25 July 2020
Travels: The Hotel Highlighting the Spirit of Rio de Janeiro
The global chain of luxury hotels Fairmont Hotels & Resorts does not need special representation. This brand is renowned for setting the highest standards of hospitality and creating unforgettable memories in the most beautiful destinations around the world. Until recently, Fairmont had no addresses in South America. But in 2019, a new property was launched in Brazil, and it was the first hotel with the famous brand’s flag in the region. This year the 5-star Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana became the winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of The Best Luxury Hotels in Brazil.
The impressive building of the hotel was formerly known as Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana. After a complete renovation, it opened under Fairmont banner and became Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana with a design inspired by the city’s glamour of the 1950s. The hotel’s interior was carried out by the award-winning Brazilian architect Patricia Anastassiadis, who managed to create spaces providing a feeling of well-being, comfort, and exclusivity.
Located in one of the most prestigious and spectacular spots of Rio de Janeiro, the property has all chances to turn into one of the key landmarks of the city. Neighboring the ultra-glamorous Copacabana Beach, near the famous Ipanema beach, with unrestricted views over Sugar Loaf Mountain and scenic surroundings, Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana reflects the very soul of this celebrated district.
The hotel offers 375 apartments with 68 spacious suites decorated with blue tones inspired by the color of Copacabana’s sea. The elegant and comfortable rooms are equipped with 55" TV, minibar, coffee makers, digital laptop-compatible safe, free WiFi Internet access, climate control, hairdryer, desk, and free LeLabo toiletries. Many apartments let the guests enjoy spectacular views of Copacabana beach, the Sugar Loaf Mountain, and the city of Rio.
Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana provides many ways to have a pleasant and useful time. The experts of Luxury Lifestyle Awards recommend enjoying the freshest seafood and grilled meat highlighted by the great ocean view in the Marine Restô. Whether you are a businessman or a tourist, you will be pleasantly surprised by the unexpected offers from the restaurant's chefs. Spirit Copa Bar is a perfect place to taste the local spirits or order the classic drinks revisited according to your taste. And if you are a coffee lover, don’t miss the chance to visit Coa & Co Café and taste an excellent coffee prepared by the experienced baristas.
Two swimming pools boast with sunloungers, umbrellas, and offer relaxing sunbathing sessions with stunning views. The sauna provides a great opportunity to relax at the end of the day and spend time with friends. The hotel’s full-service spa features five treatment rooms where you can pamper yourself with massages, body scrubs, hot tub, manicures, pedicures, and other treatments to rejuvenate your body and soul.
Planning to have a business meeting or event? Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana offers13 meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 900 persons and provide everything needed for any type of event. The professional and friendly staff of the hotel will do everything to organize a major corporate event or a memorable wedding in all details.
The hotel’s waterfront location provides its guests with great opportunities for outdoor activities. Copacabana Beach is a perfect place to play football, volleyball, building a sand sculpture, and enjoying the natural beauty of the surrounding area. You may also visit the district’s cultural highlights, such as Copacabana Fort or Museum of Tomorrow.