Best Hotels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This upscale hotel is a 1-minute walk from the beach, a 13-minute walk from a metro stop and 8 km from the Museum of Modern Art.

Modern rooms with soundproof windows offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, along with desks and minibars. Room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast is complimentary. Amenities include an upscale 4th-floor buffet restaurant, a lobby bar, and a rooftop bar with ocean views, plus access to a private beach, and indoor and outdoor pools. There's also a gym, a spa and a business center. Pets are welcome.

Across the road from Copacabana Beach, this refined art deco hotel dating from 1923 is 10 km from Santos Dumont Airport and 13 km from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.

Featuring period furniture and original artwork, the elegant rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and minibars; some have beach views. Suites add sitting rooms; some come with direct pool access and wet bars, plus private butlers. Room service is available.

Breakfast and parking are complimentary. There’s an acclaimed pan-Asian restaurant, and an airy Italian eatery next to an outdoor pool, as well as a piano bar, tennis courts, a posh spa and a gym.

Opposite Copacabana beach, this upscale hotel is 8 km from Sugarloaf Mountain and 11 km from the Museum of Modern Art.

Contemporary rooms feature cable TV, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Suites add living rooms and coffeemakers, as well as i-Pod docks and sea views. Room service is available.

A free breakfast buffet is served in an upscale restaurant. Other amenities include a bar, a lobby lounge, a gym and a spa. There's also a rooftop pool, and a relaxed terrace offering sea views. Pets are welcome (fee).

This upscale beachfront hotel is opposite Marapendi lagoon, and 2 km from the boutiques and restaurants of Barra da Tijuca.

Sleek rooms and suites feature balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows; some have lagoon or ocean views. All offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars and Nespresso machines. Club rooms include lounge access with free breakfast and cocktails; suites add separate sitting rooms.

Dining options include a beach-facing restaurant with local cuisine and craft cocktails, a hip sushi bar, and a casual lounge serving snacks and cocktails. There's also a gym, an outdoor pool and beach access, plus a spa with steam rooms.

Across the street from the beach and 1.3 km from Forte de Copacabana, an historic military fortress and museum, this upscale, ocean-view hotel is 14 km from the iconic, mountaintop statue, Christ the Redeemer.

Offering beach views, the bright, modern rooms provide Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Suites and apartments add furnished balconies, and some have separate living rooms and/or whirlpool tubs. Room service is available.

Free breakfast is provided. There's an ocean-view restaurant and an elegant lobby lounge with a piano. Other amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, plus a fitness room and a business center.

Set in a high-rise, glass-fronted property across the street from Barra da Tijuca Beach on the Atlantic coast, this polished hotel is 12 km from Barra Olympic Park and 15 km from the exhibition halls of Riocentro.

Straightforward rooms, some with ocean views, come with free Wi-Fi, minibars and flat-screen TVs, as well as soundproof windows. Room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast is complimentary. There's a relaxed lobby restaurant, and the rooftop features a pool, a bar and a terrace overlooking the ocean. Other amenities include a fitness center and a steam room. Parking is available (surcharge).

Set in a 34-story cylindrical glass tower designed by a well-known architect, this high-end beachfront hotel is 8 km from Copacabana Beach and 17 km from iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and contemporary furnishings, the sophisticated rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and minibars; upgrades add Nespresso machines and access to a club lounge providing an open bar. Suites have living areas/rooms with sofas, while upgraded suites come with dining rooms, kitchenettes and private butler service.

Amenities include 2 chic restaurants, a gym and an outdoor pool, as well as a posh spa and beach access.

Across the street from the iconic Ipanema beach, this posh hotel is also a 7-minute walk from General Osório metro and 12 minutes from Copacabana beach.

Refined rooms come with Wi-Fi (paid), flat-screens and minibars. Some have ocean views or balconies, while suites add living areas, free-standing tubs, espresso machines and wet bars. Upgraded suites include iPod docks.

In addition to free breakfast, there's a chic Mediterranean restaurant, a lobby bar, and a British-style bar/nightclub with DJs. Other amenities include a rooftop infinity pool, a poolside bar, a spa and a private beach, as well as a fitness center and bike rentals.

This upscale beachfront hotel is 3.9 km from Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden and 15 km from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.

Refined rooms with partial sea views have free Wi-Fi and flat-screens. Upgraded rooms add oceanfront balconies, sitting areas and/or kitchenettes, while suites offer lounges with pull-out sofas; some have pianos and whirlpool tubs. Room service is available. Select rooms have access to a club lounge.

Amenities include multiple bar and dining options such as fine dining and a pizza bar, plus 3 outdoor pools, a spa and a kids' club. Tennis courts and a free beach shuttle are also available.

In a contemporary tower, across the street from Copacabana Beach, this luxe hotel is 6 km from both Sugarloaf Mountain and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (gardens).

Upscale rooms feature Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screens, coffeemakers, minibars and desks. Upgraded rooms include drinks and access to a private lounge that includes breakfast. Suites add separate living rooms. Some have ocean views, and room service is provided 24/7.

There are 2 warm restaurants, 1 with a bar. Other amenities include a fitness center, a rooftop pool, a sauna and meeting rooms. Massages and beauty treatments are also available. Parking is offered (fee).



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