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Castelinho38

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Rua Triunfo 38 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-320, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place, 10 minutes from SDU airport. Friendly staff, big rooms. The breakfast terrace is awesome, with a nice view of the city. Neighborhood is calm and has a couple of cool restaurants around. Not near the beaches, but definitely worth it!

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Hamburg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed in Castelinho 38 twice in January, in total for 5 nights. We had a great time there, stayed in 2 equally beautiful and clean rooms and really enjoyed to not stay in Copacabana or Ipanema but in a more quiet part of town. Santa Teresa has a cute little center with a couple of bars and restaurants and... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Manager at Castelinho38, responded to this review

dear, thank you very much, for that matter It is important to make you happy. with all due respect to Rio, enjoy your holiday in Santa Teresa, it adds something. and then with the arrival of BONDE (typical tram Santa Teresa), will be even more fun to go back to Castelinho. big hug Olindo Mazzola More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had a lovely stay at hotel castelinho38n December 2014. It is well located in a safe area and just short walk away to the bars and shops in Santa Teresa. The hotel has good facilities, yummy breakfast and bar and great views of Rio. The staff are wonderful and are very helpful, their English is excellent. The manager is... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Manager at Castelinho38, responded to this review

In these cases, I have to be honest, you were good to see so much . Everything is unforghettable in vacation , but i like that you are so happy. Rio It is always a surprise, sometimes bitter. Delays, traffic, taxi ... some dangerous area .. We have a nice place in a nice neighborhood, and we try to let... More 

Stowe, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great boutique hotel with a lot of character. I loved the breakfast terrace overlooking the garden, with the city in the distance. The honesty bar (pour yourself a drink and log it in the book) was a great concept, making the bar available 24/7. This directly mirrored the honesty and hospitality of the staff. Olindo and Fernanda made multiple arrangements... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente at Castelinho38, responded to this review
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Peter bonito, quantos elogios que aceitamos sem perder um. Estamos felizes que você tinha um bom suporte, e ver um... More 

Albury, Australia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
75 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Santa Teresa is a great spot up in the hills & yet still close to everything. It looks out over the neighbourhood with a lovely patio for breakfast. The service by Olindo the proprietor is exceptional. He is very kind & helpful. The only suggestion I have is that I think it would be wise that some guests may need... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Gerente at Castelinho38, responded to this review
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E um prazer a sua satisfação.. Agradecemos de mais. E claro que estamos muito felizes que você tem uma boa... More 

Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

You will not be dissapointed if you book this hotel. The views are amazing from the terrace where you have breakfast. Santa Teresa is right on your door step, with lovely traditional shops, restaurants and cafes. And above all is the service! Olindo went out of his way to make sure all his guests are happy and have what they... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castelinho38, responded to this review
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Grande Campione e stato al Castelinho 38.. Il prossimo leader RIO DE JANEIRO vs SIDNEY MARATHON CHALLENGE. Abbiamo cercato di... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have previously stayed at hotels in copabacana beach and due to World cup prices, I decided to give this hotel a shot. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean and the view from the terrace was just breath taking. This was actually my honeymoon trip and I would have done it all over! The bus... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castelinho38, responded to this review
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Santa Teresa e una piccola oasi dentro Rio de Janeiro. Copacabana e il mito ,non si discute ma in breve... More 

Cortona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at Castelinho four nights on our Rio trip! It is located in the must-see Santa Teresa area where there is the famous "bonde tram", even though, during my stay, it was not running due to a complete renewal of the line. The Hotel is really like a little castle and the view of Rio is gorgeous. It has... More 

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Caríssimo , Un Grazie di cuore. Sono soddisfazioni che danno morale e jóia... Quindi mi sento di annunciare , che... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The owner could not have provided more help and service to us, much appreciated given our rather slow start after a night out in Lapa. Beautiful building, lovely rooms and an excellent host. A safehaven in must-see Santa Teresa.

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castelinho38, responded to this review

We are happy, you have this feeling about us.. From our location in Santa Teresa we offer a different view of RIO DE JANEIRO. Maybe the transport some time ,does not help the guests, but is a working progress to have our famous BONDE back. Our hope is to see you agaín, and will be better....we working for this.. Hugs More 

Adelaide, South Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Castelinho38 is a comfortable small residence in Santa Teresa, one of the most charming & interesting areas of Rio. The building offers several levels and for me the best feature was the patio area overlooking Santa Teresa and the city central. Thank you Olindo & all the staff who are friendly & knowledgable about their great city and local area,... More 

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Hotel_Castelinho38, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castelinho38, responded to this review

Grande Roger, How was your was back to Australia.??. We can't forgive for the small time that you give Rio de Janeiro to kidnap you. We enjoy and met you as a special traveller. Here you have always a cold caipirinha and a new bicycle tour, in the Cidade maravilha... Best know as riodejaneiro. Big hug, we miss you already... More 

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