16 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Updated 2022

airbnb rio de janeiro

Are you the kind of person that is just sick of staying in hotels and would prefer to book a real home-like accommodation? That is why Airbnb options are becoming more popular. And for big cities like Rio de Janeiro, this arrangement is ideal. Rio de Janeiro, known simply as Rio, is an impressive metropolis that will guarantee you a memorable stay with its gorgeous beaches and top attractions. You can find a private room or an entire home just for you and your travel companions. Feel at home and be on vacation at the same time. Check out this list of options that are different in budget and style, but all well located in Rio! Read on for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1. Charming studio pad on the beach (from USD 29)

This vacation rental is located on the beautiful Botafogo Beach and close to many commercial establishments like restaurants, cafes, bars, and more. This means that guests will have access to many fun things to do on land and water. The apartment can sleep up to two, perfect for couples on a romantic Brazilian adventure. It is also fully equipped with everything you will need for a relaxing stay including air-conditioning, adouble bed, and a full kitchen.

Charmoso Estúdio na Praia de Botafogo
Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
142 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very clean and safe
super clean and tidy place
super host easy and quick to communicate
the location was great
thaís place’s is cute and has a good location
everything was perfect fully functioning and your location just block from metro station was ideal
great location minutes from my favorite vegan restaurants the metro a nice mall
excellent location with basic but comfortable accommodations
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2. Very good room, two blocks from the beach (from USD 36)

Stay in the heart of Leblon, with a beach entrance just two blocks away. There are a lot of bars and restaurants in the area to get in touch with Carioca’s food and enjoy a summer cocktail. The apartment is big, with three bedrooms, and if you choose to stay, you can get an accommodation for up to three guests. You can use the kitchen as you please and feel at home with all of the comforts you need.

Very good room: 2 blocks from the beach
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
313 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large air-conditioned bedroom with comfortable bed
my room was as described with comfortable bed nice fan convenient desk and ample closet space
he made sure i had everything i needed (wifi water key etc)
the apartment has lots of beautiful art on the walls
perfect stay in marcos’ apartment
our room was clean and perfect
only issue is cleanliness couldbe improved
the place was clean and comfortable with plenty of towels spacious living room etc
very smooth communication neat and clean house and perfect location
the room itself was spacious clean and well furnished
marcos has been a perfect host for us
very helpful host who quickly responded to any query and was helpful throughout our stay
marcos is the best host ever
marcos was a great host
marcos is a great host and his accommodations are great
perfect location in leblon
the location is perfect
great location right in leblon neighborhood
neighborhood safe and location excellent
really really awesome location
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3. Charming studio in Santa Teresa (from USD 56)

This is a great accommodation for two guests (ideal for couples), in the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa, in a cool studio apartment with vintage architecture from the 1930s. You will get a loft independent from the rest of the apartment, with a private bathroom and kitchen. If you are looking for some privacy, this might be the perfect deal!

Charmoso Studio em Santa Teresa
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
120 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathrooms were great; mattresses comfortable; air conditioning efficient and (relatively) noise free
there's good wifi and an automatic lock so one can be completely independent
great shower ac and comfortable bed
comfortables beds great shower and large common areas with extra space and amenities
it was great having our own space kitchen and living area to just chill
anna's beautiful place is impeccably furnished and clean wit large spacious rooms
the place was immaculately clean and the location ideal
our stay at anna's amazing house was great the apartment unit we rented was beautiful clean and quiet
we had a nice large and clean room and bathroom and we met a lot of interesting people
anna was a great host
anna was an excellent host
anna is a gracious and attentive host
anna is very helpful with all our questions
anna was very helpful and available
the location was great as it is in a safe part of the neighborhood
lot's of cool bars and restaurants within walking distance
the neighbourhood is gorgeous with lots of great nearby restaurants and is very much centrally located
anna's place is a beautifully designed house in the heart of the artistic neighbourhood of santa teresa
it’s also close to the best bars and restaurants in santa teresa
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4. Luxury flat for two (from USD 37)

Experience the luxury of Rio de Janeiro in this beautifully curated flat that’s perfect for couples. You’ll surely not get enough of the elegance this unit exudes, starting from its kitchenette, dining space for two, sleek living space, and cozy bedroom fitted with a queen bed. It is also equipped with a cable TV, air conditioning, and WiFi. Guests are welcome to enjoy the property’s shared pool and fitness center. The flat is located near Riocentro, Rock City, Olympic Park, several beaches, and top shops and restaurants.

Flat Conforto Lazer/ Home Office e Rock in Rio
Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
44 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

5. Renovated studio with excellent views of the beach (from USD 55)

If you are looking for a nice stay in Copacabana, near Ipanema, this loft studio good for four is a great option. Aside from having a full kitchen, an HD TV, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi, this beautifully decorated apartment also checks the box for the ideal location. It is several steps away from the beach, fun activities, shops, and dining options. It also has 24-hour security. Guests rave about the unit’s cleanliness and the host’s hospitality, too!

Look Out onto Copacabana Beach from Cozy Renovated Studio
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
213 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was super fast
roberta has good eye on style for the interior design and lay out of the apartment
roberta was responsive and communicative which came in handy when we had some issues with the air conditioner
bathroom sink and shower are nice and spacious enough
the apartment itself is very cute and thankfully has functioning a/c
the apartment was very clean and modern
it was very clean and had lots of thoughtful touches
it is very clean especially the bed and the bathroom
place is super convenient clean was greeted with nice touches for a warm welcome
renovated clean modern and walkable to anything you need
roberta was a good host
the host was super friendly & helpful
roberta was an awesome host
roberts's place is great and she is a very attentive host
roberta was a really good host she made everything to make my stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible
great location close to everything
wonderful apartment in a fantastic location
place is centrally located near great restaurants and beach all within a few minute walk
nice place in a good location
super close to many restaurant and the beach
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6. Apartment in Rio de Janeiro (from USD 27)

An entire apartment near all the tourist attractions like the Olympic Boulevard, Orla Conde, Museum of Tomorrow, Municipal Theater, Museum of Fine Arts, and much more! Stay in the center of Rio with access to public transportation. The neighborhood is Lapa with very easy access to beaches like Copacabana. The air conditioner included is refreshing on those really warm summer days.

Apartamento Rio de Janeiro Colorido
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
260 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself is lovely bright romantic and has an air conditioner
marcia's apartment is perfect for spending together a few days in rio de janeiro
hi we had a great stay at marcia's apartment
it's nicely decorated and clean
a gem - tiny but clean and very well equipped
the place is stylish and clean with nice touches to make you feel welcome
the apartment: is exactly as pictured adorable clean and has so much personality
good location clean and tidy room but can't cook no gas cooker
the concierge was helpful and made us feel very safe
as a host she was always open to answer questions and help us
she honestly is a super host
the doorman speaks english and is helpful
the doormen and staff at the building are sweethearts and are also very helpful
location is perfect nice cute apartment and easy access to everywhere
lovely apartment close to transportation and an easy walk from many downtown sites
location: it is honestly the most strategic location for getting around the city
however the location was not centrally located from main attractions such as ipanema botafogo etc
great location walking distance from lapa restaurants bars and clubs national theatre subway bus and trams
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7. Private studio in a bohemian neighborhood (from USD 21)

Perfect for couples who would like some alone time after a day of touring Rio, this studio offers seclusion, privacy, and peace. Staying here is also highly convenient especially with its amenities that include air conditioning, a well-equipped kitchen, an ample dining area, and a supply of essentials. Guests are also invited to enjoy the property’s pool, fitness center, bar, and restaurant. Parking comes with a fee.

Private Studio Lapa para 2 pax
315 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet access from the apartment is dependable and excellent
amazing rooftop pool area - views of the city and mountains
giorgio is very responsive and apt is as described by the pictures
nice place pool view amazing possibility in summer time
has everything what is needed and the pool on the rooftop provides a nice view of the sunset
the apartment is small but clean and well furnished
the apartment was clean and had a great shower
we felt the apartment could use a good deep clean in shower and around walls
it was very clean when we arrived and had everything we needed
it was cozy clean and with very comfortable bed
building staff members where very helpful
one of the best host
giorgio was a great host
giorgio was a great host and very responsive
responsive host who put a lot of thought into the pad & helpful info
amazing location for lapa nightlife
nice apartment in a very secure building close to the metro station
convenient location and a nice cosy apartment
nice place close to many places walkable
best location and amazing apartment nota 1000
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8. Apartment with small balcony and view of the Flamengo Park (from USD 21)

This is an entire apartment, perfect for couples, located in front of the Flamengo Park. Can’t get a better location than this. It’s close to the city center and Lapa, where you will find a great selection of bars, restaurants, and a very exciting nightlife. There are enough transportation options to make your way around the city and get to know the real Rio.

Apartment with small balcony and view of the Flamengo Park
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it was clean and very charming
the apartment was clean and satisfied all our needs
rosario is really helpful
i highly recommend rosário as a host
rosário is a very kind and helpful person
right in front of the house is a metro station check in / out without problems
nice little place in the heart of gloria although small it has everything for a comfortable stay
i recommend rosario's place to discover well rio
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9. Classy studio in a prime location (from USD 39)

Get style, comfort, and accessibility in one stay when you book this nice studio located in a quiet area in Copacabana. It is packed with things that can make your stay more comfortable. It has a double bed that’s perfect for two guests. There’s also a kitchen, a working space, air conditioning, and WiFi. Guests love the studio’s location as it is close to a subway station, major tourist attractions, and amazing beaches. Your host can even arrange tours for you for a fee.

Studio for 1 or 2 people on the best place in Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
122 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean and looks brand new
place is super clean and well located
sebastian is a wonderful host
sebastian has been a great host
sebastian is an excellent host
the studio is located in a perfect spot with everything super close by
great location very nice flat
the location is ideal just a few streets away from both copacabana and ipanema
the apartment is very well located just a walk away from the beach
nice place good location good communication
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10. Beautiful double room with an ocean view

Exclusive option to stay for couples looking to get to know the romantic side of Rio. Stay in this great room with a balcony to enjoy a wonderful view together. From supermarkets to bars to public transportation, everything will be within your reach.

Beautiful double room with an ocean view

11. Comfortable room in Rio

Get a great private room for two guests in Rio, for only 34 USD per night. You would be staying just one block away from Flamengo Park, really close to all the metro stations and buses. There are many nearby beaches and tourist attractions to entertain yourself during your stay. The apartment includes a balcony with a hammock to chill when you need to rest from your Rio experience.

The room comes with a queen sized bed. The owner has great reviews from previous guests. You will be sharing the three-bedroom apartment with a few kids and a cat. Great opportunity to interact with locals.

Comfortable room in Rio!

12. Cozy spot close to the beach

A private room, ideal for couples, to share an apartment with another couple and get to know the best and most romantic side of Rio. Flamengo Beach is just a few steps away. At the door of the building, there’s a subway station. Your stay will include all the comforts such as cable TV, WiFi, and even video games!

Choose the perfect spot

13. Room on top floor

If you are traveling alone, this is a good option for your travel. It’s cheap and comfortable. You will get a better price here than in most hotels, plus the comforts.

Stay in this room on the top floor, just eight minutes away from the subway. The living room includes a balcony with a great view. You can use the apartment as you please, with a kitchen, laundry, and shared bathroom.

Conforto e praticidade em Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
98 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Well equipped sunny apartment near the metro

A studio apartment in the neighborhood of Gloria. Fits up to four guests, so it could be great for traveling friends, families, and also couples. The location is great and well connected to other areas in Rio by public transportation. The apartment comes with all the features you could need like air conditioning, a washing machine, an equipped kitchen and much more!

Apartamento ensolarado bem equipado perto do metro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
126 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
nice studio with great location
the neighbourhood is very safe and quiet
walk distance to bus station and metro neighborhood is clean and safe simple but sufficient facilities for cooking
also the region is very well served by markets and metro station
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15. Comfortable loft

A great studio to share with up to three guests. It’s not too big, but it’s really cozy. The location is great and you will find everything you need in this accommodation. You can refresh with the ceiling fan and enjoy the closeness to main attractions in Rio like the Sugar Loaf, the Corcovado and the Museum of Tomorrow. The main beaches are nearby too.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
49 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

16. Spacious apartment with great views

Surrounded by nature and away from the noise of the city, this rental is perfect for solo travelers, couples, and families who wish to experience a refreshing Rio stay. This apartment has a bedroom and several extra beds to accommodate up to four guests. It is air-conditioned and complete with a kitchen, a laundry area, and a spacious living area. There is also a balcony that looks over the beautiful sceneries and other views. This rental is near Cristo Redentor, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Parque da Ruinas, and Lapa. Pets are welcome to stay.

Amazing Terrace, lovely balcony and fantastic view
168 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment has a fantastic balcony with a cool view
this apartment has the best view in rio it literally took my breath away beautiful space and decor too
the apartment was exactly as shown on air bnb and we found the space very user friendly
other than these points we enjoyed our time in the apartment and the aircon is very good
the apartment itself is fantastic extremely stylish and modern and has everything you need
super clean and big
it is spacious and clean
the apartment is very lovely nicely decorated and very clean
surrounded by nature clean and luminous
lilian clarice' mother was an amazing host
the host was very friendly and always willing to help and answer any questions
clarice's mom is really friendly and welcoming
great appartment and hosts lovely view
interesting laid back big place to relax
beautiful apartment in a great location with a wonderful view will come back for sure
cute spacious place to stay bring in food after a day out
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Find the perfect accommodation for you

Can’t wait to explore fabulous Rio de Janeiro? It awaits you with the best possible accommodation for you. Choose an Airbnb from this carefully curated list, and you can’t go wrong.

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