About this listing
Up-scale and charming neighborhood of Botanic Gardens, at the South Zone of Rio, near the Lagoon and with amazing views of forest and mountains. Leblon and Ipanema beaches are a few minutes away by bus. Facilities for everyday life are within a walking distance.
The guest will have own private bedroom and bathroom and share the common areas of this airy and cozy apartment only with the host.
The guest will have own private bedroom and bathroom (linen, blankets, and towels are provided) and share the common areas of this airy and cozy apartment only with the host; The guest is also free to use the living and dining rooms, laundry and cooking facilities for self-catering. There is 24-hour street-security, cable-TV, DVD and wifi internet. The host can provide a SIM card to the guest's unlocked mobile phone or a mobile phone with a pre-paid local number. Credits purchase is up to the guest.
Normally your host accepts one guest at a time but on exceptional occasions a second guest can be comfortably accommodated in the room on a spare bed. Price upon request.
As a special plus, ask your host about tours or hikes scheduled for the week: your host would be delighted to guide you and offer a different or peculiar view of Rio!
Guest has access to all rooms of the apartment.
Interaction with guests
The host lives in the apartment and will be available to give any information or tips needed.
Up-scale neighborhood of Botanic Gardens, at the South Zone of Rio, near the Lagoon and with amazing views of forest and mountains. Leblon and Ipanema beaches are a few minutes away by bus. The neighborhood is very charming with restaurants, bars, cafés, supermarkets, banks, post-office, pharmacies, laundry, gyms, and convenience stores within a walking distance. There are malls, cinemas and theatres in adjoining neighborhoods of Gávea and Botafogo.
The neighborhood is easily accesible and there is a bus and a subway-bus stop 200m away from the apartment. Taxis are readily available.
Other things to note
Non-smoking and drugs-free ambiance. Your host has no pets and keeps the house clean and tidy.
Please bear in mind the following:
1) Do not bring any strangers to the apartment;
2) Keep the apartment clean, particularly the common areas;
3) Do not smoke inside the apartment;
4) Refrain from noise between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM;
5) Always have your key with you and always lock the apartment and building doors;
6) Have an enjoyable and pleasant stay! ;)
I am 51 years old, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I work as Tour Guide and Tour Manager. Most of the time I am a quiet person, who loves to share knowledge and meet new people. I also make a point in being respectful, tolerant, clean and orderly.
My interests range from Aviation to 20th century Literature, Travel, Geography and History, Religions & Spirituality, and Films.
I will be glad to have you as a guest in Rio. Please, feel free to ask for all needed help prior, during and after the trip. Maybe you could even join one of my tours as a bonus! Hopefully at the end of your stay we will have developped a long-lasting friendship!