Across the road from Copacabana Beach, this refined art deco hotel dating from 1923 is 10 km from Santos Dumont Airport and 13 km from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
Featuring period furniture and original artwork, the elegant rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and minibars; some have beach views. Suites add sitting rooms; some come with direct pool access and wet bars, plus private butlers. Room service is available.
Breakfast and parking are complimentary. There’s an acclaimed pan-Asian restaurant, and an airy Italian eatery next to an outdoor pool, as well as a piano bar, tennis courts, a posh spa and a gym.