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Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Porto Bay Rio Internacional

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2629 Reviews
Guide Price £1,379 per person
Based on 10 December 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with British Airways, staying for 5 nights bed and breakfast in a Superior Partial Ocean View Room (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Boutique luxury in the heart of Buzios

With a gorgeous rooftop swimming pool overlooking the white sands of Copacabana beach, the Porto Bay Rio International is in a great spot. Comfortable rooms come with either side or full sea views and the hotel also has its own private area of the beach, the perfect place to relax after exploring all that Rio has to offer.

Alternatively relax on the roof-top terrace on the 20th floor and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the famous bay and major sights of Rio de Janeiro such as the Copacabana beach and Christ the Redeemer. Modern, spacious and with new services, this area has a pool, massage room, two saunas, fitness centre and pool bar.
  • Private section of the beach reserved exclusively for hotel guests
  • Rooftop pool with panoramic views of Copacabana beach
  • All rooms with side or full sea view

Top Tips from our Experts

Gina

Destination Specialist

"this is my favourite hotel on Copacabana beach. It is in a great location, has comfy rooms and the views are fantastic."

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Trusted

Location Type

City centre
  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    10:00
  • 117 rooms
  • Transfer duration approximately 45 minutes from Rio airport
  • Roof top pool
  • Has lift access

Main Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

Porto Bay Rio Internacional

  • City centre
  • Approximately 45 minutes from Rio airport
  • Situated on Copacabana beach

Things to do

Being explorers at heart, we believe in getting out and about to get the most from your trip. Browse through our selection of attractions and excursions available nearby that will enhance your holiday experience.

Rio de Janeiro

Visit Christ the Redeemer

Cable cars to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain

Copacabana Beach

Walk along Copacabana beach

2629 Reviews 87% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1396
  • Very Good 913
  • Average 223
  • Poor 68
  • Terrible 29

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 16, 2018

Perfect Location, great Hotel

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

We stayed here for 4 nights while in Rio. The hotel has a lovely pool and bar on the 20th floor. We spent many late afternoons there sipping Caipirinhas enjoying the view. The hotel also offers beach chairs, recliners, towels and umbrellas if you want to spend time taking in the Atlantic. (Keep in mind locals will walk up to you trying sell you all kinds of stuff, but they are harmless). There are many restaurants and bars within walking distance from the hotel and we felt safe walking around the area at night.
Sep 15, 2018

I don’t understand why this hotel has such great reviews...

Aberdeen

Firstly, it takes quite a lot for me to give a bad review. I have travelled a lot and stayed in tents to hostels to 5* hotels however, this hotel is anything but 4* and there are several things I wish had been pointed out to me and I wouldn’t have booked. Yes, the hotel is excellent location. No denying that and the views yes are great and yes I will agree the breakfast available is very good. However, the negatives... 1) the noise...will 100% keep you awake. We were the 14th floor with a panoramic view room and we actually couldn’t sleep for the noise. My husband went to complain at 1am and we were told “all rooms are noisy, sorry”. The next day the manager moved us because it was our honeymoon to a room that was much nicer, still on the 14th floor and although it was quieter, it was STILL noisy. I should also note here that our first room was tiny, barely enough room for us both to unload our cases. 2) WiFi, I don’t think this is a big deal personally but it’s pretty shocking. Don’t expect to do much more than a browse of Facebook, if it will load. 3) the pool area is much smaller than the photos, the pool is also cold which probably isn’t an issue in summer but you certainly didn’t want to go in for a swim in the month of Sept. 4) the lifts, appreciate there are a lot of floors and rooms however there are two lifts that take a lifetime to arrive. So be prepared to wait. 5) the shower, shower themselves were great and spacious. If you want a warm shower, you have to wait, adjust, wait, adjust again and you might....might get a warm shower. 6) laundry, it was the end of our holiday so we had to do a small load of laundry. It was day two and we still hadn’t received it back and when we asked reception we had to phone 5 times without anyone getting back to us. In the end it took two days, coat a fortune and my husbands t-shirts had shrunk...great. If this was an average holiday for us we would of maybe not have reflected on this as such a bad stay. However, with it being our honeymoon and reading such great reviews we were extremely disappointed and I wouldn’t say this is worth the money or anywhere near being 4*, there are better places to stay and we certainly wouldn’t stay again.
Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Facilities

Fitness and Spa Centre

Located on the 20th floor, the newly renovated roof top terrace features a Swedish Sauna, Steam sauna, massage room and fitness centre.

Roof Top Terrace Pool

The new roof top terrace pool is located on the 20th floor.

Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Room Types

Superior room

Superior Room

Superior rooms offer 19 square metres of comfort and feature en-suite bathrooms and a range of amenities for an enjoyable stay.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Deluxe room

Deluxe Room

Ample, calm and spacious, deluxe rooms offer an exclusive view surrounded by elegance and sophistication. all deluxe rooms have en-suite bathrooms and verandahs or picture windows.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Suite

Suite

Suites offer the ultimate in space and comfort with a separate living area and en-suite bathroom.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Food & Drink

Limone Bar

The newly decorated Limone Bar offers snacks, light meals and a variety of beverages. The unique atmosphere is perfect for dancing or simply relaxing. Happy hour is between18:00-20:00pm

La Finestra Restaurant

La Finestra

Enjoy dishes such as salads, Risottos, seafood and traditional Brazilian 'Picanha' Steaks among many others while enjoying the panoramic view of the Copacabana beach. La Finestra offers breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner.Opening Times:Breakfast: 06:00-10:00am (10:30 at weekends)Lunch: 12:00-15:00pmAfternoon Tea: 15:00-19:00pmDinner:19:00-22:00pm

Poolside bar

Bossa Bar

Enjoy fantastic views of the Copacabana Beach and Christ the Redeemer at the roof top terrace bar situated next to the pool. Enjoy a glass of champagne while rejuvenating. Snack and traditional Brazilian drinks are served at the Bossa Bar.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

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