Rio Lancaster

Avenida Atlântica, 1470Rio de Janeiro22021-000Brazil
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About Rio Lancaster

Well-positioned in the vibrant Copacabana district, Rio Lancaster is right next to Lido Square and just across the road from the renowned Copacabana Beach. This beach-front hotel features a laid-back restaurant and a business centre.

The classically furnished rooms with large windows have air conditioning, cable TVs, minibars, and private bathrooms. Upgraded rooms offer sitting areas and direct sea views.

Rio Lancaster has an airy lobby lounge with a 24-hour front desk. Free services cover Wi-Fi access, luggage storage, travel assistance, and daily housekeeping.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided every morning. The in-house restaurant offers Brazilian-inspired and international fare for lunch and dinner, plus a selection of alcoholic beverages.

The prestigious Rio Sul shopping mall and the Duque de Caxias hilltop fort are within three kilometres from the hotel. Monumento Natural Dos Morros Do Pão De Açúcar e Da Urca national park, which contains the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain Peak, is about six kilometres away.


Avenida Atlântica, 1470, Rio de Janeiro, 22021-000, Brazil
Telephone: +55(21)21698300 | Fax: +55(21)25432629 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / hallways

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Beach-front location

Travellers rave about the suitable location of the hotel in Copacabana. Restaurants and shops are found near the property. Aside from that, the Copacabana Beach is only a few steps from their doorstep. In addition, guests mention having convenient access to other parts of Rio de Janeiro, as the Cardeal Arcoverde Metro Station is less than a kilometre from the hotel.

Splendid sea views

Given the beach front location of the hotel, visitors enjoy the magnificent view of the sea. The hotel has balconies in some rooms and a terrace where guests can admire the breathtaking views of the ocean and horizon.

Excellent breakfast spread

Visitors’ mornings are made more special thanks to the scrumptious meals in the breakfast spread. The buffet consists of gastronomic delights, giving them a good boost for the day.

Negative Reviews

Run down facilities

The rooms are said to be generally old and in need of renovation. Guests say that the in-room facilities look tired and worn out. In addition, the en-suite bathrooms are said to require immediate updates. The plumbing needs to be checked and upgraded, as visitors encounter water leakage on the floors.

Issues with air-conditioning units

Although the rooms are equipped with air-conditioning units, guests complain about their operations. According to them, the rooms are not properly cooled by the A/Cs. Aside from that, they say that the ACs give off a loud noise when in use.

Inadequate Wi-Fi service

Visitors encounter problems accessing the Internet in their rooms. The connection is regarded as slow and intermittent at best, yet often inaccessible in most parts of the hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 533 reviews across the web
7 /10
  • Expedia
    7.2 /10
    7.2 /10
  • Catch it
    7.1 /10
  • Zoover
    6.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.1 /10
7 out of 10 based on 533 reviews