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Charming Penthhouse Near Ipanema Beach

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
Duplex penthouse apartment, with 77m² (829 sq ft) of covered area plus 80m² (860 sq ft) of open air terrace in two floors, with great view of the beach, Christ statue, Sugar Loaf and surrounding mountains .
Bathroom, with shower, sink, and toilette. Kitchenette with sink, minibar, cook-top, microwave oven, toaster, coffee machine, utensils, cutlery, tea-coffee and dinning plates. Air Conditioner, Full HD 32' LCD TV, cable TV, broad band wireless internet and home theatre, washing machine, ironing board, hair dryer. Authentic XIX cent. furnishings as shown in photos, and canvases.
Apart hotel system with cleaner twice a week and change of bed and bath linens once a week, or at every change of guests, or as needed. There is one double bed and a sofa-bed for 4 guests in the apartment. One extra camping bed may be provided under request...
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Listing #FKN3180357
About the Owner
Francisco T
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
Owner lives one floor below the penthouse and is available to help guests on their needs, suggesting visits and helping with information.
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

It's a nice apartment, and Francisco is a very very nice person. We truly enjoyed our stay there. But the price is way above the market for the area. About 35% overpriced. For the same price I paid for this room, I could have stayed...More

Date of stay: March 2017
3  Thank WinstonIowa
ChinaDriver, VR Owner at Charming Penthhouse Near Ipanema Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Dug Garret, I appreciate your comments on this penthouse. FlipKey’s ad is absolutely clear and precise, including the location map, and all other previous guest attested. I feel that it is necessary to make some remarks on your comments: most hotels that you listed...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

I felt like I was hosted in a very unique apart-hotel. It's in a perfect location, with a fantastic view and very spacious penthouse. It surpassed my expectations as I felt it was better than what was announced. The host Francisco is very kind, helpful...More

Date of stay: March 2017
2  Thank FellowTraveler695153
ChinaDriver, VR Owner at Charming Penthhouse Near Ipanema Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Hi Célia: Thank you so much for such kind words. I am very happy to be able to make your stay in Rio nicer. I hope to host you in the future, for longer period.... Thank you! Best regards, Francisco

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

What a fantastic place to stay! Easy booking process and communication with Francisco. He was there to welcome us and provide information about the area and things to do. The apartment is very private, spacious and unique! It was hot and humid when we were...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank ArealaR
ChinaDriver, VR Owner at Charming Penthhouse Near Ipanema Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

Hi Wendy and Steve: I am very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay in Rio and in this penthouse! This is my objective. Thank you so much for such kind review. I hope to host you again in the future. Best regards,...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No visitors are allowed in the apartment without owner's consent for your own safety. The apartment is not suitable for guests with mobility difficulties due to one floor...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
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There is a US$500,00 (or equivalent in your currency) refundable deposit in cash at check-in which will be returned in the same currency at check out if the apartment is in perfect condition.
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About the neighbourhood
The Penthouse is located at the 11th floor in the best point of Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro. It is 5 minutes walk from the beach and close to the best restaurants of Ipanema. Easy access to all public transportation, taxis and parking. It is 500m from Copacabana beach, 5km from Sugar Loaf cable car, 8km from the Christ statue train, 12 km from historic center, 15km from Maracanã stadium, 26km from the International Airport. The beauty and the charm of Rio de Janeiro internationally known. From this penthouse you may see most the major points from its terrace at once.
Getting around
Transportation from the International Airport to the apartment is very easy. Leaving customs you will see in your right side some counters selling Taxi vouchers. They speak English and you may pay with credit card (approx. US$35). Regular taxi cue is a little ahead, but normally they speak a little or no English and you need to pay in local currency (aprox. US$25). Make sure that the driver turns on the taximeter. Depending on the traffic, it may take about one hour. For everyday use, Uber is the best solution. However I will be easly accessible for any information or hint that you may need.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Rio de Janeiro Internationa Airport: 32.0 km
When you arrive in Rio's International Airport, passing customs, you will see some stands selling taxi vouchers. They speak English and you may pay with credit card (approx. US$45). Walking further ahead you will find on your right cues for regular taxis. Most of them do not speak English and you need to pay in local currency Real (approx. US$35) with taximeter. If you need any help, please do not hesitate to call me on the phone.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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