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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Rio de Janeiro apartment description

The apartment is located in one of the nicest and safest areas in Rio, and within walking distance to the beach (only 2 blocks). Nearby are restaurants, metro station, banks, ATM machines, pharmacy, supermarkets, etc.

The apartment is bright, cheerful, very clean and quiet. It is located on the 3rd floor of the building, facing away from the street. The building contains two elevators. The apartment has 1 bedroom (1 double bed, AC & ceiling fan), 2 bathrooms, living room (1 sofa bed, ceiling fan), kitchen (stove, refrigerator, microwave), small extra room, and a washer. A doorman is in-service 24 hours per day. Cab and public transportation are easily available at Rua Visconde de Piraja.

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

  • 60 sq. ft.
  • On floor 3
  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator


          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Air Conditioning


          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable


          • Wireless Internet
          • Broadband Access


          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Family
          • Adventure
          • Budget


              • Not Necessary


              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Tennis
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Botanical Garden
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Churches
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Fitness Center
              • Museums
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Walking

              Other Activities

                  • Restaurants, grocery, beach, ATM, banks, shops, anything you need is walking distance. Metro station (walking distance)....moreless


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                  • Great location and great landlord!

                    Great location and great landlord!

                    • Guest Simon M. (San Francisco,CA)
                    • Date of stay 12/15/10
                    • Review Submitted 12/30/11
                    The location and amenities of this apartment are fantastic - I would definitely rent this apartment again the next time I have the chance to come to Rio. Marcelo is incredibly professional and goes to great lengths to ensure that guests have a pleasant stay. I accidentally turned the water off in the second bathroom and Marcelo himself came over help resolve the problem.

                    Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway.

                    Owner response: Thanks for your review. I am happy that I could be helpful. It is my job to make sure that your stay goes as smooth as possible.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Perfect location, great apartment

                    Perfect location, great apartment

                    • Guest Kevin K.
                    • Date of stay 11/22/11
                    • Review Submitted 11/30/11
                    My partner and I spent a little less than a week in Rio in the apartment in Ipanema over the Thanksgiving holiday. The apartment has the perfect location. It is an incredibly safe area, very close to the beach, grocery stores, restaurants, nightlife, etc...In addition, it was easy to get to other parts of the city (Copacabana, Leme, Lapa, Leblon, etc.). The apartment is clean and comes with all of the amenities that you need to feel right at home (including a coffee maker and blender for your morning and afternoon treats) in addition to appliances to make a slightly modified Thanksgiving meal. Marcelo and his assistant were so easy to work with. It was really a great, stress-free experience. If you are considering Rio, I highly recommend staying in Ipanema, and I highly recommend this apartment.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Great experience

                    Great experience

                    • Guest soccerfan (NY, NY USA)
                    • Date of stay 06/18/10
                    • Review Submitted 07/07/10
                    Stayed at this location for a week in June and was completely satisfied with the results. Location is incredible, the unit is clean, and having two bathrooms is such a nice perk. Did not use the kitchen much, however, it is perfectly stocked for use. But I must say, that the best part was the easy and professional manner of the owner and his assistant in Rio. As we say in the States.. they were" right on the ball" with everything... It made the whole experience a lot more pleasant and efficient. Thanks and will definitely reccomend.

                    Owner response: I would like to thank you for your nice comments about the apartment, my assistant (Alceu) and our services. I am also very happy to have you and your friends in my apartment. Thank you again for choosing my apartment. Regards, Marcelo

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

                  • Rio ....OPA!

                    Rio ....OPA!

                    • Guest roney (toronto, canada)
                    • Date of stay 02/22/10
                    • Review Submitted 04/20/10
                    I had the great pleasure of renting this apartment for 1 entire month....OTIMO! I was not disappointed by the VRBO description, fotos, & was all that the owner said it would be & more. The location was especially terrific, 2 blocks from Ipanema beach, directly on the main avenue Visconde de Piraja, close to city transit buses & 4 blocks to the metro station Ipanema, and walking distance to Copacabana. The apartment at the back of the building did not get the noise from this busy & wonderful shopping street of restos, shops, cafes & so forth. The area is very safe for tourists, lots of locals & tourists & police on the streets day & night. The apartment was clean, very well equipped, everything in working order. I have decided to spend another month there in March not hesitate to rent this apartment if you have the opportunity to spend time in one of the world's most beautiful cities.

                    Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, age 55+.

                    Owner response: I am very happy to hear that you liked the apartment, the location and the city. It is my pleasure to have you in my apartment. Thank you very much for choosing my apartment in 2010 and 2011.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/5

                    • Guest Paul R2 (West Hollywood, CA)
                    • Date of stay 03/02/10
                    • Review Submitted 03/02/10
                    My partner and I stayed in this great apartment for 5 nights in mid-December 2009. What a find! Aside from being in an outstanding, safe location, it is convenient to everything you might want--stores, restaurants, bars and of course, the incredible beach at Ipanema. Whether you like to eat in or eat out, this place works well. It's an easy walk to the nearby and very fashionable Leblon district from the apartment and we enjoyed the fantastic farmers' market at a nearby park (about 2 blocks away) where we bought everything fresh, from flowers to seafood to great local produce. The apartment is quiet, comfortable and IMMACULATELY kept. There is a/c and ceiling fans to use when it is warm. There's a well-stocked kitchen with all the basics and then some that you might need to prep a meal or snack in. It was my first vacation to Rio but the next time I go (and there will definitely be a next time!!),Marcelo's place will be my first choice place to stay.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

                    • Guest Mike Shepherd (Vancouver, WA)
                    • Date of stay 01/10/10
                    • Review Submitted 01/10/10
                    New Year's 2010 was my first time renting a vacation apartment in Rio and I feel like we lucked out. In addition to previous comments, with which I totally agree (location, location, location!), I would like to mention that the apartment is in the rear of the building and is very quiet. It provides a pleasant retreat when desired from the bustle of Ipanema. Marcelo makes renting easy, much easier than through an agency. Highly recommended for all reasons!

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                    • Guest Donique Pugh (Cincinnati, OH)
                    • Date of stay 01/01/10
                    • Review Submitted 01/01/10
                    Fantastic location in Ipanema! Restaurants, banks, transportation, and shopping are available as soon as you walk out the building. An added bonus is that the beach is only about 2-3 blocks away! In a safe location with a doorman. We felt secure even walking the streets late at nignt. The owner, Marcelo, does an excellent job of communicating and making sure the apartment is equipped with everything to make you feel like you are at home. If I ever return I will be renting this apartment again.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                    • Guest David105 (-)
                    • Date of stay 09/04/09
                    • Review Submitted 09/04/09
                    This apartment was great. It`s right near THE place to be on Ipanema beach (posto 9) and a short walk to great bars, restaurants, etc. (The Girl From Ipanema was written in a bar a block away, for example). I`d absolutely stay here again.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                    • Guest Ron22 (San Francisco, CA USA)
                    • Date of stay 08/29/09
                    • Review Submitted 08/29/09
                    Mom and I had the fortunate experience in spending a couple of weeks in this apartment. The unit is well equipped with everything you might possibly need, it's incredibly clean, good lighting, comfortable and perfect centralized safe location in Ipanema. I would absolutely stay here again. Ron

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                    • Guest sylvia kimura (Berkeley, California)
                    • Date of stay 08/23/09
                    • Review Submitted 08/23/09
                    The apartment is very spacious and comfortable in an excellent location in Ipanema. I would definitely recommend a stay here and would return in the future.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

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                  • Nearest Airport: Santos Dumond at 10 Miles
                  • Nearest Ferry: Praca XV at 10 Miles
                  • Nearest Train: Ipanema metro station at 0.3 Miles
                  • Nearest Beach: Ipanema at 0.1 Miles

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: Rio de Janeiro is my home town. The life style in Rio is unique and exciting. I hope you make Rio your next vacation destination. I understand very well your concerns about safety, location and quality when you travel to another country. That is why it is critical to know where the apartment is located and who the owner is. I would be glad to provide you tips about the city and answer any questions that you may have about Rio or Brazil. Please contact me by phone or email. It will be my pleasure to assist you.

                  Why the Owner Chose Rio de Janeiro:
                  Ipanema-LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Safe area, 2 blocks from the beach, walking distance to the main shops, restaurants, bars, supermarket, Ipanema metro station, etc.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  In addition to the safe area and 2 blocks from the beach, the apartment is spacious, very clean, quiet, 2 bathrooms and washing machine inside the apartment.

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                  Speaks: english

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                  VRBO #244845

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Friday, May 24, 2013


                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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