Where to stay – Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Where to stay – Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

During the carnival many hotels  triple the prices.

You find many hotels from: or

You usually get a discount if you book from Internet.

High budget Hotels

Copacabana Palace Hotel (Cop Palace)

Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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

Link to more exclusive hotels in Rio.

If you want to rent a flat you can rent one from

Normal budget Hotels

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
Near Copacabana

Orla Cobacabana Hotel
Near Copacabana

Everest Rio Hotel
Close to Ipanema

Marina Bahia

Everest Park Hotel
Close to Ipanema

Ipanema Inn
Affordable alternative with simple, pleasant rooms in an excellent area.
Price: doubles from R125

Latest design hotels:

Casa Aurea
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

Romance in Rio de Janeiro

Lowest budget on a shoestring:

– Hotels and hostels in Rio de Janeiro

Popular hostel:
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…

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