Everset Rio Hotel is set just back from Ipanema beach and its rooftop terrace and restaurant boast stunning views. There are 156 comfortable, spacious rooms, with large windows. All rooms are air conditioned and are equipped with TV, 'phone, safe, minibar and internet access. The executive suites are larger and have panoramic beach views. The swimming pool is on the terrace, on the 23rd floor and it, too, has wonderful views down to the beach and ocean beyond.
Breakfast is a plentiful mix of fresh bread, pastries, fruit and cold meats and is served in the rooftop restaurant, the 'Grill 360', so guests can enjoy views of Ipanema and Leblon beaches while they eat. The restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner and caters to a wide range of tastes. As well as grilled meat and fish, fresh salads and pasta dishes are popular. There is a selection of wines to complement the cuisine. 'Dombri EDO Restaurant' is located in the lobby and specialises in Japanese food, while the Pool Bar is open for snacks and drinks during the day.
As well as being within easy walking distance of the beach, the hotel is also near number of shopping centres, bars and restaurants. Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon is nearby. With its parks, walkways and cycle paths this is a popular recreational area for locals and tourists alike. There are also spectacular views of Corcovado Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue from here. The hotel also has easy access to the main tourist sites of the city, so is great base for visitors to Rio.
Open: Everest Rio Hotel is open all year.
Location: Everest Rio Hotel is located a block from the beach in Ipanema's shopping and dining district in Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is 4kms from Christ the Redeemer and 2.5ksm from the botanical gardens.
Rooms: There are standard, superior, premium and luxury rooms and suites, 156 rooms in total. They are air conditioned and have cable TV, minibars and en-suite bathrooms. Suites are located on the upper floors to benefit in full from the ocean views. 24 hour room service is available.
Activities: Sightseeing and shopping in Rio. The hotel can arrange various excursions. Guests can relax by the pool or by the beach.
Facilities: The Restaurant Grill 360 is on the top (23rd) floor and serves grilled meat, seafood and local as well as international dishes. There is a terrace for al fresco dining. There is a Japanese restaurant in the lobby and the lobby bar serves drinks and snacks. There is a rooftop swimming pool and pool bar. The hotel offers beach service which includes towels, sun loungers and sun shades. Services offered include laundry and an airport shuttle.
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 guest rooms and public areas. Computers are available for guest use in the lobby.
"Bathroom poor & needed an update. Breakfast menu limited in comparison with others."