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Holidays in Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Rio de Janeiro hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Rio de Janeiro trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

Find the best Rio de Janeiro areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Rio de Janeiro

Top hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Atlântico Rio
Hotel Atlântico Rio
3.5 out of 5
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 112, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$30 per night from 30 Sep. to 1 Oct.
4.1/5Very Good! (653 reviews)

"o hotel é ótimo, porém o terraço é super pequeno o que deixa a desejar"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020

Hotel Atlântico Rio
Mercure RJ Nova Iguaçu Hotel
Mercure RJ Nova Iguaçu Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Doutor Mario Guimaraes 520, Nova Iguacu, RJ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$52 per night from 13 Oct. to 14 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (192 reviews)
Friendly staff

"Clean room, nice staff helps with everything , good swimming pool !!!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug. 2016

Mercure RJ Nova Iguaçu Hotel
Hotel Atlântico Prime
Hotel Atlântico Prime
4 out of 5
Rua do Resende 87, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$28 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (875 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Hotel Atlântico Prime

Top activities in Rio de Janeiro

Full Day in Rio - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with BBQ
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Full Day in Rio - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with BBQ

AU$123
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Sugarloaf Mountain and City Tour with Metropolitan Cathedral
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Sugarloaf Mountain and City Tour with Metropolitan Cathedral

AU$56
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Rio by Air Helicopter Tour from the Lagoon
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Rio by Air Helicopter Tour from the Lagoon

AU$351
Per adult

Rio de Janeiro Beach Holiday

Relax on the shore as you watch the sunlight flickering on the water on your Rio de Janeiro holiday. If you're craving the complete beach experience, a trip to Rio de Janeiro will definitely deliver. You've probably heard of Icarai Beach (4 miles (7 km) away). We recommend booking your hotel nearby. However, plenty of sightseers also choose Rio de Janeiro holiday deals closer to Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach or Grumari Beach, two other magnificent nearby options.

Things You Should Know About Rio de Janeiro

  • If you want to stay as close as possible to the shoreline, check out what's available at these Rio de Janeiro beach hotels. You're sure to find a place that suits your style.
  • Apartments, like APARTAMENTO EM COPACABANA and Apartamento Ipanema Guinle I, are also popular property types here. Compare prices and amenities and take your pick!
  • Dread endlessly pulling your wallet out on holiday? We hear you. With most things taken care of, our All-Inclusive hotels in Rio de Janeiro are the ideal solution.
  • Our Rio de Janeiro things to do page is a good place to begin planning your getaway to Rio de Janeiro. After you arrive, get chatting to one of the 6,023,700 friendly locals to discover even more.
  • Save on experiences by booking our Rio de Janeiro holiday deals. With fantastic attractions such as Christ the Redeemer to explore, this destination will keep you on the go.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best way to save money on my Rio de Janeiro holiday?
It’s so easy to save with our Rio de Janeiro holiday packages. Combine your accommodation, flights and extras (like car rental and activities) into one booking and save up to $583. Expedia has 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties to select from, so you won’t be short on choice! Not only that, there’s no cancellation fee on most bookings if you need to change your plans.
Which airports can I fly into for a Rio de Janeiro holiday?
You can pick from two airports when flying into Rio de Janeiro:
  • Rio de Janeiro Airport (SDU-Santos Dumont): 4,332 flights per month.
  • Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.): 3,667 flights per month.
What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Rio de Janeiro?
With many tempting apartments and hotels to choose from, visitors to Rio de Janeiro are spoiled for choice. They’re two of the most frequently booked options. If none of those catch your eye, perhaps you’ll discover something that grabs your attention in our hostels and pousadas.
What does a holiday booking with Expedia include?
From cars, hotels and flights to experiences and tours, it’s all up to you. With our Rio de Janeiro holiday packages, you can lock in just one of these, all of them or any combination that suits you. The more options you bundle, the more discounts you earn!
What are the best things to do in Rio de Janeiro?
Holidays are all about downtime. They’re also a terrific time to try out new things. Rio de Janeiro has both those bases covered. There is so much to do here, including:For more options, check out our Rio de Janeiro things to do page.