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Rio Guest House ( Marta's Guest House)

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Rua Francisco Sa, 5- Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
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Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found Marta to be a great hostess. She made sure i did not sit around but explored and had fun. She even sent me to a club. The accommodation was good and bed was comfortable and bathroom clean. Sevice and food was great. Very affordable as the cheapest in Rio.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were welcomed with open arms (literally) from Marta the moment we arrived. Marta helped get us situated (including fruit juices to get things started), and sat with us to see what we have planned, and made some great suggestions which made the three-day trip to Rio a great one. Oh, did I mention she sat with us on the... More 

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am Brazilian expatriate for 14 years. and every vacation I take on Brazil in extraordinary places, and Martha guest house, It was one. Safety, comfort, friendliness, warmth and feeling of being at home in Paradise from Rio de Janeiro. Thank you Martha I will be back soon .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

First the positives, the penthouse has stunning rooftop views and the room was great for the price. The building has lots of character. Marta's daughter was lovely and made us feel very welcome. We thought it was in a good location at the end of Copacabana beach near to Ipanema. The reason we booked this guesthouse was because of all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Rio Guest House. The position is second to none, right across the road from the beach, building is secure, accommodation is super comfy, breakfast delicious, Marta is warm and welcoming and very helpful. And the Views speak for themselves. Highly recommended.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We, too, had a fabulous stay with Marta. She is extremely hospitable, the beds comfortable and the place is stupendous. Warning: I understand that there is another site using the same name (which may account for the one bad review below), so make sure you reserve with the original: Marta's Rio Guest House. It's The Best!

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Black Diamond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Although a bit difficult to find at first, this is a first class accommodation right across the road from Copacabana Beach in a very secure building-top floor, facing the beach. Marta is friendly and welcoming with lots of valuable information about the area. She has a wonderful business here, with a great cook/housekeeper. Breakfast each day was very enjoyable and... More 

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Harlingen, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Rio de Janeiro was high on my travel radar for a couple of years. With the dust from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil finally settled, the US Dollar currently strong against the Brazilian Real, and the hysteria (and higher prices) of the 2016 Olympics just about a year away, I felt the timing was right to visit the Cidade... More 

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hamilton, scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Having booked our flights to Rio, i was determined to stay on Copacabana. Starting to look at hotels, i soon realised that they were all chain hotels, with soulless rooms, expensive and even more expensive if you wanted an ocean view. Then i found Marta's Guest house and knew this was the place for us. The pictures do not disappoint!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Marta's guest house. Since it was off-season, she had some empty rooms, so she immediately upgraded us. The penthouse has gorgeous views, and the apartment itself (the common area) is two stories with tons of seating/couches, etc. Marta was a gracious and personable host with a big personality, and I don't think she'd be... More 

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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