Rio Design Hotel - Rio de Janeiro

ex. Portinari 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

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Private dining services

Breakfast room

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Rio Design is a 4-star hotel offering a comfortable accommodation not far from Ipanema Beach, Rodrigo de Freitas Lake and Post 9 - Ipanema. Operating in Rio de Janeiro since 2003, this hotel features original architecture and modern comforts.

Located in a tourist area with bars, restaurants and nightclubs, guests will see why Rio Design Hotel is admired by many tourists. The distance between Rio de Janeiro city center and the property is 10 km.

Rio Design Hotel is set close to shops and boutiques.

Avenida Atlantica próximo ao número 3772 bus stop is just 100 meters from the hotel and a 10-minute walk takes guests to Cantagalo underground station. A 10-minute drive will take you to Santos Dumont airport.

Rooms

Rio Design Hotel features rooms with a traditional interior that come with a kitchen, a safe, LCD TV, a sitting area and temperature control for a pleasant stay in Rio de Janeiro. The rooms look on to the sea. For more comfort dressing gowns, free toiletries and a hairdryer are provided.

Eat & Drink

International meals are served at the restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Lobby bar to relax with a drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, Sindicato do Chopp and Sidicato do Chopp can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Guests can avail of a cloakroom, a luggage storage and a garage as well as a conference room, fax/photocopying services and a business center.

Relax

A hot tub, a solarium and a sauna are offered for guests' enjoyment. Active travelers will appreciate a fitness centre and a gym available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

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

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   66.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • In-room desk
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
One child
2 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
    5.7 mi
Airports
  • 5.3 mi
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    12.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    5.5 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Ipanema/General Osório
    2700 ft
  • Cantagalo
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Sindicato do Chopp (cuisine: Brazilian)
    400 ft
  • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse (cuisine: Brazilian)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Arpoador Beach
    2700 ft
  • Sao Conrado Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • DVD player

Rio Design Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Le Boy Disco400 ft
  • Post 5 - Copacabana700 ft
  • General Osório Square2300 ft
  • Post 7 - Arpoador2300 ft
  • Post 8 - Ipanema2700 ft
  • Post 4 - Copacabana3000 ft
  • Post 9 - Ipanema4600 ft
  • Post 3 - Copacabana1.0 mi

Places of interest

  • Devil's Beach1700 ft
  • Ipanema/General Osório Station2300 ft
  • Praca General de Osario2300 ft

Convention centers

  • Espaço SESC3700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Dorival Caymmi Statue1000 ft
  • Copacabana Fort1400 ft
  • Arpoador Beach & Devil`s Beach2300 ft
  • Arpoador Beach2300 ft
  • Copacabana Beach4000 ft
  • Ipanema Beach1.1 mi

Museums

  • Army Historic Museum and Fort of Copacabana1700 ft

Parks

  • Peter Pan Park400 ft
  • Catacumba Park1700 ft
  • Girl of Ipanema Park1700 ft

Underground stations

  • Ipanema/General Osório2300 ft
  • Cantagalo2700 ft
  • Siqueira Campos1.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Praca Serzedelo Correia1.0 mi
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  • Catacumba Park1.4 mi
    Av. Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro
  • Music City 2.1 mi
    Trevo das Palmeiras, Rio de Janeiro
  • Rodrigo de Freitas Lake1.1 mi
    Avenida Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro
  • Leme Beach1.7 mi
    Leme Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

Near the hotel

  • Forte de Copacabana1500 ft
    Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco no 1 - Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro
  • Arpoador2700 ft
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  • Sao Conrado Beach2700 ft
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  • Copacabana Beach3600 ft
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  • Ipanema Beach2900 ft
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  • Arpoador Beach2700 ft
  • Barra da Tijuca2900 ft
    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

Restaurants nearby

  • Sindicato do Chopp400 ft

    Phone: +552125221197

    61% likes this, based on 115 reviews
    Cuisine: Brazilian
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

  • Chon Kou300 ft

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

  • Sidicato do Chopp400 ft

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

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

  • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse400 ft

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

    68% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Cuisine: Brazilian
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 15

  • Manoel e Juaquim400 ft

    Address: Av. Atlantica, 3806 - Posto 6

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rio Design Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

6.4out of 10
Good
Based on 88 reviews

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
    5.7 mi
Airports
  • 5.3 mi
  • Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
    12.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Estação D Pedro II Central Station
    5.5 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Ipanema/General Osório
    2700 ft
  • Cantagalo
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Sindicato do Chopp (cuisine: Brazilian)
    400 ft
  • Bar e Restaurante Eclipse (cuisine: Brazilian)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Arpoador Beach
    2700 ft
  • Sao Conrado Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Hotel Awards

BrazilianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRio de JaneiroRio Design Hotel

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

Use Badge