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Venha conviver com uma família bem carioca. Vamos adorar recebê-los !
Doris e João
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We felt very much at home. The family was very friendly and helpful. The appartement was comfortable and quiet. We enjoyed having breakfast with the family and the Selaron stairs. Susanne und Werner
Firstly i would like to make it be known that we normally stay in a much higher class of accommodation, but due to the high prices during the world cup our level of accommodation had to be lowered. Well firstly the host John and family were very helpful. We initially had the small room which unfortunately was not very comfortable or as clean as it could have been. The accommodation is advertised that it has animals, which is OK, as long as the animals mess is cleaned up, there was a lot of animal mess around the area where we hung our clothes out to dry. We eventually moved into the bigger room which was a lot more comfortable and a bit cleaner. The breakfast is served at a small bar down the street, of which the menu does not change from day to day.
The neighborhood would probably suit backpackers etc, i certainly would not take my wife or family to the area. The area certainly would not suit elderly or disabled people.
For the cost of the accommodation i suppose it would suit some people, but unfortunately i was not to impressed.
We stayed Joris & Juao's place during the world cup. The place is in top of the hill. So you need to come down and up from nearest metro stop. It we didn't mind that much. It keeps you fit while you are on vacation:)
The room we stayed was medium size and has own entrance from the outside and has private bathroom. Water in shower was not hot enough for the night in June(winter in Brazil). Juao's father tried to call somebody to fix it but he could not reach the guy. We only stayed 4 nights so it was not that bad after all.
They have a couple of pets(cats and dogs) and they are all friendly and made our stay even more pleasant:)
There are many restaurant and bars within walking distance but it's not like busy touristic area. We love the atmosphere so much.
I highly recommend this place if you are looking for local spots and easy access to all the sightseeing spots!
Joao and doris were so great hostes!!! We felt like home in their place!!! Of course if we return to rio it will at theirs. Santa teresa is beatiful, we really enjoy it. 100% recommended.
This is a nice self-contained basement suite that was clean and well equipped. Unfortunately, due to extremely heavy rain on the day of our arrival, the floor was partly flooded, but Paulo (Doris and Joao's father) had arranged for us to stay next door that night. The next day the floor was still quite wet, but Paulo did his very best to dry out the floor and this worked out OK. Fortunately the floor is tiled and there was no lasting damage. Both Paulo and his son Joao were very helpful, Joao booked our bus tickets for us – even he found the web-site tricky. We had ordered a taxi to take us to the bus station, but when it did not arrive, Paolo took us himself !
The house is just on the edge of slightly dodgy area – after 9pm we were advised not to go down the hill (towards Lapa), but up the hill into Santa Teresa was OK. Santa Teresa has some really nice eating places (but some are also expensive) and great views over the city. It is also very near the famous Selaron steps which are great fun. We also visited an excellent Samba club (Carioca da Gema) which is very close by, in Lapa (but took a taxi back).
Me and my boyfriend stayed at Doris and João for 4 days while travelling in Brazil and had a wonderful time in Rio. The room has a separate entrance from the house and it's very big with a nice bathroom. The location is great, right next to the Escalera Selaron between Santa Teresa and Lapa, we walked around and had no safety problems at all even at night (always being careful of not carrying big cameras or valuable things on us). Santa Teresa is a bohemian area where to find lovely restaurants and bars at night, also a few things to see and little shops. We went out in Lapa a couple of nights and it's really fun, at weekends packed with people drinking on the streets and checked out some live music in one of the many samba clubs. Transport is easy, lots of buses to the beach and Gloria is the nearest tube stop. João and the rest of the family have been extremely helpful with tips and they're all lovely and good hearted people. You have to love pets as there's quite a few cats and dogs at the house :) They let us have a quick shower before leaving for the airport which was a bliss! Overall a great choice which I recommend.
Doris & João opened their home and hearts to me. I felt truly welcome there.
My room was lovely and clean.
They were really hospitable and were able to provide me with a good orientation of the area.
Always on hand to give me advice.
They were truly wonderful hosts!
The house is well located within Santa Tereza, very close to restaurants, metro and arcos da lapa, but also in a safe & quite street. Its is well decorated with all amenities, perhaps it would be better if it had more sun light. When I was there, there was a problem with internet, which according to them is not normal, it is good to check before you go if you need this.
Very lovely and caring hosts. Efforts are being made. Large appartment in the basement. Mostly clean. Thanks a lot for the good time! Greats to Nana (the dog)
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Fueron excelentes huéspedes, respetuosos de las reglas de mi propiedad. Los volvería a recibir con todo gusto.
Nice adventurous woman, recommendable