Rio de Janeiro has just over 20,000 traditional hotel rooms, but close to 400,000 foreign tourists are expected during the World Cup. Football fans are having to seek out less conventional options.

The city's Love Motels have traditionally catered to Brazilian couples seeking a hideaway for illicit encounters for a few hours, but a number of them are now taking advance bookings for tourists seeking accomodation.

IBTimes UK looks at the standard of accommodation offered to brave travellers at these love dens.