About the Homestay
We live in a duplex apartment very well located in the southern area of Rio de Janeiro, in the neighborhood of Humaita, 10 minutes from Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and the Botanical Garden. The neighborhood is very safe and family; It has great shopping, with everything close, besides being a well attended gastronomic center, with bars, coffee shops and upscale restaurants. Nearby, we have bus and subway; bikes for rent that can be used to go to the beaches and tours of the lagoon and nearby parks.
We have four bedrooms, one double suite on the second floor, with large living room and balcony, sofa, cable TV and minibar; and three singles with single beds with new mattresses and comfortable. All have air conditioning and wifi. One bedroom has a double bed, and sleeps two people. All are airy with windows and the front overlook the green "Morro dos Amores" and curtains with blackout. We have dining room nicely decorated, living room with TV, a fully equipped kitchen and washing clothes service that can be shared. The bathrooms of the front rooms and the second floor of the suite have showers and baths.
We have a parking space available for the car or vehicle of the guest.
- Games Room
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Gym at home
- Non Smoking
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is very well located in the neighborhood of Humaita, in the south of Rio de Janeiro, close to several tourist attractions such as Sugar Loaf, Corcovado, the Botanical Gardens, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the Lage Park and Catacombs ( park José Guilherme Merquior); in addition to being very close to Botafogo beaches, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. In less than 20 minutes of bike you can get to any of these points. Or, in 30 minutes by taxi and 40 minutes by bus. Depending on traffic, taxi, it takes 30 minutes from the International Airport Tom Jobim and Santos Dumont airport to our house. The bus can be reached in 1 hour or more. It all depends on time and traffic flow.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Health club
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Check in- From 12 noon.
Check out - Until 10 am.
Smoking is not allowed inside the room. There is a balcony on the second floor where you can eventually smoke.
Visitors or guest escorts are not allowed.
Animals of any kind are also not allowed.
The kitchen can be shared, but will need to be cleaned after use. Preferably, do not fry.
I do not provide meals. The guest will be able to prepare their breakfast and the meals they want.
The use of the washing machine is restricted to stays from 7 days. I will be happy to adjust the washing machine for your use. Use your own soap, etc.
Keep noise to a minimum after 10 pm.
Do not leave air conditioning and lights on. Always erase them after use.
Inside the house, use only Havaianas sandals. No shoes and heels. Cleaning is done twice a week. That way, keep the rooms and bathrooms clean. We have a magic broom for removing waste and dust.
Enjoy all the services freely and treat our home as you would your own home.
Smoking is not allowed.
Fantastic experience! Marcia is very helpful and flexible! From the moment I got to rio to the day I left, she was welcoming and made my living experience enjoyable. I feel as if I have another family member! Highly recommend!
Wonderful person, great experience. Had I gone to a hotel instead, I would have missed out on so much! Loved it
estar en casa de Marcia es como estar como con tu propia familia, es sentirse como en tu propia casa con respeto , con afecto, y con muy buena onda ! es una gran anfitriona ,una gran amiga y por sobre todo un ser humano excepcional . Gracias Marcia! seguramente algun dia volvere a visitarla. Saludos
5 hearts are not enough!
An amazing, loving and caring person with a big heart and great hospitality!!
I came to rio all by myself and Marcia made me feel safe and at home from the first day!
I won an amazing experience AND a new friend!
5 coração não são bastante!
Uma mulher adorável e simpática com um grande coração e hospitalidade!!
Eu cheguei para rio sozinha e Marcia fez-me sentir segura e eu estava a vontade do primeiro dia!!
Uma experiência incrível! E também ganhei uma nova amiga.
Muito obrigada Marcia, eu volto com certeza!!
Uma amiga e eu nos hospedamos no apartamento da Marcia durante o carnaval 2015 e foi uma experiência maravilhosa. Local limpo, arejado, organizado e com uma localização excelente! Nossa anfitriã sempre muito simpática e atenciosa tornou nossa estadia muito agradável. Recomendo!
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.