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

Santa Terê Hostel
Santa Terê Hostel
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4.5
Rua Santo Amaro 292, Rio de Janeiro
from $9
Lisetonga Hostel
Lisetonga Hostel
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4.1
Ladeira Ary Barroso casa 15, Rio de Janeiro
from $7
Olinda Rio Hotel
Olinda Rio Hotel
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4.1
Av. Atlantica 2230 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $50
Sol Ipanema Hotel
Sol Ipanema Hotel
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4.1
Avenida Vieira Souto 320 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $162
Hotel Arpoador
Hotel Arpoador
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4.1
Rua Francisco Otaviano 177 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $64
Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Windsor Excelsior Hotel
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4.3
Avenida Atlantica 1800 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $45
Belmond Copacabana Palace
Belmond Copacabana Palace
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4.7
Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio de Janeiro
from $93
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
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3.9
Av. Delfim Moreira, 630 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $48
Windsor Copa Hotel
Windsor Copa Hotel
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4.3
Avenida N. S. de Copacabana, 335 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $30
Les Jardins de Rio
Les Jardins de Rio
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4.3
Rua Cosme Velho 1342, 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.

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