The Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro by Intercity is opened. This is the first hotel in a new brand for YOO Hotels and Resorts. Yoo2 Hotels bring original design and local soul to each destination, creating a sociable environment for both hotel guests and the local community. The Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro is a partnership between YOO Hotels and Resorts and Intercity Hotels. YOO brings over 15 years of international experience in design, branding and marketing, which is complimented by the local expertise of Intercity Hotels within the Brazil market. Intercity Hotels will manage all properties in Brazil and there are plans to grow the brand throughout Brazil and globally.
Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro by Intercity is located in the vibrant Botafogo neighborhood. Affectionately known by the Cariocas as ‘BotaSoho’, guests are at the beating heart of the city, with spectacular views across Guanabara Bay towards Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado. These can be enjoyed from the Rooftop Pool Bar and the majority of the 143 Guest Rooms and Suites.