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Accommodation options in Brazil are incredibly varied and can range from modest hostels to luxurious resorts. It all depends on your needs and budget!

Tip: if you’re planning on going there for important events such as the Carnival or the FIFA World Cup, the sooner you book your accommodation the better! We are certain you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for on Opodo.co.uk.



Hostels are not exclusively for the “young”. No matter your age, if you are looking for a budget friendly option, a hostel might be the way to go. You can even find some that offer breakfast and wifi.


Guesthouses are for B&B fans. Whether you prefer a rustic or luxurious setting, the options are endless!


Hotels in Brazil are known to be clean and comfortable. Here’s a good tip for those who don’t know Portuguese :  a “quarto” is a single bedroom with a separate bathroom and a “apartamento” is a double bedroom with own bathroom.

The 5 most spectacular hotels of Brazil

1 – Rio de Janeiro –  Miramar by Windsor 5*

Right across Copacabana Beach, this Miramar by Windsor offers a top location in Rio. It features a green granite pool and a modern gym. It is a pet friendly, design hotel with butler service and free Wi-Fi.

Guests can start the day admiring the privileged beach view while savoring a rich breakfast. At other times, you can have a drink at the rooftop bar or enjoy the hotel´s restaurant.

Ipanema beach is a short walk away. Many shops, grocery stores, restaurants, bars and nightclubs are also nearby.

Rio de Janeiro -  Miramar by Windsor

2 – São Paulo- Grand Hyatt 5*

Located in downtown Brooklin, São Paulo´s new commercial district, the Grand Hyatt is just 10 km from Congonhas Airport. It offers 2 swimming pools, a wellness spa and a view of the Estaiada Bridge.

The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Shopping Centre Morumbi and Market Place, two of São Paulo´s largest shopping malls.

São Paulo- Grand Hyatt

3 – Fortaleza – Hotel Gran Marquise 5*

Located 5 km from downtown Fortaleza, on the seafront of beautiful Mucuripe Beach, the luxurious Gran Marquise overlooks the beach. Guests enjoy a pool and a health club.

The outdoor pool invites guests to enjoy the sun while admiring the coast and having a drink from the poolside bar.

Fortaleza – Hotel Gran Marquise

4- Ubatuba – Pousada Picinguaba 5*

Boasting stunning sea, mountain and island views from its sun deck by the pool and rustic, yet modern rooms, Pousada Picinguaba is set in the Atlantic Forest National Park, 30 km from Paraty.

Set in a colonial house, the rooms at Picinguaba are spacious and bright, boasting balconies with a hammock and panoramic sea and garden views.  Guests can enjoy gourmet meals at the guesthouse’s restaurant. It also serves a daily buffet breakfast and fruits and vegetables picked from their private orchard and private garden. In addition to the loungers in the sun deck, Pousada Picinguaba offers various lounge areas decorated with local art.

Ubatuba - Pousada Picinguaba

5 – Salvador – Casa do Amarelindo 4*

This 19th century colonial mansion is located in Pelourinho, facing Baía de Todos os Santos Bay. Casa do Amarelindo offers luxurious accommodation with balcony, a rooftop swimming pool, a panoramic terrace and free internet. The hotel is situated 450 metres from Mercado Modelo Market, 5 km from Salvador´s harbour and 25 km from the airport.

Salvador – Casa do Amarelindo


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