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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
11 Dec 2014
“Breathtaking Views, Mouthwatering Breakfasts and Monkeys!”
17 May 2014
“wonderful views and breakfasts”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Rooftop Terrace
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 December 2014

There are two main reasons to stay here: the views (which are very similar to that of Christ the Redeemer, only a 20 minute walk away) and the breakfast. Every morning the staff lay out a banquet of fresh fruit, cereals, bread and a freshly...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 17 May 2014

excellent ensuite room. very helpful English speaking staff. lots of young backpackers. near St Theresa and public transport. superb views of Christ the redeemer and Sugarloaf. what else can I say here??

Thank Georgina N
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We stayed 6 nights in the Porta de Pedra private room and were very satisfied with our stay. The hostel is just as it looks to be in pictures, an old mansion converted into a hostel that is located halfway up the very large hill...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

The staff is outstanding! Helpful and friendly. Kudos too Sole, Natalie and Chelsea. They helped making I regret of staying for only 2 days . I stayed on Eustacio room, which is 5 persons beds. I cannot recomend it if you are not able to...More

Thank Rodrig01
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for our last night after two weeks in Rio - honestly the best view anywhere. The rooftop terrace is lovely, the location is quiet, the staff are really friendly and helpful. Only negative is it is hard to find, we were lucky to...More

Thank Harriet H
Response from Casa579, The Team at Casa 579 at Casa 579Responded 29 April 2014

We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the view and our lovely terrace. The house is located in a beautiful area of the city with incredible views. The staff works very hard to give the best service to our guests, trying to help with...More

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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
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US$29 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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"I think the private room is an excelent option if you want more silence."
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"The rooms that connect to the terrace are amazing with breath-taking views."
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"Privates are good upstairs, the dorms are roomy and fine - they could do with a little colour and freshening..."
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"The rooms in the house across the street are a bit quieter."
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