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

Windsor Palace Hotel
Windsor Palace Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
Rua Domingos Ferreira 6, Rio de Janeiro
from $28
California Othon Classic Hotel
California Othon Classic Hotel
Av Atlantica 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
from $283
Windsor Barra Hotel
Windsor Barra Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
Avenida Lucio Costa, 2630 Barra Da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
from $36
Augusto's Copacabana Hotel
Augusto's Copacabana Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
Rua Bolivar 119, Rio de Janeiro
from $47
Belmond Copacabana Palace
Belmond Copacabana Palace
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9.3
Excellent
Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio de Janeiro
from $168
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 854 Leme, Rio de Janeiro
from $45
Arosa Rio Hotel
Arosa Rio Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
Avenida Henrique Valadares, 150, Centro, Rio de Janeiro
from $16
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
Sol Ipanema Hotel
Sol Ipanema Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
Avenida Vieira Souto 320 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
from $141
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 $18
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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