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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Arpoador

4-star4 stars
Rua Francisco Otaviano 177, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22080-040, Brazil

Upscale beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Ipanema Beach
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Hotel Arpoador was a wonderful place to stay in Rio! The staff -- both at the Front Desk…Feb 10, 2020
  • Rooms are on the smaller side, but big enough. The design is very nice and feels beach…Jan 27, 2020

Hotel Arpoador

from ZAR 2,091
  • Quarto Medio (vista cidade)
  • Quarto Pequeno (vista interna)
  • Grand Room, Ocean View

What’s around Hotel Arpoador


  • In Ipanema
  • Ipanema Beach - 1 min walk
  • Copacabana Beach - 9 min walk
  • Arpoador Beach - 2 min walk
  • Copacabana Fort - 7 min walk
  • Devil's Beach - 6 min walk
  • Praca General Osorio - 9 min walk
  • Girl from Ipanema Park - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. Airport (GIG) - 47 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 21 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station - 11 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 12 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Maracana Station - 12 min drive
  • Ipanema-General Osorio Station - 10 min walk
  • Cantagalo Station - 19 min walk
  • Nossa Senhora da Paz Station - 20 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

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


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *

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
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free bicycles on site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1974
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Arpoador ’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Arpoador Rio de Janeiro
  • Hotel Arpoador Rio de Janeiro
  • Hotel Arpoador Hotel Rio de Janeiro
  • Hotel Arpoador Hotel
  • Arpoador Inn Rio de Janeiro
  • Arpoador Rio de Janeiro
  • Mercure Apartments Rio De Janeiro Arpoador Hotel Rio De Janeiro
  • Mercure Rio De Janeiro Arpoador Hotel Brazil
  • Arpoador Hotel Rio De Janeiro
  • Arpoador Inn Rio De Janeiro, Brazil


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.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

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

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

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

    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

    Parking is available nearby and costs BRL 100 per day

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    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 Hotel Arpoador

    • Does Hotel Arpoador offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Hotel Arpoador 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 Hotel Arpoador currently open?
      This property is closed from July 8 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
    • Is there a pool at Hotel Arpoador ?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Hotel Arpoador ?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Arpoador ?
      You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Arpoador ?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Arpoador ?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
    • What is there to do near Hotel Arpoador ?
      Recommended spots to visit include Ipanema Beach (1-min walk) and Arpoador Beach (2-min walk), along with Devil's Beach (6-min walk) and Copacabana Fort (7-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Superb 9,2 From 91 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    Great hotel w wonderful staff
    This hotel is top notch with extremely attentive staff, fantastic location on the beach and a great modern vibe to it. Unfortunately I didn’t take the time when booking to read the fine details of the room I chose, as I would have realized it was extremely small. The only room I’ve ever stayed in that was smaller was when I was in Tokyo, where I expected to be crammed into a closet. There is nowhere to put your clothes, no coffee in the room and only a small walking area around the bed and that’s it. Luckily we didn’t spend a lot of time in the room so no big deal. It should be noted that this is in the most gay friendly part of Rio, so if you are not comfortable being surrounded by gay men you should book elsewhere. We enjoyed our stay so much that we tried to add on more days to our visit but unfortunately they were all booked up. Oh also I remembered that the breakfast gets redundant...they give you the menu but as a hotel guest you get the “Arpoador Breakfast” each day unless you want to pay extra. A board w cheese, meat and bread along w yogurt. Nice and fresh but redundant after day 4 :)
    Sandi, us4 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Brilliant stay
    Best location in Rio, lovely restaurant and rooftop. Would highly recommend this hotel.
    STUART, ie5 night trip
    Good 6,0
    Good location, fair hotel
    Room is way too small. I did not receive my receipt at check-out. Was supposed to receive by email, but did not get it either.
    gb1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Great beachy stay + delicious food
    Fantastic stay at Hotel Aropoador. It was right on the beach, food was spectacular (best hotel food I've ever had), and staff was super friendly. Bed is very comfortable, and I got the room with the hammock so I could lie down and swing while gazing at the ocean. This is a very safe part of Rio and perfect for someone who wants a beach-y vacation.
    Terry, us1 night business trip
    Very good 8,0
    boutique hotel
    It’s a beautiful boutique hotel. Very modern with modern furnishings. Clean room and good menu. Location is best and front desk staff are great
    ca3 night trip with friends
    Exceptional 10,0
    4 night stay in Rio in September
    Cozy boutique hotel on Arpoador beach at one end of Ipanema beach. Ocean view room is comfortable, and has a nice, removable hammock near the window. For Ubers please use the R. Francisco Otaviano street as it is near the main entrance and easier for cars to stop. Morning breakfast is not buffet style unlike other hotels but offers a decent spread of eggs (fried, scrambled), toast/breads, some cheeses, jams, fruits, juice and coffee. The breakfast was a little monotonous during our 4 night stay and it would have been great to offer substitutes on the menu particularly for people staying longer at the hotel, but other than that the quality of the food was good. The restaurant overlooks the beach and the waiters are incredibly courteous, friendly and helpful, even if you don’t speak Portugese. This is one of the few Rio hotels that has direct access to the beach, and they provide free beach towels and chairs which are easy to take to the beach.
    Varun, us4 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Fantastic location on the beach in Rio
    Great location overlooking Arpoador, with modern room rooms and excellent service
    us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    gb3 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    Great Lil Gem
    I had to stay for one night and wish I had more time. The location is great but the staff is even better. Very welcoming and attentive. It is right in front of the beach.
    Rodney, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Great Stay!
    Fantastic location, friendly staff, comfortable room, breathtaking ocean view, this has far exceeded our expectations! Breakfast needs adjustments: suggestions: to offer "pão de queijo", banana, avocado, pão francês, oatmeal ("must haves we missed") and we suggest buffet style, preferred all over the world, so we can help ourselves with our preferences. All servers and staff are AWESOME! We loved it!
    Fernanda, us13 night romance trip

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