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Rua Costa Bastos 681, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-020, Brazil (Santa Teresa)
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Ranked #105 of 220 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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York UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Following our recent stay here, we weren't exactly expecting anything fancy but I have to say on arrival the room was very disappointing....very tired, shabby and generally dull, just a step up from a stable really. A noisy fan was the only air con but better than nothing I suppose. The bed sheets were stained and the bathroom generally shabby... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very cozy, with air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The bar and breakfast area has an amazing deck with a view to the center of rio. On Friday we had a Brasilien style barbecue, with live music. The staff is amazing! So warm, friendly and helpful- we came to a hostel and left with a few new... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We arrived in Rio for carnival and after reading reviews for this place we booked as it sounded great. A little far out but close to public transport.. which it wasn't. The taxi dropped us off outside and we thought we were in a dangerous part of Rio. The villa was barely recognizable and just looked like a haunted abandoned... More

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A localizacao e otima aqui, sinceramente. Os taxis gostam de falar mal de Santa Teresa, porque não conhecem, não gostam... More

Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This place is definitely worth visiting. The rooms are cool at night, the beds are comfy and the you have breakfast included. You've got a large deck and bar area which looks right out over the city giving you a great view day and night. But the best part about this place is the staff! They were all very welcoming... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

A very cozy place in a great location with an amazing view of Lapa and city's downtown. Easy to get around the nice spots of Santa Tereza and a 5 minute walk from Riachuelo Street, where there are lots of buses to the best postcards of Rio like the Suggar Loaf, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, etc... The staff were extremely... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stayed for two or three nights on our return visit to Rio. It was really cool to see the views over Rio at night time and to experience Santa Teresa (such as the disused tram line) and the staff were lovely, friendly and helpful. The villa itself is not very nice. The hostel was noisy at night time as... More

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Bergen, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I think this is a place suitable for young backpackers. The rooms are basic and small, but what really makes this place is the large terrace with beautiful views over Rio. Relax with a caipirinha after a long day of sightseeing and just enjoying the view felt so good . Noise was not a problem as the hostel was located... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

a very easy going hostel. enjoyed the acomodation and the people that work there. went out in the nearby Lapa district and had a great time. it is very quiet at night and the shower is with warm water.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Well located (although some taxi drivers don't go up mostly during the night ) ,with a nice terrace looking out to the city center and had the chance to meet cool people over there, with a nice barbecue,i had surely a great time , and all the staff really helpful .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

I stayed there for a one month, and i dont have any kind of complains about that place. It was lovely place with good location, thanks for the staff wich allways were so nice and helpful, they took us to see some parties and places, and in villa was some barbequeparties, they speak also really good english. Cleaner was there... More

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Also Known As:
Villa Leonor Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Rua Costa Bastos 681, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-020, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
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Ranked #105 of 220 B&Bs / Inns in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Leonor offers private ensuite rooms at very low rates in Rio de Janeiro's historic quarter with easy access to all the sights and beaches. With its cobbled streets, greenery and high concentration of artists, Santa Teresa is the best place to savour Rio - and Villa Leonor will make for an even more memorable stay. ... more   less 
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