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Hotels in Brazil
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High season in Brazil follows the school holidays calendar, December and January (summer) being the busiest months. New Year, Carnival (moveable between February and March) and Holy week are the peak periods, and prices can skyrocket, especially in coastal cities like Rio and Salvador. Also, during those holidays, many hotels restrict bookings to a 3 or 4-day minimum and charge in advance.
Hotels are plentiful in just about all areas of Brazil and can range from luxury beach resorts to very modest and inexpensive choices. Everything in Brazil is exotic, spectacular and big. Hotels in Brazil are no different in this regard. Indeed, Brazil has some of the most amazing hotels in the world. Among the luxury hotels Brazil has are some of the most sort after by celebrities and movie-stars. This is not to say though that cheap Brazil hotels are not available. Like everything in Brazil, hotels in Brazil cater to all travellers to this special land. Although Brasilia is the capital of Brazil, as neither its commercial nor tourist centre, Brazil hotels in Brasilia are neither the most elegant, nor the cheapest, hotels Brazil has to offer. That said, the Hotel Nacional Brasilia, a 346 bedroom luxury Brazil hotel, is located in the centre of Brasilia city, while Manhattan Plaza also has superb modern services and facilities, although at a more modest price. Out of town, the Aracoara Hotel is located 6 miles from the airport. Facilities at the hotel include on-suite bathrooms and balcony/terraces.
As the commercial capital of Brazil, hotels in San Paulo range from the finest - and most expensive - hotels in Brazil to cheap Brazil hotels. Luxury hotels in Brazil tend to have a wide range, but Caesar Park is considered one of the elite luxury hotels Brazil has to offer. With 165 rooms (17 floors), room-rates include free breakfast and buffet. However, what makes this a truly spectacular luxury hotel is its amenities, which include Internet access in each of its bedrooms and probably one of the best hotel gyms in Brazil - the Reebok Gym. Facilities in this luxury Brazil hotel also include luxury spa and massage services.
Meanwhile, The Normandie Design Hotel is the best mid-priced hotel around. Located in downtown Sao Paulo, facilities at the hotel include tennis courts, [golf] driving range and a games room. The hotel also offers guests complementary breakfasts. Comparable to other Brazil hotels, this hotel may well be considered high-range if it were located anywhere other than San Paulo. For those more humble of pocket, the Best Western Regent Park Suite Hotel is perhaps the most choice. This cheap Brazil hotel is located on one of the trendiest streets in Sao Paulo, Rua Oscar Freire. Built in 1989, and currently with 70 rooms, located over 12-floors, the hotel is considered the place to stay among the trendy and hip.
Rio is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world. As such, most of the big name hotel chains maintain a presence somewhere in the city. Also, due to the vastness of Rio, visitors to Rio can elect to stay at one the Brazil hotels near the beach, or somewhere more inland. The 1923 classic Copacabana Palace Hotel is ideally located on the beach and conveniently situated near both Rio’s nightlife and commercial centre. The 107 room (10 floors) hotel is described as catering to your every Brazil hotel need and amenities and facilities include outdoor tennis court, swimming pool and [golf] driving range.
Meanwhile, the Praia Ipanema Hotel has 90 rooms (over 19 floors) and is located in the residential area of Rio. However, this hotel is special in that each of the rooms has a balcony overlooking one of Rio’s most beautiful and charming beaches - providing spectacular views of the ocean. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool. If you are going to stay at a cheap Brazil hotel anywhere, stay in a cheap Brazil hotel in Rio de Janeiro! Ipanema Inn has 56 rooms (9 floors) and is located next to the beach and shopping centre of the same name - Ipanema. Close by the hotel are a range of restaurants, cafe, theatres and entertainment, not to mention sightseeing, venues that will ensure your stay here is a pleasant one. After all, staying in a cheap Brazil hotel should give you the chance to spend more of your money on the many Rio attractions out there!