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Lovely garden-flat on Ipanema beach-block
Hosted by Louise
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6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 baths
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Newly renovated flat with a Scandinavian touch mixed with warm Brazilian colors and a charming private internal garden.
Literally 2-minute walk from the beach (Posto 9) and in the heart of the most lively area of Ipanema between Vinicius de Morais and Farme de Amoedo, close to nice restaurants, bars and stores.
You’ll love the place because of the ambiance, the outdoor space, and the safe neighborhood. The apartment is ideal for friends, families and business travellers. Enjoy your stay!!

The space

A beautiful apartment with private garden and unique house feeling.
3-bedroom and 3-bathroom, fully equipped.
The space is around 120 m2 + patio (40m2).
WiFi speed is 15Mbps with HD cable TV.

Guest access

Doorman hours: from 8:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 19:00 (from Mon to Sat)
The apartment is equipped with safety doors.

Interaction with guests

Always available for suggestions and tips.

Other things to note

SECURITY
For the safety of all tenants living in the building, surveillance cameras record movements in all public areas: entrance, elevators and corridors.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Here is a list of Q&As based on the interaction with guests so far, that potential future guests may find of interest.

Q: Is the apartment available for long-term lease (from 12 to 30 months)?
A: Yes, if requests fit the following criteria:
- The apartment is required in around 6 months from the initial request, to avoid overlaps with existing reservations
- Proposals are in the range of ~USD3000 plus expenses (condominium, IPTU, utilities etc.)
- Guarantor or insurance guarantee ("fiador" or "seguro fiança") is presented

Q: Does the apartment have a parking lot?
A: The flat does not have a parking lot. However parking alternatives exist nearby on Rua Visconde de Piraja or Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz. Long and short-term parking is also available at Ipanema Tower. All options are within walking distance.

Q: Do all bedrooms have air conditioning?
A: Yes, all bedrooms and the living room are equipped with air conditioning.

Q: Can we anticipate check-in or get a late check-out?
A: We do our best to allow early check-in and late check-out. This is generally granted unless other guests are checking out/in the same day of your arrival/departure.

Q: Is it possible to join the two single beds into a double in the third room?
A: Yes. If this arrangement best suits your needs, just let me know at booking or a few days before check-in as it requires some preparation work.

Q: How far is the apartment from the beach?
A: 150 meters (2-min walk).

Q: At what floor is the apartment?
A: The apartment is at ground floor.

Q: Is there any window facing the street, is it noisy?
A: Bedroom #3 faces the street. We installed a double glazed window to minimize noise.


Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Amenities
Internet
Dryer

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT INFORMATION
Check-in is at 3pm, and check-out is at 11am. Arriving slightly earlier, or want that extra hour to sleep? Should be fine, but please check with us first.

CLEANING
Whilst we do a thorough professional clean between each guest stay, we kindly ask that prior to leaving, you clean and put away any dishes or kitchenware used and put any dirty towels in the service area. It helps us get through our cleaning process quicker and allows us to keep cleaning costs down for you and future guests.

To ensure we keep the floorboards squeaky clean for our guests’ enjoyment, we would appreciate if you could abide by a no-shoe policy inside our apartment.

We kindly ask guests staying longer than a week to carry out a professional cleaning during the stay. We can recommend a very good and reliable cleaning lady.

DAMAGE
We understand that accidents happen. But we do ask that you please let us know when they do. Chances are we can fix them as effortlessly as possible which also means better chances of having your full security deposit returned too.

GUEST BEHAVIOR
If you’re coming to Rio to party you’ve picked a great city to do so. Unfortunately, just not at our place. Though we’re sure it won’t come to it, serious complaints of unruly behavior will unfortunately result in you being asked to leave. Not good for you. Not good for us.

We kindly ask our guests to limit noise, especially in the outdoor space, after 10pm (to abide by the "Lei de Silencio", a local noise law).

SMOKING
We have a no smoking policy, although you are welcome to smoke in the external patio.

ADDITIONAL GUESTS
Number of guests must be indicated in the booking request. Adding more guests after the booking will be allowed only if agreement is reached with us.

KEYS
Guest will be given two sets of keys at check-in. If one or more of these sets is stolen/missing/lost, we must be notified immediately. For security reasons, door locks will have to be changed, as well as 5 new sets of keys (2 for the guests, 1 for housekeeper, 2 for us). A 200 US$ fee from security deposit will apply to cover the charges.


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27 Reviews

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Dominic User Profile
October 2017
Louise's place was exception, both in location, amneities and general appearance and set up. It was one block from the beach, within a few hundred metres of lots of bars and eateries, and depsit what you hear about Rio, very safe. Despt the location, it was tucked away, so very little street noise. It had 3 bathrooms, and 3 bedrooms, two of which were doubles. Loise had made some additional touches such as a fully stocked coffee machine (which we hardly used as we were out a lot) , excellent sound system for some music, extra water etc. Everything was well explained and we had no issues. My travelling companion who has very high standards, was very happy, so that made my job in booking accomodation a little bit easier. Highly recommended. I could live here!

Guilherme User Profile
September 2017
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Jonathan User Profile
September 2017
The apartment is spacious, confortable and with all facilities for a short or long periods (exactly as you can see in the photos). Lousie was very supportive during the all process. It was by far my best place not only in Rio but for all airbnb spaces that I rented. For sure I'll be back and I'll indicate to my friends too!

Peter User Profile
September 2017
Highly recommend! Louise was such a great host. The property was extremely clean located within prime location. The beach (posto 9) and cafes, are within a few minute walk. Such a great experience.

Mariana User Profile
September 2017
Louise's place is awesome. Beautifully designed by her, very functional and on a great location. Will be back many times!!

Julien User Profile
August 2017
Louise was very nice and extremely accomodating with our family and little kids, a fantastic host! Her appartment is very well located in Ipanema, spacious and charming.

Riccardo User Profile
August 2017
Best place to stay in Rio de Janeiro!!! The apartment is amazing, super cool, very comfy and located in a great position in Ipanema. The beach is really one block away! Louise has been extremely kind with us, great communication, check in/out went all very smooth! I would definitely recommend her place to everybody who want to spend some great time in Rio!

Rio, BrazilJoined in April 2014
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Languages: English, Italiano, Português, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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