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The terrace is great for socialising, BBQing, we have a music system which can plug ipod directly to the speakers, there is a fridge to keep the drinks cold.  This is the place to be in Copacabana on a sunny day.
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Private room in bed and breakfast

100% best view in Copa en suite 2

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100% best view in Copa en suite 2

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

This guest house is situated in a small community overlooking Copacabana - you are welcome to stay with this local Carioca (Rio) family who have lived here for generations. Breakfast on the terrace is included in the price for 2 guests. Welcome!



House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 1PM and check out by 11AM


110 Reviews

Nicki User Profile
May 2015
Amazing time at Thiago's - such an authentic experience of Rio! Vera was so lovely and the favela was so safe and amazing to explore.
Sally User Profile
November 2017
Thiago’s place is great. As mentioned in other reviews it is located in a Favela but it is one of the pacified ones of Rio. I think staying in the Favela made part of my experience so I’m glad we did It. The view and hammocks are spectacular! One important note is that it might b…
Melanie User Profile
August 2017
Our stay was really nice. Vera was kind and also the rest of thiagos Family were very friendly. If you want to experience another side of rio this place is worth it! We totally recommend it!
Paul User Profile
June 2017
A wonderful place to stay with the best views in the whole city! The neighbourhood is fine - we had no security problems and it is really quiet and calm at night. Vera provided a great breakfast each day and was really friendly and welcoming despite flight problems meaning we arr…
John User Profile
May 2017
Outstanding accommodation. It is at the top of the Babylonia Favella at the Northern End of Copacabana Beach. It is basic accommodation yet very clean and tidy. Breakfast is fresh fruit and crispy bread rolls. Love getting the bike ride to the top rather than walk. Thanks Vera!
Kaja User Profile
April 2017
Awesome place with a stunning view of Copacabana. It is a very cool experience to live in the favela. Loved the place so much that we extended our stay. 15 min walking from the beach, but you can easily take a moto taxi all the way to the home. Vera (the mother) is super friendl…
Anna User Profile
February 2017
I have stayed here twice, and it gets better each time. His mother is so lovely and kind, there is plenty of guest space which is contantly clean. I highly recommend staying here.

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Rio de Janeiro, BrazilJoined in October 2012
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469 Reviews
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We are Carioca (someone from Rio) and have lived in this beautiful city all our life. We look forward to welcoming you to our house here in Copacabana. Please just ask if we can help you with travel tips, tour advice or tourist information.
Languages: English, Español, Italiano, Português
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