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Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

An ideal balance between functionality, comfort and good vibes makes this the perfect place to stay in Santa Teresa. The rooms are clean, simple and tasteful, and the common areas are both groovy and elegant. Their guest kitchen is clean and well-equipped, and there's always a hammock to read or rest in. The people who work there are warm treasures...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Excellent hospitalitythanks to friendly staff, always ready to help with good tips. Good location in Santa Teresa, close to bars and restaurants. Old charming villa with an exotic garden to relax in. Easy to walk to other attractive quarters in RIo.

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

You could come to Rio, never leave the pousada, and still have a great trip. It's the best place ever...super relaxed, breezy, interesting, bohemian, special, historic, beautiful, etc. The staff is the best part; they're so sweet and fun and make you feel really at home. Really really helpful and laid back. I felt like a queen. The room prices...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Excellent location: at the same time quiet and close to good restaurants and not far from Centro, metro..... Charming place with a relaxed atmosphere. The garden and the common room is joined together with nice places to relax and have a chat with other guests or the very helpful hosts. You may also enjoy the free coffee and access to...

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The location of this hotel (it is a hotel not a pousada) is great. Just a block away from were you can take the bus to the city center, a few blocks from the "bobdy" (tram) and 3 blocks from lots of different bars and restaurants. Be aware that it is in a hill so to go around you will...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Beautiful historic house that reflects Santa Teresa: bohemian and full of art. Well located on a lit up street a short walk from everything, a large common space with hammocks to relax in, sculptures everywhere, a kitchen for common use. The staff was friendly and helpful, gave us some good tips to enjoy rio night life (basically avoid the tourist...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 July 2015

True story: We found and booked this Pousada at the last minute, after growing tired of the very upscale accommodations at the Rio Sheraton. We wanted to feel once again like we were in a more unique to Brazil type of place and were very happy to stay at Casa Aurea. The place is a former colonial home and you...

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CasaAurea, Manager at Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique, responded to this review

We loved having you over! Thanks for sharing your experience. We'll be waitting for your next visit.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Hello all, I really enjoyed the ambiance and the service. Great place, great people and great ambiance. the location in St Theresa is of the beaten track, full of character. So much better then boring standard hotels. Hans

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CasaAurea, Gerente at Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique, responded to this review

Thank for review Hans and thanks for all the tips and appreciations you gave us while you where here. We are happy that you had a good time :)

Reviewed 16 April 2015

Very very nice, clean and intresting place to stay, great location in Santa teresa. The rooms are clean and very nice. the stuff is great and very helpfull. 15 min in Taxi from the main attraction of the city. stuff speakes

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CasaAurea, Gerente at Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Nitsan and congratulations for the lovely family you have, you filled with love our Pousada. you are always welcome, beijos para todos!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I highly recommend staying here. The service is great and it feels like home. The rooms are comfortable and very homey. My girlfriend and I stayed for almost three weeks. Everyone treated us like family. We also got to know the area very well. The pousada is in a great location. Santa Teresa is a BEAUTIFUL neighborhood with great food,...

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CasaAurea, Gerente at Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique, responded to this review

Thanks Metar! It was AMAZING to share the best carnival of the world with amazing people like you. Volta sempre!

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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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  • Free Parking
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Guesthouse Casa Aurea is a great retreat from the heavily populated tourist areas. the pousada upon the hills of Santa Teresa where the winding cobblestone streets and an old-fashion tram Bonde, gives the neighborhood a historical charm.The very special thing about this guesthouse is connecting people, making friends.The Casa Aurea Inn has 13 rooms with a variety of accommodations ranging from dormitory style to private rooms with washrooms. There are plenty of communal areas which add sociability to the place.Complete Breakfast with tropical fruits includedSuites with refrigeratorFree Use of BBQ Grill & Pizza OvenEnglish, German, Portuguese, Spanish and French spokenExternal guest kitchenLaundryTelephone (via Skype) and broadband internet access available 24/24Wireless internet connectionClose to transport links, taxi rank, supermarkets, health centre, police station, and restaurants24-hours street security guardTourist Information Info DeskTour guides availableAirport PickupBook ExchangeAs well there is a guest kitchen too in case you want to dine in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique

Address: Rua Aurea N 80 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-210, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: RM213 - RM621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada Casa Aurea Boutique 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Take a room with a view to the garden”
 of 5 bubbles NielsM891, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Courtyard facing rooms have windows that open to view of hammocks and garden.”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieChapman, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“You really can't go wrong no matter which you choose. We got a tour of the place and everything was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles E590YEsarahk, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“we looked for room with air condition, and quite. the back rooms are better for it.”
 of 5 bubbles SeidenmanMichal, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“En suite rooms are available or you can use shared bathroom. There is never a wait to get in because there are multiple bathrooms. Beds are comfortable. Because everything is so open, there is no stuffy feeling and there always seems to be a breeze. Haven't slept this well in ages.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnetteT414, 12 May 2013 | Read review
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