Information on where to stay


We recommend that attendees stay in the neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca, the venue of IMSC2020. To take advantage of the special rates and conditions for attendees.

Soon we will offer other lodging options.


Terms & Conditions 

Prices and conditions visit Hardy Tours website.

In order to guarantee your reservation you are kindly requested to supply a valid credit card number.

Once you have completed your booking, the hotel voucher will be sent to you by email. Please note that all prices are per person, per night. City tax will be charged by the hotel upon check-out. 


All prices are in Brazilian Reais.

imsc2020 - accommodations



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- Cancellations must be requested in writing: [email protected]
- Cancellations requested up to Sep 1st 2019: Hardy Tours will charge a fee of 15% of the total amount for administrative expenses.
- Cancellations requested between Sep 2nd 2019 and Feb 2nd 2020: Hardy Tours will charge a fee of 15% of the total amount for administrative expenses plus a penalty corresponding to the amount of one room night plus the taxes agreed at the booked hotel.
- Cancellations requested from Feb 3rd 2020 , there will be no refund.

Depending on your nationality, you may need to apply and obtain a visa before traveling to Brazil (visas cannot be obtained at the airport or port of entry). Brazil maintains a fully reciprocal visa policy and has visa waiver agreements with certain countries. Please check well in advance whether you need a visa to enter Brazil on the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations website.

For further information on visa application requirements, please contact the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate General that holds jurisdiction over your specific area of residence. A list of Brazilian diplomatic and consular missions abroad is available on the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

For those who need a visa, a 90-day tourist visa is sufficient to attend the IMSC2020.

How to get to IMSC2020


The Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG) and the Domestic Airport (SDU) are approximately 40 minutes from Barra da Tijuca by car.

For private shuttle please contact us by [email protected]

The main means of public transportation in Rio are underground subway trains, buses, and the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system.


IMSC2020 - tom jobim international airport



The 23rd International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2020 will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The IMSC2020 venue is the Windsor Oceânico Hotel at "Barra da Tijuca" - this is known as the financial, gastronomic, lodging and entertainment center of the state capital of Rio de Janeiro. It was home to most of the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games. As all the previous editions, IMSC 2020 will cover all aspects of mass spectrometry, from fundamentals to instrumentation and applications, with a "Brazilian seasoning".


Rua Martinho de Mesquita, 129 - Barra da Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro - RJ