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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Jun 9, 2016
“Best host ever”
May 1, 2016
“We felt loke home!”
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Free Internet
Non-Smoking Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Chafik's place very much! Already his welcome was great with water and homemade cake. We could check in right away early in the morning which was great after a really long flight. Chafik showed us all the good spots in...More

1  Thank Annemarie H
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Chafik is a very nice guy. During our stay, we felt like home and that's it what Chafik wants. The Abbey is a really cool place, top designed! The beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana are near by. Think off, that the rooms have no air...More

1  Thank meeki
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Abbey of Design for 2 nights during our trip to Brazil. Location is very good, only about 10min walk from ipanema and copacabana. We had a room with shared bathroom, but no other guests were staying there at the same time so...More

Thank LondonerAl
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

A really lovely place to stay in Rio! Fantastic location, only a short walk to Ipanema beach and to lots of excellent bars and restaurants (and a 24 hour supermarket and pharmacy). And a really cool place! Amazingly designed and decorated but still super comfortable....More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place, just at the border of Copacabana and Ipanema and handy for the beach and metro into the centre. The room was lovely with a little balcony and the breakfast was good with lots of little design touches. Great WiFi. My taxi driver did...More

Thank Iain R
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Price range
$103 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$103 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (19)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (6)
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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
...More
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"We booked the room with a private bathroom however, having a shared bathroom would have been fine as I think..."
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"We paid a little extra to have the private bathroom. The other 2 rooms share a (really nice) bathroom - it..."
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"I stayed in the Yellow room and absolutely loved it!"
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"We loved having a room with our own bathroom. Make sure to specify if you want your own bathroom or are ok..."
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