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Top Rio de Janeiro Historic Hotels

Belmond Copacabana Palace
5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥25,360 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
4.8/5Exceptional! (932 reviews)

"Hard to find any negative to say about our stay. from the moment you walk in to when you leave they make you feel special. You are taken back to a glamorous, chic setting. Just the perfect stay!!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Belmond Copacabana Palace
Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery
5 out of 5
Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥18,766 per night from Nov 11 to Nov 12
4.5/5Wonderful! (207 reviews)

"Very friendly and professional welcome and tour of the hotel and its amenities. Beautiful hotel with lots of original features from when it was a coffee plantation. Would definitely recommend and wouldn’t hesitate to return when we are next in Rio"…"

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2019

Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery
Casa Da Santa
3 out of 5
Rua Eduardo Santos 139, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)

"I spent 4 days in this beautiful charming house, and felt home the moment I passed the gate. The house located in the beautiful authentic neighborhood of Santa Teresa is decorated with taste displaying very cozy and clean rooms. A delicious breakfast is served under the trees with a very nice view ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2016

Casa Da Santa

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Novotel RJ Santos Dumont
4 out of 5
Avenida Rua Marechal Camara 300, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥4,107 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.3/5Excellent! (672 reviews)

"Otimo custo benefício Quartos limpos e confortáveis"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Novotel RJ Santos Dumont
Quinta Azul Boutique Pousada
3 out of 5
Rua Almirante Alexandrino 256, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4.2/5Very Good! (139 reviews)
Great location, very helpful staff

"We booked the room with the tub and loved it! The room was clean and very comfortable. The owner was super helpful and spoke great english. I would definitely recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2017

Quinta Azul Boutique Pousada
Sant'Martre
3 out of 5
Rua Aprazivel, 28, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4.1/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Favorite hotel in Rio and can’t beat price

"Very nice retreat in the middle of bustling city. We had breakfast overlooking the hills, city and water. Can’t beat it!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2018

Sant'Martre
Hotel Atlantico Business Centro
3.5 out of 5
Rua Senador Dantas, 25, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥1,570 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7
4.1/5Very Good! (927 reviews)

"Custo-benefício muito bom! Funcionários atenciosos! Limpeza de áreas comuns, especificamente elevadores, em razão da pandemia, estava prejudicada. No mais, a limpeza nos quartos, no restaurante e cuidados em relação à pandemia na área do café da manhã estava muito boa!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Hotel Atlantico Business Centro
Senado Rio Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Rua Do Senado, 189, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4/5Very Good! (126 reviews)
Senado Rio Hotel 4 Comfortable & Convenient Stay

"Located in Centro, the Senado Rio Hotel provided affordable, clean, comfortable and convenient accommodations for my trip to the Olympics. Just a 15-minute walk to the Central Bus/Subway/Train hub, the hotel is centrally located for access to the various Olympic venues arrayed across the Rio metropolitan ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2016

Senado Rio Hotel
Mambembe Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 251, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Hospedagem simples por um preço módico!

"Num primeiro momento fiquei meio perdido tentando localizar o hostel, mas depois deu tudo certo. Fui muito bem atendido pelo Yuri no check in e encontrei o quarto limpo e com uma cama confortável. Os outros ambientes são limpos e o café da manhã é simples, mas condiz com o valor da hospedagem. De ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2016

Mambembe Hostel
ibis Rio de Janeiro Centro
3 out of 5
Rua Silva Jardim 32 Torre I, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥2,885 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4/5Very Good! (289 reviews)
Rio carnival

"Hotel was perfect for the price rooms were small but that was expected hotel very busy"…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

ibis Rio de Janeiro Centro
Casa Amarelo par Robert le Héros
4 out of 5
Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 569 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥7,192 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Charming boutique casa with nice views of Rio!

"Lovely old building, with lots of character. Admittedly the condition is slightly dated, but is part of the charm! Marianne was very helpful, explaining the local area and arranging a taxi for us. Bedroom very spacious and the pool area overlooking the city is brilliant! Santa Teresa is a cool neighbourhood ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019

Casa Amarelo par Robert le Héros
Copacabana Sol Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Rua Santa Clara 141, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3.9/5Very Good! (309 reviews)
A great stop in Copacabana.

"We had a nice stay our room was good ,comfortable bed. The front desk was very helpful. A great breakfast every day. The area is nice for shopping and only two blocks away from the beach. Only the wifi was very,very slow."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2017

Copacabana Sol Hotel
CabanaCopa Hostel
2 out of 5
Travessa Guimaraes Natal, 10, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is ¥1,383 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25
3.6/5Good! (84 reviews)
Central

"Perfect if you want a cheap hostel in the centre of town"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018

CabanaCopa Hostel
Itajubá Hotel
3 out of 5
Rua Alvaro Alvim 23, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥2,841 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
3.6/5Good! (281 reviews)
Poor ventilation in building.

"The check in staff were amazing so I feel bad writing this review. The hotel is old and poorly ventilated. There is a musty smell that hits you once you get out of the lift. It’s humid and the AC only adds to that feeling. Big bathroom with a weird little door that opens to pipes. The area is central ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Itajubá Hotel
Gamboa Rio Hotel
3 out of 5
Rua Alexandre Mackenzie, 122, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥2,898 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
3.5/5Good! (261 reviews)

"I did not stay in the hotel. I did not checked in. The neighborhood is dangerous, scary, dirty. The hotel itself looks dirty, cheap and unsafe. Old building. I never ever could imagine that a place so bad would be available on Orbitz.com. Stay away. Nonrefundable. I lost the money I paid for 3 nights ..."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

Gamboa Rio Hotel
Pompeu Rio Hotel
3 out of 5
Rua Camerino, 15, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥2,288 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
3.2/5 (213 reviews)
Rio Centro

"Great price. Local area isn't the best especially at night, but buses and taxis are available literally at the front door."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Pompeu Rio Hotel
Riocopa Hostel
2 out of 5
Travessa Frederico Pamplona 20, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3.2/5 (37 reviews)
Fine location, nice enough staff, sturdy bunks.

"The reception area staff spoke adequate English, unfortunately in Rio, adequate is the best you will be looking to get so don't see this as a plus or minus. However they were welcoming and friendly. I didn't find them too attentive. The triple level bunks had ladders however the double bunks (at ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2017

Riocopa Hostel
Hospedagem Ledo
2 out of 5
Rua Gonçalves Ledo 5, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is ¥1,687 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
2.2/5 (36 reviews)

"I was given the description of this property as a hotel But it is a hostel There is nothing good about this hostel except it is next to metro station"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Hospedagem Ledo
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Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Rio de Janeiro?
A visit to the sights with historical relevance in Rio de Janeiro is likely at the top of your travel itinerary. While you’re visiting, check out the museums and art scene. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic seaside.
What's the best place to stay in Rio de Janeiro to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Atlantico Business Centro is a top 3.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Arcos da Lapa is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Belmond Copacabana Palace and Santa Teresa Hotel RJ - MGallery.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is home to 4392 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 292 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is notable for landmarks like Copacabana Fort, Arcos da Lapa, and Catete Palace. Cultural venues include Museum of Tomorrow, Museum of Modern Art, and Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Gloria do Outeiro). Other popular sights include Flamengo Beach and Maracana Stadium.
What is a historic hotel like in Rio de Janeiro?
A historic hotel gives guests an opportunity to stay in a building officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Rio de Janeiro usually retain authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the physical building and architecture. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the place’s cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Rio de Janeiro have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Guests should expect the popular amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. In Rio de Janeiro, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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