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O Veleiro Bed and Breakfast

Rua Mundo Novo, 1440 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22251-020, Brazil
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Ranked #10 of 240 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in O Veleiro last year by myself. The location is safe and quiet. You will like it if you do not mind walking/hiking a little bit. It is a cool place. You get the chance to see the real Brazilian homes on the way to the main street. I was a little nervous when I walked in the... More

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rob, Richard, Patricia and Wendell, Oh how we enjoyed our stay with you. My mom and I felt so at home in this lovely Botafogo house which is both comfortable and secure. If you want value for your money, this is the place for you. We would long to wake up and see what breakfast feast was set before us.... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right before the start of the world cup, we stayed with Rob, Richard and Patricia (and Felicia) for 4 nights. O veleiro was the first place we visited in a 3 week trip in Brasil and it was the very best. We stayed at hotels, hostels, beachpousadas,... but none of those were nearly as good as this one. It is... More

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place away from the crowd and peaceful. The surroundings are excellent and breakfast is yummy. Rob, the owner is an excellent guide too so you don't have to go around looking for one. We had a lovely two day whirl around Rio with him. thank you ROB Dr J Nathan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rob, Richard and Patricia are great hosts with many years of experience in the industry and they do cook up the best breakfast around. And more importantly it is located in a rich historical area ie botafogo too

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Antwerp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the O Veleiro B&B for 5 days during my first trip to Rio de Janeiro. This really is a wonderful place to relax after spending the day in the hectic city. Rob, Richard and Patricia made us feel at home right away. The rooms are very clean and are cleaned every day during your stay. Breakfast is... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We have just left the bed and breakfast O Veleiro because we had to continue our trip to Iguassu. 2 friends of mine, my girlfriend and myself stayed for 4 nights at O Veleiro. I must say we had a wonderfull time. Richard and Rob were also in for a little chat and helped us a lot with their tips.... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Hello, we visited Brazil for the first time in early 2014 spending 5 days in the wonderful city of Rio De Janeiro over the new year’s period. We stayed at O Veleiro B&B and had the best time. We were welcomed and looked after by the very friendly and very helpful Rob, Richard and Patricia. They are gorgeous people. They... More

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Winkfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at O Veleiro for just 2 nights at the end of May. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and very much wished we could have stayed a lot longer. This B&B is a beautiful home set a little way up a hill in Botafogo. We had a room with private ensuite facilities which was spacious, clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I enjoyed a wonderful few days here and the staff were so helpful during my stay that I felt compelled to return the favour by spreading the word of how great it is. What's good: - Good sized rooms with adequate facilities - Squeaky clean bathrooms and hot water showers - Amazing breakfast with a selection of hot and cold... More

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Address: Rua Mundo Novo, 1440 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22251-020, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Described by several guests as a "Hidden Gem in an Oasis of Green", O Veleiro was the first Bed & Breakfast to open it's doors in Rio de Janeiro! Our location, carefully chosen on 15,000 sq ft of land, in a safe residential area, is the only B&B within walking distance (30 min) of both the Christ Statue train and the Sugar Loaf Cable cars. Also just 7min from Copacabana and the beaches by taxi (can also be reached by public transport bus or metro). The surrounding area offers magnificent views and remnants of Atlantic Forest, while a variety of flora and fauna can be found and wild parrots, toucans and small monkeys visit us daily! We are also pleased to be able to offer our own "home grown" fruits (seasonally), Papayas, Mangoes, Guavas and Bananas in our hearty complimentary breakfast, served from 8-10am each morning. Besides a variety of fresh tropical fruits and homemade juices, Brazilian coffee, assortment of herbal and black teas, hot and cold chocolate, assorted cereals, cold cuts, cheeses, homemade preserves, jams and jellies, cakes and eggs cooked to order, depending on the day we offer waffles, tapioca, pastries, and other specialty items!Our spacious, 4 story, heritage style, family home Bed and Breakfast (Cama e Café or “Hospedagem Domiciliar” - the correct term used to describe this type of accommodation in Brazil), is located on a quiet, cobble stoned road about 1.5 km up a picturesque hillside, which opened the way for horse drawn carriages to the south zone of Rio de Janeiro from the Centro in the early 1830’s. We offer 3 ample, comfortable, private rooms and a friendly, low-key atmosphere. Fresh quality cotton linens and towels and daily house keeping are provided. Our En-suite rooms also offer flat screen LCD TVs with DVD player, a mini bar fridge, and individual air conditioning.Besides our guest rooms, the main areas of our home and gardens are open to our guests including 2 large “salas” – one inside the main house with a wide screen TV and international cable, sports and movie channels and another quieter “sala” near the pool - sometimes used for massage services provided by one of our local masseuses - we also have a small pool and an open bar area on the pool deck. We make sandwiches and mixed drinks – including the famous “caipirinha” – Brazil’s national drink, on request, complimenting the contents of our self-service mini bar fridges. Free hi-speed internet is available throughout the house and gardens and a guest computer is available for a small charge for those without their own internet device. We offer a wealth of helpful, personal knowledge in English, Spanish or Portuguese, to point you in the right direction, and assist you in organizing your stay within your time limitations to make sure you don’t miss any important sights. One of your hosts is also a registered guide with the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism and we offer private tours, walks and hikes around the city and into the nearby mountains for those guests interested. please inquire. ... more   less 
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