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La Suite

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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La Suite

Ducasse-trained chef is sumptuous. That’s a good thing, because alternative eateries, bars and the famous beaches are a 20-minute cab ride away.

Average £158

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Yoo2

Rio de Janeiro , Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Yoo2

Good-value hipster hotels in upcoming Botafogo with Christ and Sugarloaf views from rooms and the rooftop bar

Average £150

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Windsor Excelsior

Rio de Janeiro , Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Hotel pool on beachfront

A 5-star location at 2-star prices – for great value and views, this Copacabana beach tower is hard to beat.

Average £110

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Hotel Arpoador

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Hotel Arpoador

There’s a rooftop sundeck with fabulous beach views, a small pool and the restaurant serves high quality comfort food including a huge breakfast (included in the price).

 

Average £138

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Mama Ruisa

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Mama Ruisa

Chic, discreet boutique hotel in a stunning hillside setting away from the beach, with wraparound views of Rio.

Average £260

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Hotel Copacabana Palace

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Hotel frontage on beach in daytime

Rio’s iconic, grand dame hotel has wonderful character, is steeped in history and has a choice beach location.

Average £370

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Hotel Emiliano Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Hotel Emiliano Rio

This sumptuous beachside boutique, with a rooftop pool and bar, is where visiting celebs come to admire the Copacabana views and each other.

Average £138370

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Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro , Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Janeiro

Rooms are modern, flooded with light, and decked out with Paulo Alpes furniture. The best have views of the sunset over the beach and the Morro dos Dois Irmãos mountains.

Average £300

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Hotel Fasano

Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Region, Brazil

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Multi storey hotel frontage

Effortlessly hip and elegant in a choice Ipanema location, this is one of Rio’s most luxurious beach hotels in an unrivalled beachfront location.

Average £227

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