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The terrace is great for socialising, BBQing, we have a music system which can plug ipod directly to the speakers, there is a fridge to keep the drinks cold.  This is the place to be in Copacabana on a sunny day.
Private room in bed & breakfast

100% best view in Copa en suite 3

Rufino User Profile

100% best view in Copa en suite 3

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

This guest house is situated in a small community overlooking Copacabana - you are welcome to stay with this local Carioca (Rio) family who have lived here for generations. Breakfast on the terrace is included in the price for 2 guests. Welcome!


Wireless Internet
Hair dryer

House Rules

Please be respectful of our home, you are very welcome here to enjoy with our family.
If we can help you in any way with Portuguese, or tour booking, or travel tips, please just ask.
Please leave everything in the house as you find out.
Bring beach towels for you to use - we will provide you with house towels.
If you wish to smoke, please do so outside on the terrace and not in the bedrooms.


79 Reviews

Tanya And Liam User Profile
Tanya And Liam
January 2018
We LOVED this bnb. On first arrival into the favela I was a little nervous but I soon realised that it seems really safe and the community are very friendly. It is at the top of the hill but a moped from the bottom is just 5real so easy to catch, the walk up is ok anyway. Our roo…
Maroof User Profile
October 2015
An excellent experience overall at Thiago's place. His mum made us feel very welcome, greeting us on arrival, providing breakfast etc. The place was clean and tidy the whole time we were there and provided WiFi, hammocks, pool table, drinking water. It also provides a nice view f…
Simone User Profile
February 2015
My fiance and I stayed here for a week during carnival. It was simply amazing. The roof top terrace really has the best view. You can see Copacabana and the Christ statue while enjoying a fabulous breakfast (the best we had in our 8 weeks of South America). It's a very steep clim…
Paul User Profile
January 2015
Thiago and his family were incredible hosts. Everyday there was a delicious breakfast, and Thiago truly has the best view in Copa, you can see Christ the Redeemer statue from your breakfast table! Thiago's mum Vera was always very helpful and washed our clothes for us. Thiago was…
David User Profile
October 2014
Thiago's family house is set in a great location, inside a passivised favela just minutes walk from Copacabana beach. It has fantastic views of Rio, which you can enjoy with a good breakfast every morning. However we left feeling a little disappointed that there wasn't more i…
Maria User Profile
September 2014
Thiago's Mother met us at the drop off point and was very warm and welcoming. We arrived at 6.30am already but this wasn't a problem and they already had breakfast prepared for us. The views were just incredible! The pictures are amazing but still don't do it justice. The neig…
Stuart User Profile
June 2014
Thanks Thiago and all at casa Rufino! We loved our experience at Casa Rufino. Im a 43 yr old man and was travelling with my 20 yr old son from the UK to experience the world cup in Brazil. A little tricky to find first attempt so on Thiago's instruction took a taxi to a hos…

Hosted by Rufino

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilJoined in October 2012
Rufino User Profile
465 Reviews
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We are Carioca (someone from Rio) and have lived in this beautiful city all our life. We look forward to welcoming you to our house here in Copacabana. Please just ask if we can help you with travel tips, tour advice or tourist information.
Languages: English, Español, Italiano, Português
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a few hours
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