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1 room, 2 adults

Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme

4-star4 stars
Rua Gustavo Sampaio 320, Leme, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22010-010, Brazil

Upscale beach hotel with outdoor pool, near Copacabana Beach
  • Free WiFi
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  • Hotel not honest about the kind of service they offer, the poorest house keeping ever…Aug 13, 2017
  • Facilities could do with an update, but you get what you pay forAug 5, 2020

Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme

from ZAR 1,529
  • Family Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Apartment, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Superior Apartment, 2 Double Beds

What’s around Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme


  • In Copacabana
  • Copacabana Beach - 1 min walk
  • Praia do Leme - 5 min walk
  • Rio Sul Shopping Mall - 33 min walk
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Parque Henrique Lage - 4.3 mi / 6.8 km
  • Museum of Modern Art - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km
  • Arcos da Lapa - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km

Getting around

  • Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. Airport (GIG) - 41 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 15 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 9 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station - 10 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Maracana Station - 11 min drive
  • Cardeal Arcoverde Station - 17 min walk
  • Siqueira Campos Station - 28 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 275 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 21 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • 1 per room (up to 33 lbs)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built - 1971
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Braille signage
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Poty - This restaurant specializes in Brazilian cuisine.

Grilled Bar - This restaurant specializes in Brazilian cuisine.

Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme’s small print

Also known as

  • Continental Golden Tulip
  • Golden Tulip Rio Leme Hotel
  • Golden Tulip Rio Leme Rio de Janeiro
  • Golden Tulip Continental Rio De Janeiro Brazil
  • BHG Rio Leme Hotel Rio de Janeiro
  • BHG Rio Leme Hotel
  • BHG Rio Leme Rio de Janeiro
  • Novotel Rio Copacabana Hotel
  • Novotel Rio Hotel
  • Novotel Rio
  • Novotel Rio Janeiro Leme Hotel
  • Golden Tulip Continental Hotel
  • Novotel Rio Janeiro Leme
  • BHG Rio Leme
  • Golden Tulip Rio Leme
  • Novotel Rio Copacabana
  • Golden Tulip Continental
  • Golden Tulip Hotel Continental
  • Rio De Janeiro Golden Tulip
  • Novotel Rio De Janeiro Leme Brazil
  • Luxor Continental
  • Golden Tulip Continental Hotel Rio de Janeiro
  • Novotel Janeiro Leme Janeiro
  • Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme Hotel
  • Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme Rio de Janeiro
  • Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme Hotel Rio de Janeiro
  • Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme (Abertura Dezembro 2019)
  • Golden Tulip Continental Rio de Janeiro
  • Golden Tulip Continental Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Golden Tulip Hotel Continental
  • Golden Tulip Rio De Janeiro
  • Golden Tulip Rio Leme Hotel Rio de Janeiro
  • Rio De Janeiro Golden Tulip


This hotel is currently in transition to the Novotel brand.

Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels from Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of BRL 43 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of BRL 80 per pet, per day

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme

  • Does Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme.
  • Is there a pool at Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 33 lbs per pet. There's a charge of BRL 80 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 5:30 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves Brazilian cuisine.
  • What is there to do near Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme?
    Recommended spots to visit include Copacabana Beach (1-min walk) and Praia do Leme (5-min walk), along with Rio Sul Shopping Mall (1.7 mi) and Sugar Loaf Mountain (2.6 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 107 reviews

Very good 8,0
Great decor & rooms, rough around the edges though
This Novotel has recently been refurbished, so the lobby is very well decorated and stylish. Reception staff very friendly and helpful. The rooms are big, comfortable beds and very fresh and modern. The toiletries provided though are rubbish so take your own. The hotels needs some final polishing and training of staff. Lots of little bits are off/wrong e.g some stains on bedding, not replacing toiletries when empty, no ashtrays on the roof, no 24/7 room service as advertised, no glasses EVER with the lobby refreshments, no hand towels or soap in the toilets by the pool etc. Nothing major though. One frustrating thing are the elevators. They’re old and tiny, and there are only 4 - 2 hasn’t broken down when I was there; for 18 floors. Spent around 5 minutes waiting on a couple of occasions - takes longer too we staff use the lifts to take stock the bar, supplies to cleaning team etc. Location is pretty good, quieter than Copa and Ipanema. Very easy to get Uber’s anywhere. The hotel is one block from the beach.
Daniel Mark, gb4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Amazing experience at Novotel Leme
Amazing experience. Really close to the beach. Really useful staff (Arilda, Beatriz, Caio). Bar kitchen is a bit slow.
Silvia, gb2 night trip
Good 6,0
mixed bag
Internet worked for the first day and then was completely down for the following two days. No real explanation could be given. They were down to one elevator, and last day they had two. Beware though, one elevator has a door that closes really fast, bruised my arm a bit. The highlight of the hotel is location, the staff (great) and the bar/pool on the rooftop = great.
Fredrik, us3 night business trip
Very good 8,0
The new hotel was great. The new room was excellent. Staff friendliness and room cleanliness were excellent. I felt very safe too. As this hotel had just been through a transition some staff were still unsure and finding their way but that’s refreshing. They were all very polite. I didn’t have a remote to control the a/c but understood that I had a brand new room! It’s an excellent hotel in a very good area and the staff were great! I hope to return soon and I’ll look them up first.
james, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great Place, Close to the Main attractionsand Shop
great place, affordable, not far from the main Copacabana beach. Good quality for the Money. great service Rio Sul Mall is within walking distance
Monica, us3 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Convenient price and close to the beach
Very good price.Good room and goodbreafast. Nice swimming pool in top floor. Very close to beach but public arround the hotel is noisy day and at night
eugenia, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
The hotel seemed very clean and stylish! The bathroom was very nice! Wish we had more time to enjoy the rooftop pool. The workout room is only 3 treadmills and 2 bikes and could be improved. The staff were very friendly and spoke a decent amount of English. Overall great place to stay!
Elizabeth, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Amazing location & overall the hotel is really nice. For the price, it’s definitely a good deal.
Richard, mx4 night trip

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