Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the South America.
It is famous for its natural settings, Carnival, samba, bossa nova, and balneario beaches such as Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon.
We have handpicked the ten best 5-star luxury hotels that are unique, luxurious and beautiful in Rio de Janiero. We put our effort to find the best offers, discounts and deals. You are welcome to sign up for our newsletter to keep you updated about new luxury hotels and resorts, and new offers.
Belmond Copacabana Palace
An art deco masterpiece, Belmond Copacabana Palace is the crown jewel on the world’s most iconic beach.
Since its doors opened 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. What’s more, it’s the best seat in the house for Rio’s theatrical highlights: the spirited spring carnival and firework-flecked new year.
The elegant 5-star Belmond Copacabana Palace offers luxurious rooms with marbled bathrooms and panoramic ocean views, located on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beachfront. The spacious rooms at the Belmond Copacabana Palace 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.
Services include a wellness spa and 3 gastronomic restaurants.
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. 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, with a menu created by the chef Kazuo Harada. A large selection of Japanese Sakes is also available.
Highly acclaimed Belmond Copacabana Palace is renowned as the most luxurious hotel in Rio.
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
Fasano Hotel Rio de Janeiro is located at Ipanema’s beachfront. Among the attractions are the infinity edge pool that leans over the beach, surrounded by the Arpoador beach, the Dois Irmãos Mountains and the Corcovado. 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.
Boasting a rooftop pool with stunning sea views. The property also offers a spa and wellness center.
Elegantly decorated, rooms at this 5-star hotel feature a balcony, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a mini-bar 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 Fasano 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 luxury hotel also offers massages, a terrace, concierge service, a solarium and a nightclub.
Hotel Emiliano Rio
Hotel Emiliano Rio brings its guests to the heart of Rio with a prime location on Copacabana Beach. Combining modern elements with a bit of a 1950s touch, the result is a stylish blend of luxury beach resort and city hotel. Guest accommodations, many with stunning views of the sea, boast contemporary décor, warm wood flooring, and touches of marble and gold.
At Emiliano Rio, guests can taste a contemporary Brazilian cuisine made from organic products at the on-site restaurant, while the rooftop restaurant is a more informal setting for light sea food and healthy fare. Other hotel facilities include a spa where guests can relax and a fitness center where they can exercise. The rooftop features a swimming pool and views to the beach.
Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa
Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa offers 5-star accommodation with a sauna and terrace.
The Hotel is a balanced mix of Brazilian and French cultures, providing a unique experience of welcoming. French pleasure and savoir faire together with the warmth and smile of Rio de Janeiro guarantee a light, attentive and above all quality service.
Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, bar, garden and free WiFi, Villa Paranaguá Hotel & Spa is situated in Rio de Janeiro, 1.1 km from Flamengo Beach and 500 m from Escadaria Selarón. The property is located 1.5 km from Modern Art Museum, 2.3 km from Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro and 3 km from Baía de Guanabara. All rooms are fitted with a balcony.
Guests can enjoy a selection of local cuisine in the gastronomic restaurants. Baixo Gloria Pizzaria, Gregora, Arte Cafe and Panka.
Surrounded by the most beautiful natural light and typical trees in Brazil, the Villa Paranaguá hotel will take your breath away from any visitor who crosses its gates.
Fairmont Copacabana Hotel
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Right on famous Copacabana Beach and 600 metres from Ipanema Beach, the luxury hotel Fairmont Copacabana offers scenic views of the Sugar Loaf, plus a panoramic pool. WiFi and parking are available.
There are 10 rooms categories with a balcony, and the Gold Rooms offer a private lounge and exclusive services. All are air conditioned, including a balcony with city or sea views. Some also grant access to the VIP executive floor.
The award-wining Le Pre Catelan restaurant specialises in gourmet French cuisine. At Atlantis, guests enjoy rich buffet-style breakfast and lunch, plus à la carte dinner. Guests at Fairmont Copacabana can relax in the sauna, have a massage or visit the beauty parlour. A gym is also available.
For business travelers, the hotel offers an excellent Convention Center and Business Center, the Board Meeting Room – fully equipped with modern appliances, combining comfort and personalized services designed to stage strategic meetings.
Fairmont Copacabana is considered to be one of the most prestigious brazilian luxury hotels, matching french savoir-faire with Rio charm.
Rio Othon Palace
The luxury hotel Rio Othon Palace is located beachfront to Copacabana beach, and features a rooftop pool with excellent views of the Sugarloaf Mountain and an on-site fitness center. Boasting panoramic sea views.
Each of the air-conditioned accommodations at Rio Othon Palace has a balcony, cable TV and mini-bar. Some offer views of the sea and a separate seating area. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.
At the Skylab Restaurant and Bar, located on the 30th floor, guests can taste Brazilian and international cuisine, as well as a tradicional ‘feijoada’ every Saturday.
There are a number of shops and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.
Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
Enjoy the best of Rio de Janeiro at the 5-star Hilton Copacabana. The hotel offers the largest number of ocean view rooms in the city. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.
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All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Hilton Rio De Janerio Copacabana is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Rio De Janeiro.
It features an elegant spa and a rooftop pool, both with splendid sea views.
Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana offers bright, sophisticated rooms with air conditioning, a TV and a minibar. They are elegantly styled with wooden furniture, contemporary decor and warm, natural tones. Most rooms feature amazing ocean views.
A popular buffet breakfast is served every morning with fresh fruits and pastries. The spa at the hotel has a variety of treatments, and there is a second swimming pool on the 4th floor, where guests can find he restaurant The View. They are also welcome to exercise or have a sauna session in the fitness centre.
Charming shops, restaurants and lively bars are found just 2 blocks away from this hotel.
JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro
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Enjoy a 5-star hotel in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro is ideally situated in Copacabana, one of the city’s most popular locales. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.
All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The property’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Rio De Janeiro.
This luxury hotel features elegant rooms and suites, upscale amenities, a variety of dining options and flexible event venues.
Guests can enjoy international cuisine at The Carioca Lounge Bar. You can visit the Terraneo Lounge Bar to savour drinks and appetizers in a stylish atmosphere, or have a variety of refreshments at the informal Café da Praia, next to the beach.
If you really want to spoil yourself, just drop by the treatment rooms and sauna. The reliable staff is always willing to give tips and help you plan your joyful days and evenings in Rio de Janeiro.
Miramar Hotel by Windsor
The newly renovated Miramar Hotel by Windsor defines seaside luxury in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Just steps from Copacabana Beach, the hotel affords captivating views from some guestrooms and an amazing rooftop terrace that hosts an infinity-edge swimming pool and poolside bar.
Each of the hotel’s 200 guestrooms provide complete relaxation with plush linens, elegantly designed guest bathrooms, Brazilian paintings, and on-call butler service. For an unparalleled vacation in Brazil, stay in the five star Miramar by Windsor.
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.
Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro
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.
Overlooking the natural reserve, the resort brings elegance and comfort to your stay in Rio, with a spa retreat for relax and rejuvenation, inspired gastronomic options and daily activities. Step out the resort and explore Barra da Tijuca! One of the most exclusive areas in Rio, famous for paradisiac beaches and urban attractions.
Live a unique experience in one of the 436 apartments, including 43 suites. Designed by the renowned international design office Yabu Pushelberg, the apartments are perfect escape venues, reflecting the surrounding atmosphere with the use of native stones and exclusive fabrics.
Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find air conditioning, heating, balcony/terrace, executive lounge access, in room safe. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Grand Hyatt Rio De Janeiro the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Rio De Janeiro.
There are three restaurants within the urban resort. Cantô Gastrô & Lounge features local cuisine, cocktails, and music. Tao Cucina Italiana serves traditional Italian cuisine, and Shiso offers authentic sushi, sashimi, and yakitori.
The Atiaia Spa provides a variety of treatments that combine international techniques and native products. There are nine private rooms, including three double suites, along with a relaxation lounge, Ierê Studio: a multifunctional space for different activities, 24-hour fitness center, and two steam rooms.