Charming apartment at Ipanema beach

Apartment - Entire home/apt · R. Alberto de Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 22411-030, Brazil

The Space

The apartment is fully equipped with:
* A double bed in the bedroom, a double sofa bed in the living room and a single bed in the second room.
* Air conditioning in the main room
* Ceiling fans in all rooms and living room
* 42" LCD TV and Blueray DVD in the living room with cable channels
* High speed wireless Internet access with 10MB
* 1 bathroom and 1 toilet
* Full Kitchen, with stove, microwave, refrigerator
* washing/dryer machine
* Music system
* Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board


• Standard: 2/3 people
• Maximum: 5 people

The apartment is located in the lively and safe area of Ipanema, is just 5 blocks away from Ipanema beach, 3 blocks to Lagoa (lagoon) and 2 blocks to the subway. It is very close to Leblon and Copacabana. Located in a safe, residential building, 24 hour doorman and elevator. The apartment is close to everything: grocery stores, bars, bakeries, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

You can ask for extras services:

Extra Services Prices

Cleaning service during your stay: 60usd/day
Prepaid cellphone 10usd/day cellphone
Private driver upon request
Tours & guides upon request

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 3
Extra people: $13 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Monthly Price: $3045 /month
Security Deposit: $349
Cleaning Fee: $56
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • The apartment is in a quiet back street of Ipanema with many restaurants nearby. The beach is four blocks away (10 minutes).
    The apartment itself is clean and reasonably modern. Wifi worked well. Only the master bedroom has a real air conditioning unit, which also works well. The second bedroom is small with a very narrow bed.
    The building has a doorman who is present 24/24. To get inside the apartment one needs a code for the electronic lock. This is convenient for travelers that arrive at an inconvenient hour, as you do not need to make an appointment with the owner.
    Rafaella was very helpful by giving tips on where to go out for drinks, dinner, and parties.

    January 2014
    Response from Rafaella:

    Thank you, Dimitri!

  • I really enjoyed staying at Rafaella's place. It's very well located within Ipanema. The beach is a couple of blocks away, about a 10 minute walk. Restaurants and bars are around the corner and the apartment itself is located at the end of a quiet street.Next time in Rio, I will certainly consider staying here again.

    December 2013
  • Beautiful apartment in an idyllic part of the city. The place is spacious and charming and has good air conditioning. I would definitely stay there again.

    December 2013
  • Rafaella and her place were wonderful. This apartment is nicely situated in a safe neighborhood, not far from the beach and other important attractions. There is one nice sized bedroom with an additional small sitting room and closet and then another small bedroom just big enough for a single bed. One full bathroom and then a small additional one. The living room has a small couch with the dining table and stools for the small counter leading into the kitchen. It is very cozy. Fine for two friends where one won't mind the smaller bed. Or a couple and a child. It was really clean and Rafaella was very responsive to all our needs. The neighborhood is sweet with good restaurants and stores right around the corner. Beach is 4 blocks or so- a short walk. 24 hour doorman- nice that he is there- altho no English spoken so not much interaction. We enjoyed our short stay there! Loved Rio! Many thanks to Rafaella!

    November 2013
  • We stayed one week in Rafaella's apartment which is located very close to a lot of bars and restaurant. Rafaella was very friendly, uncomplicated and gave us a lot of good tips for bars and restaurants. We enjoyed it a lot and would always come back.

    November 2013
  • Rafaella is an excellent host who is willing to help out in any way she can with advice and direction. The apt is great and super clean, has all the amenities one coukd ask for and its close to everything in Ioanema. I had a great stay and would def come back or inquire about several other apt she has access to on airbb

    this is a review so let me point out some things for the renters that are a bit more particular in their needs. the small bedroom is very small. just a single bed fits. it's cozy but has AC and a window. if you are clostraphobic I might be a problem. second it's noisy at certain times of the day or night as its a second floor apt right over the entrance. so if you are looking for absolute silence go higher up. ...after all it's Rio

    thanks Rafaella

    November 2013
    Response from Rafaella:

    Thank you, Anthony! An anti noise window will be installed this year :)
    Kind regards

  • It was a great to stay in Rafaella's place. The apartment is very cozy, well located and well equiped. Besides that, Rafaella is a hostess prompt to assist you with general queries. Highly recommed!

    October 2013
    Response from Rafaella:

    Thank you, Amaury!

  • I stayed at Rafaella's apartment with my family for 2 days and we had a great experience. The place is very well located, just two blocks from Ipanema's best street and a couple more blocks to the beach. It was perfect for our needs. It has cable TV, all the supplies you need and it's cozy and comfortable. The only observation I would make is that the air conditioning in the bedroom might not be sufficient to cool the whole apartment during warmer, hotter days. Rafaella was very helpful and responsive during our stay. We felt very welcomed at her place. Thank you, Rafaella!

    September 2013
  • Very nice place, furniture, cleanness and location!

    September 2013
  • On the plus side:

    Rafaella was very responsive to my messages and made sure we were comfortable in our stay, giving us as much information as possible prior to arrival and in a detailed guide left in the apartment.

    Our flight was 3 hours delayed and, despite her being unable to meet us due to the delay, she promptly arranged alternative methods for us to get into the apartment.

    She was also eventually flexible around checkout times.

    We were 3 girls in the apartment which has one double bed, one sofa bed in the living room and one single bed. All three had bed linen and were pretty equipped for a decent night stay.

    The TV and wifi were working perfectly, the main room has a nice comfortable bed, cute decoration and is overall pleasant.

    Above all, the apartment is in a fantastic location - in the heart of Ipanema and walking distance to the interesting stuff, but at the same time on a quiet, leafy street.

    On the negative:

    The apartment is much smaller and more run down than we expected from the photos. The bathroom and the wc need renovation work, the kitchen is very small and, although it is equipped with fridge and stove, you probably can't do much there.

    The second room is very small and only really fits one single bed in it.

    The apartment is on a low floor and there was a lot of noise at all times of the day, which affected our sleep. Although it is a very quiet, residential street, there was noise from kids playing around and cars getting in and out of their garages.

    Overall I'd say that, for a comfortable stay, it is ideal for a couple and no more than that. And depending on the season, you might be better off staying in a hotel as the rent was almost the same price as a hotel stay.

    July 2013
    Response from Rafaella:

    Thank you, Carolina. Great that you enjoyed a lot of things!
    To improve the apartment we will get a noise proof window and a rebuild on the bathroom and wc.

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Colégio Santo Agostinho, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
I live in Rio de Janeiro. The city has a lot of attractions like restaurants, museums, bars and an astonishing nature! I would like to welcome you to my apartments and do my best to make you feel comfortable and help you to discover Rio as local. I love traveling, teaching DeRose Method, art, cycling, and meeting people from different cultures. I am brazilian and I lived in Spain and Portugal. I speak portuguese, english, spanish and a bit of french. I studied environmental engineering and I am a business administration graduate from PUC-Rio and from the University of Salamanca, Spain.
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