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

Lisetonga Hostel
Lisetonga Hostel
Ladeira Ary Barroso, 15 Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $11
Augustos Copacabana Hotel
Augustos Copacabana Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
119 Bolivar St Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $53
Corcovado Rio Hostel
Corcovado Rio Hostel
Ladeira dos Guararapes 169 Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro
from $33
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Av Lucio Costa 3150 Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $81
Belmond Copacabana Palace
Belmond Copacabana Palace
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9.4
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio De Janeiro
from $76
Hotel Atlantico Copacabana
Hotel Atlantico Copacabana
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7.2
Good
Rua Siqueira Campos 90, Rio de Janeiro
from $12
Santa Tere Hostel
Santa Tere Hostel
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8.8
Excellent
Rua Santo Amaro, 292, Rio de Janeiro
from $12
Orla Copacabana Hotel
Orla Copacabana Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
COPACABANA BEACH 4122, RIO DE JANEIRO
from $27
Hotel Bandeirantes
Hotel Bandeirantes
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8.2
Excellent
Rua Barata Ribeiro 548 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $24
Mar Ipanema Hotel
Mar Ipanema Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
Rua Visconde de Piraja 539 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $49
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.