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Goncalves Fontes 33 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-100, Brazil (Santa Teresa)
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Ranked #27 of 235 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 6 nights during the world cup and immediately felt at home. Great view from the garden and very relaxing environment with helpful and friendly staff. Location wise it couldn't be better placed for exploring Lapa and Santa Teresa as well as Rio itself. Would recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in Rio.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights on our first trip to Rio/Brazil. Pauline, the host, was very kind and patient. She told us everything we wanted to know about the neighborhood, and also the best way to get to the sites. Her team is equally competent, friendly and wonderful! It was like home and we would absolutely love to stay... More

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Lyon, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed 4 nights at Casa da Gente and had a great stay. In the Santa Teresa district, the home district of the artists is very original original, nice decor, beautiful views and two steps from the famous staircase Selaron garden. The welcome is warm, bright and comfortable common areas. The team was very welcome and guided us in our... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed for five nights and could have easily stayed five more. Perched on one of the lower hills of Santa Teresa (which means it's closer to central Rio than most other B&Bs in Santa Teresa), but at a welcome remove from the noise of the urban concrete jungle below. We had been staying in Copacabana before and were feeling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We loved this place, the location was in the most interesting part of RJ and totally central. The host have us maps and detailed instructions on where to go and what to do which gave us the opportunity to see and do everything in a short space of time. The breakfast was incredible and there was plenty of privacy in... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

we stayed in Casa da Gente in February 2013 for a 5 nights and we couldn't be happier with services provided. Rooms are clean and comfortable, atrium and open garden offer possibility to relax and drink beer in the evening and forget that you are in center of Megalopolis. Breakfast is delicious and for us location was quite comfortable, because... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Me and my husband stayed at Casa de Gente for our honeymoon and we could not have been happier with our choice. It was our first time in Rio, in Brazil and out of Europe. We found Casa de Gente offers more than accommodation, as the suport, advice and recommendations given by the hosts (special thanks to Pauline) actually made... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Very welcoming staff and owner, great breakfast and hostel type of atmosphere. located 10-15 min away from the subway. Close by Lapa as well! Great experience ! Owner helped us arrange different activities in Rio... what else!?

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We arrived late at Casa de Gente but still received a warm welcome. Pauline was away but all the staff were welcoming and helpful. The location is very convenient for walking around Santa Teresa and going out in Lapa (down the Escadaria Selarón). The environmental ethos of the place really appealed to us. The breakfast was good and the shower... More

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Berlin, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Clean and simple rooms, nice common area, super breakfast, stunning roof terrace with real grass with a view over Central Rio (admittedly not quite the beaches) and a wonderful host who will help you any way she can. You'll feel home right away. You will have to walk up the hill for 5 minutes to reach the Casa which can... More

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Address: Goncalves Fontes 33 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-100, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
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Casa da Gente is an amazing and ecological house, with a suspended garden hanging high over the roofs and streets of the city center, providing a breath taking view on the Baia de Guanabara. Ideally located in between the bohemian and peaceful Santa Teresa neighborhood and the night lively Lapa neighbourhood, the house provides you comfort, charm and hospitality. Our breakfast is delicious and natural and we have a free WiFi. ... more   less 
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