The Hotel

A timeless hideaway in the heart of a buzzing city

A cosmopolitan way of life meets old-world glamour at Copacabana Palace. An iconic bar, Michelin-starred restaurant and botanical spa are all waiting to be discovered inside its art-deco walls.

The best of Rio can be found on your doorstep. Stroll the mosaicked Portuguese pavement; samba in the city until sunrise; or simply stretch out and relax on the golden sands of the beach.

At a glance

  • ACCOMMODATION 239 rooms and suites
  • DINING Michelin-starred restaurants MEE and Ristorante Hotel Cipriani, Piano Bar, the international Pérgula and Pool Bar
  • FEATURES Half-Olympic-sized swimming pool, Copacabana Palace Spa, fitness centre, rooftop tennis
  • ACTIVITIES Exclusive city tours
  • EVENTS 13 meeting rooms hosting up to 2,000 guests
  • LOCATION 28km from Rio de Janeiro International Airport


Every step brings a new discovery


Main Building

A Carioca Icon

Standing proud on Copacabana beach, we’re brimming with starry history. Your stay with us promises to be an illustrious adventure.

Tower Wing

Palatial Privacy

Pink and white Brazilian marble. Oriental carpets. Delicate French fabrics. Our separate wing continues the theme of opulence, with art deco touches adorning our stylish suites.



Walk in the footsteps of Brigitte Bardot, Princess Diana and The Rolling Stones. When it comes to the stylish stars who have stayed with us, it’s easier to say who hasn’t.


Asia-via-South America

Fresh sushi based on the catch of the day. An extensive sake menu. This Michelin-starred culinary expedition is simply one of the best in Brazil.

Ristorante Hotel Cipriani

La Dolce Vita

Elegant, seasonal and experimental. From snapper with fennel to pork belly with octopus, let us lead you on a true epicurean adventure.


Cariocan Cuisine

With panoramic windows and a mirrored ceiling, the interiors are just as impressive as the menu. Our Mediterranean-Brazilian fusion is the personification of chic.

Pool Bar

On-Tap Tapas

Delicious bites await at our conveniently located bar. Or, sip on a cool caipirinha by the sparkling pool. Saúde!

Swimming Pool

Tropical Cool-Down

Take a break from samba and carnival at our glistening pool. Best enjoyed as as the sun dips behind the ocean.

Black Pool

Utter Exclusivity

True luxury awaits in our penthouse suites. Framed by white latticework, our sixth-floor specialty has been enjoyed by everyone from Madonna to Johnny Depp.

Copacabana Palace Spa & Salon


Our holistic body-and-mind approach gives you the full wellness experience. Combining timeless healing techniques with a modern touch, you’ll leave our spa invigorated and party-ready.

Tennis Court

Game, Set, Match

Our first-floor floodlit court is the ideal place to perfect your serve. Just leave the equipment and coaching to us.

Copacabana Ballrooms

Decade-Spanning Decadence

Golden-domed ceilings. Crystal chandeliers. Gleaming marble floors. Simply the most storied location to celebrate on the world’s most iconic stretch of sand.


Authentic Entertaining

A deluxe afternoon tea. A stylish cocktail party. Classic décor and vintage furniture make our library an adaptable venue for up to 120 people.


Panoramic Partying

Ignite the night with the sound of samba and celebration. An illustrious way to spend a starlit evening, as Christ the Redeemer surveys the city.

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Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to Rio de Janeiro into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

In the foreground a vase of bougainvillea blushes dark pink. Polished floors lead along a corridor to a light filled room

Your Anywhere Office

A desk overlooking Copacabana Beach. A commute to the pool for a cooling dip and cocktails. What a workday. Mix business with pleasure at The Copa. Swap your everyday office for a stay at our urban oasis. You’ll feel inspired from the moment you arrive.

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Palm and lime trees give dark green relief to the stark white walls of the hotel's facade and the pale azure rectangle of the pool

Swimming pool

Sunbathe, swim and socialize in one of Rio’s largest and most attractive swimming pools. Pool attendants will be on hand throughout the day to cater to your every request.

Relax on the stylish pool furniture, or order cocktails and tapas from the Pool Bar menu.

Open daily, 7am-7pm



Keep fit or de-stress with a game of tennis in our courts. Speak to our concierge to arrange for free use of racquets and balls. Alternatively improve your serve or work on your backhand with the help of a professional coach (price available on request).

A family of colourful surf boards stand upright in the sand in a line from the smallest bodyboard to the tallest longboard

Beach service

Head down to the world-famous sands of Copacabana Beach while still enjoying Belmond's particular brand of pampering. Our exclusive service is seasonal and based on availability. All hotel guests can relax with sun loungers, umbrellas and water.

Beach assistants will also look after your belongings if you choose to dive into the azure waters.

Fitness centre detail of a weights rack with rows of black dumbbells and a long silver weighted barbell on the floor.

Fitness Center

Located in the Copacabana Palace Spa, the fully air-conditioned Fitness Center boasts the latest equipment. Inside you’ll find a variety of cardiovascular and resistance-exercise options to keep up with your exercise regime. Stretching classes, personal trainers and power plate sessions are also available.

Open 7am–10pm

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Calm blue sea laps the bustling Copacabana Beach. People stroll the sidewalk. Its pattern is repeated on the hotel's forecourt


Valet parking on Avenida Atlantica: R$60,00 per day plus tax

Private parking service: R$120,00 per day plus tax (If you would like to use your car during your stay with us, please notify our team one hour in advance)

Please note that there is no garage on property.



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