$271 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 2, 2014 Check-out: May 4, 2014

Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

4 stars
Avenida Niemeyer 121, Vidigal 22450, Rio De Janeiro, RJ 22450
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
20 reviews
Good hotel

Hotel is good, in a quite location with a small private beach. Only issue is the construction going on See full review

  • A123abcd
  • Nov 21, 2013
Helpful and Pleasant Staff

We were so pleased with our stay. The staff in every department was so helpful from the front desk... See full review

  • Kevin and Bonnie
  • Feb 24, 2013
Unrivaled luxury and amenities overlooking the water near Leblon Beach
Located between trendy Barra da Tijuca and Leblon Beach, the Sheraton 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, the Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort boasts extensive activities and business services, including high-speed Internet access (fees apply) and 14,000 square feet of event space.
Highlights
  • Beachfront location at the west end of Leblon Beach
  • Local area shuttle service
  • Family-friendly with kids club, babysitting
  • Club Lounge status upgrade option
  • Wi-Fi access (fees apply) in public areas and some guest rooms
Rooms
The Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort offers 559 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 minibars, irons and ironing boards, cable televisions, safes, air conditioning, dual-line phones, and high-speed Internet access (fees apply).
Features

The Sheraton 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 fitness center, kids club and a spa with massage and body treatments. For meals, guests can dine at four restaurants across the property -- there is also a pizza oven in the pool area. And business guests have access to a state-of-the-art business center, and they can stay connected with Wi-Fi access (fees apply) throughout the hotel. The Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort makes an ideal destination for conferences and event with 15 meeting rooms, totaling 14,144 square feet of function space.

Transportation
  • Santos Dumont Airport (9.1 mi/14.6 km)
  • Galeao International Airport (16.7 mi/26.7 km)
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)
Business
  • Fifteen meeting rooms, totaling 14,144 square feet of event space
  • Presentation equipment available
  • State-of-the-art business center
  • Wi-Fi access (fees apply)
Policies and fees

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.

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

Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort Rooms

Classic Room
Classic Rooms, located on the South side of the building, are tastefully decorated to complement the tropical surroundings and offer a partial ocean view. All rooms are equipped with 2 double, 1 Queen or 1 King size beds. (Approximately 31 square meters)
Superior Room
Superior Rooms, located on the North side of the building, are tastefully decorated to complement the tropical surroundings and offer picturesque views of the pool and leisure area, Ocean, Leblon and Ipanema beach. All rooms are equipped with 2 double, 1 Queen or 1 King size beds. (Approximately 31 square meters)

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Game room
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

-22.9923 -43.2327
Area served
Rio de Janeiro
Nearby airports
Rio Galeao International Airport - 35KM

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
  • 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
  • Norte 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

Dining

Casarao
The "Casarao" Steakhouse 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 Cachaa & Pizza Place
For classic Brazilian cuisine on the terrace with a picturesque ocean view, try the Casa Da Cachaa. It serves everything from an early lunch to a late dinner in a great environment.
Mirador
Located on the 5th floor of the hotel with a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mirador restaurant serves international and Brazilian cuisine in a casual, informal atmosphere and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

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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Guest Reviews (20)

Ratings and reviews for Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Overall score

3.5 / 5
20 out of 20
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
3.7
Value:
3.4

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

4
A123abcd
Cali
Nov 21, 2013

Good hotel

Hotel is good, in a quite location with a small private beach. Only issue is the construction going on

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

2
H. Loyola
Business
New York City
Oct 14, 2013

Glad to see this Sheraton is renovating -

Very disappointed with staff responsiveness, services, food, etc.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

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

Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

4
Kevin and Bonnie
Sacramento, California
Feb 24, 2013

Helpful and Pleasant Staff

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.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

4
Honeymooner Sak
Boston, MA
Nov 2, 2012

Great Honeymoon Experience!

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!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

4
klkl
fairview
Mar 17, 2012

great

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!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

4
Mayor
Evanston, IL
Feb 24, 2012

Carnival Visit

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.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

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

Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

1
jamj
New Jersey, USA
Feb 20, 2012

hot room, falling apart

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.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
1
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

5
TT W
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jun 21, 2011

Great Hotel in Rio

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!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short drive from hotel

bars, clubs and restaurants in Leblon

Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
Richmond, VA
Mar 31, 2011

Good location, room fair

very busy at the time of visit.....good selection in restuarants...very helpful in arranging transportation....only real problem was stained carpet in bedroom.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
Rio de Janeiro
Jan 13, 2011

Extras extremely overpriced

I stayed at the Sheraton Rio with my wife to celebrate our third anniversary. We booked a "deluxe" room that faces only the sea, avoiding the views to the favelas available at side-facing rooms. The room was as good as expected in a five star hotels. The view was fantastic. The room amenities were poor. The hotel has nice restaurants, good swimming pools and a almost private beach. We enjoyed and relaxed a lot. One bad thing is that the hotel takes advantage of its isolated location to overcharge for any simple consumption. You will pay the price of a expensive sandwich to by a single soft drink. It is really abusive. The service is not bad, but is not good either; you feel they are not even trying. Overall it was good, but you should carefully consider the issues regarding consumption prices and its remote location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Bring with you bottles of watter and other things you may need to "survive". Forget about asking for a coffee at the hotel restaurants and bars. Add the cost of the not included breakfast and parking to your budget.

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