Le Meridien Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro At the oceanfront, Le Meridien is the most central located hotel in Rio de Janeiro. It is only 20 minutes from the international airport and 15 minutes from downtown. Located between the well known landmarks of Rio, Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado's Christ, dominating the celebrated beach of Copacabana, Le Meridien is itself a landmark. The hotel is being renovated and will be one of the most beautiful and comfortable hotels in Rio. Le Meridien has 441 soundproof rooms and 55 suites, distributed on 37 floors, 11 of them are non-smoking. Apartments and suites are equipped for your ultimate comfort, with safes as well as other “business-hotel” facilities. The hotel offers a variety of restaurants, for every taste and every occasion; the casual Café Fleuri Bar Terrasse, the Café Fleuri Restaurant & Bar and the gourmet and elegant, top gastronomy in Rio, Le Saint Honoré with its breathtaking view. 500 VingCard Classic electronic guest door locks have been installed with Vision software integrated towards the PMS system by Fidelio.