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

Plaza Barra First
Plaza Barra First
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8.4
Excellent
Avienda das Americas, 7897 Cond, Novo Mundo Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $20
Olinda Rio Hotel
Olinda Rio Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
Av. Atlantica 2230 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $22
Windsor Martinique Hotel
Windsor Martinique Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
Rua Sa Ferreira, 30 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $23
Hotel Atlantico Copacabana
Hotel Atlantico Copacabana
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7.2
Good
Rua Siqueira Campos 90, Rio de Janeiro
from $14
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
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8.0
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 4240 Rio de Janeiro 22070002 Bra, Copacabana
from $815
Hotel Bandeirantes
Hotel Bandeirantes
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8.1
Excellent
Rua Barata Ribeiro 548 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $27
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Av Lucio Costa 3150 Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $81
Mar Palace Copacabana
Mar Palace Copacabana
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8.5
Excellent
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 552 Rua Siqueira Campos - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $34
California Othon Classic Hotel
California Othon Classic Hotel
Av Atlantica 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $283
Hotel Praia Ipanema
Hotel Praia Ipanema
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8.1
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 706 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $45
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.