Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

The 10 best city hotels of Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful metropolises in the world. The city is idyllically nestled between the mountains and the sea. Numerous bays, small islands, rocks and beautiful stretches of coast characterize the fascinating cityscape. The beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are among the most beautiful city beaches and are world famous. There is also a wide choice of accommodation, but our hotel experts picked the 10 best boutique hotels in Rio for you.

Santa Teresa Hotel

Santa Teresa Hotel

Santa Teresa

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Located in a historic coffee farm dating back to 1850, this place is a boutique-style urban retreat in the heart of the Santa Teresa neighborhood. The bedrooms and suites are spacious and decorated and offer a beautiful views of the neighborhood. We loved the charming pool deck overlooking Guanabara Bay.

MGallery Santa Teresa Hotel
Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Santa Teresa
HA1X5-RE@ACCOR.COM | +55 21 3380 0200

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Janeiro Hotel

Janeiro

Leblon

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Bathed in natural light and the sea breezes, JANEIRO Hotel is located in the cosmopolitan beach of Leblon. Translating the concept of simple luxury into experiences, the hotel reflects into the art of hosting, the perfect balance between urban life and nature. Opened in mid-2018, JANEIRO won two international hospitality awards.

JANEIRO HOTEL
696 Av. Delfim Moreira, Leblon,
reservations@janeirohotel.rio | +55 21 2172-1001

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Lapa Rios

Selina Lapa

Centro

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Just footsteps away from Selarón’s mosaic stairs and the Lapa Arches, Selina Lapa is a magnet for international travelers, Rio’s emerging artists, and creative entrepreneurs. Features include a South American-inspired restaurant, rooftop terrace, yoga deck, cocktail bar, and a movie room. Ideal for smaller budgets.

Selina Lapa Rio de Janeiro
9 R. Visc. de Maranguape, Centro
+55 21 2506-7800

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Sheraton

Sheraton Grand

Leblon

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Located between trendy Barra da Tijuca and famed Ipanema Beach, the iconic Sheraton offers full-service hotel facilities in a tropical setting. The 538 guest rooms and suites (not quite boutique) have recently renovated and feature the comfortable "Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience" beds as well as private balconies overlooking the sea. Complimentary shuttle to Leblon beaches.

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
121 Av. Niemeyer,Leblon
+55 21 2274-1122

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Fairmont

Fairmont Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana

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Located in one of the most spectacular places at Copacabana Beach, under the majestic gaze of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Inspired by the glamour carioca in the 1950's, this luxury hotel is an oasis. There are 10 rooms categories with a balcony, and the Gold Rooms offer a private lounge and exclusive services. The hotel also has two swimming pools, spa, sauna, fitness center, restaurant, bars and meeting rooms.

Hotel Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
4240 Av. Atlântica, Copacabana
h1988-re@accor.com | +55 21 2525-1232

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Mama Ruisa

Mama Ruisa

Santa Teresa

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Located in the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro, it´s cool and eclectic air guarantees the best moments of relaxation that you can experience in the wonderful city. This colonial residence offers a trip to the exotic through its views of the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Guanabara Bay and its lush garden full of banana trees. Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel has become the temple of Brazilian modernist design.

Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel
132 Rua Santa Cristina, Santa Teresa
resa@mamaruisa.com | +55 21 2210-0631

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Copacabana Palace

Copacabana Palace

Copacabana

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An art deco masterpiece, Copacabana Palace is the crown jewel on the world's most iconic beach Since its doors swung open in 1923, this landmark hotel has entertained the rich and the famous. A hive of activity, this is the spot to mix with Brazil’s elite over caipirinhas.

Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel
1702 Av. Atlântica, Copacabana
reservations.brazil@belmond.com | +55 21 2548-7070

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Fasano

Fasano

Ipanema

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Located on Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Ipanema Beach, star designer Philippe Starck’s first hotel in Brazil pays homage to the golden age of bossa nova. Don't miss the infinity edge pool on the rooftop overlooking the beach.

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
80 Av. Vieira Souto, Ipanema
rio@fasano.com.br | +55 21 3202-4000

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Chez Georges Rio de Janeiro

Chez Georges

Santa Teresa

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Hilltop location in Rio’s lush Santa Teresa neighborhood. Designed by the Brazilian architect Wladimir Alves de Souza in 1974, this modernist residence is a outstanding contrast of soaring concrete beams, glass walls, marble entryways and lustrous wooden floors. Every corner of the villa is filled with art pieces carefully handpicked from around the globe. The 7 lofty rooms & suites and the swimming pool offer incredible views of the city and coast below. Chez Georges is also available for private hire.

Chez Georges, Member of Design Hotels
90 Ladeira do Meireles, Santa Teresa
hello@georges.life | +55 21 97232 7563

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- Last update in September 2021 -

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