Stay at the Icaraí Praia Hotel when you want to relax on the coast around Rio de Janeiro. This Niterói hotel has a great location in the upscale neighborhood just across the Rio–Niterói Bridge from Rio, right on Icaraí Beach. The Icaraí Praia Hotel is a modern hotel with 65 guestrooms. Onsite dining and drinking options include an American-style bar, a restaurant with international dishes, and 24-hour room service. Free parking and free wireless Internet access are provided to hotel guests. Icaraí is a residential area of Niterói popular with the middle class. Locals come to Icaraí Beach (in Portuguese, Icaraí Praia) to sunbathe, walk their dogs, play beach volleyball, or just admire the views of Rio de Janeiro landmarks across Guanabara Bay. Great shopping and restaurants can be found 1 block from the hotel along the street called Rua Cel. Moreira Cézar. Among the other Niterói attractions are the surfing beach at Itacoatiara; the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, or MAC), a striking landmark designed by Brazilian modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer; and a historic fort called the Fortaleza de Santa Cruz. The Icaraí Praia Hotel is an approximate 25-minute drive from the Rio de Janeiro city center via the Rio–Niterói Bridge (officially called the President Costa e Silva Bridge).