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Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Wonderful place, not expensive, great location, great people!, This is the best spot for those who really want to be part of the brazilian culture and way of life... Much better than a hotel! Warm, fun and perfect for family or group of friends...

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Bonjour Vincent, je te remercie pour ton message , ça fait plaisir... A três bientôt, Michel More 

Lebanon
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Rio de Janeiro is a very nice place to visit yet staying at Michel made our experience even nicer. The location is very strategic: in Copacabana and very close to Ipanema. Michel is a very generous and friendly person. He loves people and always ready to do whatever he can to help and make others' stay more joyful. We quickly... More 

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Michel H, Proprietário at Chez Michel, responded to this review

Hello , thank you very much for the coment. I hope to see you again soon. I´m very happy that you like place. best regards Michel More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

First thing first : If you are not quite sure what the difference between a guest house and a hotel might be, then this place is probably not for you. Chez Michel is an amazing place for whoever wishes to meet other travelers, but feels maybe a bit too old for a regular youth hostel. It is great for friends,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We arrived to Chez Michel and the owner himself greeted us and was the most rude person I have ever come across. His first question was if we had read all the rules of the hostel and when we said we hadn't received them from our travel agent he responded by saying; -"This is why i never allow English guests."... More 

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7 Thank Ville K
Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2012

I got to say that staying at Michel´s place is really great Easy going, great situation and very welcomimg You will meet people that are also passing by, and share your past and futur experiences Michel will help you out in giving you advices, tips to get around Rio and other places A great way to start your trip in... More 

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Reviewed 10 December 2011

Ok, first the positive: It is well placed in Rio. The negative: all the rest. If you are interested in just a bed (size kid) with sheets in a closet, then this is the place for you. Rest assured, the kid´s type sheets are, so it seems clean. You cannot say the same of the quilt which is dirty andmust... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2011

This place is Amazing. Cheap, best location, the perfect deal. Michel and his family will make your holiday just great. You can trust them, they will always find the best deals for you... :-)

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Lee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2011

Warm and friendly with complementary Caipirinhas each evening - fantastic! Thanks again

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London
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

We have been traveling for 5 weeks through LatAm and stayed in many places but this was by far the biggest dissapointment. We got the place recommended by a friendly French (!) couple. First of all when we arrived we had the impression that the French owner (Michel) was drunk. He asked us if we were familiair with the rules... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2010

Of course you can be a little bit lost in the middle of a french team, but the atmosphere is perfect with his capirinha period after 6pm. Thanks michel !!

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's like your own home" All rooms are individual, no air- condition only fan , no room service, linen and towel as per reques - for breakfast: wash your cup and leave the table clean for the next one .we have no porter , travel light ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chez Michel

Address: Rua Francisco Sa 96 Casa 03 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $76 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask Michel... :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Vin555, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the "couples" room, otherwise, you will get a closet.”
 of 5 bubbles French_Texans, 10 Dec 2011 | Read review
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