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John Alvino

Member since: 2007
Speaks english

Rio - 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Luxury Condo in Copacabana ENGLISH SPOKEN

28 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Copacabana holiday condo

Condo, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

This condo has been completely renovated and is located in a safe quiet neighborhood of Copacabana, 3 minute walk to Copacabana Beach and also very close to Ipanema. Walk out the door to restaurants, shopping and super markets.Street name Rua Djalma Ulrich #329. Building with elevators and 24- hour doorman. Located on sixth floor of eleven story building.This is the personal vacation home of the American owner who lives in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, and it has all the extras. Has a very large open living and dining space bathed in Brazilian sunlight accented with designer furniture and beautiful imported hardwood floors throughout. Living area has large screen TV with cable, CNN,ESPN,SONY,Nickelodeon, many premium movie channels and wireless internet. Airport pick-up, drop off and personal guides provided upon request.

Three of the bedrooms have queen-size beds and their own bath with hot water, and one bedroom has two twin beds. All the mattresses and pillows are plush and comfortable with 600 thread count bed linens. Master bedroom has a bronze and brass Italian made bed, library of books and a desk.

The all tiled kitchen has American stainless-steel appliances and granite counter tops. There is a chef's delight of pot, pans, and cooking utensils. There is a full laundry room and maid service is included.For security purpose I always have a phone conversation with a renter before ever going forward with the rental process, and I NEVER ask for money to be sent with Western Union. There are no hidden extra fees for cleaning or taxes, all are included.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
John Alvino (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks english

About John Alvino

My home is in Boston, Massachusetts, U,S.A. I have owned a well know Italian restaurant in the Italian section of Boston (The North End) for 32 years.

Reviews

5
based on 28 traveller reviews

Rio - 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Luxury Condo in Copacabana ENGLISH SPOKEN
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Lubbock, TX
5

Great Rio Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I had a perfect vacation in Rio. Apartment is exactly as described. Top of the line furnishings and amenities. Owner was extremely helpful in making arrangements and answered any and all questions that I had. Apartment is in an ideal location for people who want to enjoy Copacabana and Ipanema areas. Apartment was very safe and very clean. Well worth consideration if you need an apartment in Rio!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastc

  • 5 of 5

This is a brilliant apartment right in the heart of Copacabana. In a safe spot, the apartment is spacious and very comfortable for 8 people. it is suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. The 24 hour door staff and Adonis, the apartment manager are brilliant! Very attentive, organised all our wheelchair accessible transport around Rio and answered any queries without delay. In fact, from our initial contact with John, right through to the end of the holiday, the service and support and advice provided has been outstanding. In summary, top accommodation and top notch support. I would highly recommend this apartment!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome find in Rio

  • 5 of 5

This bright and spacious apartment will make your trip to Rio even more memorable. The pictures really don't do it justice. The apartment is only 2 blocks from Copacabana beach and a quick ride to the best spots in Ipanema and Leblon. Tons of great restaurants are nearby, but there is an awesome kitchen with everything you need to prepare a feast! The bedrooms are cozy and cool, and the living/dining area is massive, great for a group of adults or families. I would definitely rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

New Year's 2016

  • 5 of 5

7 of us - friends from NY & Brazil - rented this place to spend the last days of 2015 & new year's 2016.

What a great find! The apartment is very well located, 2 blocks from the beach. Very, very spacious and well appointed - nice furniture, every appliance you might need. All linens & towels were first rate. 4 bathrooms made it all very easy for the group. A maid cleaned & did the wash every other day. What a treat!

The building has 24 hours doorman, which made us feel extra safe.

New Year's Eve in copacabana is something you should experience at least once in your lifetime. 2 million people celebrating on the beach, all wearing white and drinking champagne. And because we were so close to it, it was no hassle to get to & from the party. It was an unforgettable night & vacation.

This is my second time renting the place and I will keep coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5

SECOND TIME RENTING

  • 5 of 5

We loved renting this condo for the second time. It has all the comforts of home and is in a great location. This visit to Rio we really enjoyed all the new museums and other new city projects underway for the upcoming olympics. Thank you John again for all your sightseeing and restaurant suggestion.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5

WORLD CUP WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic condo for our group during the World Cup. The website description tells it all. Great location to all beaches, restaurants and shopping. We found the city of Rio to be very easy to get around either walking, taxis or Metro. We would like to be able to rent again during the 2016 Olympics. Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo Copacabana, Brazil

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas thru New Years
20 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
10 night minimum stay
A$806
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$537
 

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Copacabana, Brazil

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing