Porto Bay Rio Internacional is a modern hotel located on Avenida Atlantica on Rio's Copocabana Beach.
Most rooms have views of the beach and there is a good range of amenities including a restaurant, 2 bars, a gym, rooftop pool and beach service. It is a great base from which to explore all this city has to offer.
There are 3 types of room, all of which have en-suite bathrooms complete with bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer. Most rooms have balconies, some of which have ocean views. Other facilities include air conditioning, phone and TV, and internet access. A minibar and hot drinks maker are available for an extra charge. The suites are spacious and have a separate living room.
La Finestra restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as afternoon tea. Enjoy a meal here while admiring the view over Copocabana Beach. Snacks are available from both of the bars, one of which is located on the roof by the swimming pool. From the pool and sundeck it is possible to catch a glimpse of Christ the Redeemer as well as the beach and ocean. Part of the beach is set aside for hotel guests and the hotel provides sunshades, chairs and towels to guests free of charge.
There is a gym, from which you can see the beach while you exercise, and a sauna with a relaxation room. The hotel offers a newspaper service, 24 hour room service and same day laundry (for a charge).
Open: Hotel Porto Bay is open all year.
Location: The hotel is on Avenida Atlantica facing Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. There is a metro station nearby, and the international airport is 33kms away.
Rooms: There are 117 air conditioned rooms, all with either picture windows or balconies. All have satellite TV, IDD phone, safe, hairdryer and en-suite bathroom with a supply of toiletries. Rooms consist of 54 superior side sea view (19sqm), 24 top floor superior side view (19sqm), 18 deluxe sea view (22sqm), 8 top floor deluxe sea view (22sqm), 9 sea view suites (41sqm) and 4 top floor sea view suites (41sqm). There is 24 hour room service.
Activities: Go sightseeing and shopping in Rio, spend time on Copacabana beach with loungers, sunshades and towels from the hotel (free).
Facilities: The hotel has a restaurant (see below), a lobby bar and ATM. There is a rooftop terrace with a swimming pool, sunbathing area, bar, gym, 2 saunas and a massage room. There is a laundry service (pay locally).
Dining: La Finestra is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves Brazilian and international cuisines.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Babysitting can be arranged, to be paid for locally.
Health: Rio de Janeiro is a low to no risk malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel.
Rio, the Amazon and the best beaches in Brazil, with plenty of time fully to experience each place.
Go sightseeing, trekking and swimming, spend time in villages, enjoy varied cuisine and sample island life, all in the course of this 2 week holiday.
"Clean and well located, with good staff."