In the early sixteenth century, Icarai was part of the territory of the Tupinamba Indian tribe. Today, it is an upscale neighborhood. The Best Western Plus® Icarai Design Hotel, shows the balance between comfort and design, whilst being cost-effective. This hotel displays decor with a tribal essence, inspired by the district's indigenous name, using natural fibers and wood. The menus, created and prepared by our Executive Chef Esteban Mateu with an international background in upscale restaurants around the globe, follow the contemporary Brazilian line with local flavors. The Best Western Plus® Icarai Design Hotel offers a unique service in Rio de Janeiro, such as the mini-bar composed of organic fruits, natural juices from selected fruits, pillow menu with four choices of different heights and materials and, for your health we invite you to work out with a professional team by the sea-side. The Best Western Plus® Icarai Design Hotel presents our guests with the world's best coffee by Nespresso®. We offer also a shuttle service with no cost, by boat, to the Marina da Gloria, which is five minutes from our Business District area and 15 minutes from the Copacabana Beach.