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

Promenade Barra First
Promenade Barra First
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8.1
Excellent
Avienda das Americas, 7897 Cond, Novo Mundo Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $24
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
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8.8
Excellent
Avenida Niemeyer 121 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $175
Santa Terê Hostel
Santa Terê Hostel
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8.9
Excellent
Rua Santo Amaro 292, Rio de Janeiro
from $12
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
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9.2
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 80 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $390
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema ex Caesar Park
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema ex Caesar Park
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8.7
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 460 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $73
Pestana Rio Atlantica
Pestana Rio Atlantica
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7.8
Good
Avenida Atlantica 2964 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $58
Corcovado Rio B&B
Corcovado Rio B&B
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7.9
Good
Ladeira dos Guararapes 169, Rio de Janeiro
from $33
Promenade Paradiso
Promenade Paradiso
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7.9
Good
Avenida Das Americas 487, Rio de Janeiro
from $24
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
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8.0
Excellent
Av. Delfim Moreira, 630 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $57
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
Merlin Copacabana Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
Avenida Princesa Isabel, 392, Rio de Janeiro
from $29
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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