We’ve just received notification of the first hotel packages in from Brazil for next year. As a reminder, the dates are June 12th to July 13th 2014.
In the name of rampant profiteering, the hotels are requesting minimum stays of 32 nights (!) so if you have a little over a month to dedicate to the world cup, you’re in luck and should give us a call on 01273 676 712.
However, our partners on the ground in Rio have taken some of these blocks and broken them down into rather less unwieldy blocks of 8 & 9 nights.
June 11th/19th – 8 nights
June 19th/27th – 8 nights
June 27th/July 6th – 9 nights
July 6th/14th – 8 nights
Dates of the games in Rio – Maracanã Stadium:
June, 15th – 7 p.m.
June, 18th – 7 p.m.
June, 22nd – 7 p.m.
June, 25th – 5 p.m.
June, 28th – 5 p.m.
July, 4th – 1 p.m.
July, 13th – 4 p.m.
So if you want to hit the most matches then June 19th-27th is the one to go for with 3 possible matches covered. The 27th June – 6th July gets you in Rio for the final group stages and a quarter final so could be exciting. And if it’s the final or bust for you then you’ll have a week to explore Rio before seeing the big game.
Now for the brass tacks, it isn’t cheap. As we expected. Prices are approximate so call us on +44 (0)1273 676 712 to confirm. Note that prices are for the accommodation, bed & breakfast, only and do not include any football tickets, transport or other services. Note that prices are PER NIGHT based on 8 or 9 night fixed stays as per the dates above.
Golden Tulip Regente – 4 star
Delux Ocean Front room – single or double works out at nearly £1,000 per night.
Merlin Copacabana – 4 star
Standard room – double is just under £800 a night.
Windsor Leme – 4 Star
Superior room – single or double at £1,000 per night
Deluxe room – single or double £1,150 per night
Windsor Copacabana – 3 star
Standard Room – single or double room £750 per night.
Standard Room – single or double is £725 per night.
Atlantis – 3 star
Standard room – single or double £390 a night.
Copacabana Suites – 3 star (apartment)
Superior Suite – single or double £625 per night.
As I say, drop us a line if you are keen to see some of the World Cup, sorry, FIFA (TM) World Cup INC all rights reserved, etc., World Cup. It’s not going to be cheap to get there but it will be an enormous amount of fun and Rio is always a beautiful host!df