The Best Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Rio de Janeiro for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Emiliano Rio

Rated 9.2 in 621 reviews

Boasting an outdoor infinity pool, Emiliano Rio is set in a privileged location in Rio de Janeiro, beachfront to… See more

Boasting an outdoor infinity pool, Emiliano Rio is set in a privileged location in Rio de Janeiro, beachfront to Copacabana Beach. The contemporary architecture values the natural light and the sea view, offering guests a special and unique connection with the city. Free WiFi is provided, and private parking is available on site.

Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV and a coffee machine. Some rooms have a seating area for guests' convenience. Every room has a private bathroom with a bath or shower and bidet, with bathrobes provided. It is also fitted with slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

At Emiliano Rio, guests can taste a contemporary Brazilian cuisine made from organic products at the on-site restaurant. Other hotel facilities include a spa where guests can relax and a fitness centre where they can exercise. The rooftop boasts a swimming pool and views to the beach.

Ipanema Beach is 1.2 km from Emiliano Rio, while the famous Sugarloaf Mountain is 7.5 km away, and Christ The Redeemer is at a distance of 8.4 km. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 8 km from the property, while Galeão International Airport is 20 km away.

Rooms from $368

The elegant 5-star Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro offers luxurious rooms with marbled bathrooms and… See more

The elegant 5-star Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro offers luxurious rooms with marbled bathrooms and panoramic ocean views, located on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beachfront. Services include a wellness spa and 3 gastronomic restaurants.

The spacious rooms at the Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro are individually decorated with English antique furniture and original artworks. All offer king-size beds, free use of internet and a free pair of Havaianas flip flops. Some include private balconies with panoramic city or ocean views.

Guests can enjoy a daily breakfast served in Pérgula restaurant, which also offers Brazilian specialties and fresh seafood delicacies. Breakfast can also be served in-room and additional charges apply.

Top Italian dishes are served in Cipriani restaurant and a selection of drinks are available at the Copacabana Piano Bar. The new MEE Restaurant offers Pan Asian cuisine, and a large selection of Japanese Sakes.

Rooms from $425

Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery

Rated 8.9 in 389 reviews

Located in the historical and cultural heart of Rio de Janeiro, this 5-star boutique hotel offers a unique concept of… See more

Located in the historical and cultural heart of Rio de Janeiro, this 5-star boutique hotel offers a unique concept of tropical design and panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro’s bay. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Guests of Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery can relax in a swimming pool surrounded by gardens. Body treatments, massages and other services are provided in the spa.

The restaurant Térèze, listed in the Michelin Guide, serves food from different cuisines as well as a select list of wines. Famous, local Bar dos Descasados has a unique atmosphere, signature drinks and amazing view.

The exclusive decor reminding the African Indigenous roots and combined with modern design can be admired in the common areas and in the spacious accommodations, which usually offer panoramic views.

Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery features pieces of art of Sergio Rodrigues, Studio Vitty, Rock Lane and other renowned Brazilian designers. City centre is 3 km away from property.

Rooms from $286

Miramar By Windsor Copacabana

Rated 9.2 in 2904 reviews

Located right across from the famous Copacabana Beach, the Miramar By Windsor Copacabana features a green granite pool… See more

Located right across from the famous Copacabana Beach, the Miramar By Windsor Copacabana features a green granite pool and a modern gym. This pet friendly, design hotel offers butler service and free WiFi. Guests can start the day admiring the beautiful beach view while savoring a rich breakfast.

Decorated in grey tones, each room here comes equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen cable TV, safe and minibar. The private bathroom includes toiletries and a bathrobe.

Many shops, grocery stores, restaurants, bars and nightclubs are close to Miramar by Windsor. Beach service is available with towels, chairs and parasols. Guests can have a drink at the rooftop bar or enjoy the hotel's restaurant.

Copacabana Fort is 700 metres from the Miramar Hotel whilst Lagoa Stadium is 3.8 km away. Santos Dumont Airport is at a distance of 11.7 km, while Galeão International Airport is 25 km away.

Rooms from $125

PortoBay Rio de Janeiro

Rated 8.9 in 2121 reviews

Boasting stunning views of the Sugarloaf, Corcovado and the Copacabana beachfront, PortoBay Rio de Janeiro features a… See more

Boasting stunning views of the Sugarloaf, Corcovado and the Copacabana beachfront, PortoBay Rio de Janeiro features a restaurant and a bar with bossa nova music. Guests are invited to appreciate exotic drinks while admiring Rio de Janeiro's sunset. All rooms offers WiFi.

Situated right on the beach, the 4-star hotel has rooms featuring sea views. They include flat-screen cable TV and minibar. Some rooms boast panoramic views and others feature a private balcony.

The hotel also hosts Bossa Lounge, specialised in exotic fruit cocktails. The hotel provide beach towels, parasols and chairs.

With international and Brazilian cuisine, La Finestra restaurant offers a rich buffet breakfast comprising fresh fruits, natural juices, hot and cold items. Health eating options are also provided. Lunch and dinner are à la carte.

PortoBay Rio de Janeiro is within walking distance from popular bars, shops and restaurants. Cardeal Arcoverde metro station is 550 metres from the hotel. Beach Volleyball Arena 800 metres away, and Santos Dumont Airport is at a distance of 7.8 km.

Rooms from $113

JANEIRO Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 397 reviews

Set in Rio de Janeiro, JANEIRO Hotel it's a 5-minute walk from Post 12 - Leblon. Guests can enjoy a drink at JANEIRO bar… See more

Set in Rio de Janeiro, JANEIRO Hotel it's a 5-minute walk from Post 12 - Leblon. Guests can enjoy a drink at JANEIRO bar or easy going food in the JANEIRO's on-site restaurant.

The units offer sea views and come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a coffee machine and a desk. Ensuite bathroom offers with complimentary toiletries.

JANEIRO Hotel offers a buffet breakfast with some vegetarian options.

The accommodation offers an outdoor pool.

The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 10 km from the property.

Rooms from $356

Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.6 in 138 reviews

Situated 2 km from Flamengo Beach, Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa offers 5-star accommodation in Rio de Janeiro and has a… See more

Situated 2 km from Flamengo Beach, Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa offers 5-star accommodation in Rio de Janeiro and has a bar. With a garden, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The hotel has a sauna, year-round outdoor pool and terrace, and guests can grab a bite to eat in the restaurant.

At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a desk. Rooms include a coffee machine, while certain rooms are fitted with a patio and others also boast city views. At Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa the rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Languages spoken at the 24-hour front desk include English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Popular points of interest near Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa include Escadaria Selarón, Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro and Modern Art Museum. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 2 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $300

Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro

Rated 9.0 in 1661 reviews

Boasting an outdoor pool and spa, Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro is strategically located in the heart of Barra da Tijuca… See more

Boasting an outdoor pool and spa, Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro is strategically located in the heart of Barra da Tijuca, nested between the ocean, the lake and the mountains, just across the street from Reserva Beach. The hotel has a sauna and fitness centre with a Yoga Studio. Guests can enjoy a meal at one of the three restaurants. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and private parking is available on site.

Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and offers a furnished balcony. Rooms also offers a bathtub, so guests can relax after a busy day. For your comfort, you will also find bathroom amenities from Granado and a hairdryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk, a cash machine and shops at the property. Beach service is available and offers chairs, parasols and towels.

Guests can also enjoy several resort activities such as daily physical activities, caipirinha tasting, bike experience and welcome drinks at Cantô Restaurant, at a surcharge.

Jeunesse Arena is located nearby, whilst Cidade das Artes is 3.2 km. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 26 km from Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro.

Rooms from $150

Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.7 in 160 reviews

Located in the quiet Santa Teresa district and overlooking the Guanabara Bay, the Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel offers… See more

Located in the quiet Santa Teresa district and overlooking the Guanabara Bay, the Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel offers elegance and tranquility in a perfect setting for a romantic stay.

The boutique hotel has seven air-conditioned rooms, all of them overlooking the bay and the Sugar Loaf.

You can also admire the coast while savoring a rich breakfast on the terrace or having lunch by the outdoor pool.

The attentive staff is another highlight of Mama Ruisa. As a guest of this hotel, you can also access the internet for free and get a massage at an additional cost.

Rooms from $252

Vila Santa Teresa

Rated 9.3 in 195 reviews

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and views of the sea, Vila Santa Teresa Hotel & Spa is situated in the Santa Teresa… See more

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and views of the sea, Vila Santa Teresa Hotel & Spa is situated in the Santa Teresa district in Rio de Janeiro. The hotel has a sun terrace and views of the pool, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Some units include views of the garden or city. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.

Breakfast is included and there is a 24-hour front desk at the property.

You can play tennis at the hotel. Christ the Redeemer is 2.5 km from Vila Santa Teresa Hotel & Spa, while Corcovado is 2.6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 4 km from Vila Santa Teresa Hotel & Spa.

Rooms from $344

Windsor California Copacabana

Rated 9.1 in 2247 reviews

Ideally located on the seafront of Copacabana Beach, Windsor California Copacabana offers comfortable accommodation with… See more

Ideally located on the seafront of Copacabana Beach, Windsor California Copacabana offers comfortable accommodation with contemporary furniture and overlooking the ocean.

Shopping malls, upmarket boutiques, cafés, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs are found in the nearby. Walking along the coastline, you will also reach the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon.

The Windsor California Copacabana is 15 minutes by car from the Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer monument.

Rooms from $106

Ritz Copacabana Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 1163 reviews

Located in the Copacabana district in Rio de Janeiro, 80 metres from Copacabana Beach, Ritz Copacabana Boutique Hotel… See more

Located in the Copacabana district in Rio de Janeiro, 80 metres from Copacabana Beach, Ritz Copacabana Boutique Hotel features an outdoor pool and views of the city. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.

Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV. Each room comes with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. The famous Sugarloaf Mountain is 7 km from Ritz Copacabana Boutique Hotel, while Cantagalo Metro Station is 350 metres away. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 8 km from the property.

Rooms from $100

Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro by Intercity

Rated 8.8 in 1164 reviews

Located in front of Botafogo Beach, and offering amazing view to Sugarloaf and Corcovado Mountains, Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro… See more

Located in front of Botafogo Beach, and offering amazing view to Sugarloaf and Corcovado Mountains, Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro boasts an outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy drinks at the rooftop bar.

Rooms at Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro have an exclusive design and feature air conditioning, flat-screen TV, and a minibar. Private bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

The relaxed Lobby Lounge is the perfect place for a nice breakfast and a morning coffee whilst catching up with the day’s news.

Copacabana Beach is 5 km from Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 4 km from the property.

Rooms from $158

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro

Rated 9.0 in 543 reviews

Boasting a rooftop pool with stunning sea views, Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro offers luxurious beachfront accommodations… See more

Boasting a rooftop pool with stunning sea views, Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro offers luxurious beachfront accommodations on Ipanema Beach. The property also offers a spa and wellness centre.

Elegantly decorated, rooms at this 5-star hotel feature a balcony, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a bath or shower. The spacious rooms also offer hardwood floors and high quality wood and leather furniture.

At Rio de Janeiro's Hotel Fasano guests can enjoy the distinguished Gero Rio Restaurant, renowned for its contemporary Italian cuisine. The property is also conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from restaurants serving local and international dishes.

After a relaxing visit to the sauna, guests can exercise in the well-appointed fitness centre or enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar. The property also offers massages, a terrace, concierge service, a solarium and a nightclub.

Copacabana Fort is 1 km from Fasano Rio de Janeiro whilst Lagoa Stadium is 4 km away. Santos Dumont Airport is at a distance of 11 km, while Galeão International Airport is 27.8 km away.

Rooms from $438

Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

Rated 9.0 in 1404 reviews

Right on famous Copacabana Beach and 600 metres from Ipanema Beach, Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana offers scenic… See more

Right on famous Copacabana Beach and 600 metres from Ipanema Beach, Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana offers scenic views of the Sugar Loaf, plus a panoramic pool. WiFi and parking are available.

Modern and spacious, the 5-star rooms feature LCD cable TV, iPod station and minibar. All are air conditioned, including a balcony with city or sea views. Some also grant access to the VIP executive floor.

Guests at Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana can benefit from the fitness centre, gym class,
wedding services, beauty and various wellness options offered by SPA Willow Stream.

Copacabana Fort is 550 metres from Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana whilst Lagoa Stadium is 4 km away. Santos Dumont Airport is at a distance of 11.7 km, while Galeão International Airport is 23.9 km away.

Rooms from $273

Venit Mio Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 443 reviews

Set in Rio de Janeiro, just in front of Barra Olympic Park, Venit Mio Hotel features free WiFi access and private… See more

Set in Rio de Janeiro, just in front of Barra Olympic Park, Venit Mio Hotel features free WiFi access and private parking. The hotel has an outdoor pool and views of the city, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar.

All air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, iPod dock and also a coffee machine. Bathrooms are private and equipped with a bath or shower. For your comfort, you will find bath robes, slippers and free toiletries.

At Venit Mio, you will find a 24-hour front desk, spa, sauna and also a business centre.

Barra da Tijuca Beach is 8 km from Venit Mio Hotel, while Riocentro Convention Centre is 3 km away. Rio de Janeiro/Galeao International Airport is 30 km from the property.

Rooms from $93

Courtyard by Marriott Rio de Janeiro is located in the lively neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, adjacent to the Olympic… See more

Courtyard by Marriott Rio de Janeiro is located in the lively neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, adjacent to the Olympic Park, just a few steps from the Rio Arena and 2 km from Riocentro Convention Centre. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and the outdoor pool fitted with a beautiful lagoon view. Free WiFi is available throughout the property, and private parking is available on site.

Boasting a modern décor, rooms at Courtyard by Marriott Rio de Janeiro feature a 43-inch flat-screen TV and access to high speed internet as a courtesy. For guests' comfort, the hotel also provides a large desk with a desk lamp and an ergonomic chair.

Before sampling a local meal at The Bistro restaurant, guests can go for a training at the hotel's gym or relax at the swimming pool.

The Metropolitano Mall is 3 km from Courtyard by Marriott Rio de Janeiro, while the beautiful beaches of Recreio and Barra da Tijuca are 9 km away. Rio de Janeiro/Galeao International Airport is 27 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $77

The Residence Inn by Marriott Rio de Janeiro is located in the lively neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, adjacent to the… See more

The Residence Inn by Marriott Rio de Janeiro is located in the lively neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, adjacent to the Olympic Park, just a few steps from the Rio Arena and 2 km from Riocentro Convention Centre. At the hotel's outdoor pool, guests can enjoy a beautiful view to the lagoon. Free WiFi is available throughout the property, and private parking is available on site.

The studios and suites feature a living room, a bedroom, a 43-inch flat-screen TV and access to high speed internet. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, stove top, microwave, large refrigerator and kitchenware. For guests' comfort, a large desk with a desk lamp and an ergonomic chair is also provided.

A breakfast buffet with a variety of healthy options is served daily, and The Bistro restaurant is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner. At The Residence Inn, guests will also find a gym and a self-service laundry equipped with washing machines and dryers for their convenience.

The Metropolitano Mall is 3 km from Residence Inn by Marriott Rio de Janeiro, while the beautiful beaches of Recreio and Barra da Tijuca are 9 km away. Rio de Janeiro/Galeao International Airport is 27 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $87

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort

Rated 8.6 in 3300 reviews

This exclusive and recently renovated 5-star oceanfront resort sits on trendy Leblon Beach, in Rio’s South Zone. Guests… See more

This exclusive and recently renovated 5-star oceanfront resort sits on trendy Leblon Beach, in Rio’s South Zone. Guests at Sheraton Grand Rio can enjoy a newly redesigned pool area that features a lush tropical landscape with a large deck and a JacuzziⓇ facing the ocean. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

They can also use the well-equipped gym or relax on the newly-launched Shine Spa. For sightseeing, the iconic Christ the Redeemer is 10 km away.

In the pool area, Sheraton Grand Rio offers Casarão Restaurant, which serves noble cuts of meat at dinner and a buffet at lunch, in a casual and elegant atmosphere. Guests can also enjoy Bene Restaurant, which serves Italian food and Dry Martini Bar, the latest, modern and innovative bar.

The Casa da Cachaça, at the pool area, offers sophisticated snacks, specialty caipirinhas and classic cocktails. On the 26th floor, guests will also find L'Etoile, a French cuisine restaurant with panoramic ocean views.

The luxurious renovated rooms at Sheraton Grand Rio are spacious, with modern décor and contemporary furnishings. All have air conditioning and a private balcony with stunning beach views.

Leblon Beach is 1 km away and Tijuca Forest National Park is 3.4 km away. Sheraton Grand Rio is 16 km from Santos Dumont Airport. An airport shuttle service can be arranged.

Rooms from $156

Windsor Marapendi Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 4543 reviews

Windsor Marapendi Hotel offers accommodation in Rio de Janeiro's lively Barra da Tijuca district. This 5-star hotel is… See more

Windsor Marapendi Hotel offers accommodation in Rio de Janeiro's lively Barra da Tijuca district. This 5-star hotel is ideally located beachfront to the stylish Barra da Tijuca Beach, and 1 km from Barra Shopping Mall.

Each guestroom comes with modern furnishing and contemporary décor. Air conditioned, room amenities also include a flat-screen TV, minibar and free toiletries.

Guests are invited to unwind at the sauna and enjoy a workout at the equipped fitness centre. A rich menu with regional and international delicacies are served at the restaurant.

Barra Olympic Park is located 10 km from Windsor Marapendi Hotel, and Pontal Beach is 13 km away. Santos Dumont Airport is 28 km away, while Galeão International Airport is at a distance of 34.5 km.

Rooms from $94