The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro is a De Luxe hotel located at the end of Copacabana Beach and just three blocks from the upmarket and stylish areas of Ipanema and Leblon. The hotel has two restaurants as well as two swimming pools: to catch both the morning and afternoon sun. There is also a fitness centre with sauna and massage. The snack bar provides an excellent vantage point over the whole of Copacabana beach and bay. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, with cable TV, mini bar, telephone and Sofitel's specially designed bed for extra comfort. The Superior rooms face the city, and the deluxe rooms have a balcony facing the ocean and the beach.