Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort ★★★★

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Check-in: Feb 17, 2016 Check-out: Feb 18, 2016
3.8 /5
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Located between Barra da Tijuca and Leblon Beach, the newly renovated Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort sits on lush, landscaped grounds, and boasts white-sand beach and the tropical Atlantic in front and towering mountains behind it. The property provides a complimentary shuttle between the hotel and local attractions. As one of the premier luxury beach resorts in Rio, Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort boasts extensive activities and business services, including high-speed Internet access (fees apply) and 14,000 square feet of event space.


Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort offers 539 renovated guest rooms and suites in a wide variety of sizes and layouts. All the guest rooms come with single kings, single queens or pairs of double beds, while the suites feature king-size beds and ample living spaces. All accommodations feature premium, hypoallergenic bedding, large baths with dressing tables, and private balconies. Other in-room amenities include stocked mini bar, iron/ironing board, cable TV, safe deposit box, air conditioning, and high-speed Internet access (fees apply).

Property features

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort has amenities and activities to suit all types of travelers, from families to business people. The hotel sits at the west end of Leblon Beach, where guests can find beach chairs and umbrellas, and the property also features three swimming pools and an open-air Jacuzzi. Other on-site amenities include a new fitness center, kids club and a brand new Shine Spa for Sheraton with massage and body treatments. For meals, guests can dine at different restaurants across the property - including French, Italian, Brazilian and more, and business guests can stay connected with Wi-Fi access (fees apply) throughout the hotel. Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort makes an ideal destination for conferences and event with 14 newly renovated meeting rooms, totaling 14,144 square feet of function space.


  • Beachfront location at the west end of Leblon Beach
  • Local area shuttle service
  • Family-friendly with kids club
  • New Club Lounge status upgrade option
  • Wi-Fi access (fees apply) in public areas and guest rooms
  • Shine Spa, a new spa with ocean view

Nearby attractions

  • Leblon Beach
  • Gavea Golf Club (3.1 mi/5 km)
  • Copacabana Beach (4 mi/6.4 km)
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain (8 mi/12.9 km)
  • Christ the Redeemer statue (10 mi/16.1 km)


  • Fourteen renovated meeting rooms, totaling 14,144 square feet of event space
  • Presentation equipment available
  • Wi-Fi access (fees apply)


  • Santos Dumont Airport (9.1 mi/14.6 km)
  • Galeao International Airport (16.7 mi/26.7 km)


  • Children under 18 years old are required to present identification at check-in and must be accompanied by both parents, guardians, or have permission of the Juvenile Court when traveling with others. In case one of the parents is not traveling with them, they must show his/her parent permission to travel with the person accompanying them.  Children 12 and under sleep free in existing room bedding. Rollaways, child rollaways and cribs may incur extra charges. For security purposes, valid photo identification is required at check-in. Acceptable forms include a drivers license, passport, and/or proof of age card.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.


Dry Martini by Javier de las Muelas
In an innovative space designed by Javier de las Muelas, this modern bar serves creative cocktails and other extravagant drinks.
Casarão Restaurant
The "Casarão" restaurant offers guests plentiful servings of grilled Brazilian Steaks in a prime location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is also available for private parties for up to 50 people.
Casa da Cachaça
For classic Brazilian cuisine on the terrace with a picturesque ocean view, try the Casa Da Cachaça. It serves everything from an early lunch to a late dinner in an intriguing ambience.
In a sophisticated, exclusive atmosphere with breathtaking views, French delights are served from a menu created by renowned Chef Jean Paul Bondoux.
Experience the passion, flair, and style of our authentic Italian kitchen while admiring stunning ocean views.
Pizza Place
Pizzas cooked to perfection in a wooden oven.
Lobby Bar
Unwind and enjoy your favorite drink and sample delicious snacks while enjoying stunning ocean views.

Recommendations for you

Guest score 3.5 / 5



  • High-speed internet
  • Pool


  • Air conditioned
  • Pet friendly


  • Pool
  • Fitness center or spa
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Steam bath


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant


  • Business center
  • Guest laundromat
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Security
  • Multilingual
  • In-Room Safe
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Currency exchange


  • High-speed internet


  • Parking


  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Mini bar
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Outlet adapters
  • Cribs available
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing board
  • Smoke detectors
  • Bidet


3.8 /5 Overall score

79% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.2/5
  • Hotel staff: 4/5
  • Comfort: 4.2/5
  • Location: 3.9/5
  • Value: 3.5/5

Great trip to Rio

Would recommend Sat, Apr 18, 2015
Very nice hotel. Situated right on the beach. Great View! Nice large pool, several restaurants on site. Good food. Buffet breakfast convenient and delicious. Visited the Statue of the Reedemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and a steakhouse you must experience to believe!I would recommend this hotel.

| Harahan Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Good hotel

Would recommend Thu, Nov 21, 2013
Hotel is good, in a quite location with a small private beach. Only issue is the construction going on

| Cali Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Glad to see this Sheraton is renovating -

Would not recommend Mon, Oct 14, 2013
Very disappointed with staff responsiveness, services, food, etc.

Entertainment hint

Vinicius Bar -- best live Bossa Nova music in Ipanema beach.

| New York City Business

2 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 1 /5
  • Cleanliness: 3 /5
  • Hotel staff: 2 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 1 /5

Helpful and Pleasant Staff

Would recommend Sun, Feb 24, 2013
We were so pleased with our stay. The staff in every department was so helpful from the front desk to housekeeping. The Concierge desk was invaluable and we made use of the hotel shuttle and car services on multiple occassions. It's definitely important to have patience when at the resort's non-buffet restaurant but all food and beverages were of good quality, at all resort restaurants. We read the previous reviews that had negative feedback but we experienced no problems with staff, crashing ocean waves, or the prescence of the small favela across the street. The Sheraton Rio made our first visit to Brazil easier to navigate and we always looked forward to returning after a big day of exploring the surrounding city.

| Sacramento, California Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Great Honeymoon Experience!

Would recommend Fri, Nov 2, 2012
The Sheraton was an overall excellent experience for our brief honeymoon in Rio. Staff was great--they all read whatever notes they had in their system to know we were the honeymooners and sent us complimentary wine, cheese and fruits on several nights. They also gave us a room with an excellent view! The hotel has a pictureesque location, but we found the distance from Ipanema and Copacobana to be a con. It was a bit difficult to hail a cab in the evening and traffic made getting around somewhat of a challenge. Getting to and from the airport was the toughest. The hotel isn't in the middle of nowhere, but its certainly not situated centrally. However, if you're interested in a resort style experience in Rio, the Sheraton is the place to be!

| Boston, MA Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 4 /5


Would recommend Sat, Mar 17, 2012
awesome place, I loved the view from the room, a bit distant from the hotspots but definitely worth it with private beach and jacuzzi, pools!

| fairview Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Carnival Visit

Would recommend Fri, Feb 24, 2012
My wife and I visited over Carnival time. The hotel was in a a great spot and it was quieter than the Copacaba and Ipenema hotels but only a short and inexpensive cab ride from the sights and sound of those great beaches. The hotel has its own beach as well as several swimming pools. They were great about getting us in to our room early as we arrived around 10:00. The hotel is a bit dated but still clean and adequate. The concierge was very helpful in suggesting dinner reservations and activities. We were impressed that they were environmentally sensitive with motion sensitive corridor lights and escalators that only operated when you approached them. We paid a very high price per night but it was comparable to other hotels as it was Carnival time.

Entertainment hint

Christ the Redeemer Statue is a must see. Go early, like 9:00, as it gets very crowded.

| Evanston, IL Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

hot room, falling apart

Would not recommend Mon, Feb 20, 2012
wow- talk about needing a makeover- they charge a high price and act like its a five star hotel, but the place is falling apart. The bathroom is so outdated and the paint is peeling in the room! The thermostat didnt work and the safe fell out of the wall while we were there.

| New Jersey, USA Couples

1 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 1 /5
  • Cleanliness: 2 /5
  • Hotel staff: 2 /5
  • Comfort: 1 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 1 /5

Great Hotel in Rio

Would recommend Tue, Jun 21, 2011
The hotel is a great option in Rio, unique beautiful views, great swimming pool and few steps to the beach, very good options of restaurants available and excellent service!

Nightlife hint

bars, clubs and restaurants in Leblon

| Sao Paulo, Brazil Friends

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Good location, room fair

Would recommend Thu, Mar 31, 2011
very busy at the time of visit.....good selection in restuarants...very helpful in arranging transportation....only real problem was stained carpet in bedroom.

| Richmond, VA Couples

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 2 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Gavea 0.9 mi
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas 2.1 mi
Floresta da Tijuca 2.2 mi
Parque Lage 2.7 mi
Copacabana fort 2.7 mi
Corcovado 3.1 mi
Christ the Redeemer 3.1 mi
Rio de janeiro Cristo Redentor 3.3 mi
Rio de Janeiro Zoo 3.6 mi
Rio de janeiro Copacabana 3.7 mi
Museo do Indio 3.8 mi
Cosme Velho 3.9 mi
Leme 4.5 mi
Laranjeiras 5 mi
Botafogo praia shopping 5.1 mi
Flamengo 5.5 mi
Sugarloaf Mountain 5.5 mi
Maracana Soccer Stadium 5.5 mi
Urca 5.7 mi
Maracana stadium 5.7 mi
Quinta da Boa Vista 5.7 mi
Teatro miguel falabella 5.9 mi
Santa Teresa Tram 6.3 mi
Lona Cultural 6.4 mi
Passeio Público 6.6 mi
Central do Brasil 6.9 mi
Academia Brasileira de Letras 7 mi
Shopping tijuca 7 mi
Avenida Rio Branco 7.2 mi
Marina da gloria 7.5 mi
Rio shopping 7.7 mi
Barra Shopping 8.1 mi
Teatro carlos gomes 8.5 mi
Rio de Janeiro Beaches 10.8 mi
Carioca shopping 11 mi
Riocentro 11.3 mi
Recreio dos Bandeirantes 15.8 mi
Shopping grande rio 15.9 mi
Shopping bangu 16.4 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 17, 2016 Check-out: Feb 18, 2016