Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro
During the carnival many hotels triple the prices.
You usually get a discount if you book from Internet.
Copacabana Palace Hotel (Cop Palace)
Old-school romantics can dine and dance at the infamous Art Deco hotel
The hotel opened in 1923 and it is the most renowned hotel in Rio in front of Copacabana. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced here in their first movie “Flying down to Rio“.
Rolling Stones tuned up in the grand salon before their concert on the beach. The city’s most famous hotel offers luxurious feeling from beginning to end with large, airy
rooms with antique furniture, lounges and restaurants in the top class. Among celebrities: Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, Eva Peron.
Price: doubles from 425 USD
Address: Av Atlântica 1702
Phone: +55 21 2548 7070
If you want to rent a flat you can rent one from
Flamengo, the backpacker neighbourhood of Catete and Gloria has many good options, many with good price, and with the advantage of being close to the subway.
Windsor Miramar Hotel
Orla Cobacabana Hotel
Everest Rio Hotel
Close to Ipanema
Everest Park Hotel
Close to Ipanema
Affordable alternative with simple, pleasant rooms in an excellent area.
Price: doubles from R125
Latest design hotels:
This charming guest house in Santa Teresa are simple and affordable. In the large garden, you have access to outdoor kitchens and beds for those extra lazy days.
Price: Double rooms from 45 USD
Address: Rua Aurea 80
Phone:+55 21 2242 5830
You can always find cheaper pousadas and hostels in Rio and you have motels with neon signs for one-night stands. It is even possible to rent a room in one hour but you better get clean and fresh sheets – otherwise you might end up with strange fungus…