Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio De Janeiro combines its diverse and distinct areas with a vibrant and intoxicating atmosphere. Surrounded by scenic mountains, rainforests, lagoons and world famous beaches; downtown Rio de Janerio is a maze of historic architecture, city parks and squares, museums, cafes and dance halls.

Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has world-wide appeal and is well known for its colourful carnival, the sounds of the samba and the famous Christ the Redeemer Statue standing over the city from Corcovado Mountain.

The International Airport and the world class sports stadiums, Maracana Soccer Stadium and the Olympic Engenhao Stadium are also close to the city centre.

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Rio De Janeiro Hotels (19)

Overlooking the Flamengo Park and Guanabara Bay, the hotel is conveniently located on a leafy avenue in downtown Rio...

Centrally located in the Lapa district, just moments from Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, the hotel offers modern and flexible accommodation...

This hotel features modern double and triple guest rooms, a central location and a relaxing roof-top pool and bar terrace with views over the city and the sea...

Offering comfortable accommodation, the hotel is conveniently located for the cities cultural attractions, in the Centro district...

With its central location this hotel is perfect for those looking to explore the local area, business centre and the beaches. ...

Fully air conditioned hotel in a good location. The hotel offers guests comfortable accommodation in a relaxing environment....

This hotel is the ideal base to use for exploring all the local amenities and historical sights. Ideal for families, couples and those wanting a base....

A great budget hotel located in the centre of the city. Perfect for those looking to travel on a budget and a base for exploring....

A small hotel with basic facilities, but offering guests comfortable accommodation in a great location....

A traditional hotel located in the historical part of the city where there are lots of sights to visit. Ideal for families and couples looking to explore the local area....

An historic, family friendly hotel featuring Carrara marble interiors and Belgian crystal chandeliers and elegant accommodation, in the heart of downtown Rio de Janeiro...

Offering classic architecture and an elegant interior, the hotel also enjoys a front line beach location, immediately opposite Copacabana Beach...

A small hotel set in an old colonial building with beautiful features. Ideal for those seeking a quiet relaxing holiday....

A charming and historic spa hotel with attractive architecture and just moments from the Flamengo Park and the Beach...

A design hotel located in a restored coffee plantation mansion with luxurious accommodation, a Spa and a tropical, ethnic theme throughout...

With spacious and well equipped accommodation this hotel offers a comfortable base for exploring the city from....

A small hotel located in the city centre offering guests comfortable accommodation in a relaxing environment. Ideal for those looking for a base for exploring....

This city hotel offers historical carioca charm blended with modern amenities, a roof-top pool terrace with panoramic views and comfortable accommodation, all just moments from Flamengo Beach....

The hotel offers comfortable accommodation and is conveniently located in downtown Rio in easy walking distance of the many cultural and historic attractions....

Beaches

The best beaches lie on the outskirts of the city and include the famous Copacabana Beach, Ipanema Beach, Leblon Beach, Aproador Beach and Barra de Tijuca Beach. The beaches are popular social scenes, perfect for sunbathing and have some great surfing spots.

Things to Do

Rio de Janerio has plenty of museums and historic architecture; in the Centro district alone you can see the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National History Museum, the floating Navy Museums, Tiradentes Palace, the Imperial Palace and the Palace of Laranjeiras in the Guinle Park.

The Parque do Flamengo combines leisure and cultural attractions and runs for approx 2km along the coast, heading south from downtown Rio. As well as a myriad of sports facilities the park is home to the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Carmen Miranda and the National World War II Museum.

Out and About

Downtown Lapa and the Centro district enjoy a vibrant nightlife and cultural scene with many bars having live music. The beach zones of Copacabana and Ipanema offer endless choices of bars at any time of the day. Restaurants are plentiful, in the city and in the beach zones, with menus spanning all budgets and tastes.

Good shopping malls can be found at Leblon and Gavea and the largest malls are at Barra de Tijuca.

Nearby Attractions

On the outskirts of the city you will find the world famous attractions of Corcovado Mountain, where you can take the train up to the Christ the Redeemer Statue and; Sugarloaf Mountain where you can take the cable car for amazing views. Stroll around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake and visit the Botanic Gardens or visit the Tijuca National Park where you can hike through the rainforests.

The beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Aproador are within 10km and Barra da Tijuca is approx 18km away.

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