About this listing
This spacious, comfortable, clean, air-conditioned, private room with in-suite bathroom is situated in the most sought-after area of Rio and located 1 block from Ipanema Beach, minutes from Copacabana, with easy access to Metro/bus/taxi,& restaurants
This suite is located in Ipanema, in the southern zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, beside Ipanema Beach, and between Leblon and Copacabana. Ipanema Beach became world famous for the song "The Girl from Ipanema" ( "Garota de Ipanema" ), written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes .
The building is located in a prime and safe area facing General Osório Square, between Prudente de Morais and Visconde de Pirajá streets. The Metro station (Ipanema - General Osorio) is 80 meters away. The beach is just a short block away . Famous Copacabana Beach is only a 10 minute walk away. The building is surrounded by a wide variety of restaurants, bars, boutiques , and everything else you may need.
This is a private and quiet bedroom of 18 m² (175 sq. ft) on the 8th floor (top) of a secure building serviced by a doorman and elevator. It has its own bathroom, a small den/sunroom, air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable HDTV, wireless internet, a mini fridge and a hair dryer .
The apartment offers a fantastic view of the area and attractions such as: Ipanema Beach, Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer), Morro Dois Irmãos (“Two Brothers Mountain”) one of the the postcards of Ipanema, and a full view of General Osório Square. This Square is the site of the popular Hippie Fair held on Sundays, and for other events throughout the week . This Square is also the hub for all the buses that connect to every part of the city .
The kitchen can be used to prepare breakfasts.
*** Check-in and check-out times can be flexible, if there are no guests arriving on the same date.***
Guests have exclusive use of the bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen is available for preparing breakfasts and for storing perishables in the refrigerator. The living room and dining room are available if guests want to relax outside their room.
Interaction with guests
I pretty well keep to myself and stay in my room or the kitchen most of the time. Most of the time, guests don't even know if I am in or out. I speak Portuguese only, and can give helpful information about the neighborhood. My daughter is fluent in English and can be reached by email at most hours of the day.
Very close to restaurants, Ipanema,Copacabana, and Leblon beaches, transportation, all services, and souvenir shopping. This is the prime location in all of Rio.
Metro station is 80 metres from my apartment. Buses connecting to all parts of Rio stop at the Square across the street. Taxis pass right in front of the building.
Other things to note
Flexible check-in and check-out times depending on vacancy level. If other guests are arriving the same day, the departing guests may leave luggage in the apartment and return later to catch their evening or night flights.
-No VISITORS permitted in the apartment at any time. Visitors may wait for you in the main lobby.
- SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED anywhere in the building.
-KITCHEN may be used to prepare breakfast and light snacks, NO COOKING ALLOWED . After each use, please tidy up.
-Always LOCK front glass door and gate when entering or leaving the building.
-Upon returning from the BEACH, rinse off excess sand in the foot wash area located behind the aluminum door in the service area of the ground floor.
-Turn off AIR CONDITIONER and ceiling fan in room prior to leaving the building.
-Do not leave WET TOWELS and CLOTHES on top of Chairs, armchairs, and bed. Use the dryer racks in the the service area or in your room.
-Do not lie on the bed if you have SUN BLOCK on your body or are wearing wet beachwear.
-Please be RESPECTFUL of other tenants in the building. Do not slam doors.
Retired friendly woman who has 4 children and 9 grandchildren and likes to spend the day at home, in the apartment which you can view in her ad.
Maria does not speak any English nor other languages. Portuguese only.
The person who runs this listing is Miriam, Maria's daughter . Miriam speaks fluent English and has an adequate knowledge of French and Spanish.