This glamorous Orient-Express landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, it has been welcoming the rich and famous: from Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the Rolling Stones and Nelson Mandela.

Superbly positioned overlooking Copacabana Beach, 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 adjacent Bar do Copa. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the Hotel Cipriani Restaurant.

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Copacabana Palace boasts one of Rio’s finest spas. Relax in this sophisticated urban sanctuary, and enjoy indulgent rituals that purify, tone and revitalise.

Exuding contemporary elegance, the spa features seven treatment rooms, two dual treatment suites, a fitness room, hair salon, sauna, steam bath and relaxation area.

The extensive treatment menu features the exclusive AYASPA line of organic products, made from the purest and most refined indigenous 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 spa menu developed by Francesco Carli, the internationally renowned Chef of Pergula Restaurant.

Fitness Center

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. Also available: stretching classes, personal trainer and power plate sessions.

Open daily, 06.00 and 22.00.

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 and umbrellas, fresh fruit 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. Arrange for free use of racquets and balls, and professional coaching (R$110 per hour), through the Concierge.

The roof-top tennis court is open between 09.00 and 22.00.

Please note: Due to planned renovations the tennis courts will be closed until 15 December 2012.

Signature Boutique

Located on the Ground Floor of the hotel, the Copacabana Palace Signature Boutique offers a range of luxury products, including the latest in swimwear, sunglasses and jewellery, and exclusive Copacabana Palace branded household and leather goods.

Care Palace Salon

Our exclusive hair salon offers a range of services including cutting, colouring and highlighting, styling and straightening. Waxing, bronzing, manicures, pedicures and make-up are also available.

Meetings and Events

The Copacabana Palace is one of South America’s foremost venues for great occasions, large and small.

Step inside the hotel’s marble and granite foyers and the stage is set for a truly indulgent treat. The decadent ambience continues in its stylish salons, many with original 1920s features.

Whether you are planning a romantic wedding or a major conference, a small company meeting or an intimate get-together, our Conference & Banqueting Team is on hand to help with all the arrangements.

The hotel also offers outside catering services for any private function held in the city. Let us bring our unique style to you.


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The Copacabana Palace is a haven of comfort and a luxurious retreat from Rio’s bustling streets. Stunning views and its proximity to Copacabana Beach make it the hotel of choice when staying in Rio de Janeiro.

Each of its rooms and suites is unique, featuring fine period furniture and original works of art. All conjure up the elegance and sophistication of a glamorous era when Marlene Dietrich and Orson Welles were guests at the hotel.

Yet each room is also thoroughly modern, including Wi-Fi and iPod docks, and graced with such thoughtful touches as extra long pillows and complimentary traditional Brazilian slippers.


Copacabana Palace offers two different categories of rooms. Choose between the charming Superior City View or magnificent Deluxe Beach View.

Twin or king-sized bed
Extra length pillows
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Opening windows
Writing desk
Clock radio with CD
Television with selected satellite channels
Wi-Fi and plug point
Fully stocked mini-bar
In-room digital safe
Traditional Brazilian slippers
International plugs

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.


Copacabana Palace offers two luxurious categories of suites, each with its own unique character.

Twin or king-sized bed
Extra length pillows
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Opening windows
Writing desk
Clock radio with CD
Television with selected satellite channels
Wi-Fi and plug point
Fully stocked mini-bar
In-room digital safe
Traditional Brazilian slippers
International plugs

Pool Ocean View Suites

Delight in the sights of Rio from your own private balcony overlooking the pool and Copacabana Beach beyond.

These spacious suites, located in the hotel’s Tower Wing, are ideal for longer stays. Some have a small kitchen area suitable for preparing simple meals, making it the perfect choice for families.

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

Avenue City View Suites

These spacious and 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.

Penthouse Suites

Discover the ultimate in luxury on the sixth floor of the Copacabana Palace.

Six of our seven stunning Penthouse Suites, each with a private terrace, enjoy views of the beach. All have been decorated with works of art, exotic carpets and French fabrics to create the best in elegant comfort. Beautiful marble bathrooms feature a bath and separate shower.

The penthouse floor offers exclusive use of a private swimming pool area and a wet bar with one of Rio’s finest views.

A butler service (included in the nightly room rate) is also available.

Penthouse Suites are not available for bookings online. Please contact our reservations department directly by calling +55 21 2548 7070 or emailing

Twin or king-sized bed
Extra length pillows
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Opening windows
Writing desk
Clock radio with CD
Television with selected satellite channels
Wi-Fi and plug point
Fully stocked mini-bar
In-room digital safe
Traditional Brazilian slippers
International plugs


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Offering the perfect blend of elegant surroundings, exemplary service and gourmet cuisine, the Copacabana Palace guarantees a memorable dining experience.

Featuring two of Rio’s top restaurants –Hotel Cipriani Restaurant and Pérgula Restaurant– the Copa is Rio’s top destination for gastronomy and style.

Join us for a zingy caipirinha at the legendary Piano Bar or slip on your dancing shoes for a night at the lively Bar do Copa.

During the day, enjoy drinks and snacks while you sunbathe at the Pool Terrace. And for guests who seek a little more privacy, 24-hour room service is also available.

Hotel Cipriani Restaurant

Known as one of the best restaurants in Rio, and named after the finest hotel in Venice, the award-winning Hotel Cipriani Restaurant offers an exceptional menu of Northern Italian cuisine.

Taste the green tagliarini au gratin and you’ll be whisked away to Italy as you dine in beautiful, Venetian-inspired surroundings, from Fortuny fabrics to handmade Murano lamps.

You’ll be constantly surprised by Chef Nicola Finamore’s vibrant menu. Combining the best in Brazilian and Italian ingredients, it features innovative dishes alongside classic recipes that have been in Finamore’s family for generations.

Chef’s Table
Located in the heart of the Cipriani Restaurant’s kitchen, the Chef’s Table is one of the most exclusive fine-dining adventures in Rio.

This unique gastronomic experience allows guests to follow Chef Finamore as he prepares an array of dishes inspired by the day’s freshest ingredients. This special menu is then paired with carefully selected wines.

Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday
Lunch: 12:30 – 3:30pm
Dinner: 7pm – midnight

Late lunch: 1 – 6pm

Please note:
Dress code is smart casual
Children under 10 are not allowed in the restaurant
A 48 hour notice is required to reserve the Chef’s Table

Pérgula Restaurant

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

Dine al fresco, or in the restaurant’s elegant dining room, and savour a tantalising array of grilled meats and a wonderful assortment of risottos and homemade pasta.

The casual, poolside ambience is perfect for Pérgula’s renowned Sunday Brunch prepared by celebrated chef Francesco Carli. And you won’t want to miss Chef Carli’s Saturday lunch which draws a lively local crowd for Brazil’s national dish, the feijoada, a hearty bean and meat stew.

Join us at Pérgula Restaurant for a taste of Rio you’ll always remember.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 7 – 10:30am (Monday to Friday) / 7 – 11am (Saturday and Sunday)
Lunch: 12:30 – 4pm
Dinner: 7pm – midnight

Saturday Feijoada: 12:30 – 5pm
Sunday Brunch: 12:30 – 5 pm

Copacabana Piano Bar

Rich with traditional charm, the Copacabana Piano Bar is the place where Rio’s A-list mingles over aperitifs.

Bathed in the soft glow of the illuminated pool, the Piano Bar offers the perfect ambiance in which to unwind while you enjoy a refreshing cocktail or sip a fine wine.

Whether for a quiet lunchtime drink or an evening gathering, the jazzy beats of the resident pianist set the mood for sophisticated fun.

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: midday to 1.30am

Bar do Copa

Rio’s coolest place to see and be seen is Bar do Copa, a hedonists’ heaven beside the celebrated Copacabana Palace pool. Spend an evening here and you’ll soon discover why Rio is known as “Cidade Maravilhosa” (the Marvellous City).

Soak up the dazzling gold-mosaic décor and 10,000 shimmering micro-lights in the ceiling as you enjoy a sensational cocktail at the bar with the local style setters. Then head to a table near the dance floor where a team of DJs spin the music for the city’s chicest revellers.

Opening hours
Wednesday and Thursday: from 9pm
Friday and Saturday: from 10pm

Prices available on request
Free entrance for hotel guests on Wednesdays and Thursdays


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Copacabana Palace

Avenida Atlantica 1702 , Copacabana
Rio De Janeiro , 22021-001, Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2548 7070,
USA: 800 237 1236 (Toll-Free),
UK: 0845 077 2222,
Fax: +55 21 2235 7330



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