Belmond Copacabana Palace

Rio de Janeiro

The legendary Belmond Copacabana Palace is a luxury hotel overlooking Copacabana Beach. Oozing old world glamour, the Art Deco building opened its doors in 1923 and has welcomed a glittering list of the rich and famous ever since, from Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the Rolling Stones and Nelson Mandela.

The rooms and suites have king-sized or twin polished wooden beds, fine period furniture, plush fabrics, original artworks, and opulent bathrooms of pink and white marble. Some of the suites have private balconies, while the penthouse floor has its own private pool and butler service.

Enjoy superb pan-Asian cuisine in the Michelin-starred Mee restaurant, or opt for Italian food at the Hotel Cipriani restaurant. The Pergula restaurant serves local classics and Mediterranean dishes from its poolside location.

The hotel offers a range of excursions and tours around Rio. Alternatively, relax with beach service on Copacabana Beach, lounge by the pool, play tennis, or get pampered in the spa.

Belmond Copacabana Palace Information

Location & Getting There

Superbly positioned overlooking the Copacabana Beach of Rio, the Belmond Copacabana Palace is a 40-minute drive from Rio’s international airport, Tom Jobim.


The hotel features 216 rooms, suites and penthouse suites. Superior City View and Deluxe Beach View Rooms feature king or twin beds, a writing desk and spacious bathroom, with respective charming city views or magnificent beach vistas. Pool Ocean View Suites include a comfortable sitting room; Avenue City View Suites boast spectacular views of Rio from the private balcony and a separate living room; Deluxe One-bedroom Suite features a luxurious bedroom and separate sitting room where views of the Copacabana Beach can be enjoyed. The hotel also hosts 7 stunning Penthouse Suites, each with a private swimming pool, wet bar, terrace and butler service.


Explore the vibrant culture and stunning beauty of Rio de Janeiro by touring this fascinating city. Drive through the Tijuca Forest, visit the top of Corcovado Hill to see the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, take a cable car ride to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for magnificent views, enjoy a Plataforma Show featuring colourful samba extravaganza, browse for arts and crafts at the weekly Hippie Fair, or the beaches at Leblon.


Family amenities include cribs/infant beds in the guestrooms, babysitting and supervised activities.

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Why we recommend Belmond Copacabana Palace

“It’s utterly decadent and glamorous. For a slice of the high-life book into one of the seven penthouse suites that share a black swimming pool surrounded by plants.”

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