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Zona Sul hotels and places to stay

Mirante do Arvrao
3 out of 5
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 8, Vidigal, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $37 per night
4/5Very Good! (26 reviews)

"They weren't even particularily mean to me. Likely because this appears to be a money laundering operationg in an extremly dangerous slum in Rio. I would seriously reccommend taking it down from your site as you should not be providing an outlet for people to stay there. There are legitimately civilians ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

Mirante do Arvrao
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
5 out of 5
Avenida Vieira Souto 80, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $333 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (286 reviews)

"Had a little problem getting our luggage but overall the staff are really nice and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
Miramar Hotel by Windsor
5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica, 3668 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $110 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)

"Stunning roof top with infinity pool, sauna and gym. Right across a Copacabana popular beach. Amazing views. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Miramar Hotel by Windsor
Belmond Copacabana Palace
5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4.8/5Exceptional! (927 reviews)

"beautiful, organized, and excellent management and helpers"…"

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2020

Belmond Copacabana Palace
B&B Hotels RJ Copacabana Forte
3.5 out of 5
Rua Francisco Otaviano 38, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $34 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (238 reviews)
Copacabana cute hotel

"Excellent location, very good service and breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

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Hotel Atlantico Praia
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica 1456, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $22 per night
3.6/5Good! (743 reviews)
Nice hotel perfect location

"Nice hotel and great staff. Good spot right on the beach."…"

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2019

Hotel Atlantico Praia
Hotel Atlântico Rio
3.5 out of 5
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 112, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $18 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (629 reviews)

"Staff was fantastic. Due to coronavirus the pool was closed. Quality due to lack of guests deteriorated"…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Hotel Atlântico Rio
Windsor Califórnia Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica, 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
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The price is $79 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (435 reviews)

"The staff was very helpful. Nice pool. Room was clean except for the rug by the beds."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Windsor Califórnia Hotel
Hotel Astoria Palace
4 out of 5
Av. Atlantica 1866, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $26 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (967 reviews)
Evening Out

"The rooms were nice and spacious Older bathroom but very clean Comfortable beds and lovely view All together really nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Hotel Astoria Palace
Emiliano Rio
5 out of 5
Av. Atlântica, 3804, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $326 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"By far the best hotel in Rio. The roof top pool is amazing and the view is mind blowing. The staff is extra friendly and helpful. Love this place. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Emiliano Rio
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Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro Hotel Guide

Zona Sul is around 5 miles from the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

When visiting Rio de Janeiro, set aside the time to visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer.

Several of Rio de Janeiro's premier attractions are in or near Zona Sul. These include the Parque Henrique Lage and Leblon Beach.

For those travelers who are keen to book a room that is just a short stroll from the Christ the Redeemer, choose from the JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, Pestana Rio Atlantica, Rio Othon Palace, Tulip Inn Rio Copacabana and Copa Hostel.

Visitors who would prefer to reserve somewhere to sleep near Parque Henrique Lage will find plenty of fine hotels to choose from. Zona Sul options recommended by Expedia include the Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema Vieira Souto 500 Residence Service, Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema ex Caesar Park, Marina All Suites Hotel and Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (closed for refurbishment).

Experience a bit of history and stroll through Edmundo Bittencourt Square, a popular local spot to relax and meet up with friends. If you're looking to stay nearby, two of the leading hotels are the Belmond Copacabana Palace and PortoBay Rio Internacional. Learn about the ways, cultures and rituals of those from times long past as you and your friends roam about the intriguing Indian Museum and its display of artifacts. Do you need somewhere to lay your head near here? The Arena Copacabana Hotel and Merlin Copacabana Hotel are favorites with many travelers.

Zona Sul boasts loads of hotel and apartment options, which enables travelers to choose a place that best suits their requirements. Tourists watching their budget might like to check out the Ace Suítes Hostel and Best Rio Hostel.

For upmarket choices in Zona Sul, check out what's available the TuAkAzA Exclusive Boutique Lodge and Royal Tulip Rio Sao Conrado.

Whether you want a strong coffee, something sweet or a savory bite, Maca Cafe is an excellent place to refuel in between exploring Zona Sul. The range of mouth-watering plates at sabor carioca will fill up ravenous sightseers who prefer a sit-down meal. The fun doesn't have to stop there. When the sun starts to set, raise your glass to a superb day out at Torcida FLA JB - Bar Joia.

Accommodation options near Zona Sul

If you're having a hard time finding Zona Sul hotels, another option is to stay in Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro. You will discover this suburb 0.2 miles away. An additional nearby suburb with accommodation to take into account is Lagoa.

An unforgettable escape is just a few mouse clicks away. Our Rio de Janeiro vacation travel guide and Rio de Janeiro hotels page will help you plan and get the most out of your adventure.

Frequently asked questions

What is Zona Sul like?
Zona Sul is a scenic neighborhood known for its beautiful beaches. Experience the best of Zona Sul with a visit to Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, and Avenida Atlantica.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Zona Sul?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, JM Guesthouse Ipanema is the highest ranked property in Zona Sul. This guesthouse is a short 7-minute walk from Ipanema Beach, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Miramar Hotel by Windsor and Elegance Praia Hotel.
How many hotels are there in Zona Sul?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 1972 Zona Sul hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Zona Sul, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Zona Sul.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Zona Sul?
For more information about updating your trip to Zona Sul or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What is there to do in this Rio de Janeiro neighborhood?
Planning to do some shopping while in Zona Sul? Consider Avenida Atlantica, Rua Farme de Amoedo, and Rio Sul Shopping Mall. You could also plan a visit to Ipanema Beach or Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden while you’re in the neighborhood. Favorite places to visit in the surrounding area include Copacabana Beach, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and Flamengo Beach. While you’re out sightseeing, Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado are a couple of additional sights to visit in Rio de Janeiro.
How can I get around Zona Sul and the greater Rio de Janeiro area?
If you want to see more of the city, Cantagalo Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Siqueira Campos Station and Nossa Senhora da Paz Station.

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