Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Rio de Janeiro for Olympic Fans

The 2016 Summer Olympics are over, but many fans are still hanging around Rio de Janeiro to explore the beautiful seaside city. Known for its athletic spirit, wild nightlife and breathtaking landscape, it’s a destination that balances adventure with serenity. And if you want to get the most out of it, you need to bring a planned itinerary, bag of money and booking number in one of these luxury hotels:

1. Belmond Copacabana Palace


Deluxe Beach View Suite | $1,055/night

Some consider this to be the most exclusive hotel in the world. Graced by Prince Charles and Marilyn Monroe, this classic hotel has been accommodating the world’s rich and famous for almost 100 years.


2. Royal Tulip Hotel

Executive Room 1 King Bed | $750/night

This is where the English football team stayed during the 2014 World Cup. Located on São Conrado Beach, The Royal Tulip features apartments with private balconies and mountain views.


3. Fasano Hotel


Suite with Sea View | $2,000/night

This is a celebrity favorite, visited by Lady Gaga, One Direction, Madonna and David Beckham. Offering gorgeous views of Ipanema Beach, it’s a great place to stay for a millionaire beach bum.


4. Miramar Hotel by Windsor

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Deluxe Room | $500/night

Located on Copacabana Beach, this hotel’s pool has the best view in the city. You can splash in the pool while a butler delivers your favourite cocktails.

5. Grand Hyatt


Diplomat Suite | $1,500

Opened in June for the summer Olympics, the Grand Hyatt has a stunning beachfront location and two large swimming pools.