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Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro

5-star5 stars
Avenida Niemeyer 121 - LeblonRio de JaneiroRJ22450-220Brazil

Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
  • Free WiFi
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Beautiful beach
Great pool
Food is all right
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Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro

from $186
  • Club Apartment
  • Ocean Front Upper
  • Junior Suite
  • Classic Room
  • Superior Room
  • Ocean Front Suite
  • Ocean Front Room
  • Family Room

About Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro

The Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort is an exclusive and recently renovated oceanfront resort located in an oasis of tropical vegetation between the trendy Barra da Tijuca and the world-renowned Ipanema beach.

Hotel Features.
Multiple on-site restaurants prepare Brazilian specialties and cater to international tastes, including Bene, which provides Italian cuisine and panoramic ocean views. Casarao Steakhouse grills Brazilian steaks, while Casa da Cachaca stands within a former fisherman's home and serves Brazil's famous cocktail, the Caipirinha. French delights created by renowned Chef Jean Paul Bondoux are served at L'Etoile on the 26th floor, and Dry Martini Bar by Javier Las Muelas features modern cocktail innovations. A business center is featured on-site, and flexible function space caters to the needs of corporate and social gatherings. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, sauna (please consult opening hours and charges), steam room, and fitness facility. Shine Spa for Sheraton offers massage, body wraps, scrubs, and salon services. Additional property amenities include Town Car rental, the services of a concierge, and wireless Internet access at Link@Sheraton in the lobby. Nearby recreational opportunities include the Gavea Golf Club, located 3 miles (5 kilometers) away. Tourist attractions include the renowned Christ the Redeemer statue located 6 miles (10 kilometers) away.

The Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort offers 538 guestrooms and 64 suites with ocean-view balconies. Standard rooms feature tropical décor complemented with light-toned wood furnishings. Suites are elegantly designed with richly textured fabrics and dramatic décor. Accommodations include cable television, minibars, desks, safe-deposit boxes, and bathrooms with telephones. Business rooms include private reception, butler service, clothes-pressing services, breakfast (surcharge), and cocktails served in the business lounge.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 538 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 26 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *

  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • 5 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Playground on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Sauna
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 14
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Bene - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

L Etoile - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only.

Dry Martini by JDLM - This bar is located by the pool. Happy hour is offered.

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Resort Rio
  • Sheraton Rio De Janeiro
  • Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Sheraton Rio Hotel And Resort
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  • Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel Resort Rio de Janeiro
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  • Sheraton Grand Rio Rio de Janeiro
  • Sheraton Grand Rio
  • Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Rio Hotel Resort
  • Rio Sheraton
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  • Rio De Janeiro Sheraton


Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels from Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 16.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 15.00 per day

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro


  • In Leblon
  • Vidigal Beach - 1 min walk
  • Dois Irmaos Hill - 17 min walk
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro - 34 min walk
  • H. Stern Museum - 38 min walk
  • Forum Ipanema Shopping Mall - 42 min walk
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Parque Henrique Lage - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 23 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station - 16 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 18 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Central Station - 19 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 278 reviews

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro
Not impressed at all
The pool is area is old and uninviting, the beach small and somewhat crowded. The restaurant by the pool had bad service and the food wasn't very good. At most Id rate this hotel 4 stars
Pablo, us2 night trip
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro
Bait and Switch
We felt that they should have told us about their resort fee and what it included when we checked in instead of when we checked out. We never used any of the amenities b/c we were not informed about them. Regardless of the fact that we were not made aware of the amenities, we still had to pay for them. We felt this was wrong and we hope that it doesn't happen to someone else.
Terrie, us2 night romance trip
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro
Very Good8.0
The free wireless was almost too slow to use, but otherwise, we had a great stay.
Sarah, us4 night romance trip
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro
Great hotel, service by the beach is slow.
A Traveler, us5 night business trip
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro
Elegant views and amenities.
Great location and beautiful amenities: two pools, semi-private beach 4 excellent restaurants. Service was very fine throughout. Be sure to book s room overlooking Ipanema and Leblon.
Andrea R., us4 night trip with friends

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Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro

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