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Hotel Americano - Rio de Janeiro

2 star Hotel Rio de Janeiro

Rua Joaquim Silva 69, Lapa Centro - Rio de Janeiro

Price starting from BRL 125.00
Occupying a superb position in the downtown of Rio de Janeiro, next to the Lapa Arches and the subway, the Hotel Americano is the right accommodation choice for a relaxing stay in the Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state.

When not exploring the surrounding areas, this affordable Rio de Janeiro hotel has plenty of facilities at guest's disposal such as a lounge area comfortable enough for long chats with friends and complimentary wireless Internet access.

With just a short stroll, guests at this charming hotel in Rio de Janeiro will find themselves to the Corcovado, the Sugar Loaf and the beaches of Southern Zone.

Guests of this Rio de Janeiro lodge should pack their appetites as the nearby restaurant serves some of the finest cuisine around. Amazing location and convenient facilities make this a top notch accommodation.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 6.7 Fair
Based on 9 hotel reviews © 2015

The hotel is more a motel. The fotos dont have anything to do with the real situat...

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Breakfast at Hotel Americano

A buffet breakfast is served between 5:00 AM and 10:00 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Hotel Americano

  • Luggage room
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • Parents traveling with a child under 18 must present the child?s birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If only one parent or legal guardian is traveling with the child, that parent or legal guardian must also present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Brazilian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.
  • One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: after 1:00 PM.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: BRL 20 for adults and BRL 20 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.











Hotel Americano reviews

5.5 Ordinary
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Canada

The hotels in Rio are very expensive so this hotel was the only one that I could find in a central location that was not too expensive . The hotel is very old , tired and has a musty smell in the room . There are no elevators .It is near the subway and buses .It is in walking distance of downtown . However , if you are going on a day tour , few companies will pick you up here . I had to take the subway about 5 or 6 stops ( about 20 minutes ) to a Copacabana Beach hotel to pick up my tours . The hotel is on a very narrow street in a not very nice neighbourhood . I always wore a moneybelt and had to be attentive of who was around me . I had no incidents . The hotel is a great location on weekends . You can walk to hear live music and samba bands on the streets for free . The streets in the neighbourhood of Lapa are filled with people and it is a non-stop party atmosphere . I can't imagine what Carnival would be like because it looked like I would imagine Carnival to be like on both weekends that I was there . On the weekends there are so many people on the street that you feel safer than on weekdays . I was in Rio for 12 nights and I didn't want a huge hotel bill . If I went to Rio for 2 or 3 nights I would choose a nicer hotel in a better area of the city . On the other hand, you are really among the people and know that you are in a foreign culture here . English is very limited in this part of the city . Most of the restaurants and cafes cater to the locals as opposed to tourists .It is far away from the world of Ipanema or Copacabana but both these areas can be reached by subway in about 20 minutes . In summary , if you want a cheap place to lay your head in Rio , I would recommend that you not spend a lot of time at the hotel or in the neighbourhood of the hotel except to sleep . The hotel is quite quiet but English is limited at the front desk except 7AM - 2PM .You must be an adventurous spirit and not expect 3 or 4 star accommodation .

7.7 Good
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

On one hand the hotel doesn't make good first impression. The street seems kind of shady and the hotel inside is kind of old or let's say it's old. However... if you look at this hotel from the point of you of the location, this is probably the best situated hotel ever. Not only it is super close to buses and subway, you can make it on foot to many places, but most importantly it is a central street for AMAZING STREET PARTIES with SAMBA, BOSSA NOVA and other Brazilian music, food ,artisan venders and all the CARIOCAS ( habitant of RIO) that happens on Friday and Saturday night. The party goes until 5-6 AM, so you will be just next to your room and won't have to worry about expensive cab to beaches area where most of the people usually look for the hotels ( ALL GOT IT WRONG). In addition there is the most amazing piece of art on the street , called the “ Santa Teresa Mosiac Stairs” Escadaira de Santa Teresa de Jorge Selarón ( who lives there close and you can meet him), so once you’ll see it, you will feel privilege to live on that street. It's definitely value for money if you don't need fancy room. It's simple, but there is a bed, shower and even cable TV. Unless you want to spend all day on the beach ( which in Winter) may not be the case, STAY HERE. The STAFF is helpful and will help you with all the questions you may have. My advise is to stay here if you’re in Rio to enjoy the city and not the room.

6.2 Fair
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

quite small rooms, would need renovation, air conditioning very loud - it is not possible to sleep with running AC, quite poor area, but nevertheless relatively save, very close to center, some of the staff could even speak English, W-Lan available, breakfast in another hotel nearby

9.1 Wonderful!
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

8.1 Very Good
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • GB

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7.0 Good
  • February 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

7.0 Good
  • January 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

9.4 Outstanding!
  • December 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Switzerland

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Room Details

Hotel Americano has 24 guest rooms. Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy LCD televisions with cable channels. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as laptop-compatible safes and phones during their Downtown - Santos Dumont Airport visit.

Every room comes with an ensuite bathroom. Rooms also include minibars and air conditioning.

Hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Cable TV
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Wireless Internet access
  • LCD flat screen TV

Distances from Hotel Americano

Selaron Steps - 0.1 km / 0 mi
Paris Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Arcos da Lapa - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Passeio Publico - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Ruins Park - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Museu da Chacara do Ceu - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Museum of Modern Art - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Cinelandia - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
National Library - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Municipal Theater - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
National Fine Arts Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Nova Livraria Leonardo da Vinci - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
The closest major airports to Hotel Americano are:
Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Americano is Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hotel Americano

  • Free parking