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An art deco masterpiece, Copacabana Palace professes to be the crown jewel on the iconic namesake beach. Since its doors opened in 1923, the landmark hotel has entertained the rich and the famous and is THE spot to meet Brazil’s elite over tasty caipirinhas. Known simply as Copacabana Palace, the hotel was designed by French architect Joseph Gire and is built in the style of the great beach hotels of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A hundred years on it continues to hold pride of place with 243 rooms – 116 apartments and 127 suites, divided between the main and the annexe building that covers an area of 12,000 square metres. individually decorated with English antiques and original artworks, all rooms offer king-size beds, have marbled bathrooms and come with a free pair of Havaianas flip flops. Some include private balconies with city or ocean views.
There are three in-house restaurants. Guests take breakfast in Pérgula Restaurant, which also serves Brazilian and seafood delicacies. Top Italian dishes are on the menu in Cipriani Restaurant and a selection of refreshing drinks at the Copacabana Piano Bar. The MEE Restaurant offers Pan Asian cuisine, with a menu created by Chef Kazuo Harada that won him a Michelin star. The spa may be urban, but takes inspiration from nature with Brazilian themed treatments using revitalizing açaí and guaraná fruits, and purifying white clay from the Amazon. A timeless hideaway in the heart of a buzzing city.