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

Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Windsor Excelsior Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 1800 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $40
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro
from $24
Windsor Asturias Hotel
Windsor Asturias Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Rua Senador Dantas 14-Cinelandia, Rio de Janeiro
from $19
Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
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9.0
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica, 1020, Rio de Janeiro
from $66
Augusto's Rio Copa Hotel
Augusto's Rio Copa Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
Avenida Princesa Isabel 370 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $26
Hotel Astoria Palace
Hotel Astoria Palace
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8.3
Excellent
Av. Atlantica 1866 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $43
Promenade Visconti
Promenade Visconti
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8.3
Excellent
Rua Prudente De Morais 1050, Rio de Janeiro
from $32
California Othon Classic Hotel
California Othon Classic Hotel
Av Atlantica 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $283
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema ex Caesar Park
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema ex Caesar Park
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8.5
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 460 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $83
Rio Aplauso Hostel
Rio Aplauso Hostel
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6.1
Good
Rua Francisco Muratori, 19, Rio de Janeiro
from $36
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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