Rio de Janeiro is hosting the 2016 Olympics and the world is arriving at Rio’s shores. Though the games began from August 3, the events began only on August 5. The Games will continue till August 21, 2016. 19 days of competitions with 206 countries participating, everybody is hooked on to the games rooting for their respective contingent. According to some estimates, 500,000 tourists are expected to visit Rio during this time. And since Rio 2016 has begun in full swing, a lot has been written about Rio, its culture , carnivals and cuisines. And with all eyes on this beautiful seaside city, we too have began our series on Rio! So if you are deciding or already decided to explore Rio, you know where to stay! Also Read - With 35 Deaths, 1400 Confirmed Cases in India, Delhi's Nizamuddin Emerges as New Epicentre of Coronavirus
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1. Rio Panoramic
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Situated in Santa District, Rio Panoramic is a perfect guest house for anybody visiting Rio de Janeiro. Offering stunning views of the Guanabara Bay, the artistic interiors are also another attraction. With every modern facility available, your stay in Rio will be perfect if you opt to stay in this beautiful and comfortable hotel. Attractions likes Copacabana beach is just eight km away and the Sugarloaf mountain at a distance of 9 km.
Tariff per night: Rs 31,725 approximately
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2. Belmond Copacabana Palace
A five star property, Belmond Copacabana Palace offers breathtaking views of the ocean. A wellness spa and with two restaurants that serve delicious food, this hotel has everything that a tourist will look for. Spacious rooms, private balconies and beautiful décor, everything about this hotel is beautiful. If you havent been able to decide your stay options in Rio, you might as well consider this as one of the best.
Tariff per night: Rs 21,576 approximately
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3. Mama Ruisa
Tranquility and solace, if thats what you want during your stay in Rio, Mama Ruisa is just the hotel to check into. A boutique hotel, Mama Ruisa has air conditioned rooms, each of them overlooking the majestic SugarLoaf mountain. Relish delicious food while enjoying the views of the ocean perched on their terrace or after taking a dip in their outdoor pool. Mama Ruisa guarantees you all the privacy you need.
Tariff per night: Rs 18,500 approximately
4. Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro
Another luxurious hotel, Caesar Park overlooks the stunning Dois Irmaos hills and is located at a distance of 15 km from Maracana stadium, which is where the Olympic Games are happening. Isnt that even more exciting? Serving international cuisines with a rooftop pool and a sauna, you will be treated to every luxury you are seeking for in this stay.
Tariff per night: Rs 21,000 approximately
5. Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
A seven minute walk from General Osorio metro, Hotel Fasano has some of the breathtaking views to oceans and seas. Bars, bath tubs, lavish suites and balconies from where the views are something that will leave you spellbound, this is where you should put up if visiting Rio. They also offer bikes on rent if you want to explore the city.
Tariff per night: Rs 41,300 approximately
6. Hotel Santa Teresa
Perched on a hill, overlooking the Guanabara Bay, this chic hotel is just few minutes away from the Maracana Stadium. Spacious rooms with mini bars and balconies with some of the best views; Hotel Santa Teresa is a peoples favorite hotel. Stunning mountain views is the best attraction of this hotel, apart from Sambodromo which is home to the vibrant Rio carnival.
Tariff per night: Rs 24,500 approximately
7. Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
A beachfront hotel, Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel boasts some of the citys best attractions nearby. The Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, Vidigal beach and Olympic village are all at just a stones throw away. The best part about this hotel is their ocean front balcony with beautiful sitting area and lounges. With three outdoor pools and tennis courts, you will never get bored here.
Tariff per night: Rs 32,400 approximately
8. Windsor Atlantica
Located in Copacabana, Windsor Atlantica, is one of the best hotels in the city. Just minute’s walk from the beach, a stay in this hotel will offer the much needed rejuvenation. Rooms with sound proof windows, well-stocked minibars and splendid views of the ocean, what more can you ask for really?! If you do not wish to walk down to the public beach, there is also a private beach that is accessible and will let you enjoy uninterrupted time of solace.
Tariff per night: Rs 44,283 approximately
9. Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro
One of the most conceptual hotels in the city, Hilton Barra has the most attractive interiors. You can make the most of your stay here viewing beautiful artwork on the walls. The rooftop floor on the eighth floor is an attraction which you need to see to believe it. The Olympic Park is just one km away. Modern amenities and facilities with a very courteous staff, your stay is definitely going to be a memorable one.
Tariff per night: Rs 32,200 approximately
Tuakaza is more like a private villa in the middle of a beautiful and lush nature park. They have six different yet quirky cottages that have been adorned with Brazilian art. Because it is located in a nature park, there is no doubt that the views are breathtaking. Open terraces, a fireplace, waterfall, this place is everything scenic.
Tariff per night: Rs 34,817 approximately
Disclaimer: The fare mentioned is an approximate figure which may differ from the actual cost of your stay depending on your type of room and season of travel.
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