Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

Rua Francisco Sa, 17, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22080-010  show map
 4 stars
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Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Located only half block away from the renowned Copacabana Beach, Portinari Design Hotel features its unique and pioneering concept of boutique hotel in Rio de Janeiro.

Guests will find a special touches in each detail of the Portinari Design Hotel. Renowned architects were selected to decorate every floor of the hotel.

The elegant and spacious rooms are designed in a sophisticated modern style. Portinari Design’s magnificent rooms feature designs by Brazilian artists, a 21-inch flat-screen TV and most offer stunning views of the nearby beach.

Rooftop Brodowski Restaurant offers a wide variety of international dishes.

The hotel staff speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese.

Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   66.

Rooms

The Hotel has only 66 rooms on 11 floors: 44 deluxe rooms; 11 junior suites and 11 executive suites. The rooms are equipped with queen size beds; feather pillows; air conditioning; broadband access to Internet; hair dryer; 24-hours room service and welcome drink. The suites also feature a DVD player; Portinari-style sandals and dressing gown.

Dining options

The Brodowski Restaurant, located on the rooftop, offers its guests refined gastronomic options, in a relaxed and beautiful atmosphere created by Chicô Gouveia. The china shows reproductions of some masterpieces of Brazilian painter Cândido Portinari. It also serves a delicious wholesome breakfast each morning.

Services

The Picasso meeting room can accommodate up to 30 persons and provides toilette, telephone, broadband Internet connection point, wood floor. Computers and other equipment (fax, printer and photocopier) can be requested in advance. There is also a fully-equipped business center.

Leisure

Located on the top floor, the fitness center is equipped with treadmill, exercise bicycle, step machine and Multi Gym. It also features a Jacuzzi with waterfall and steam sauna.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Private dining services

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchen

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 3. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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Hotel Address:

Rua Francisco Sa, 17, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22080-010

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City Center
  • Rio de Janeiro
    9.1 km
Airports
  • 8.6 km
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    20.2 km
Train Stations
  • Estação Praça da Bandeira
    8.4 km
  • Estação Central do Brasil
    8.8 km
Underground stations
  • Ipanema/General Osório
    800 m
  • Cantagalo
    900 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Sindicato do Chopp (cuisine: Brazilian)
    100 m
  • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse (cuisine: Brazilian)
    110 m
Beaches
  • Arpoador Beach
    800 m
  • Sao Conrado Beach
    820 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    66

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Rooms and availability

The Hotel has only 66 rooms on 11 floors: 44 deluxe rooms; 11 junior suites and 11 executive suites. The rooms are equipped with queen size beds; feather pillows; air conditioning; broadband access to Internet; hair dryer; 24-hours room service and welcome drink. The suites also feature a DVD player; Portinari-style sandals and dressing gown.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
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    Hotel Address:

    Rua Francisco Sa, 17, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22080-010

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Rio de Janeiro
      9.1 km
    Airports
    • 8.6 km
    • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
      20.2 km
    Train Stations
    • Estação Praça da Bandeira
      8.4 km
    • Estação Central do Brasil
      8.8 km
    Underground stations
    • Ipanema/General Osório
      800 m
    • Cantagalo
      900 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Sindicato do Chopp (cuisine: Brazilian)
      100 m
    • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse (cuisine: Brazilian)
      110 m
    Beaches
    • Arpoador Beach
      800 m
    • Sao Conrado Beach
      820 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of floors:
      13
    • Number of rooms:
      66

    Hotel Awards

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    Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    The property is 5km from Sugar Loaf, 19km from Corcovado, and 24km from Maracana Stadium.

    Tourist attractions

    Places of interest

    • Praca General de Osario - 700 m
    • Leblon Beach - 3.1 km
    • Casa de España - 3.2 km

    Convention centers

    • Espaço SESC - 1.1 km

    Amusement

    • BotecoTaco - 2.9 km

    Historical sites

    • Avenida Atlantica - 2.1 km

    Stadiums

    • Flamengo Soccer Club - 3.0 km

    Museums

    • H. Stern Museum - 1.9 km
    • Museu Villa-Lobos - 3.5 km

    Parks

    • Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas - 2.5 km
    • Parque Lage - 3.3 km
    • Jardim Botanico - 3.5 km

    Theaters

    • Teatro Oi Casa Grande - 2.8 km
    • Cia. de Teatro Contemporâneo - 3.2 km

    Underground stations

    • Ipanema/General Osório - 700 m
    • Cantagalo - 800 m
    • Siqueira Campos - 1.7 km
    • Cardeal Arcoverde - 2.3 km

    Local attractions

    • Praca Serzedelo Correia - 1.7 km
      Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
    • Catacumba Park - 2.3 km
      Av. Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro
    • Music City (City of Arts) - 3.3 km
      Trevo das Palmeiras, Rio de Janeiro
    • Rodrigo de Freitas Lake - 1.8 km
      Avenida Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro
    • Leme Beach - 2.8 km
      Leme Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

    Near the hotel

    • Forte de Copacabana - 430 m
      Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco no 1 - Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro
    • Arpoador - 800 m
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    • Sao Conrado Beach - 820 m
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    • Copacabana Beach - 1.1 km
      Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
    • Ipanema Beach - 870 m
      Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
    • Arpoador Beach - 800 m
    • Barra da Tijuca - 870 m
      Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

    Restaurants nearby

    • Sindicato do Chopp - 100 m

      Phone: +552125221197

      61% likes this, based on 115 reviews
      Cuisine: Brazilian
      Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

    • Chon Kou - 80 m

      Address: Av. Atlantica 3880
      Phone: 55 21 2287-3956

    • Sidicato do Chopp - 110 m

      Address: Av. Atlantica, 3806
      Phone: 21 2523-6266

      84% likes this, based on 24 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Brazilian

    • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse - 110 m

      Address: Av. N. Sra Copacabana, 1309
      Phone: 21 22871788

      68% likes this, based on 100 reviews
      Cuisine: Brazilian
      Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 19

    • Manoel e Juaquim - 110 m

      Address: Av. Atlantica, 3806 - Posto 6

      76% likes this, based on 66 reviews
      Cuisine: Brazilian

    Getting there.

    The hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Ipanema Subway Station and allows guests easy access to the city’s fantastic restaurants, bars and popular attraction such as Ipanema Beach. Portinari Design Hotel is located five miles from Rio de Janeiro Airport.

    Getting around.

    Gig airport is 20km, Rio de Janeiro airport is 8km away. No parking facilities are available at the hotel, however offsite parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of floors:
      13
    • Number of rooms:
      66

    Hotel Awards

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    Cities nearby
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    • Teresopolis hotels - 60 km
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    • Resende hotels - 70 km
    • Itaborai hotels - 40 km
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    Rio Design Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rio Design

    Average guest rating

    6.4out of 10
    Good
    Based on 88 reviews

    Individual guest reviews

    • Couple
      5.0

      The Portinari Hotel is well located just off Copacabana beach. The staff were helpful.

      The rooms were dirty and in need of a good clean and repaint. The price is exorbitantly expensive and does not offer good value for money. The gym/sauna/jacuzzi area is appalling and not fit for use. There was a constant unpleasant toilet smell in the hotel. The hotel was so dirty that we did not chance eating breakfast there even though we had paid for it! It is unfortunate because this hotel could potentially be a great boutique-style hotel in a popular tourist area.

    • Couple
      5.4

      Location

      Really disappointed by the interior of the room: very essential and very little of design show off: the denomination of the room as "luxury double room" is really misleading. Lateral sea view means actually seeing the sea by leaning out of the window.

    • Older travelers
      2.4

      Bsolutely nothing I have stayed at the hotel 4 times before but I now give up. Bad service not even considering the price is it budget friendly little value for your money

      We had a bad experience since we checked in until we left. No room ready even if reserved 1 week ahead had to wait and was given a time for check in 13.00 and came back but still no room and we were asked to understand that they had a lot of rooms to clean and had too complain loudly in order to get a room,which was cleaned in a hurry and not satisfactory. Room noisy early in the morning people calling several times the cleaning lady on our floor and ringing could be heard loud as from 7 in the morning. Bed clothes were old and worn out yes open holes in them. Coffee,express was charged 2,5 us and not worth it and the buffe was below experience from my other stays at this hotel. You easily noticed that they were saving on quality. Staff at the front desk had little time for you as they were busy with there cellphone and chatting loudly with each other!!!!!!! Dont work with this hotel

    • Group of friends
      3.2

      Absolutely disgraceful, very rude evening manager, Most of the rooms were in bad condition, has not maintained the place, drains were clogged, Air conditioning unit was leaking and dropping lots of water for two days and they did not fix it inspite of promising to do so. On the third day it spewed out black liquid stuff which messed up the wall and the floor was spewed with this black gunk. When we asked to change room were told give them one hour and will have new room. After five hours new front desk staff comes in and claimed had no idea about the problem and no rooms available. Talking to the manager was like talking to the wall. The worst experience we have ever had. We were a group of ten couples and all had some problem with the hotel Liked nothing

      Location was ok

    • Couple
      4.6

      Room was clean

      I chose portinari because the hotel I usually go to was fully booked it looked ok from the website but even though my expectations were low they were not met; room was old and not renovated, most stuff (though not all) were unfriendly, public rooms partly sucked (whirl pool ?!?);

    • Older travelers
      4.2

      The checkout was friendly...

      The rooms were not clean, far away from a design hotel looking at furnishings. The staff were three star level put into five star uniforms. All in all no value for money.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      It is in an excellent location.

      Assistance with local info and tours.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Rua Francisco Sa, 17, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22080-010

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Rio de Janeiro
      9.1 km
    Airports
    • 8.6 km
    • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
      20.2 km
    Train Stations
    • Estação Praça da Bandeira
      8.4 km
    • Estação Central do Brasil
      8.8 km
    Underground stations
    • Ipanema/General Osório
      800 m
    • Cantagalo
      900 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Sindicato do Chopp (cuisine: Brazilian)
      100 m
    • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse (cuisine: Brazilian)
      110 m
    Beaches
    • Arpoador Beach
      800 m
    • Sao Conrado Beach
      820 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of floors:
      13
    • Number of rooms:
      66

    Hotel Awards

    BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroRio Design

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil

    Use Badge