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Centro hotels and places to stay

ibis Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
3 out of 5
Rua Marechal Camara 280 Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $30 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (694 reviews)

"The staff was very nice and helpful and patient with my attempts to speak Portuguese. I enjoyed my stay"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

ibis Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Hotel O.K
3.5 out of 5
Senador Dantas 24, Cinelândia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3.9/5Good! (322 reviews)

"Need better wifi and cable, this would make for a much better stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

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Casa Nova Hotel
3 out of 5
Rua do Riachuelo,105, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $25 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (463 reviews)

"It was good. Good location during carnival. The rooms are big."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Casa Nova Hotel
Hotel Atlantico Business Centro
3.5 out of 5
Rua Senador Dantas, 25, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $17 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"What a superb hotel! I would rate the service, comfort, amenities and quality of the staff as 5* Lovely breakfast for starting the day. The location is not great but no fault of the hotel. 5*"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Hotel Atlantico Business Centro
Hotel Atlântico Avenida
3 out of 5
Av. Rio Branco 33, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $14 per night
2.9/5 (276 reviews)
Dirty and unfriendly

"First of all the hotelwas hard to find, because the name outside is still Hotel Centro...there is no parking at all. On the phone they where rude and slow WIFI is just available in the small lobby. The location is good, near the beach (maybe 15 min) and surrounded by shops. But the room wasn’t clean ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Hotel Atlântico Avenida
Américas Granada Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Gomes Freire, 530 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $30 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"New building, great views from the terrace top floor, nice swimming pool, small but nice plus a gym with a great view"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Américas Granada Hotel
Hotel Atlântico Prime
4 out of 5
Rua do Resende 87, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $18 per night
4/5Very Good! (819 reviews)

"The hotel looks nice and new. The only thing is the location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Hotel Atlântico Prime
Prodigy Santos Dumont
3.5 out of 5
Av. Almirante Silvio de Noronha, 365, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $48 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (683 reviews)

"Easy access to airport and shopping mall , Uber taxi rank very close to entrance to the hotel, roof top pool area to small"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Prodigy Santos Dumont
Hotel Atlantico Tower
3 out of 5
Rua Visconde de Inhauma, 95, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $17 per night
3.6/5Good! (156 reviews)
MY go to hotel in Rio

"Stayed more than a month (November 27-December 30)at this hotel, with 7 different reservations, and I always stay at this hotel when in Rio despite some deficiencies. The reception staff is uniformly friendly, courteous, and helpful, always greeting me and saying hello when I walked by the reception ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Hotel Atlantico Tower
Selina Lapa Rio de Janeiro
3 out of 5
Rua Visc. de Maranguape, 9 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
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The price is $32 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (56 reviews)
Great hotel - recommend

"Stayed three nights at the Selina after Carnival. The hotel and staff were excellent. The hotel is situated in a central location. Great value for the price. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Selina Lapa Rio de Janeiro
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Visiting Centro in Rio de Janeiro

Centro is a neighborhood that travelers like for its museums and cathedral. Here you'll find plenty to visit, including National Library, Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, and Arcos da Lapa. If you're looking for a place to rest your head, Centro has 78 hotels and other accommodations so you'll be sure to find something to meet your needs.

Staying in Rio de Janeiro's Centro Neighborhood

You’ll discover an array of places to stay in Centro, and you may want to consider one of these top choices:

  • 55 Rio Hotel: 3.5-star hotel with free breakfast, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center, steps from Arcos da Lapa. Our guests enjoy the hotel's breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Casa Nova Hotel: 3-star hotel with free breakfast, bar, and free WiFi, 7-minute walk from Arcos da Lapa. Expedia travelers like this hotel's breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro: 3.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants, free breakfast, and an outdoor pool, 8-minute walk from Arcos da Lapa. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its helpful staff and pool.

Sightseeing Around Centro in Rio de Janeiro

Centro's sights and attractions like National Fine Arts Museum, Municipal Theater, and Centro Cultural Correios offer insight into the local culture. National Library and Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro are some other sights worth a stop when you're in the neighborhood.

While you're here, you’ll likely want to explore the area, and nearby neighborhood Lapa has top sights including Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro and Arcos da Lapa. Other places worth visiting include Praca da Cruz Vermelha and Guanabara Bay.

Getting Around Centro and the Greater Rio de Janeiro Area

If you want to see more of the city, Carioca Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Uruguaiana Station and Cinelandia Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Rio de Janeiro Central Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Centro?
Centro is a neighborhood that travelers like for its cathedral and museums. Experience the best of Centro with a visit to Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro and Museum of Tomorrow during your trip.
What's a favorite place to stay in Centro?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Casa Nova Hotel is the highest ranked property in Centro. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 15-minute walk from Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro. Other favorite options in the area include Arosa Rio Hotel and Hotel Atlântico Prime.
How many hotels will I be able to find in Centro?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 125 Centro hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Centro, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Centro.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Centro?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Centro, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What can I see and do in this Rio de Janeiro neighborhood?
If you’re looking forward to a day of shopping in Centro, consider Nova Livraria Leonardo da Vinci, Praca Quinze, and Saara Rio, and pick out the perfect souvenir. As you’re discovering the neighborhood, Museum of Tomorrow and Cinelandia are some other places worth a visit. Favorite places to visit in the surrounding area include Flamengo Beach, Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro, and Sambodrome. While you’re out sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro, be sure to visit other sights like Convent of St. Anthony or Paco Imperial.
How can I get around Centro and the greater Rio de Janeiro area?
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Carioca Station, Uruguaiana Station, or Cinelandia Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Rio de Janeiro Central Station.

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