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Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even if it was January, I nomitate this place as my highlight of 2017. Will be hard to come across something more charming with friendlier staff. The location is fine, calm but still close to some bars and restaurants.

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Gratefully_one_of_us, reception at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Hi Gerson, Thank you so much for the wonderful words, we were happy to have you with us. We'll see you on other occasions, maybe for the next Carnival!!!! Bye Bye.. Chiara

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is beautiful, we had the best breakfast in Rio and Chiara and Reana gave us the best recommendations to explore the neighborhood and city. We felt like home and I will definitely come back there on my next trip to Rio. Warmly recommended ! Thank you to all the Casalegre team Noemie & Marguerite

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Gratefully_one_of_us, reception at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you very much, it was a pleasure to meet you and give you advice about our beautiful city. Now you have a home in Rio. See you soon. Chiara

Paris
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were very happy of our stay in Casa Alegre in october 2016. We felt very welcomed and everybody was pleasant with us. The house is beautiful and charming and the breakfast, with those delicious fruits was fantastic (with a special mention for the scrambled eggs!). All this contributed for a real nice time in Rio. We hope to come...

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Daniel A, receptionist at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice words, we are happy to have met you We'll see you on other occasions. Chiara

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Casa legre was amazing! The staff were extremely helpful. Rio de Janeiro was the first stop on our trip and we were feeling quite nervous but casa legre soon helped us get over that by arranging an airport pickup for us and checking if we had any dietary requirements for breakfast (which was the best breakfast I've ever had on...

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Daniel A, receptionist at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Dear Emma and Craig, thanks for the fantastic comments you have made. For me it was nice to meet you and take you in my samba school, share a passion with nice people is really nice. I hope to see you here for the Carnival, maybe pulling the Sambadrome. Bye Bye, Chiara

Paris, France
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed 2 nights in Casalegre and we simply LOVED it! Perfectly located in the heart of Santa Teresa, the pousada is nicely decorated, very artsy and colourful! The room was perfect, and the breakfast was definitely the best we had in Brazil!! Daniel is amazing, super friendly and eager to make you feel at home. He spent a lot...

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Daniel A, Manager at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you so much Juliette for your beautiful review and compliments! We are grateful that you enjoyed everything about your stay here and had such a great time in Santa Teresa and Rio. We look forward to see you again sometime. You are always welcome at Casalegre... Kind regards!

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed at Casalegre Art Villa for 4 nights during last September and really enjoyed myself. Although I didn't spend much time in the hostel other than in the mornings and late at night to rest, it met my expectations. I would say the highlights of this hostel are its breakfast with real Brazilian coffee (not instant-coffee!) , fresh orange...

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Daniel A, Manager at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your beautiful review and compliments! We are grateful that you enjoyed so much our breakfast, your stay here and that you had such a great time in Santa and Rio. We look forward to see you again sometime. You are always welcome at Casalegre... Kind regards!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Excellent place! Charming decor and great art, rooms were clean, staff was extremely helpful and friendly, delicious breakfast, location was awesome - the neighborhood is full of great restaurants, shops and bars. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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Daniel A, Manager at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you so much Meredith for your review and compliments! We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us and it was very nice to meet you. We look forward to see you again sometime, you are always welcome at Casalegre... Kind regards!

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone we knew who had been to Rio said that we should stay in Copacabana or Ipanema. They said they were very safe ares. When we Googled them we realised that it wasn't for us. We like staying in more authentic places with a bit more character and after some research decided on the Santa Teresa district. We liked the...

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Daniel A, Manager at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and compliments! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in an more authentic area and less busy and touristy. Thank you also for the compliments on our breakfast, it is important to us that our guests' days start with a delicious and fresh meal... We are looking forward to...

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Super overpriced! At a price of a 3-4 stars hotel with a pool you're getting a room with shared bathroom. It's not that the place was bad, but as one who traveled 4 months in South America, I slept in similar quality places at less than 1/2 price. Staff are very friendly and speak perfect English. The place itself looks...

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Daniel A, Gerente geral at Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and compliments on our staff and breakfast. We know how important it is to offer a good service in a big city as Rio de Janeiro and to excel in this business as we do (we are the 3rd best B&B in Rio by the time of this review). It surprises me that...

Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My grandson and I were at Casalegre for five days during the Olympics. We always felt safe and were well cared for by the staff. Everyone we dealt with there was very helpful and knew Rio well and had great ideas on how to get around with the diverse transportation available. Especially nice for us, they all spoke English. The...

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Thank you so much for your nice review and compliments! We are grateful that you enjoyed everything about your stay here and had such a great time in Santa and Rio, even with the walking up and down the hills. We look forward to see you again sometime. You are always welcome at Casalegre... Kind regards and all the best!

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Casalegre Art Vila is your best accommodation in Rio de Janeiro's cultural heart, Santa Teresa. In a centenary house, recently refurbished, we offer private rooms for short and mid-term stays. Home of artists of all kinds and kingdoms, this famous hilly neighborhood will take your breath away with its views, architecture, museums, parks, bars, restaurants and the people. If you appreciate independence, the 'home sweet home' feeling and a personalized service, this is the perfect place for your stay in Rio. A house that combines lodging, art and wellness. The rooms are decorated with artwork from different local artists and the gallery periodically receives art exhibitions and vernissages. Guests can enjoy activities related to health and wellness and the staff are the most friendly, knowledgeable and supporting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casalegre Art Vila B&B - Santa Teresa

Address: Rua Monte Alegre 316, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-193, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: RM201 - RM420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 101 has it's own bathroom and shower and the ability to open multiple windows for natural ventilation. The art is great and the small balcony is a nice addition.”
 of 5 bubbles 649reedb, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were nice, but I would recommend those that have bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles biengc, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 102!”
 of 5 bubbles Thelastdodo2, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I loved the studio downstairs that opens up to the breakfast area!”
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“Upstairs is beautiful!”
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