Hotels near Sugarloaf
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Sugarloaf Mountain, also known as Pão de Açucar, is an imposing peak in Rio de Janeiro’s Red Beach district This area gets its name for the distinctive red sunsets that bathe its sandy beaches. Unlike popular nearby tourist areas like Copacabana and Ipanema, this coastal community is rarely crowded.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Sugarloaf

Hotel Regente
Hotel Regente
Avenida Atlantica 3716, Rio de Janeiro
from $559
Hotel Astoria Palace
Hotel Astoria Palace
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4.1
Av. Atlantica 1866 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $30
Windsor Atlântica
Windsor Atlântica
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4.5
Avenida Atlantica, 1020, Rio de Janeiro
from $67
Augusto's Rio Copa Hotel
Augusto's Rio Copa Hotel
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4.0
Avenida Princesa Isabel 370 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $37
El Misti Hostel Leme
El Misti Hostel Leme
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3.8
Ladeira Ary Barroso 8, Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $8
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
Marina Palace Rio Leblon
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3.9
Av. Delfim Moreira, 630 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
from $52
Hotel Bandeirantes
Hotel Bandeirantes
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4.0
Rua Barata Ribeiro 548 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $17
Tulip Inn Rio Copacabana
Tulip Inn Rio Copacabana
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4.0
Avenida Atlantica 2554, Rio de Janeiro
from $53
Windsor Martinique Hotel
Windsor Martinique Hotel
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4.3
Rua Sa Ferreira, 30 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $31
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites
Av Lucio Costa 3150 Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $81
More About Hotels near Sugarloaf...

What’s Sugarloaf Mountain?

Sugarloaf Mountain, which is nearly 1300 feet above sea level, receives over one million visitors a year. It offers beautiful 360-degree views of Guanabara Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, Niteroi, and Rio de Janeiro. Visitors ascend the mountain in two-stages: by walking from the beach to the top of Urca Hill and then riding a cable car to the apex. 

Which Hotels Have the Best View near Sugarloaf Mountain?

In Copacabana, which is only three miles from the mountain, are hotels like the Merlin Copacabana Hotel, where rooms average $140 USD per night. A more expensive option is the Olinda Rio Hotel with a nightly rate of $300 USD, and the Mar Palace Copacabana, which has a rate of $115 USD per night.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Sugarloaf Mountain?

The hotels closest to Sugarloaf Mountain tend to be clustered around Copacabana. Staying in this area is perfect for beach bunnies, as it is an easy walk to the waters of Copacabana, Praia Vermelha, and Ipanema. As a popular tourist destination,  Copacabana offers a variety of hotels, restaurants, and nightspots. Hipsters love Fosfobox, while the elegant poolside restaurant, Pergula is one of the coolest places to be seen. There are buses and taxis that can take you to the mountain. The area's transport also goes downtown, which usually a 50-minute trip.

What Do I Need to Know About Sugarloaf Mountain?

The cable car runs between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., but the station at Praia Vermelha only sells tickets until 7:50 p.m. Tickets cost approximately $16 USD for passengers 12+, $8 USD for children 6-12 years, seniors, students, and people with special needs, and children under 6 ride free. Visit at sunset, when the area turns a vivid red, and don’t forget your camera!

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