Living room

Entire home/flat

4 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

One-of-a-kind 2 floors low-rise house. Residential side St. with it's own privacy and sound comfort.

Independent low-rise entrance at a hidden Villa with few houses around
1 block from Ipanema beach. Posto 9

Charmingly decorated living room plus fully equipped kitchen on first floor. Graceful staircase leads to second floor with spacious bedroom, dressing room and large tiled bathroom.

Close to the theater, museums, the best shops and restaurants of the city. Cleaning included. Long term dis

The space

Casa 6 is located between the famous Vinicius de Morais Street, the craddle of bossa nova and the famous song of garota de ipanema. and posto 9 sparkling Ipanema Beach only one short block away.

Living room is fresh and tastefully decorated. You barely fell the need to turn on the AC . The dining area has a polished marble table. A most charming room for entertaining or just relaxing after a busy Rio day. The staircase leads to the second floor master bedroom, dressing area and large tiled shower room.

Dining kitchen is fully equipped and conveniently adjoins the living room. It is warmly furnished with colonial country furniture and a glass-topped dining table for breakfast or informal meals.

Bedroom is a cosy escape from the city excitement. Restfully furnished with large-sized platform bed, TV and a window seat alcove, with books and periodicals, for resting and reading. There is a dressing area with a wall of fitted cupboards and a large work desk.

Shower room is tiled with bidet and large inset mirrors. It is fully stocked with toiletries and linen.

Guest access

The house is fully yours for the period. Professional cleaning included.

Other things to note

For over 40 years now, Candida Botafogo has been hostess to people all Over the world. Always willing to help, she made her home into a worldwide refugee for foreigners looking for a little piece of heaven in the Rio whereabouts.

It's 2017 now and Candida is looking to find a mid-to-long term guest to stay over, make sure you won't miss the chance to share a little piece of life in this lovely home.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 12PM (noon) - 2AM (next day)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Doorman


Extra people: 30 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 50
Weekly Discount: 8%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No parties or events
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 2AM (next day)

You need to present full documents and full name of all the guests, the presumable time of arrival and departure for check in and check out and your flight number. Believe us, It helps a lot for the instantaneous check-in once you get to the city :)



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.

1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 01, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018 the minimum stay is 4 nights.

29 Reviews

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Alberto User Profile
July 2017
Candida is a top host! We recommend staying at her place. 5/5

Lee User Profile
June 2017
Charming place and super helpful hosts. Candida and her daughter made it easy for us to check in after we booked their place last minute and were very attentive to us constantly following up foot anything we needed. Thank you for everything!

Jorge User Profile
May 2017
Just returned from our 5th trip to Brasil, but it was our first time staying at Candida's place and can easily say it was the best place we've stayed at so far. The place really is in a great location. 1.5 blocks away from the beach (Posto 9 in Ipanema), 0.5 blocks from 2 of our favorite restaurants Zaza and Garota de Ipanema, and 1.5 blocks from a bakery where we fulfilled our daily pao de queijo fix. Checkin was straightforward as Candida home is connected to this home/apt and her family met us there. The place is 2 floors, with living room and kitchen downstairs, while bedroom and bathroom were upstairs. Each room had a ceiling fan as well as an AC unit, though the weather was so nice we only needed the fans. Internet connection worked great, bed was comfortable, and the place had just about everything one could think of needing and more (scissors, shampoo, soap, water filter, all types of appliances, etc). Overall we had a great time and can't wait for our next trip to Brasil and we will be definitely keeping our eye out for Candida's place in the future.

Humberto User Profile
March 2017
Greatest feature about the apartment is the location a block away from Ipanema Beach. Also surrounded by restaurants and shops. Very spacious interior with great amount of natural light on both floors. Full kitchen, large bathroom, and a bedroom that could be arranged into 2 sleeping areas. Candida's daughter Ju received us and the check-in was smooth, made sure we had everything we needed and was flexible with our late check out. Thank you! I stayed in this apartment during Carnaval 2017 and it was a perfect midpoint between all of the festivities. Recommend this apartment to anyone staying in Ipanema.

Madeleine User Profile
February 2017
I loved staying at Candida's place! Her family was so welcoming and helpful, and the location was perfect. We had a great time exploring the beach and the neighborhood. I would go back tomorrow if I could

Reed User Profile
February 2017
Candida's place was perfect. The location couldn't be better - it's just one block from the beach and has amazing restaurants all around it, plus it's very easy to get anywhere else in the city either by public transport or a super cheap Uber. It's on a street with huge bland apartment buildings, but her place is down a very cute cobble stone alley lined with the cutest houses covered with plants and flowers. The place itself was wonderful - it's cool and airy with fans in every room so we barely even needed the AC. And it's very charming! So many rio apartments have no style or homeyness to them, but hers was unique and felt very welcoming. Finally, Candida was the sweetest. She was very attentive to our needs yet not at all in our hair when we wanted space. It's the perfect place to stay!

Inna User Profile
January 2017
This is a cozy and spacious 1 BR town house with 2 stories. Very spacious, location can't be better (in Ipanema, one block away from the beach and restaurants in bar all around). It is also located in a private small street which makes it quiet once you're in the house. Candida and her family are extremely helpful and very nice and welcoming.

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I've been a host for over 40 years and have made several friends from all over the world. I have traveled and lived abroad but now i enjoy a calm life in Rio. Will be a pleasure to meet you.

Languages: English, Português
Response rate: 98%
Response time: within an hour

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