The Mercure Rio de Janeiro Arpoador hotel is located on Rua Francisco Otaviano, which links Av. Vieira Souto in Ipanema to Av. Atlântica in Copacabana, close to Pedra do Arpoador and Forte de Copacabana, where the famed Confeitaria Colombo restaurant is situated. Some of the city's best shops, bars and restaurants are nearby. The hotel is close to General Osorio square, which is home to a renowned arts and crafts fair on Sundays. Easy access to the city's main tourist attractions.