About this listing
Our apartment is a little gem, everyone loves staying there! Best location, 2 blocks to the subway, 3 blocks to the beach, close to bars, restaurants, supermarket, banks, public transportation and all you need! Wi-fi, cable TV, air con and fan!
NEW YEARS PACKAGE AND CARNIVAL - UP TO 7 NIGHTS:
USD 1300 + AIRBNB BOOKING FEE.
PLEASE HAVE YOUR COMPLETE PROFILE WITH PHOTOS AND TELL US WHO YOU ARE! THANKS!
This newly renovated studio (last renovations Oct 2014) is in the best location of Copacabana, situated on a quieter street but just off the main streets, right in the middle of everything, 2 blocks from the beach, 1 block from the subway (Cantagalo station which places you just a stop away from Ipanema! --> you can just walk there too, no need to hop on the subway really), very close to all local bars and restaurants, and very close to Ipanema and Lagoa (walking distance) where true cariocas exercise in the mornings.
The place is colorfully decorated, modern, with lots of natural light, on the 3rd floor of a leafy greet shady street, in the summer it is great, as any shade helps! And the building is safe with 24 hour doorman at the entrance. It has cable TV, cable/wi-fi internet, air con, ceiling fan, all kitchen gear (fridge, stove, oven, toaster, pots & pans, utensils), a mini stereo, DVD player and some DVD movies.
It has a double comfortable bed and a sofa bed that sleeps 1. So the place could host 3 people, although the rate displayed here is for 2. Additional of $15 per night for the 3rd person.
The building is residential, like a family building so you will feel at home.
Copacabana is a vibrant neighborhood of Rio which never sleeps. There's always something happening, always somewhere to go eat, drink, and this movement and life of its own makes the neighborhood all that special. Just under the building there is a small market, a butcher, and a noodle shop which can be very handy. Supermarket is only a block away and there are many 24 hour options for eating.
For those wanting to have a home feel in Rio, this is the place for you! Our guests really like staying there, as you are in the middle of everything, close to other neighborhoods and in a safe place.
Australian/Brazilian owner speaks English, Spanish, French and Portuguese and will help you with what to do in town. Viviane is a qualified tour guide so in case you have anything in mind, she can help you with just about everything.
We offer bed linen and shower towels. We do not offer beach towels though.
Cleaning fee/laundry to be paid when you make the booking (it will automatically be included in the price you'll pay).
Attention:: We provide clean shower towels (1 per person for up to 7 days), toilet paper, (perhaps not for your whole stay, but the basics to get you started). There are 2 supermarkets near by. We are not a hotel so you won't find soap, shampoo, conditioner, napkins, sugar, tea, snacks... If guests leave that behind, yes we leave it there for you. Please be mindful of that. It's like your home and you are renting an apartment with no services included.
Any questions, please ask us!
internet wi-fi, cable tv, air cond, ceiling fan, kitchen with fridge, stove, oven, pots and pans and the basics.
Interaction with Guests
Only at check in, we like to leave our guests free and independent but they can count on us anytime.
Smoking outside only.
Family building so please keep quiet after 10pm. No parties please.
Check out at 1pm. Late check out possible. Rules apply.
Voltage is 110V.
It's a good idea to bring an adapter plug depending on where you come from. Not because of voltage but electrical plugs are often different in each country. Just a thought...
Most appliances today are dual voltage.
Our host made us feel incredibly welcome - Eduard met us to drop off the keys, show us around the apartment and inform us about the local area. He also made some fantastic recommendations and made us feel more than welcome by reassuring us that he would be available at all times if we needed him. He left us a list of great places to visit which really helped us being newbies to the city. Great location too!
The apartment was wonderful! It's very clean and had everything we needed ( towels, toilet paper, coffee maker
Viviane's brother, Eduardo, waited for us at the apartment when we arrived and gave us some excellent restaurant and bar tips. He was also there to check us out at 3:30AM(!) and helped us book a cab to the airport - very helpful.
The apartment has pretty much everything you need (besides a washing machine, but there's a laundromat just a few meters away). It's located just a few blocks from the beach and is also close to the Lagoa (great for running). We always felt safe on our street as there were always lots of people there. There were a few times when we'd wake up from loud people or cars on the street, but this happened quite rarely.
There is a little bit of wear and tear to the apartment, nothing major, but you can tell that the place has been put to good use. We were comfortable during the 8 days we stayed here; we got fresh bed linnens, two sets of towels and even some snacks for when we arrived. It is great value for the price!
Recomendo!!! O eduardo irmao da viviane foi muito atencioso e educado!! Nos deu nuitas dicas de como andar no rio!! Muitas dicas de bons restaurantes , o apartamento e maravilhoso!! Confortavel e segue exatamente o que mostra as fotos!! Alias e melhor que as fotos!! Tem toda estrutura nescessaria para passar o tempo que for nescessario no rio!!! Em minha proxima visita ao RIO com certeza volto pra essse Flat!!! Obrigado viviane e Eduardo
The host made us feel really comfortable. Everything was as perfect as shown in the photos
We stayed here for 4 nights and had an awesome time! Eduardo, our host, was very helpfull when we arrived and gave us very usefull tips (restaurants, things to see,...) the appartment itself was very nice and clean! The environment was also perfect and it was only a 2 min walk to the metro station and the beach. We really loved our stay here en would definetly recommend this place to others!! Maybe one tip bring some earplugs to avoid getting awake early because of traffic noise (just like in every big city)
Very cute and comfortable apartment. Our host was very friendly and accommodating. Eduardo is very knowledgable about the area and provided us with many helpful recommendations. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip to Brazil.
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About the Host, Viviane
Photographer for Lonely Planet Images. And also a photographer for Airbnb and an Airbnb host. And a free lance photographer for other wonderful clients.
Soulful, inquisitive, into arts, pottery, cinema and different cultures. Has lived in the US, Australia, Europe, and now living in Montreal, Canada.
But Rio is always a sweet escape, oh yes! So when I'm in town I am happy to meet our guests and go out for a coffee. It's just that I'm rarely in town but You'll love meeting my brother Eduardo or my cousin Katia, just lovely folks!
Loves to travel, always on the move. Loves to meet interesting people who share similar passions and who adore being alive and who have some form of zest for life.
Can't live without: love, travel, my camera, movies, music a good laugh and cool people. Did I say dark chocolate?
A firm believer of positivity as a prime attitude towards life!