Located right on Rio's Copacabana beach, the Copacabana Palace Hotel is the most renowned hotel in Rio de Janeiro and has welcomed the rich and famous since 1923.
A glamorous icon of the city of Rio, this Orient-Express hotel has a reputation of exemplary service, superb cuisine and opulent luxury.
Ever since Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers' danced together at the Copacabana Palace in the celebrated movie Flying Down to Rio, the hotel has been the place to stay when visiting Rio de Janeiro.
The hotel has 245 rooms and suites in total, 147 are found in the Main Building, of which 71 are suites and 76 are bedrooms. The brand new accommodations with city view, located in the Tower Wing Building, comprising a total of 58 suites and 40 bedrooms.
Each of them is individually designed with fine period furniture and original works of art, giving a elegant yet relaxed ambiance. Views are either of the world-famous Copacabana beach, or towards the city.
Open: Copacabana Palace is open all year.
Location: Copacabana Palace is a well-known Art Deco landmark building overlooking Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.
Rooms: There are 116 rooms and 129 suites. They have period furniture and original works of art. Modern amenities include Wi-Fi internet access, iPod docks, minibar and safe and en-suite bathrooms. Rooms and suites have either city or beach views. There are 7 penthouse suites, each with marble bathrooms and private terraces. The penthouse floor offers exclusive use of a private swimming pool, wet bar and butler service.
Activities: Sightseeing and shopping in Rio, relaxing on the beach or by the pool, enjoying spa treatments, playing tennis, exercising in the gym.
Facilities: The hotel has 2 restaurants. Hotel Cipriani Restaurant specialises in north Italian cuisine. Pergula Restaurant overlooks the pool and serves Brazilian and international dishes and is a great venue for Sunday brunch. Guests can enjoy drinks and cocktails in the Piano Bar. Bar do Copa is open in the evenings from Wednesday to Saturday. There is a large outdoor swimming pool with a sundeck and sun loungers. Snacks and drinks are served on the pool terrace during the day. The hotel’s beach service provides sun loungers, sun shades fresh fruit and water. There is a rooftop tennis court. The spa has 7 treatment rooms, 2 treatment suites, sauna, steam bath, relaxation area, gym and hair and beauty salon. It offers special spa cuisine. The boutique sells swimwear, sunglasses, jewellery and Copacabana Palace branded goods.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: Rio is not a malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in public areas.
"Beautiful art deco swimming pool! The cinnamon cachaca cocktail is amazing!"