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Pousada Favela Cantagalo

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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
21 Nov 2016
“Nice safe apartment, but very close to the Favela.”
29 May 2016
“Peaceful Favela”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

The first thing you need to know about this Pousada is that it lies within the Favela. We stayed here for 5 nights in an apartment just outside the Favela, so we didn´t have to go inside at night, which I don´t recommend doing. However...More

1  Thank Julian H
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Cheap rooms where you have to climb up over 100 stairs to get up there. Supermarket just around the corner, friendly staff. The ceiling of the house is quite low, so you have to be continuously cautious not to hit your head. Breakfast buffet is...More

1  Thank Mr F
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed there during a business stop-over. I stayed in the apartment and had more than I need. Good sleep, clean..... Liane and Fabiane where very helpful. I will for sure come back with my family next time. See you soon. Obrigado :-)

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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Being two blonde (=very touristy looking) girls with no Portugese skills we were a little hesitant about the location, but trusting the previous reviews was absolutely worth it! We stayed in a fourth floor private room for four nights, and would recommend it anytime: the...More

3  Thank Anna K
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Good things: 1) the receptionist speaks English 2) free wifi; 3) I was not killed despite favelas around; 4) subway can be reached by foot if you are insistent. Bad things: 1) very cheap pillows and beds, which are difficult to sleep on; 2) noise...More

1  Thank Traveller P
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$22 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$22 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (31)
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Nearby
Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
...More
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"Only good view in the room under the roof"
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"for longer stays get the appartments. try to come once with New Year if you like a great Firework WOW....."
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"We took a room on the second floor in the middle. Good light and nice breeze."
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"The best choice are the rooms in the main building. Up 2nd floors you have some view - in case of parties on..."
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