Rio de Janeiro Hotels

Porto Bay Rio Internacional

  • Av. Atlântica 1500 Map It
  • Copacabana
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Pros

  • Excellent service
  • Good views
  • Beachfront location

Cons

  • Some rooms quite small
  • Copacabana not as safe as Ipanema after dark
  • Hotel beginning to look dated

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

All rooms at this Copacabana landmark hotel have balconies with sea views, a rarity on Avenida Atlântica. The distinctive black- and red-fronted hotel is Swiss-owned, and the tidy and modern Scandinavian design is one of its best assets. Crisp white decor is a trademark here, and the rooftop pool with its wood-paneled sundeck is first-rate, with excellent views across the bay, and of the Corcovado and the Christ statue. The hotel attracts a mix of business travelers and vacationers, who appreciate the proximity to the beach. There's a small gym, but it's more fun to join the locals and take a run along the beachfront.

Hotel Information

Address:

Av. Atlântica 1500, Rio de Janeiro, 22021–000, Brazil

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Phone:

021-2546–8000

Website: www.portobay.com

Hotel Details:

  • 117 rooms, 11 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 06/18/2015

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