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Travel lover and a true "Carioca", born and raised in the Leblon neighborhood, Marcel will be pleased to assist you to have the best time possible while in town.
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This was my second time staying with Marcel and Gabi. Like always, they are great hosts. The apartment has become like second home here in Rio, and it's because of them. I would highly recommend Marcel and Gabi to other Airbnb guests. I look forward to staying in their lovely home again in the near future!
Marce y Gaby fueron excelentes anfitriones. Antes de llegar al apartamento mostraron preocupacion por nosotros y mucha predisposicion para cualquier cosa que necesitaramos antes y durante la estadia. Nos hicieron sentir como en casa y nos dieron muy buenos consejos para manejarnos en Rio asi como tambien lugares que no podiamos dejar de ver. El apartamento esta impecable, excente decoracion Gaby y muy limpio. Sin duda recomiendo que se alojen con ellos si visitan la hermosa ciudad de Rio de Janeiro. Lo unico que tengo para advertiles es que Marce es muy bueno jugando Play Station 4, no les recomiendo que lo desafien jaja.
Ojala podamos volver pronto a Rio y sin duda nos alojariamos con Marce y Gaby nuevamente.
Sole y Fede.
Marcel and Gabi were amazing hosts, always kind and gave literally hundreds of suggestions and useful tips via email/WhatsApp and precious tips even before our stay. The apartment is very clean, cozy, fully equipped with a proper bathroom accessible for guests only. The place itself is strategically located in Leblon. They also took us for a discovering guide-tour at a very nice borough market. If we will go back to Rio we will surely go back to their place.
Marcel and Gabi were terrific hosts! They are very welcoming and make you feel at home. The apartment is located in wonderful spot, Leblon. Their home is modern, clean and quiet. They will help you with anything you need, especially with restaurant recommendations. They are true foodies! I would highly recommend Marcel and Gabi's apartment to anyone looking for a "home away from home."
This was our first experience on Airbnb for my girlfriend and I. We can't express enough how great our time with Marcel and Gabi was. The location was perfect for us to see Leblon and gain a true understanding of the Carioca lifestyle. From the apartment you have easy access to the Lagoa and Ipanema beach as well.
The neighboorhood was safe, clean and fun. Also the apartment was comfortable for us. Marcel and Gabi truly made us feel at home. On our downtime from our plans, we had fun hanging out with them. If you like PS4 and dare to challenge Marcel to a match in FIFA, be warned that he is pretty good! Marcel and Gabi truly made our short stay in Rio a trip to remember!
Marcel and Gabi were hosts that well exceeded our expectations. They treated us like family, ensuring we had everything we needed at all times and offering lots of great recommendations. Our trip to Rio was a better experience because of our stay in their lovely home that is located in a safe, clean neighborhood and is a short walk to the beach, local restaurants and bars. Leblon has easy access to other neighborhoods via bus, taxi, and Uber, allowing us to make the most of our short time in Rio and soak up as much of the culture as we could. We not only had a fantastic visit but also made great, life-long friends. Thank you Airbnb for making it happen!!!
Being at Marcel and Gaby's home is...like being at your home!
From first contact Marcel appeared as a very communicative guy, promptly responding and making things easy. When the deal has been agreed, I received lots of info about everything useful before my arrival and during my stay.
The apartment is lovely: very well decorated, everything new and very good taste in any detail.
The private room with bathroom is exactly as shown in the pictures: comfort and privacy are guaranteed.
Something more about privacy: Marcel and Gaby are such a descreet and polite couple, that you really are at your ease in their apartment.
Something more about my hosts: they've been so open and welcoming, that I've been invited to have with them a drink in a fantastic place in Vidigal, together with a friend of them...I would have never discovered by myself such a great place with a perfect view at sunset on Rio!
The would be much more to say, but the most important thing I'd like to point out: if you're planning to spend some days in Rio, in the best neighboorhood of the city, feeling like at home and meeting a unique couple, Marcel and Gaby's place is your place! I strongly recommend them and their cozy aparment.
Marcel and Gaby are the absolute definition of perfect hosts, their courtesy and attention to detail was far beyond of what is traditionally expected from this type of housing arrangements. They are so warm and engaging, thus making me feel completely at home.
I will always be grateful for their openness, for the Brazilian dishes I tried at their house, for their great tips of where to go, what to do, how to get to places; and for caring about my general wellbeing and overall experience in Rio. I feel as if they went out of their way to make me feel pleased and happy during my stay, and for that I will be forever grateful.
The room and private bathroom were very spacious, the bed was comfortable and I had fast internet connection. Linens were impeccable and changed weekly. The apartment, in general, is beautifully decorated, spotless and well equipped, exactly how it was described in the airbnb ad. In addition, the location couldn´t be better: a safe neighborhood and close by to just about everything: the beach, the Lagoa, bus stops, shopping malls, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, botecos…!!!
I strongly recommend staying with Marcel and Gaby! They are wonderful hosts!!!
I went to Rio with my girlfriend for the last week of the World Cup. Marcel and Gabi were absolutely great hosts. As soon as we arrived, they showed us around the apartment and gave us a Rio "cheat sheet" created by them with their favorite spots and other useful locations. We felt very welcomed and comfortable in their tidy and clean apartment. The room had views of the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and Corcovado! The location is amazing, 5-15 mins walk to great bars, restaurants, beach, supermarket, etc. I highly recommend this host for your trip to Rio!
My husband and I were Marcel and Gabriela's first guests and we couldn't have had a better experience. Not only was the apartment spacious, comfortable and clean (they have someone come in and clean weekly), Gabriela and Marcel are truly wonderful hosts. They made us feel and home and helped us with whatever it was we needed. They made a map for us with Rio recommendations and took us to eat at some hidden gems. Thank you Gabi and Marcel! I wish every host could be like you two!
Marcel and his wife were great guests! Super friendly and left the studio clean. Easy to communicate with. Would definitely recommend to other hosts!
I know marcelo professionally and also in social occasions since 2012. He gathers professional competence as a great consultant, and also good interpersonal skills. He is certainly the kind of person I invite to my home.
Marcel is a great guy. I've known him for about 20 years now and only have good things to say about him.
He Loves to travel and discover other cultures.
He is also an awesome host and a fabulous guest.
Great cook too!