The Sol Ipanema Hotel by the Best Western hotel chain offers travelers an inexpensive way to stay in the heart of Rio de Janeiro’s prime Ipanema beachfront district, where you’ll be only a short walk away from the city’s best shopping, dining and nightlife areas. The 17-floor Sol Ipanema Hotel caters equally to families, business travelers and pleasure seekers. Each of the 90 guest rooms offer cable and satellite television and high-speed Internet access, and guests have the opportunity to request laundry, dry cleaning services and babysitting for nights out. The Sol Ipanema room interiors are furnished in a simple, comfortable and modern style, where you can choose from either ocean or city views. While the hotel lacks the luxury or opulence of other nearby hotels, it nonetheless offers an intimate rooftop pool, bar and deck with spectacular views overlooking the ocean and Sugarloaf Mountain; fitness facilities with views overlooking the Corcovado ‘Christ Redeemer’ monument; and meeting facilities for up to 50 people for business travellers. The Sol Ipanema Hotel is a good value accommodation choice in the heart of Rio de Janeiro.