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Macae, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to live a real Favela experience. The place is very comfortable and clean. The location is very accessible, is next to Santa Teresa Downtown and South Zone Laranjeiras. I super recommend to stay there.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed for one week and we really enjoyed our stay. We were picked up at the airport and Matti was already waiting for us at the entrance to Favela. We felt safe at all times and we never had a problem with anyone! The rooms have an amazing view to Sugar Loaf and harbour. Breakfast was always fresh and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Felt safe and well looked after, interesting, close to everything I needed and wanted to see. Walked and walked the city and went to Ilha grande before returning to Rio. Checkout hamburgers and haircuts, just down to left. ABCD or little shop for food to right

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Brecht, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Me and my brother stayed here for a week during the Olympics. Staff was friendly, surroundings were save. Less good: We were not picked up from the airport as promised and breakfast was no more but ok.

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Technical standard is not the predominant side to this very special and heartwarming B&B high up in one of Rios favelas, but our stay was fantastic due to the people running it, the unbelievable view over Rio, the people of the favela and the daily excercise coming and going from the pousada.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The feeling of staying in a real favela. Totally safe and really friendly people Nice hostel with an amazing view on the sugar loaf. The hostel itself and our room where both clean. The breakfast was really nice and fresh

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Halsenbach, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A simple accommodation . You will be rewarded with fantastic views and a good breakfast . The owners are very nice and helpful . The town is easily accessible by bus . The tram was not going to this time ( repairs ) .

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

The hôtel is in a safe favela, with a beautiful view!!! Its clean, the breakfast is perfect, and the staff is very friendly , the most close Metro station is at 20 minutes by Walk but you can take a bus near to the hôtel !

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Leiden
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

It is a nice place to stay to experience a Favela, to have a great view over the city. They are very helpful. Are room wasn't the best, shower didn't work properly. We didn't realised the many steps we had to take every day. It wasn't easy to go back to your Pousada during the day.

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Dresden, Germany
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

- we had a twin room ensuite with balcony (incl a hammock :-) ) and an awesome view! room was ok. - there is also a nice patio on the roof where you can have an amazing view (specially for sunrise & sunset) - friendly & helpfull staff (special thanks to Matti!) - good brekky with fresh bread, fruits, cheese,... More 

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pousada Favelinha is the first hostel ever to have opened in a Favela in Brazil. It has amazing views over the bay of Rio and the sugar loaf mountain, probably not comparable with any outher hotel in Rio de Janeiro. There is no car traffic, it's very quiet, yet very central. Direct access to Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Largo do Machado subway station. 20 Minutes to the beach. 30% Of Cariocas live in a favela, this is the real vibe of Rio de Janeiro and it's safe! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Favelinha

Address: Rua Almirante Alexandrino 2023 | Favela Pereira da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-263, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa , Laranjeiras
Price Range: RM62 - RM267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Request a private room on the lower floors away from the common area where noise is not welcomed.”
 of 5 bubbles miguelj76, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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