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Pestana Rio Atlantica

1,934 reviews
+55 21 2548-6332

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Fitness Center

Pestana Rio Atlantica, a Modern and Fun Beach Hotel

Enjoy the Copacabana Beachfront Avenue

Pestana Rio Atlantica is just a mile from Sugarloaf Mountain, a nearly 1,300-foot peak resting on the Guanabara Bay. Hotel visitors can make a short trip to the cable cars to see the rocky cliffs and nature up close. The Pestana is also a great hotel for anyone looking to see the Jardim Botânico, a gigantic garden with hedge mazes, fountains, and countless local flora.

Modern and Elegant Rio de Janeiro Property

It would be ludicrous to stay at this hotel without grabbing a beach towel, lounge chair, and umbrella (all included) for a day of sand, surf, and sun. Another main draw of this independent hotel is the health club, featuring a gym, sauna, spa tub, and massage services.

In many ways, this is a hotel for those who like to stay up at night. Be sure to catch the live musical performances at the lounge. The rooftop pool at Pestana Rio Atlantica offers sweeping views of the beach, mountains, and city. There's a Portugese restaurant on site called Cais de Ribeira, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a shaded verandah. When you need to get something done or check your email, WiFi is free both in guest rooms and public areas.

Party on the Rooftop and Sleep in Peace

Clean and contemporary, the guest rooms at Pestana Rio Atlantica don't skimp on the more comfortable features. All rooms come with slippers, bath robes, a minibar, premium channels on a LCD TV, and 24-hour room service. Business travelers who may have chosen the hotel for the meeting room and business center will get good use from the desk in each room, and the free breakfast is perfect after a long day and night of work.

The Bottom Line

Pestana Rio Atlantica is highly rated and affordable considering its many features. Keep in mind, this is not the best hotel for kids; many other beachfront hotels offer areas for kids to play, childcare services, and more for about the same prices. You always pay more with beach hotels, so if you're looking for a similar place and don't need the wide spread of amenities, South American Copacabana is a similar option for lower rates. Wherever you choose to stay in Rio de Janeiro, make sure it's a place that suits your needs and that there isn't a cheaper place that's just as good next door.

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Avenida Atlantica 2964 Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, 22070-000
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User Highlights
"Excellent location" "Shopping near by"
100% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Great swimming pool" "Nice rooftop pool"
Dirty pool, said 100%.
"Excellent breakfast buffet" "The best breakfast"
Bar and Beverages
"Beautiful rooftop bar" "Great rooftop bar"
Alcoholic drinks were awful, according to 57%.
"Friendly staff" "Great guest relation"
81% found the staff to be very friendly.
54% indicated the reception staff was not good.
"Private rooftop" "Cheap interior"
54% thought the building was acceptable.
89% loved the terrace.
"Bread available" "Fresh fruit"
75% did not like what was on the menu.
Yummy desserts, said 83%.
"AC not working" "No iron in the room"
94% thought the view was good.
80% complained about the bathroom.
"Wi-Fi did not work" "No wifi"
62% said the wifi quality was bad.
"Not a 5 star property" "No lobby bar"
77% criticized the unstylish hotel.
71% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
Value for money
"Expensive drinks" "Not worth the money"
The price was ok for 50%.
"Dirty towels in the bathroom" "Dirty water in the swimming pool"
66% said rooms were dirty.
93% said the bathroom was dirty.
"Bedroom size was small" "Air conditioner didn't work"
70% said rooms were small.
Beds were acceptable for 53%.
Wellness Area
"Changing rooms are small" "Not jacuzzi"
72% didn't like the fitness area.
60% were unhappy with the sauna.

Good to know...

Awesome terrace
Rooms need regular maintenance
Rooms could be cleaner
Great view
Expert Reviews
DK Eyewitness
The views out over Copacabana from this hotel’s rooftop pool are some of the best in Rio. The rooms are welldecorated and all have balconies.
This well-located hotel offers friendly service, a great breakfast and a good location opposite Copacabana Beach, but the real stars of the show are the rooftop pool and bar.
Travel + Leisure
This Portuguese-owned beachfront hotel has a prime spot on the Copacabana strip and a deep commitment to customer service, making it a solid option for both business travelers and...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Tourism Fee: BRL 7 per accommodation, per night
  • Parking Fee: BRL 35.00 per day
Some smoking-allowed rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible