Ipanema close to the Beach - 507

Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Excellent location among Ipanema, Copacabana and Arpoador beaches. Close to General Osório tube station, Ipanema's hippie street market, 24h supermarket, restaurants and shops. Accommodation for 2 people, living room, kitchen, and a small salon all independent (it's not a studio). Facilities: Air conditioning, WIFI, TV, concierge 24hs, CCTV in commune areas in a quiet and secure street. Well connected.

The space

Clean apartment with separate fitted kitchen.
Secure and peaceful building.
The maximum capacity of the apartment is two adults in a double bed and a child.

Guest access

wifi, tv and concierge 24 hrs.

Interaction with guests

We love meeting our guests, but for work and childcare reasons, this is not always possible.Nevertheless we are most of the time available in the most popular communication apps, email or Airbnb. We will be your "online guide" from the very moment your reservation is confirmed. We will answer any questions you may have, not only apartment related but also to your stay at the “Wonder City”.You can also count at the building on the help of a team ready to promptly face any need.The apartment's key will be hand over at check-in by the doorman.

Other things to note

We've listed some picks on our guide, but there's hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars, etc... on tpp of that Ipanema's got the greatest Rio's beach.

Please print the itinerary when booking to avoid setbacks.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 1PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Internet
Lift
Wireless Internet
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $63 NZD
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 1PM

Proibido Fumar.
Não estão permitidos animais de estimação.
Favor usar a porta da garagem na volta da praia e a ducha de pés que tem nessa entrada.
Recomendamos deixar as chaves com os porteiros sempre que saiam do apartamento.

Prohibido Fumar.
No se permiten mascotas.
Por favor, al volver de la playa entrad por el garaje y usad la ducha de pies para retirar la arena que hay para tal efecto.
Recomendamos encarecidamente que se dejen las llaves con el portero siempre salgáis.

No smoking.
No pets allowed
When arriving from the beach enter by garage and use the feet shower on rear entrance.
We recommend dropping the keys at concierge when heading out.


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12 Reviews

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Joscha User Profile
February 2017
Georgeana and Paulino have been great hosts!! The apartment was well prepared and the location is absolutely perfect!! Everything was clean, the wifi is super fast and the two were always available, gave recommendations etc :) maravilhoso!!
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Response from Georgeana & Paulino:
Thank you very much Joscha! Come back anytime, hopefully soon...!
February 2017

Antonio Gabriele User Profile
February 2017
Excellent location and an amazing value. Must stay for anyone looking to be near Ipanema Beach.

Jorge User Profile
January 2017
Excellent, just 1 block to ipanema beach, 1 block to 24 hours supermarket and 1 block to metro. Georgeana is really great I asked for a special chair to work all day in the place and she bring it to me in less than half an hour.

Patrick User Profile
March 2016
The host was nice by (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) and over the internet but I never met her. I met her mother when I arrived who was polite and gave me few tips. I needed some electrical outlet adapter and hostess told me to go buy it myself, then she told me to go ask the front desk person for one. Mind you, these people rent this place to foreigns and therefore they should know better that we need adapters in order to be able to use our computer and electrical equipments, etc. But I guess they do not care. There was no iron and Iron board and I texted her to inquire about it and she sent me an Iron but no iron board, so what was the point? Too cheap to buy a iron board, I guess! Air conditioner needs freon It was horrible, very noisy and I spent 6 nights basically awake because of a loud banging noise coming from the air conditioner and from the window. I got some cardboard, I folded it then placed it in between the glasses of the windows and that way I was able to make some of that loud noise to stop, but just a little, and it still was making a lot of noise. The air conditioner barely cooled down the bedroom. When you go to any other part of the house you feels the humidity and starts sweating immediately. The entrance is very hot and besides being tiny with space for only 1 person in is separated from the bedroom by a very lengthy hallway making it impossible to be cooled by the defective air conditioner. There wasn't any ceiling fan in the entrance which I think it might had been helpful. No garbage can bags No paper towels No tissue paper Tiny and thin bath towel so you dry you face and keeps you behind wet or vice versa. Geeee!! So, cheap! Bathroom was OK and functional except that the shower door is very hard to open and close. It seem like the tracks need some work and oil. The bed is horrible, very uncomfortable and the linen was stained, most likely from body fluids. They should have thrown them away and replace by new ones, it was really disgusting and to be honest nor even in Africa I had such type of linen. Lastly, they were nice enough to live 1 bottle of water in the refrigerator for me. The kitchen is tiny, no toaster, no coffee, no coffee filters, no paper towel. The utensils were so poor that I felt like I was at Salvation Arm at the Elderly's day discount sale counter. Again, I spent time in Africa, in very poor countries, and even there the utensils were not as bad. The price was very expensive for this uncomfortable cubicle. After being here a couple of days I had multiple offers to rent places in a much better condition and with lots more to offer for about...
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Response from Georgeana & Paulino:
What Patrick is not mentioning in his review is how he tried to bargain and establish the price for MY apartment for a month stay; finally, I did really make a discount to him but not the absurd demanded price when he disappeared for a few days I understood that he was not interested in my best apartment. After a few days he came back and made a direct reservation not for the first apartment but for our low cost apartment that I accepted, my big mistake. Just when we accepted his reservation, he told us that instead of one, they would be three people on the apartment!! We accepted that it could be two, but not three people, for obvious space reasons. He apparently was very understanding with that. He tried to extend his stay during the check-in offering an “off airbnb” agreement to my mother and he apparently didn't mind but once again this seemed to frustrate him when she rejected the offer. From that moment on everything seemed to be nice and great with neither complaints nor problems and apparently very grateful behavior, all the way an act. And that's why we made such a nice review. Without going further, all our other 75 reviews contradicts his untrustworthy and shabby review. I'll take a suggestion and leave a note on our brand new coffee machine that for ecological reasons does not use filter coffee, and how to make toasts on our brand new sandwich maker. By the way, is true that the air conditioned was a bit noisy, It took 3 hours to change it, something that could be done on the first day, if he had wished let us know but the plan was otherwise...
March 2016

Dömötör User Profile
January 2016
Georgeana and Paulino were great hosts, very helpful and friendly, just a quick call away, with a few tips up their sleeves about what to see and when to go, and they were quick to react to any issues in person (some of the WiFi equipment broke shortly after we arrived, but they acted promptly to give us an alternative until they could fix it the next day). The only thing they weren't able to fix was the fickle weather during our stay ;-) The apartment's location is very nice for walking in both Ipanema and Cocacabana, just two blocks from the beach and even closer to the metro and a bus hub at General Osório Square, in a good neighbourhood.

Lian User Profile
January 2016
Georgeana and Paulino were very helpful, responsive, caring and went out of their way to make sure we had what we needed. The apartment was located in a fantastic area: minutes from the beach, from a grocery store, great restaurants and cafes. The building also has a gate access and 24/7 guard, so we felt very safe staying there. The apartment was also clean and cozy - we didn't need much space because we barely spent any time in the apartment, other than to shower and sleep. The AC worked great, as well as the rest of the appliances. Overall, it was an amazing trip and we can't wait to get back to Rio!

Turan User Profile
November 2015
Paulino and Georgeana were super helpful and easy to deal with. The collection of the key was easy and the convenience of having a concierge was nice. The appartment is very close to Ipanema beach and shops, so the perfect location for my vacation.

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Georgeana & Paulino User ProfileGeorgeana & Paulino is a superhost.

Era o ano de 1940, nosso avô acreditou em Ipanema. Construiu o Edifício “16 de Outubro", onde era a antiga casa de praia de seus pais. Em 2000 minha mãe decidiu reformar seus apartamentos e adaptarlos aos novos tempos e receber viajantes.
Nossos apartamentos são o resultado de um trabalho de quatro gerações, o ultimo degrau de todo este trabalho é o meu junto a meu marido, como Host no Airbnb.

Para receber viajantes, acredito que é importante ser viajante.
Em Londres conheci meu marido e fiz muitos amigos, em Madrid nasceram meus filhos e fiz grandes amigos.

Depois de 14 anos na Espanha, de volta ao Brasil, junto à minha mãe fazemos o possível para que nossos apartamentos sejam uma solida base para curtir o Rio.

Os apartamentos estão todos no mesmo prédio, com características parecidas e mesmos serviços. Diferenciam-se pela decoração e alguns chegam a ser um pouco maiores, o que justifica uma diferença de preços.

Contamos também com uma pequena equipe de pessoas maravilhosas que nos ajudam na manutenção, limpeza, organização o que nos permite oferecer um serviço de qualidade.

Languages: English, Español, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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