel in the center of old town. Read More

The only Relais & Chateaux property in Rio, Hotel Santa Teresa's art-filled rooms and lush grounds are secluded in a picturesque neighborhood with... Read More

Shaped like a slice of watermelon, this 95-room property created by renowned Brazilian architect Ruy Ohtake is a design junkie’s dream; the... Read More

Just a two-hour drive from Rio is Buzios, the small fishing village turned millionaires' playground and nestled into a mountain overlooking the famous... Read More

Judging simply by the stately building in the heart of Rio's famed Copacabana Beach, this might seem like any other Marriott elsewhere in the world.... Read More

It was a risky proposition for engineer Pedro Marques to quit his career to open a 23-room eco-retreat on a sleepy beach along Brazil’s Alagoan... Read More

Nestled dramatically into the cliff in Rio's exclusive Joatinga Hills, La Suite is more of a millionaire's mansion than hotel. Each of the seven color... Read More

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

Far away from the crowds on Copacabana, Mama Ruisa is a small yet sophisticated boutique hotel tucked into the hills of Santa Teresa, Rio's burgeoning... Read More

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

Don't be turned off by the dim facade: Guests are greeted with Champagne in the plush marble lobby of this 200-room, beachfront gem. Keep going to fully... Read More

Built in 2014 in the heart of Rio's most modern neighborhood, this contemporary hotel offers great value for business travelers who want to be near the... Read More

A one-bedroom chalet in the village of Trancoso, furnished with banana-fiber chairs and tatajuba-wood floors. Read More

This Portuguese-owned beachfront hotel has a prime spot on the Copacabana strip and a deep commitment to customer service, making it a solid option for... Read More

A 20-bungalow retreat spread over 20 acres of Brazilian beachfront, Ponta dos Ganchos is picturesque to the extreme: a rain forest looms just beyond the... Read More

One of Copacabana's top beachfront hotels, Porto Bay has 117 stylish rooms—many with private verandas, all reasonably-priced and luxurious. Though small... Read More

Opened in March 2008 by Jessy Greenhut and her husband Tsachi, the two named the property after the huge almond tree that shades its beachfront lounge.... Read More

Nilo Burgarelli opened the lodge in 2000. The 16-cabana garden retreat is set in a lush jungle garden (the sunrise bird chorus is impressive), guest... Read More

Songbird Gal Costa’s vacation house—designed by architect Ricardo Salem—became a hotel in 1998. Now a member of Relais & Châ... Read More

Etnia means “ethnicity,” and the stylish rooms (Moroccan, Goan, Japanese, African tribal) in this eight-villa resort underline the theme.... Read More

The two-story, secluded tree-house property is made entirely from Brazilian noble wood. Owner Ana Maria Pineiro decorated the 17 airy, rustic suites... Read More

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, ... Read More

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Just a two-hour drive from Rio's crowded beach scene is the town of Buzios, a jet-set destination that still maintains glimpses of its sleepy past. And... Read More

After just completing a two-year, $50 million renovation of all 538 guestrooms, the lobby, and fitness center, Rio's Sheraton is now a well-appointed... Read More

A top pick for business travelers, the Sofitel sits right on the famed Copacabana Beach. Its 388 rooms all have balconies, many with views of the nearby... Read More

The landmark French Riviera-style palace dates back to 1923, with a modern, all-suite annex that overlooks one of the world's most famous stretches of... Read More

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

Six of the nine guest cottages at this boutique hotel—pronounced oo-SHOO-ahh—in Trancoso, Brazil, are scattered around a garden shaded by... Read More

Located on an otherwise nondescript residential street, the 22-suite hotel looks anything but typical. Bungalow shacks outfitted in bright colors and... Read More

Housed in a yellow Mediterranean-style mansion, the romantic hotel is just a block from the beach. All 12 rooms at this adults-only boutique hotel are... Read More

Reopened with a complete renovation in 2011, the Windsor Atlantica is located on the Eastern end of the famed Copacabana Beach, and just a 10-minute... Read More

For those who want to be in Barra da Tijuca—an upscale neighborhood that will host most of the venues for the 2016 Summer Olympics—the Windsor Barra... Read More

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