Penthouse Suite - 1 Bedroom Suite with its own Private Bathroom.
Great location on Avenida NS Copacabana, One Block from the Famous Copacabana Beach and One Block from the Copacabana Palace. Walking Distance to many Shops, Restaurants, Boardwalk, Parks, and Pubs. Public transportation right outside the front door and 2 blocks from the Subway.
This Top Floor Suite shares (with my customers only) a Roof Top Terrace with a Swimming Pool, Grill, Pool Table and a View of the Christ Statue, for Relaxing after a Long Day or Night or just for enjoying the sun in Rio.
The Suite has a Full Size Bed, Private Bathroom with Hot Shower, fold out Sofa/Bed, A/C, Flat Screen TV (w/ Premium Movie and News Channels), DVD Player, WiFi, Security Safe, Kitchenette (w/ Refrigerator, Microwave and Induction Cooktop), Towels and Linens included.
The Suite and Building has an Open Guest Policy and 24 Hour Doorman for Security.
I live in the same building and will meet you when you arrive and be available if you have any questions.
The Rate for this Suite during the winter months is $200 Brazilian Real (approx $80 USD) per night. The Rate for Summer (December, January, February and March) is $200 Brazilian Real per night, New Years (7 day package) and Carnaval (10 day package) Rates Available upon Request. Security Deposit Required. Rates may be more during Special Events in Rio.
If this Suite is not available for your travel days to Copacabana, check on the availablity of my Brown and White Suite and also my Red and White Suite. All 3 Suites are located in the same building.
This is a residential building and everyone must be respectful to others that live in the building.
Apartment has an Open Guest Policy, but this is limited to 2 Guests per Apartment. Guests must follow the same rules as my Customer.
Clean Sheets and Towels are provided at the beginning of rental. No Daily Room Service is provided.
All trash should be disposed of in the proper area.
Noise in the Apartment and Terrace will be kept to a minimum after 10 PM.
No items are allowed to be removed from the Apartment or Terrace or the customer will be responsibile for replacing.
Any items broken in the Apartment or Terrace will be replaced by the customer.
Roof Top Terrace can only be used by my Customers and their Guests (This is NOT a Public Terrace).
Terrace is open 24 hours, but noise must be kept to a minimum after 10 PM.
Please Shower before using the Pool.
No glass objects allowed around or in the Pool.
No diving or jumping into the Pool.
Pool Table will be covered back up after use.
All lights must be turned off when leaving the Terrace.
Terrace door must be locked when leaving.
This is as central as you can get on Copacabana, and really nice view. Awesome terrace with a pool and nice neighbours.
We arrived very late one evening in the middle of easter, and the hosts friend received us and gave us a tour. We were lucky to meet the host later on, and he is a nice guy with lots of local information.
The place were also nice on the budget, and even my picky girlfriend found the room to be good.
A big plus for the huge tv and good internet connection when the rain outside were pouring down!
A experiência não foi tão agradável quanto o esperado.
Logo no momento da chegada tivemos que esperar mais de duas horas pela chegada da pessoa que nos entregaria as chaves.
No mesmo dia da chegada solicitamos uma toalha já que, por incrível que pareça, só tinha uma toalha. Não fomos atendidos e tivemos que passar 4 dias dividindo a toalha, o que foi muuuito desagradável. Por fim, a cama é instável, balança e faz muito barulho com o mínimo movimento, o que praticamente me impossibilitou de dormir. Enfim, não pretendemos voltar!
Bob was friendly and accommodated us with a late checkout. He also was attentive and sent someone over to fix things when the water went out.
Unit: small, basic and clean (enough). Includes fan and air conditioner. We didn't use the TV. Wifi worked well.
Location: extremely convenient to shops, restaurants, ATMS and the beach.
Overall: if you just need a place to crash and will be out most of the day - I'd recommend this place. It's reasonable in terms of price, has an amazing location and Bob actually responds to emails.
Initially, my girlfriend and I were disapointed in this listing. It seemed dirtier than the pictures and descriptions implied, and we assumed that there would be more privacy. The suite is on the top floor of an apartment building, and is a single apartment broken down into 5 separate suites, all behind a single security door. The patio pool and grill is shared by 7 suits, including the owner, accessed by a separate door and private stairway. It, again, is a tad dilapidated, the equipment is stained and rusted and sunburnt (it is open to the elements year round). It almost seems like the pictures for this apartment were taken several years ago; the paint is yellowed and the tile is stained in places. My girlfriend had to wash the bathroom, kitchenette, and the dishes before we felt confortable using them, and we bought new towels and sheets. The wardrobe furniture was not close to what was pictured. It was old, an ugly brown, the doors were crooked, and the bar for hanging clothes was broken and sagged at one side. The whole thing shook every time I opened the door.
We were warned that the room got very hot during the day, but with the blinds closed and the fan & AC running, it stayed cool and comfortable, enough for this Canadian. The location is perfect: one block from Copacabana beach, on a busy, safe street, and there are several very nice restaurants, shops, and supermarkets just outside the front door. The security and staff of the building are quite kind, often opening the door and greeting us. It's right on major bus lines that go down to Ipanema and up to the center of the city, and there is a metro station two or three blocks from the door which was convenient. The wifi is free, and was always fast and consistent.
Twice during out stay, the water to our suite cut out completely, both hot and cold, both times when we were about to take a shower. No running water at all. We texted the owner both times, and when we returned several hours later it was running again, but this was uncomfortable and unacceptable.
Really, the nice parts about the location could be found at several places around Copacabana and Ipanema. I think Copacabana is just an older area, the buildings especially. If you can, spend a few more bucks a night and stay near Ipanema, the area is newer, the beach is much nicer, and the streets are better kept, never felt anxious walking at night.
A localização do ap facilita bastante o acesso de ônibus à maioria dos principais pontos turísticos e tbm mercados e restaurantes. O anfitrião foi gentil ao permitir check in e check out antes e depois dos horários normais e resolveu o problema da wi-fi no 1o dia. O ap tem alguma louça, boa geladeira e fogão de indução funciona bem, a cama é confortável. A avenida é bem movimentada o tempo todo, então tem bastante barulho, mesmo a noite. O ar-condicionado faz bastante ruído também. O banheiro não tem janela e durante o tempo que estávamos lá, tinha um cheiro muito ruim que vinha do ralo. Formigas também foram um problema, é melhor não deixar doces fora da geladeira. Espero ter contribuído um pouco na tomada de decisão dos turistas e que o Bob continue gentil e melhorando alguns detalhes... Sobre o AirBnb, fiquem atentos ao Dólar, pois o valor debitado na fatura será nesta moeda.
Apartment was great, excellent location, clean, great air con, large shower, great view ( could see Corcovado from my bed ). Bobby was excellent and let me check out late which was kind of him. I had a magical four days here. Thoroughly recommend it.
Bob was a great host, excellent communication before and during the stay. Highly recommended.
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