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Utropico Guest House

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Ilha Primeira Barra Da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22641- 000, Brazil
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Markham, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a group of 6 and stayed at Utropico while in Rio for the 2016 New Year's Eve party and celebrations. The location is magnificent, on a quiet island surrounded by nature, the heights of Rio, wildlife and tranquility. The host Sylvia and Paulinho the help were amazing, they created a new benchmark for hospitality and customer service. We... More 

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Silvia B, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Calin what a joy hear from you! Thank you for your kind words and still more thanks for your stay with us. It was a pleasure to share such special days with a group of people so beautiful and so full of joy.You left “Saudades” in our heart.Hope to meet you again. Sănătate și fericire!! More 

Feilding, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Silvie is a wonderful host. She was very helpful with all things tourism and a delight to know. The guest house is just beautiful. Very clean with everything you could possibly need. Breakfast is substantial and well presented . It is gem, far enough away from the city center that there is a beauty and air of tranquility about it.... More 

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Silvia B, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks dear Michelle for your kind words! Hope you come back to continue your great researches. Take your time to post a comment makes us very happy and help us to continue better every time. Send a very big hug for you and the powerful " Old Blacks".Cheers More 

Bronx, New York
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After 5 days in busy, electric Cobacabana, we ended our trip with a tranquil 3 day stay at Utropico and it was truly the highlight of our trip. I was attending a convention at RioCentro, so unfortunately I could not sit back, relax and take in all of this lovely property or get to enjoy the company of it's lovely... More 

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Silvia B, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marc, we are particularly grateful to see the generosity and affection with which you describe the attention received. It’s always a great incentive for us to keep working hard We are looking forward to welcome you again.Warm regards More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The property was in an excellent location on an island in the lagoon, short walk to the beach after a brief ride in a boat to the mainland, lovely setting and a joy to be in nature with birds to wake you in the morning. Silvia was extremely accommodating in making arrangements for an English speaking driver to meet me... More 

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Silvia B, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you dear Betty for your nice comment.! We greatly appreciate your collaboration and be sure it helps to info important details to future guests . Hope to share more time on your next stay in Rio!! Big hug. More 

Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We sandwiched a few days at Utropico between weekends in Santa Teresa and Ipanema. From the wonderful warm Caipirinhas welcome to waving us off like old friends, our host Silvia was charming and helpful throughout. We slept well in our beautiful, comfortable cool bed and woke to a good morning meow from Nikki the cat who was there each day... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After searching high and low for accommodation in Rio during Carnaval season, I stumbled across this little gem on Tripadvisor. First and foremost, I have to say the hostess, Silvia, was incredibly charming and gracious. She made me feel very welcome. The story of how she and her husband designed and built the house of reclaimed materials is amazing. I... More 

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Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A nice place away from stress and hectic. Nice hosts who always spend time for tips and tricks to go around. Breakfast is super fresh and great at every day. I cant think about anything negative. It takes 5 minutes via a small boat to go in and out but this is something very special and on the positive site.... More 

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Turku, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A great oasis, very peaceful place in the midst of Rio. House is made with "grande gusto", it is very beautifully decorated. The view is wonderful, the river, birds etc. Here you can really relax - a rare opportunity in a huge and densely populated city like Rio! But the best thing are the people! Silvia is a wonderful charismatic... More 

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Delta, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We visited Silvia at Utropico in June and were amazed that such wonderful accommodation was so close to all that Rio offers! The chalana boats made it very special as did the beautiful place that Utropico is...it was tranquility in every way...right down to little Miki cats visits! On the day we were leaving we were so excited to see... More 

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Utrópico G, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks dear Ginny! Each personal impression is the best way to guide future guests and especially we feel very happy to know that you have enjoyed this place.Be sure you also left special memories. Big hug for you and Bill. Looking forward to meet you again! More 

Caracas, Venezuela
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I write this review being my second time around in Utrópico over a two year span. Silvia and Francisco have managed to create home in a perfect corner of this earth. I try to be as objective as I can but I'm in love with this space and these people. I stayed both in the studio and loft, first with... More 

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Utrópico G, Guest Relations Manager at Utropico Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ikarikutu, thanks for the detailed comment and especially for your affection. No doubt they are very helpful to describe each little corner of our place that you enjoyed. It`s always a pleasure when our guests return and we wait for them with a big hug full of “saudades". Hope for many others great times! Cheers! More 

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