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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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Villa Leonor
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Ranked #84 of 247 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

A lovely place to stay for a single woman. Big room, big bed, own shower etc. Really good value for money. Lovely terrace to eat breakfast and relax in evening. The only thing I wasn't informed about was what other facilities there were that I could use (apart from the internet).

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Salvador, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

Very highly recommended, great location with fantastic views, very friendly and helpful staff and a fun atmosphere.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

On arrival at the hostel, we received a warm welcome and were able to change and leave luggage after a long flight. The room was of average size but had no window and there was a rather dubious shower, and the room had a padlock to shut the door. The description of the location on the hostel's website is slightly... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2010

We had a very pleasant stay there - the location is fantastic - just few steps from the Bongie tram, in the heart of Santa Teresa. It's close to center, and to the night life of Santa Teresa. You can enjoy your breakfast on the terrace with the view on Rio, and it's a perfect place for a refreshing drink... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

I loved it all over there: - amazingly helpful staff - the owner Paul has done magnificently well offering help with phones, internet, sports activities, samba clubs, dining and luggage storage and delivery to the airport after two further weeks of backpacking around Brasil - terrace with great breakfast and in-house parties - the apartment for 6 people was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

This place is a gem of a find for anyone on a tight budget that wants to stay in an atmospheric, safe part of Rio. Fantastic views, good sized rooms with ensuite,a simple breakfast (by Brazilian standards) and helpful staff. Easy to get to on public transport, including if you're lucky, the tram.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

I'm not really sure why no one has commented on how poorly kept this Pousada is. Perhaps none of the guests stayed in Room 3. I can't imagine that the other rooms were much nicer though. Be prepared if you stay here, that the rooms aren't clean, there are holes in the ceiling, the floor looks like it has never... More

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VillaLeonor, Owner at Villa Leonor, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you found your room unsatisfactory. We found your review spiteful and unjust. There can be hardly half a dozen places in Rio that provide private accommodation for two people in high season for just R$80 a night. Of these, how many throw in an ensuite bathroom, an antique mahogany bed, a private kitchen, a delicious breakfast,... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2010

Great views, great building, very friendly and helpful owner. It's easy to fall in love with Cairoca culture in this bohemian suburb. Very reminiscent of Montmartre, perched high overlooking downtown Rio, Santa Teresa bursts with elegant, fin-de-siecle architecture and atmospheric bars. The home of Rio’s elite before the Roaring Twenties rush to the sea, today it is a charming, crumbling... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Villa Leonor is a great place to stay. I searched for ages to find a reasonably priced double room and at 80 Reais a night this was the cheapest. It's a small and intimate guesthouse where British owner Paul treats you as a friend (he took us out to some samba clubs on Friday night). There's a lovely verandah overlooking... More

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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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Number of rooms: 6
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