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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
  • 29 Dec. 2016
    “My Favourite Area in Rio!”
  • 18 Aug. 2016
    “Very Nice place”
Rua Triunfo 38 Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-320 Brazil See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

With my wife we have stayed at Marco's lovely B&B 6/7 times and they still don't have a clue who were are when we arrived, so that gives you an idea of what the customer service level is at at... Having said that the B&B...More

Date of stay: January 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here just for 2 nights to Discovery RIO but it was amazing! You have anice view and its located outside the Busy city but close enough to be at the beach etc quick. Rooms are very Nice! We asked breakfast very early and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Kim_belgium2015
Response from Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente de relações públicas at Castelinho38Responded 15 October 2016

dear , we did our best, and breakfast before the bike tour was crucial. Come back, you have to try the samba, forro capoeira ... You have missed so many beautiful things. See you soon most gratefully Olindo Mazzola

Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a delayed review. We stayed at Castelinho 38 in May of 2015. We had a very nice stay. I wouldn't NECESSARILY describe it as a boutique hotel, as the rooms are more what I would call 'rustic'. The room was clean and nice,...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank CalbertC
Response from Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente at Castelinho38Responded 7 February 2016

Dear Calbert, thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you here. Kind regards, Olindo Mazzola.

Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Rooms are nice and clean. Great communal spaces with free coffee and tea outside. Really friendly and helpful staff! Good buffet breakfast with plenty of choices. Nice and (relatively) safe neighbourhood with several bars and restaurants close by. Free tram to the city center, metro...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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Response from Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente de relações públicas at Castelinho38Responded 3 November 2015
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Opa muito obrigado para mim e para a equipe. Especialmente porque você consegui aproveitar de nosso amado bonde. Nós fazemos...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015

The hotel has lovely views over Rio de Janeiro and the breeakfast were good, however the room itself was bizarre. The bedroom was perched above the bathroom with a very steep staircase up the bed, with a tiny rail stopping you falling down into the...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank wob58
Response from Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente de relações com clientes at Castelinho38Responded 24 September 2015

Thanks for all the nice things that you said. WE apologize for the uncomodity of the stairs .. We have only two rooms with the stairs ,so i please you to come back... In another room... Big hug Olindo Mazzola

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Castelinho38 is a real castle in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro's bohemian neighborhood. With its friendly atmosphere and huge space, the castle is ideal for couples, families and groups. Each room has its own More personality and is equipped with queen-size beds, hot shower and fans. Our exotic breakfast is served in a beautiful terrace with view of the centre of Rio. Our friendly staff is always available for travel advice and tips for day & night life. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 66 - USD 87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Castelinho38 Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Castelinho38 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
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USD 66 - USD 87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Castelinho38 Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Castelinho38 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
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Santa Teresa
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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"Rooms at the real above ground level have the best views"
29 Dec. 2016
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"Choose a room at the front of the hotel the view is not good but the rooms I guess our spacious."
22 Sep. 2015
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"My single room was spacious, clean and very comfortable."
2 Dec. 2014
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"During the hot season I would absolutely recommend to take the rooms with air conditioning. Loved the..."
26 Jan. 2014
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