With an area of 26,000 m² and 4.5 million liters of water, AquaRio is the largest marine aquarium in South America and has about 8,000 animals from 350 different species on display. Lots of unprecedented attractions, impressive venues and tanks, and all the necessary infrastructure provide a pleasant and educational entertainment to the public.
AquaRio also has a strong museological component: the Science Museum. Permanent and temporary exhibitions on the most varied topics related to the marine and aquatic environment will be available to add more knowledge to visitors and to ensure the preservation of archives and scientific collections.
The best way to get to AquaRio from the Belgian Hotel is by taking the VLT (Light Rail Vehicle).
The Belgian Brasserie, led by Belgian chef Alexandre Binard, offers a new gastronomic experience: happy hour with Belgian tapas, traditional crepes, a delicious chocolate, crispy french fries and the world-renowned beers, as well as other typical delicacies.
Breakfast is varied and tasty with many options, from the traditional Belgian chocolate to the very Brazilian tapioca.
At lunch, we created a menu that changes daily, with delicious starters and main dishes, featuring red or white meat, besides a vegetarian option.
During the day, you can enjoy the traditional Koffie Bar, where we serve delicious crepes, muffins and quiches, as well as a varied menu of sweets and desserts with lots of Belgian chocolate!
At night, we offer the Executive and the “Bapas” menus, which are appetizers that blend well with the famous Belgian beers.
Belga Brasserie has a cozy atmosphere, perfect for business lunches or happy hours.
The Brasserie hours are Monday thru Friday from 6:30am to 10pm.
Inaugurated in the recently revitalized Historical Center, where new attractions bring together cariocas and tourists, the Belga Hotel is just a few steps from Porto Maravilha’s exciting cultural life.
Those who want to enjoy samba can go to the traditional Pedra do Sal. If you prefer art exhibitions, there are plenty of options such as Banco do Brasil Cultural Center (CCBB), Rio Art Museum (MAR) and Casa França -Brazil. There is also AquaRio, the largest aquarium in South America and the Museum of Tomorrow, the city’s newest cultural attraction.
For those who enjoy the nightlife, there is The Week, a renowned club in Rio, or Trapiche da Gamboa and the bars in Lapa – the Rio that never sleeps.
In a combination of comfort and connectivity, the 25 smart rooms have a cozy and warm atmosphere, featuring a minimalist decor, combining practicality with efficiency.
All rooms have lounge beds with a chest for your luggage, free high-speed wifi, smart TV, customizable multicolored LED lighting in the bathrooms, soundproof windows with perfect acoustic isolation, minibar, complimentary water and a panel with elements from the belgian culture exclusively drawn for Belga Hotel.
We offer comfort for a fair price in an authentic design that combines practicality and sophistication. Our standard, superior and executive rooms have each a spacious lounge bed with built-in storage to hide luggage. Ambient multicolor lighting. High-speed Wifi included in the daily rate.