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. Pleasant apartment near Glória Station (from USD 29)
This modest apartment is ideal for vacationers or business travelers wishing to make the most of the city’s many attractions. It is on the street next to Glória, a lively area near popular tourist destinations, including Santa Teresa, Christ the Redeemer, and Sugarloaf Mountain. The property is also just a four-minute walk to Glória Station, giving you easy transportation access.
After a long day of exploring, you may go to the bedroom with room-darkening blinds and air conditioning to get some much-needed rest. Spend time unwinding and catching up on your favorite shows using the 40-inch high-definition TV with Chromecast. In addition, it provides free WiFi and a separate working area that is ideal for people who work virtually.
Ap ao lado do Glória Dor, próx à Lapa e CopacabanaGloria, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Cleanliness:good value clean good comunication and easy to deal with the hoster
2. Trendy unit with a shared pool (from USD 50)
From this unit, you can experience the lively nightlife that Lapa offers with only a five-minute walk. On the balcony, you may relax with a drink of your favorite beverage while taking in the breathtaking view of the Arcos da Lapa and the city skyline.
You have the option of spending some time in the unit working out using the available fitness equipment, as well as viewing movies on the TV. You may also spend some leisure time on the building’s communal terrace, equipped with a pool, or at the shared gym.
NEW apartment - Beautiful view of Arcos da LapaCentro, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we liked gym coworking space and pool so much ) the view from the balcony is outstandinggreat modern building great apartment
Cleanliness:it was so clean practical modern safevery clean with modern touches for urban loversthe condo is very clean modern contemporary designmattias's place is extremly clean well organized and stylish
Host:matthias was an amazing hostmatthias is a great host he is accessible and communicativehost is very friendly and on point with communicating every stepgreat value host was very helpful and responsive with all my needsRead more reviews
Location:great apartment in a great locationthe location is perfect in centerjust perfect perfect location for tourists and business travelersit’s located in an amazing area very close to lapa and everything else in centrowonderful chic spot in central rio close to a lot of popular locations
3. Charming studio pad on the beach (from USD 31)
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 BotafogoBotafogo, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Cleanliness:very clean and safesuper clean and tidy place
Host:super host easy and quick to communicateRead more reviews
Location:the location was greatthaís place’s is cute and has a good locationeverything was perfect fully functioning and your location just block from metro station was idealgreat location minutes from my favorite vegan restaurants the metro a nice mallexcellent location with basic but comfortable accommodations
4. Very good room, two blocks from the beach (from USD 44)
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 beachRio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:large air-conditioned bedroom with comfortable bedmy room was as described with comfortable bed nice fan convenient desk and ample closet spacehe made sure i had everything i needed (wifi water key etc)the apartment has lots of beautiful art on the wallsperfect stay in marcos’ apartment
Cleanliness:our room was clean and perfectonly issue is cleanliness couldbe improvedthe place was clean and comfortable with plenty of towels spacious living room etcvery smooth communication neat and clean house and perfect locationthe room itself was spacious clean and well furnished
Host:marcos has been a perfect host for usvery helpful host who quickly responded to any query and was helpful throughout our staymarcos is the best host evermarcos was a great hostmarcos is a great host and his accommodations are greatRead more reviews
Location:perfect location in leblonthe location is perfectgreat location right in leblon neighborhoodneighborhood safe and location excellentreally really awesome location
5. Charming studio in Santa Teresa
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 TeresaRio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:bathrooms were great; mattresses comfortable; air conditioning efficient and (relatively) noise freethere's good wifi and an automatic lock so one can be completely independentgreat shower ac and comfortable bedcomfortables beds great shower and large common areas with extra space and amenitiesit was great having our own space kitchen and living area to just chill
Cleanliness:anna's beautiful place is impeccably furnished and clean wit large spacious roomsthe place was immaculately clean and the location idealour stay at anna's amazing house was great the apartment unit we rented was beautiful clean and quietwe had a nice large and clean room and bathroom and we met a lot of interesting people
Host:anna was a great hostanna was an excellent hostanna is a gracious and attentive hostanna is very helpful with all our questionsanna was very helpful and availableRead more reviews
Location:the location was great as it is in a safe part of the neighborhoodlot's of cool bars and restaurants within walking distancethe neighbourhood is gorgeous with lots of great nearby restaurants and is very much centrally locatedanna's place is a beautifully designed house in the heart of the artistic neighbourhood of santa teresait’s also close to the best bars and restaurants in santa teresa
6. Luxury flat for two (from USD 33)
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.
Excelente Flat lazer e negócios netflix/wi-fiJacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
7. Renovated studio with excellent views of the beach (from USD 57)
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 StudioCopacabana, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:wifi was super fastroberta has good eye on style for the interior design and lay out of the apartmentroberta was responsive and communicative which came in handy when we had some issues with the air conditionerbathroom sink and shower are nice and spacious enoughthe apartment itself is very cute and thankfully has functioning a/c
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean and modernit was very clean and had lots of thoughtful touchesit is very clean especially the bed and the bathroomplace is super convenient clean was greeted with nice touches for a warm welcomerenovated clean modern and walkable to anything you need
Host:roberta was a good hostthe host was super friendly & helpfulroberta was an awesome hostroberts's place is great and she is a very attentive hostroberta was a really good host she made everything to make my stay as pleasant and comfortable as possibleRead more reviews
Location:great location close to everythingwonderful apartment in a fantastic locationplace is centrally located near great restaurants and beach all within a few minute walknice place in a good locationsuper close to many restaurant and the beach
8. 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 ColoridoRio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment itself is lovely bright romantic and has an air conditionermarcia's apartment is perfect for spending together a few days in rio de janeirohi we had a great stay at marcia's apartment
Cleanliness:it's nicely decorated and cleana gem - tiny but clean and very well equippedthe place is stylish and clean with nice touches to make you feel welcomethe apartment: is exactly as pictured adorable clean and has so much personalitygood location clean and tidy room but can't cook no gas cooker
Host:the concierge was helpful and made us feel very safeas a host she was always open to answer questions and help usshe honestly is a super hostthe doorman speaks english and is helpfulthe doormen and staff at the building are sweethearts and are also very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:location is perfect nice cute apartment and easy access to everywherelovely apartment close to transportation and an easy walk from many downtown siteslocation: it is honestly the most strategic location for getting around the cityhowever the location was not centrally located from main attractions such as ipanema botafogo etcgreat location walking distance from lapa restaurants bars and clubs national theatre subway bus and trams
9. Private studio in a bohemian neighborhood (from USD 29)
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 paxRio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:internet access from the apartment is dependable and excellentamazing rooftop pool area - views of the city and mountainsgiorgio is very responsive and apt is as described by the picturesnice place pool view amazing possibility in summer timehas everything what is needed and the pool on the rooftop provides a nice view of the sunset
Cleanliness:the apartment is small but clean and well furnishedthe apartment was clean and had a great showerwe felt the apartment could use a good deep clean in shower and around wallsit was very clean when we arrived and had everything we neededit was cozy clean and with very comfortable bed
Host:building staff members where very helpfulone of the best hostgiorgio was a great hostgiorgio was a great host and very responsiveresponsive host who put a lot of thought into the pad & helpful infoRead more reviews
Location:amazing location for lapa nightlifenice apartment in a very secure building close to the metro stationconvenient location and a nice cosy apartmentnice place close to many places walkablebest location and amazing apartment nota 1000
10. Apartment with small balcony and view of the Flamengo Park (from USD 20)
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 ParkRio de Janeiro, BrazilSuperhost
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Cleanliness:it was clean and very charmingthe apartment was clean and satisfied all our needs
Host:rosario is really helpfuli highly recommend rosário as a hostrosário is a very kind and helpful personRead more reviews
Location:right in front of the house is a metro station check in / out without problemsnice little place in the heart of gloria although small it has everything for a comfortable stayi recommend rosario's place to discover well rio
11. Classy studio in a prime location
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 RioRio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Cleanliness:clean and looks brand newplace is super clean and well located
Host:sebastian is a wonderful hostsebastian has been a great hostsebastian is an excellent hostRead more reviews
Location:the studio is located in a perfect spot with everything super close bygreat location very nice flatthe location is ideal just a few streets away from both copacabana and ipanemathe apartment is very well located just a walk away from the beachnice place good location good communication
12. 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
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Amenities & Room:this apartment has a fantastic balcony with a cool viewthis apartment has the best view in rio it literally took my breath away beautiful space and decor toothe apartment was exactly as shown on air bnb and we found the space very user friendlyother than these points we enjoyed our time in the apartment and the aircon is very goodthe apartment itself is fantastic extremely stylish and modern and has everything you need
Cleanliness:super clean and bigit is spacious and cleanthe apartment is very lovely nicely decorated and very cleansurrounded by nature clean and luminous
Host:lilian clarice' mother was an amazing hostthe host was very friendly and always willing to help and answer any questionsclarice's mom is really friendly and welcominggreat appartment and hosts lovely viewRead more reviews
Location:interesting laid back big place to relaxbeautiful apartment in a great location with a wonderful view will come back for surecute spacious place to stay bring in food after a day out
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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