Belmond Copacabana Palace
Superbly positioned overlooking the sea, this glamorous landmark in Rio has been welcoming the rich and famous since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced here and the Rolling Stones tuned up in its grand salon before their concert on the beach.The magnificent pool, with its adjacent super-cool Bar do Copa, are where Brazil’s style setters gather to soak up the sun. The hotel’s restaurants are also destinations in themselves, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining in Hotel Cipriani Restaurant.The Copacabana Palace has 245 rooms and suites in total, 147 are found in the Main Building, of which 71 are suites and 76 are bedrooms. The brand new accommodations with city view, located in the Tower Wing Building, comprising a total of 58 suites and 40 bedrooms.Each of them is individually designed with fine period furniture and original works of art, giving a elegant yet relaxed ambiance. Views are either of the world-famous Copacabana beach, or towards the city.