Studio apartment in Petropolis

House - Entire home/apt · Avenida Piabanha, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro 25730-670, Brazil

The Space

We offer a studio-apartment designed to accommodate up to 3 people (a single bed a double bed) with cable TV, internet, a study desk and a closet; a comfortable bathroom; a furnished kitchen; a laundry and a parking lot.

The house has a beautiful garden in the front and the rainforest in the back, a swimming pool and a leisure area. The location is calm and safe. We are at the historical district of Petropolis (Centro Histórico) and at walking-distance from the historic landmarks and the business center where most of the stores, restaurants, museums, and fitness clubs are located.

In terms of transportation, the house has easy access to the bus station and to the other districts of Petrópolis.

Above all, the greatest advantage is to be at the historic district where everything happens in the city, but at the same time able to enjoy the privacy and tranquility of a reserved, sunny green area, with the company and music of the birds of Mata Atlantica (southeast rainforest).

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $37 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $323 /week
Monthly Price: $599 /month
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We discovered at the last minute that we would arrive in Rio during the Carnival, so we decided to go to Petropolis to avoid the crowd and the high prices. We booked Myriam's appartement for a few days, and it was an extremely pleasant experience. The appartement is part of a lovely house not to far from the center and the points of interest of Petropolis, it was very comfortable and convenient, and Myriam was a charming host who was always available for us, not only to answer our many questions, but also to give us information on the city of Petropolis and on the places to visit there. We were almost a bit sad to have only stayed there for such a short period of time, as we would have loved to learn to know her better.
    And I forgot to mention the shared swimming pool which was a very welcome addition to the appartement.

    Thank you very much for everything Myriam!

    March 2014
  • Marvelous! an experience we will remember forever! So much more than a stay in another urban center. we got to experience (if only a little) a slice of life as real Brazilians live, we shopped in the grocery, rode the local buses, took our own great adventure in a day trip by intercity bus to Rio and back to our lovely villa in Petropolis. Air conditioning unnecessary, the evenings are cool and the stars! WOW! So intimate to meet Miriam, her mother, Laitia? and her son,, Artur? . very helpful, all.
    Dusted off my high school french from more than 50 years ago to converse with Laitia (thank you M.Gaylord and Mme. Powell). Regret that we did not get to meet Miriam's older son, victor, a fellow Hoya (Georgetown U in Washington D.C.) but his emails in english, were pretty instrumental in helping us decide to stay here.

    A very nice, large swimming pool and doable kitchen facilities we good amenities. We ate our self-cooked dinners poolside every night. A bit expensive to get to. $160 US by cab from GIG, but we arrived late evening and there really was not another foo alternative. For our departure, Miriam and her son helped us arrange a tour guide to pick us up in Petropolis and take us around Rio before leaving us at the airport for our !0:30PM flight back to the USA. Obrigado Miriam!

    February 2014
  • Great stay, Myrial is great host and great person. I was so pleased to be there that I extend my stay by 3 days.

    January 2014
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Sou carioca do Rio de Janeiro e tenho dois filhos nascidos em Petrópolis, onde moro há mais de 30 anos. Escolhi esta cidade onde sou muito feliz por trabalhar pela preservação do seu importantíssimo patrimônio natural e cultural, há mais de 22 anos. Petrópolis é patrimônio do Brasil e conta principalmente nossa história no século XIX , durante o final do II Reinado no Brasil e o início da República. Atualmente sou presidente de uma Associação de proteção ambiental denominada AMA CENTRO-HISTÓRICO, a qual ajudei a fundar em 1990. Nesta associação levantamos várias bandeiras importantes que tem representado melhorias significativas para o ambiente da cidade. Uma delas é a conquista de um Parque Natural ou Ecológico em pleno centro-histórico. Lutamos muito pela preservação do patrimônio histórico construído e pela cultura de nossa cidade onde temos vários projetos em andamento e algumas boas conquistas ao longo destes anos de frente pela preservação. Além de amar e cuidar de minha família, conscientizar e valorizar sempre e cada vez a cultura e o ambiente na belíssima cidade de Petrópolis para garantir a todos os seus moradores e às futuras gerações uma forte identidade cultural e boa qualidade de vida, tem sido meu ideal de vida.
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