Certain hotels embody the glamour of a city and keep its history alive, and Belmond Copacabana Palace is one of them. A glance through the pages of the Hotel's Golden Book is enough to confirm Belmond Copacabana Palace's status among the world's great hotels. This is a legendary meeting place of Rio's high society. For decades, royalty, film stars, stars of stage, music and sport as well as politicians and business leaders have come here for the fine cuisine, dancing, sumptuous service and sheer sophistication. Opened in 1923, this impressive stucco-fashioned edifice is Rio's most traditional and luxurious hotel. Belmond Copacabana Palace offers comfort and great facilities. The Mediterranean-style building is imposing and elegant, an architectural classic. In its attention to details, and its overall atmosphere, the Hotel represents a classic marriage of Latin and European styles and has been repeatedly awarded for its service.