Best Western Sol Ipanema
A contemporary high-rise hotel across the road from vibrant Ipanema Beach with a marvellous pool bar boasting panoramic coastal views.
Best Western Sol Ipanema Highlights
This contemporary and smart hotel is located on the shore’s of the trendy area of Ipanema Beach, in the heart of the shopping mecca and tourist region. Ipanema Beach is a laid-back region that attracts surfers, artists and a bohemian crowd. Bustling cafes and restaurants line the beach front, providing a perfect escape from the heat.
There’s a bounty of amenities at the hotel, but the most popular place is the high-rise outdoor pool and deck area that overlooks the entire coast. There’s a pool bar that is yet another relaxation spot. The Evidence restaurant is also an attraction, given that it has panoramic views of the coastline below. The restaurant is actually a hive of activity and offers fresh seafood mixed with local Brazilian flavours.
In total, there are 90 rooms offering free WiFi, 24-hour room service, minibars, data-ports, safes, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, tea/coffee making stations. Full hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, pool bar, solarium, lobby bar (with Internet access), and restaurant. The hotel also offers a concierge service, babysitting services, and laundry services.
The Sol Ipanema Hotel is in a privileged position and boasts a friendly atmosphere.
- The famous “Girl from Ipanema”bar is one block away.
- Close to the centre of Rio and all major art galleries.
- The hotel is a stone’s throw away from Garota de Ipanema, the birthplace of Bossa Nova.
- Best Western Sol is a happy and friendly hotel, and attracts plenty of people for happy hour in its hotel lobby bar.
- Located across the road from the beach.
- Beach equipment is available at the hotel.
- A pulsating pool bar is the place to be during the summer months - when you’re not on the beach.
- Surf lessons are available on Ipanema Beach.
- In a desirable location on the trendy part of Ipanema beach.
Ipanema is a haven for artists, hipsters and a trendy surfer crowd. It goes without saying that Ipanema Beach should be the highlight of your stay. Ipanema beach bars are the perfect spot to enjoy a Brazilian Caipirinha…or 5. There’s a powerful wave for surfing, and plenty of surf schools lining the shore. Learn to surf and hang out with the cool crowd !
When you’re done with your beach adventures, stroll around the streets and browse the art galleries, cafes and many restaurants. Try the local dish, Feijoad. The local hippie fair on Sundays in the centre of the neighbourhood should not be overlooked.
Golden sunsets bathe the beach below, making it impossible not to fall in love with Rio, the marvellous city. There’s a rocky point at the eastern end of Av Vieira Souto, which is known as one of Rio’s top spots for watching the sunset.
General things to do in Rio include beach activities on the world-famous Copacabana beach, visiting the Christ the Redeemer statue standing proudly on the peak of Corcovado mountain, taking the cableway up to Sugarloaf mountain and exploring the trails of Tijuca National Park.