Belmond Copacabana Palace

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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Why Stay Here?

Warm rooms & suites, plus an outdoor pool, a spa & restaurants serving Italian & pan-Asian fare make this property ideal for your Getaway! Its super posh decor and luxurious amenities offer an elegant stay in the heart of Rio's most famous district.

Dating from 1923, this art deco style hotel overlooking Copacabana Beach is 10 km from Santos Dumont airport and 13 km from Christ the Redeemer statue.

Featuring period furniture and original artwork, the cozy, refined rooms and suites include flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Suites add sitting rooms; some offer private pool access and a wet bar, plus butler service. Room service is available.

Breakfast and parking are included. There’s a restaurant serving pan-Asian fare, as well as an eatery offering Italian cuisine. Other amenities include a piano bar, a tennis court and an outdoor pool, plus a spa and a gym.



This glamorous landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro.

Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace has been welcoming the rich and famous.

A truly iconic city-centre hotel, Copacabana Beach only a heartbeat away, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the Hotel Cipriani Restaurant.


*ACCOMMODATION 239 rooms and suites

*DINING Michelin-starred Mee restaurant, Hotel Cipriani and poolside restaurants, piano bar

*FEATURES Half-Olympic-sized swimming pool, Copacabana Palace Spa, fitness centre, rooftop tennis

*LOCATION 32km from Tom Jabim airport


Swimming Pool
Sunbathe, swim and socialize in one of Rio’s largest and most attractive swimming pools.

A team of pool assistants is on hand to cater to your every request, from fresh towels to cool drinks and light dishes from the pool menu.

Beach Service
Our exclusive service provides sun loungers, umbrellas and water to hotel guests.

Beach assistants will also look after your belongings as you enjoy Copacabana Beach.

Tennis Court
Keep fit or de-stress with a game of tennis. The concierge can arrange for free use of racquets and balls, as well as professional coaching (price on request).

Open 9am – 10pm

1923 is the perfect place to find clothing, accessories, jewellery and homeware to remind you of your time in Rio.

You’ll also discover a number of mementos that are entirely unique to this exclusive boutique.

Open 10am – 9pm

Fitness Centre
Located in the Copacabana Palace Spa, the fully air-conditioned Fitness Centre boasts the latest fitness equipment, with a variety of cardiovascular and resistance-exercise options. Stretching classes, personal trainer and power plate sessions are also available.

Open 7am – 10pm


For those wondering where to stay in Rio de Janeiro, treat yourself to the city’s finest accommodation. Each of our rooms is unique, featuring fine period furniture and original works of art.

Widely admired as the best hotel in Brazil, Belmond Copacabana Palace offers two different room categories. Choose between charming city views or magnificent beach vistas.

Superior City View Rooms
These inviting rooms face the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro.

Rich with architectural character and charm, the rooms in the main building feature trademark high ceilings, while those located in the Tower Wing provide a wonderful sense of space.

All have en-suite bathrooms, some with shower only.

Deluxe Beach View Rooms
Start your day gazing at the magnificent views of Copacabana Beach and the beautiful mosaics of the famous Portuguese pavement.

Each room, and especially those boasting Juliet-style balconies, complements the scenery with light, airy décor.

These spacious rooms offer a bath with shower or separate bath and shower.


Retreat to romance at this iconic Rio de Janeiro hotel. All our Suites conjure the elegance and glamor of a time when Marlene Dietrich and Orson Welles were guests of the hotel.
Accommodation at Belmond Copacabana Palace offers an indulgent refuge after a busy day exploring Rio. Hotel Suites come in three luxurious categories, each with its own unique character.

Pool Ocean View Suites
Delight in the cool breeze from your own private balcony overlooking the pool and the ocean beyond.

These spacious suites, located in the hotel’s Tower Wing, are ideal for longer stays.

Each includes a comfortable sitting room and bathroom with separate shower and bath.

Avenue City View Suites
These elegant suites provide the perfect base in which to unwind after a day spent exploring Rio.

Located in the hotel’s Tower Wing, each of these suites features spectacular views of Rio from its own private balcony.

Avenue City View Suites have separate living rooms, a bedroom and a bathroom with separate shower.

Deluxe One-bedroom Suite
Enjoy the sights of Copacabana Beach from your Deluxe One-bedroom Suite.

Each of these airy suites features a luxurious bedroom, a separate sitting room and a spacious bathroom.

*iPod dock

*Widescreen plasma TV with cable and premium channels

*Fully stocked mini-bar

*Traditional Brazilian slippers

*Wireless internet



Boasting some of the best restaurants in Rio de Janeiro, Belmond Copacabana Palace offers world-class cuisine and exemplary service in stunning surroundings.


Known as one of the best restaurants in Rio, and named after the finest hotel in Venice, this award-winning restaurant offers exceptional Northern Italian cuisine.

The vibrant menu combines the best in Brazilian and Italian ingredients. Innovative dishes sit alongside classic recipes that have been passed down for generations.


One of the first restaurants in South America to be awarded a prestigious Michelin star, take a seat and discover the most sophisticated pan-Asian cuisine in Rio.

The vision of celebrity chef Ken Hom and led by Executive Chef Kazuo Harada, MEE takes you on an exotic gastronomic journey. Taste your way through countries including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan.

The restaurant is one of only a handful of venues in Rio de Janeiro to be awarded a star. The enticing menu features many exotic specialties that should not be missed.

Take a journey through 25 imported sake varieties. The enticing drinks list is complete with 18 innovative cocktails that capture the spirit of the restaurant.

Sunday to Wednesday, 7pm – midnight
Thursday to Saturday, 7pm – 1am


A hotspot for Copacabana nightlife, this traditional bar is the place where Rio’s A-list mingles over aperitifs. Whether a lunchtime drink or an evening gathering, the jazzy beats of the resident pianist set the mood for sophisticated fun.

Monday to Thursday, midday – midnight
Friday and Saturday, midday – 1am
Sunday, midday – 6pm


Overlooking the Copacabana’s legendary swimming pool, Pérgula Restaurant offers first class Brazilian and international cuisine in a refined yet relaxed atmosphere.

The casual poolside ambience is perfect for Pérgula’s renowned Sunday Brunch. Don’t miss the Brazilian Buffet lunch on Saturdays, featuring a range of regional specialities that draws in locals all year round.

Breakfast: Monday to Friday, 6:30 – 10:30am | Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 7 – 11am



Relax in this sophisticated urban sanctuary, and enjoy indulgent rituals that purify, tone and revitalise.
Discover contemporary elegance and indulgence at Copacabana Palace Spa, Rio de Janeiro’s finest day spa. The space features five individual treatment rooms, two dual treatment suites, a fitness room, hair salon, sauna, steam bath and relaxation area.

The extensive treatment menu boasts an exclusive line of organic products, made from the purest and most refined Brazilian ingredients. Combinations based on açaí and guaraná fruits, white clay from the Amazon and essential oils enhance your sense of wellbeing.

The Copacabana Palace Spa also offers a nutritious spa menu.


Copacabana Palace Spa is also home to one of the most exclusive hair salons in Rio. Spanning two floors, the salon offers a wide range of services including cutting, colouring and highlighting, styling and straightening.