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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
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
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 :-)
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
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
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
is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.