Where To Stay In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, For Your Taylor Swift Concert 2023

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Rio de Janeiro is a major Brazilian port city with the iconic Christ the Redeemer looking down from Mount Corcovado. Spend a couple of days getting the perfect tan on the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Rio is lucky to have acres of green space for visitors to discover, such as Tijuca National Park and Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca. Take a leisurely stroll through the bio-diverse Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro and learn more about native plants. The city is also associated with music and dance, hosting many prominent musicians over the years.

In November, the city will welcome Swifties from all over the continent as they descend into Rio de Janeiro for three wonderful nights. Make it an event to remember with your friends and pick the best rooms. Continue scrolling to decide where to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for your Taylor Swift concert 2023.

Hotels near Estadio Nilton Santos

1. B&B Hotel Rio de Janeiro Norte (from USD 57)

This clean and simple hotel with vibrant pops of color is an excellent choice when in Rio. Guests do not have to worry about getting stuck in traffic, as the Estadio Nilton Santos is just a three-minute cab ride away. And if you still do not have the perfect accessories to match your outfit, NorteShopping RJ is just right across the street.

B&B Hotel Rio de Janeiro Norte is a new property having just opened in 2021 and is close to some bus stops. For a healthy start to the day, head down to the breakfast room before visiting any attractions.

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B&B HOTEL Rio de Janeiro Norte

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Avenida Dom Helder Câmara, 5531 - Todos os Santos Avenida Dom Helder Câmara, 5531 - Todos os Santos
6.21 km (3.9 mi) from Maracanã

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services

2. Saionara Hotel (from USD 53)

This lovely hotel offers simple yet comfortable rooms from which to explore this gorgeous city. The extensive buffet breakfast is the best start to the day and includes juices and hot beverages. There are also several dining venues within walking distance for more fun and exploration. Saionara Hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi access and on-site parking for guests.

The family rooms make it possible for larger groups to stay under the same roof. All rooms are air-conditioned and are designed with an en-suite. Estadio Nilton Santos is also about 10 km (6.21 mi) away from the property.

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Saionara Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Rua do Matoso, 11
1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Maracanã

Parking Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Family rooms Free parking Internet services Lift

3. ibis budget Rio de Janeiro Nova America (from USD 44)

Families are sure to love this budget property directly across from Play City, an amusement park. If you are in the city to watch Taylor Swift perform live but still don’t have the perfect outfit, ibis budget Rio de Janeiro Nova America is just steps from Shopping Nova América. Public transportation can also be easily reached from the property for your convenience. Estádio Nilton Santos is just a 10-minute drive away.

Make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi and keep your friends updated on your fun Brazilian adventure. ibis budget Rio de Janeiro Nova America includes a 24-hour convenience store that is perfect for late-night munchies.

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ibis budget Rio de Janeiro Nova America

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: Av Pastor Martin Luther King Jr 126
5.74 km (3.6 mi) from Maracanã

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry

4. Hotel Pouso Real (from USD 27)

Located just off the main street, this hotel is close to attractions, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian and Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro. The air-conditioned rooms include breakfast and daily housekeeping. The great location of Hotel Pouso Real makes it possible to easily explore the beaches, nightlife, and popular sights in the city.

On the day of the concert, guests can take a cab or walk to the subway station and hop on the train to Estadio Nilton Santos. After a memorable night with Taylor Swift, use the free Wi-Fi available in the public areas to upload your stories and photos onto Instagram.

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Hotel Pouso Real

Wifi Available

Address: Rua do Resende, 35 - Lapa
4.78 km (3.0 mi) from Maracanã

Parking Restaurant 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Ironing service Internet services

Hostels near Estadio Nilton Santos

5. Hostel Estação Maracanã (from USD 18)

While you will be attending the concert at Estadio Nilton Santos, this hostel is also close to another equally popular stadium, Maracanã, for even more fun. Staying in this property will allow you to attend the Taylor Swift concert with ease. Buses and taxis are easily available to transport fans to the venue.

A standout feature of this hostel is the outdoor swimming pool, which is quite rare in most budget properties. Guests can choose beds in the dormitory-style rooms, some of which feature a terrace. A shared kitchen and a barbecue grill are available for guests.

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Hostel Estação Maracanã

Wifi Available

Address: Rua Visconde de Itamarati, 25
372 meters (0.3 mi) from Maracanã

Bar Internet services BBQ facilities Fax/photocopying WiFi Available Outdoor pool Free WiFi Air conditioning

6. Hostel Recanto de Alegrias (from USD 14)

This affordable property is an excellent choice after you have already shelled out money for tickets and flights to Rio de Janeiro. Before heading out, do get a bite to eat from the complimentary buffet breakfast and take it out on the terrace. Enjoy some quiet time as you rock on the hammocks and listen to some songs or read a book.

Although the hostel does not include an on-site restaurant, there are several within walking distance. For those who are combining the concert with a mini-holiday, Hostel Recanto de Alegrias can also help arrange for tours in the city. Estadio Nilton Santos is close by, too.

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Hostel Recanto de Alegrias, sinta se em casa !

Wifi Available

Address: Av. do Exercito, 115 - São Cristóvão
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Maracanã

Room service Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room Ironing service Internet services Luggage storage

7. DS Hostel (from USD 20)

This adults-only hostel offers clean and comfortable accommodations. Depending on the room type, guests can store their important belongings in a locker or a cupboard. Private double rooms are also available at this hostel.

Guests enjoy access to a shared kitchen, where they can prepare quick meals or use the refrigerator to store some snacks. While there is seating available indoors, guests can also enjoy their meals on the patio. If you want to try authentic local cuisine, ask the staff for the best recommendations in the area. Past guests have absolutely loved the staff at DS Hostel. Estadio Nilton Santos is situated less than a 20-minute drive away from the hostel.

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DS Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: Rua do Bispo
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Maracanã

Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Soundproof rooms Fax/photocopying Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi

8. Hostel Mota (from USD 65)

Close to the city center as well as Estadio Nilton Santos, visitors enjoy excellent views from this hostel. Despite being a hostel, all air-conditioned guest rooms are private and include a delicious breakfast. Guests can use the shared kitchen to prepare some quick snacks or meals during their stay.

If requested, the host or a member of the staff can greet visitors at the airport or the bus station. Get to know this popular Brazilian city a little bit better during the day and night. The hostel can help arrange pub crawls, hiking, and walking tours around Rio de Janeiro.

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Hostel Mota

Wifi Available

Address: 382 Rua Carlos Gomes casa
3.06 km (1.9 mi) from Maracanã

Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms

Vacation rentals near Estadio Nilton Santos

9. Charming guesthouse across Estadio Nilton Santos (from USD 25)

It will be difficult to find a rental closer to Estadio Nilton Santos than this one. On the nights that visitors are not attending the concert, they will still be able to hear the wild cheers and roars of the crowd at the stadium. Or better yet, they can join the people gathered outside the stadium and sing along to one of the greatest artists of all time.

This guesthouse is part of a villa with several residential units, and the host lives upstairs. The unit is completely private and includes a small kitchen where guests are free to whip up hearty meals. On Friday nights, the surrounding area is alive with food trucks and bars.

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Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
7.0 km (4.4 mi) from Maracanã
35 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

10. Modern apartment close to the station (from USD 71)

This is an aesthetically pleasing apartment that allows visitors to attend the concert in Estadio Nilton Santos as well as explore Rio with ease. A minimum stay of two nights is required for short-term guests, while long-stay guests are rewarded with weekly and monthly discounts.

The muted color theme lends a luxe feel to the apartment. Use the kitchen to prepare meals and cut back on food costs while traveling. For those driving to the apartment, unfortunately, there is no on-site parking available. However, free and paid off-street parking is available nearby.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
7.23 km (4.5 mi) from Maracanã
11 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

11. Lovely apartment with an outdoor pool

This apartment is a treat and the best way to spend a few days in Rio de Janeiro with your friends. Spend your days exploring the historic buildings and the world-famous beaches in the city. In the evenings, light up some candles and relax on the lovely balcony with some delicious food and a bottle of wine. The balcony includes shades to keep it cool during the day.

Conserve your energy on the day of the Taylor Swift concert, and simply enjoy the sun and the water at the outdoor pool. With multiple mirrors, it is easy for you and your girlfriends to get ready in no time. Stack on your bracelets and step out to catch a quick cab to the stadium.

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Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6.65 km (4.2 mi) from Maracanã
5 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

12. Budget rental close to Estadio Nilton Santos (from USD 43)

If you are looking for no-frills accommodation during your stay in Rio, then this is a great choice. Located in the Todos Os Santos neighborhood, this rental is close to Estadio Nilton Santos, the venue for the grand Eras Tour. The booking includes complete access to the entire apartment, however, the fitness center and the ballroom are off-limits.

Guests are required to provide a photo identification of all guests prior to arrival and undergo facial verification at the time of check-in.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5.62 km (3.5 mi) from Maracanã
14 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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nice clean place near the stadium for botafogo
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Get your party hats on at Rio de Janerio

Rio is famous for its music and dance, and come November, the city will be ready to sing along to Taylor Swift’s biggest hits. Make sure to book a place to stay while they are still available. Look no further than this list of where to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for your Taylor Swift concert 2023.

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