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Rio Guest House ( Marta's Guest House)
Ranked #26 of 343 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a guest house although there is no reception, no easy way to get help - it's just like living in someone's house. Marta was lovely although we didn't see her as she was out quite a lot arranging events in the property. The terrace is AMAZING and each evening we brought beers back to drink as the sun went down. Property is in great location. Note that the property is not cheap and yet Marta insists on payment IN CASH which can cost a lot withdrawing from ATMs. I paid by paypal but she was quick to insist that I pay all of the relevant paypal fees.
With an easy way of getting help at the property and payment by credit cards accepted - this would be a perfect property.

Room Tip: Aquamarine has side view of beach but my advice is choose cheapest room as the terrace is the main d...
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  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

There's no better place to experience Copacabana than Marta Rio Guesthouse!! The view is just amazing, and we loved to have breakfast or a glass of wine on the terrace.

The breakfast was really delicious and varies a bit every day so that you never get bored of it.

The rooms were clean and cozy and Marta, the owner of the guesthouse is such a perfectionist related to quality. Everything here is selected with love, the furniture, the decoration, the food,....

Marta thank you for an amazing time in Rio <3 We loved your place!!!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

As others have stated - The location OVERLOOKING the most amazing, well known beach in Rio ...Copacabana Beach and across the bay toward Sugarloaf.
Marta had advised us earlier that she would not be there on our arrival but Lucia would and we’d all catch up later than night. Lucia showed us to our room, around the guest house with the 'guest' kitchen and of course the view all with NO English - there was NO problem at all...we all had lots of laughs and of hand waving and we all ‘spoke the same language in the end’!!! Such a delight!!
Marta’s enthusiasm and positive warm outlook makes you feel extremely welcome and like a long-lost friend! Nothing was ever an issue and she was always willing to go the ‘extra mile’!
Marta's Guesthouse is spacious and very comfortable with a delicious breakfast, freshly squeezed juice, coffee, fruit and yummy cakes all served with a huge smile from Lucia on the terrace with THAT view!!!We felt very safe as the building has a gate with a 24h guard to operate it, a wonderful ‘old fashioned lift’, you come and go as you please, use the guest kitchen, cold water, put your wine in the fridge bought from a supermarket one street away – home away from home but BETTER!!
Apart from THE VIEW and beach across the road, opposite the building entrance is a laundromat and next street (back from Marta’s) is a Bank-5 mins walk away! Fabulous restaurants all a few minutes walk from Marta's.
Word of warning re: Banks in Rio. Saturday, Sunday and Monday is classified as ONE day therefore only R$200 per day per card can be withdrawn.
When in Rio STAY at Marta’.... you’ll love it!

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank trina027
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was truly pleased with Marta's Guest House. This charming place is located in Copacabana Beach with amazing views. This fantastic apartment in an art deco style building. You are greeted by Marta personally and she immediately makes you feel at home.

We were provided a bountiful breakfast lovingly prepared by Lucia everyday. The family style setting allowed us to meet guests from allover the world. Food and a cozy setting transcends any language barriers.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Algenubi
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

First of all its location: on the corner of Copacabana and Ipanema. The beach is 30m away across the street. The spacious appartment is on the top floors with an amazing terras overlooking Copacabana (an additional terrace on top of that) Great, super breakfast on the terrace. Safe, 24h guarded. You are free to come and go, use the guest kitchen, cold water etc.
Bost most of all, Marta is the most warm and enthousiastic lady of the house. Always helpfull and in for a good laugh! Thank you Marta for the perfect days!

  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank jorisdelanghe
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Address: Rua Francisco Sa 5, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-010, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 343 B&Bs / Inns in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: RM519 - RM1,307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rio Guest House ( Marta's Guest House) 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer and special service and are prepared to help our guests since the start of the preparation of the trip to Brazil. In a very spectacular location in front of the Copacabana beach, and with the most beautiful views. Our Guesthouse offers comfort and have a very family atmosphere, and Marta is there to help the guests to find the best places to enjoy the city. With experience in tourism, Marta can help you with the best indication of tours, restaurants and what to do in Rio. Welcome to Marta's and be home at our Guesthouse ! ... more   less 
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