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

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
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9.0
Excellent
Avenida Niemeyer 121 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $170
Santa Terê Hostel
Santa Terê Hostel
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8.7
Excellent
Rua Santo Amaro 292, Rio de Janeiro
from $10
Hotel Arpoador
Hotel Arpoador
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8.7
Excellent
Rua Francisco Otaviano 177 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $68
Sol Ipanema Hotel
Sol Ipanema Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 320 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $134
Casa com Varanda
Casa com Varanda
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8.6
Excellent
Travessa Oriente 16, apt 102, Santa Tereza, Rio de Žaneiro
from $29
Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel
Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel
AVENIDA ATLANTICA 1500, Rio De Janeiro
from $260
Corcovado Rio Hostel
Corcovado Rio Hostel
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8.1
Excellent
Rua Conselheiro Lampreia, 169, Rio de Žaneiro
from $33
Lisetonga Hostel
Lisetonga Hostel
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8.8
Excellent
Ladeira Ary Barroso, 15 Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $11
Hotel Astoria Palace
Hotel Astoria Palace
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8.4
Excellent
Av. Atlantica 1866 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $37
Arena Copacabana Hotel
Arena Copacabana Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
Av Atlantica 2064 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $107
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.