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  • By the Book: 2016 IOC Hotel


    Three of the four bid cities propose multiple IOC hotels. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 IOC Hotel.

    Chicago is the only city that proposes one IOC hotel. (Chicago 2016)

    • Hyatt Regency Chicago
    • 2,019 rooms
    • Located in the heart of the city along the Chicago River and near Lake Michigan
    • Rates: Single/double- $300, Suite I- $2,500, Suite II- $4,500 (in USD)

    Madrid proposes eight IOC hotels. (Madrid 2016)

    • Hospes Madrid/ Wellington /Adler / Gran Melia Fenix/ International Continental / Miguel Angel / Hesperia Madrid / Ray Juan Carlos
    • 40/ 259/ 38/ 214 / 301/ 195 / 171/ 432
    • Centrally located and close to each other
    • Maximum Rates: GL hotels- $574, 5-star hotels- $399, 4-star hotels- $336, 3-star hotels- $259 (in USD)

    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio's Sofitel Hotel will be the main IOC hotel. (Rio 2016)

    • Sofitel Rio de Janerio Copacabana/ Casear Park / Copacabana Palace Hotel
    • 386 / 222 / 244
    • Located in Copacabana Beach ; in close proximity in the Copacabana Zone
    • Rates: single and double/twin rooms at 5-star super deluxe hotels- $320, 5-star hotels - $320, 4-star hotels-$280 (in USD)

    Tokyo's IOC hotels will be located in Palace Cluster. (Tokyo 2016)

    • Hotel Okura Tokyo/ ANA InterContinetal Tokyo/ Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka
    • 733/ 468/ 715 rooms
    • Located in Palace Cluster
    • Rates: Singe, Double/Twin, Suite- $390 (in USD)

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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