Hotels near João Havelange Olympic Stadium
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João Havelange Olympic Stadium, also called Stadium Rio and Engenhão, is a sports stadium in the eastern part of Rio de Janeiro. It is approximately 8 miles from downtown Rio and 12.5 miles from the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near João Havelange Olympic Stadium

Hotel Atlantico Praia
Hotel Atlantico Praia
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8.0
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 1456, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $33
Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon
Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon
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8.1
Excellent
Avenida Delfim Moreira, Rio de Janeiro
from $496
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
Rua Gustavo Sampaio 854 - Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $40
Windsor Excelsior
Windsor Excelsior
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8.8
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 1800, Rio De Janeiro
from $35
Tulip Inn Rio Copacabana
Tulip Inn Rio Copacabana
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7.7
Good
Avenida Atlantica, 2554, Rio de Janeiro
from $25
Arpoador Inn
Arpoador Inn
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9.0
Excellent
Rua Francisco Otaviano 177, Rio de Janeiro
from $69
Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro Ipanema
Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro Ipanema
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8.7
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 460 Ipanema Rio De Janeiro 22, Ipanema
from $72
Promenade Visconti
Promenade Visconti
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8.4
Excellent
1050 Prudente De Morais Street Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro
from $27
Augustos Rio Copa Hotel
Augustos Rio Copa Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
Av. Princesa Isabel 370, Rio de Janeiro
from $23
Arosa Rio Hotel
Arosa Rio Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Avenida Henrique Valadares 150 Rio De Janeiro 2023, Rio de Janeiro
from $15
More About Hotels near João Havelange Olympic Stadium...

What’s João Havelange Olympic Stadium?

Built in 2007 for the Pan American Games, the João Havelange Olympic Stadium is regarded as Brazil’s premier athletics stadium. It is the home ground of the Botafogo Football Club. The Flamengo and Fluminense also played games here while Maracanã Stadium was closed for renovations. João Havelange also hosts concerts by musicians including Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, and Roger Waters. The stadium has also been renovated to expand its capacity for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near João Havelange Olympic Stadium?

There are no hotels close enough to João Havelange to enjoy stadium views. However, the Ibis Rio de Janeiro Nova America is affordable, with rooms that average $35 USD per night. Alternatively, there is the Go2Rio Hostel, which has a nightly rate of about $30 USD. Both hotels are only a short cab ride from the stadium. While these accommodations are usually very cheap, their prices will increase during major events such as the Olympic Games. 

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near João Havelange Olympic Stadium?

João Havelange Olympic Stadium is a significant distance from the heart of Rio, which may not suit travelers wanting to be close to the action. However, these hotels are cheaper than those located in downtown Rio. Commuter trains also run into the city at least every 15 minutes.

What Do I Need to Know About João Havelange Olympic Stadium?

Botafogo occasionally plays home matches at other grounds, so be sure to check the draw early to avoid disappointment. Football tickets are available from the stadium’s ticket office, the club’s office, and Futebolcard online. Prices vary depending on the opponent, but typically cost between $8 and $15 USD.