Enthroned on the shores of the most famous beach in South America, the Belmond Copacabana Palace is as esteemed today as it has been for the 100 years since its inauguration. You’ll be in good company here, as over the past century, this regal Belmond property has hosted Hollywood glitterati and the international jetset, among them Marlene Dietrich and Orson Welles. It comes as no surprise then that the Belmond Copacabana Palace is an alluring melange of impeccable service, first-class facilities, and old-world glamor. Classic elegance permeates the hotel, festooned as it is with glittering chandeliers, sleek marble and polished wood. Here you can while away the days feasting on Michelin-starred Asian fare or delectable Italian cuisine. And, of course, Copacabana Beach, the heartbeat of this electrifying city, is right on your doorstep.

Rooms at Belmond Copacabana Palace

You’ll be staying in the lap of luxury at Belmond Copacabana Palace, so rest assured your room, suite or penthouse will be one of the most sophisticated boltholes in the city. Think elegant antique furnishings, bathrooms clad in pink and white marble, and fine artworks. Each room has a king or twin bedroom and en suite, with mod-cons including an iPod docking station, flat-screen TV, slippers and minibar. The sea-view rooms are highly recommended, as you’ll want to wake up to the sight of Copacabana Beach each morning. Upgrade to a suite for more space to spread out in, with your own living room and one or two bedrooms. Or for the ultimate experience, choose one of the lavish penthouses, boasting butler service and a private swimming pool.

Experiences at Belmond Copacabana Palace

With diligent, professional staff at your beck and call, and a refined ambience from top to toe, you won’t go wanting for anything at the Belmond. You can look forward to:

3 Decadent restaurants: the Michelin-starred Mee, Italian Cipriani, and poolside Pérgula.
Half Olympic-size swimming pool and rooftop tennis court.
Spa with a sauna, steam room, gym and relaxation area.
Excursions including yacht charters, private city tours and paddle boarding.
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The Belmond Copacabana Palace is undoubtedly among the most iconic luxury hotels you can experience in South America, having opened its glamorous doors in 1923.


17 miles from Rio de Janeiro International Airport.