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

Arosa Rio Hotel
Arosa Rio Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
Avenida Henrique Valadares, 150, Centro, Rio de Janeiro
from $17
JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro
JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro
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8.9
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica, 2600 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $168
Rio Aplauso Hostel
Rio Aplauso Hostel
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6.2
Good
Rua Francisco Muratori, 19, Rio de Janeiro
from $36
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (closed for refurbishment)
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (closed for refurbishment)
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7.9
Good
Avenida Atlântica, 4240 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $815
California Othon Classic Hotel
California Othon Classic Hotel
Av Atlantica 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $283
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
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8.0
Excellent
Av. Delfim Moreira, 630 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $44
Golden Tulip Rio Leme
Golden Tulip Rio Leme
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8.3
Excellent
Rua Gustavo Sampaio 320 Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $27
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 854 Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $48
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro
from $25
Orla Copacabana Hotel
Orla Copacabana Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 4122 Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
from $33
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.

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