When you are planning your adventurous escape to Brazil, don’t forget to book a stay in one of Rio’s many luxury hotels. The city’s hotels blend the rich history of the city with the amenities of the modern world. You will not be disappointed with a stay at any of the hotels on our list.
Less than half an hour from Ipanema, you will find a luxury boutique hotel like no other. La Suite by Dussol is a hotel mansion comprised of seven lavish suites. Each suite is named for the color it is decorated in. The entire hotel features original artwork from Brazil and all around the world. From the hotel, guests can enjoy views of the São Conrado and Ipanema beach, the forest of Tijuca, the Christ Redeemer and the Cagarras Islands.
Surrounded by flamboyant exotic gardens, the hotel features the impertinent, cool and chic attitude of the By Dussol signature with exclusivity and discretion in service, turning La Suite By Dussol into a very unique place offering grandeur in a serene intimacy.
Located in the center of Ipanema Beach, the Fasano reminds guests of the classic elegance of the ’50s and ’60s. Spend your days in the hotel’s infinity edge pool that leans over the beach with views of Arpoador beach. You will also be able to see the Dois Irmãos Mountains and the Corcovado. Guests also enjoy live music in the Londra lounge as well as traditional Italian fare at the hotel’s restaurant, Rogerio Fasano.
Fasano Hotel Rio de Janeiro is the first building in Brazil designed by Philippe Starck, making it the most fascinating destination at Ipanema’s beachfront. Its architecture and interior design pay homage to the spirit of Brazilian design of the 1950’s and 1960’s, and the glorious Bossa Nova era.
The oceanview Grand Hyatt in Rio de Janeiro features contemporary rooms and suites designed by Yabu Pushelberg. Guests can choose from three in-hotel restaurants: Canto Gastro & Lounge for local fare, Tao Cucina Italiana for traditional Italian, or Shiso for authentic sushi and sashimi. The hotel also offers world-class spa services at their Atiaia Spa.
Discover the excellent carioca hospitality at Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro. Relax in elegantly designed guestrooms and suites with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Marapendi Lagoon.
Formerly known as the Caesar Park Hotel, the Sofitel Rio De Janeiro Ipanema boasts breathtaking views of Morro Dois Irmãos and Arpoador Beach. The hotel’s Galani Restaurant serves haute cuisine that merges local ingredients with international culinary trends. The hotel also features a rooftop pool and lounge area where guests can savor the stunning views.
The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema is a luxury hotel overlooking Ipanema Beach, which brings together the refinement and elegance of a home in Rio, in a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
The Belmond Copacabana’s Art Deco doors first opened in 1923, and the hotel has been wowing guests ever since. French architect Joseph Gire designed the landmark building in the city center. Celebrities, politicians, and royalty have all stayed at this luxury hotel, so shouldn’t you give it a chance?
A truly iconic city-centre hotel, Copacabana Beach only a heartbeat away, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the Hotel Cipriani Restaurant.
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