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Casa 579

Hostel | Rua Dr Julio Otoni 579, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil RJ20241

89.0% Overall Rating

73 out of 77 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/02/2014)

Tobias Leupold thinks…

"Amazing staff, beautiful location and best view in town from the rooftop terrace."

Read all Casa 579 reviews

Facilities

  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 37.98

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

New Year: Casa 579 requires guests to stay 4 nights checking in on 29th December. Carnival: Casa 579 requires guests to stay 6 nights checking in on 8 February. Dates can be flexible but please note, New Year and Carnival minimum night stays must be booked at the special package rates for the booking to be valid. Not respecting the conditions above will result in a booking cancellation. We also require 50% advance payment. For Special Package cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date, the deposit is refundable, less any payments made to Hostelbookers. Cancellations 30 days or less than check-in date, no refunds will be given.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

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Overview

Casa 579 is a colonial house located in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro offering bed and breakfast accomodation. With an amazing roof terrace with 180 degree views of the Cristo Redentor, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay and excellent facilities, Casa 579 not only offers the best view in Rio but also supports local community projects such as the educational “Julio Otoni” project located in the same street as the house. By staying at Casa 579 you too are also supporting the local community. Read more

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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person (Shared bathroom)

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2 person Mountain View (Shared bathroom)

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2 person Ocean View (Shared bathroom)

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Deluxe 2 person Mountain View (Private bathroom)

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About Casa 579

The house has been the site of fashion shoots and TV documentaries thanks to the stunning views from the panoramic roof terrace.
Among the come-again guests to Casa 579; are a family of monkeys and a toucan, staying in the trees visible from the breakfast area!

What's included:
• Filtered water
• Tea and coffee
• Luggage storage
• Parking
• Wi-fi internet
• Plenty of info getting the most out of your stay in Rio
• Large breakfast (fresh fruit juice, fresh fruit, home made cake, breads ham, cheese, eggs etc)
• Sun Terrace with Panoramic views to Cristo, Guanabara Bay and Sugar Loaf Mountain
• Cable TV
• DVDs
• Book Exchange
• Fully equipped Kitchen
Getting Around
• Excellent access to public transport - Bus and Kombi stop 2 minutes from the house
• Airport pick-up on request where a driver will be waiting for you on arrival - R$75 from Rio international Airport GIG, R$60 from Rio National Airport SDU, R$45 from the Rodoviaria bus statiion.

Please note if you are due to arrive after midnight please check with us to organise this before making your booking. We will do our best to arrange this but need advance notice to do so.

Payment Conditions

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1) Standard bookings: After you receive your confirmation email from Hostelbookers, you will be contacted by Casa 579 Reservations to request your payment card CVC code (card verification code) in order to guarantee your stay at Casa 579.We request that you supply us with this within 24 hours otherwise your reservation will be cancelled and the 10% deposit paid will not be reimbursed.

2) Special Event Bookings, Casa 579 requires a minimum stay at the special package rates to be booked and payment in advance in full (50% at time of booking, 50% 30 days before the event). Your dates can be flexible as long as the minimum night stay is booked at the special event prices. We will contact you after your booking to arrange this. Not respecting the conditions will result in a booking cancellation and the deposit paid to Hostelbookers will not be refundable. For Special Event cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date, the deposit is refundable, less any payments made to Hostelbookers. Cancellations 30 days or less than check-in date, no refunds will be given. Please see the Special Event Periods below for more details:

FIFA Federations Cup (FFC): Minimum stay of 3 nights at FFC Prices between 14-16 June and 28-30 June 2013 and of 4 nights at between 19-22 June 2013.
Jornada Mundial de Juventud (JMJ): Minimum stay of 6 nights at JMJ Prices between 22-29 July 2013
Rock in Rio (RIR): Minimum stay of 4 nights at RIR Prices between 12-15 and 19-22 September 2013
New Year: Minimum stay of 4 nights at New Year Prices between 29th December and 2nd January
Carnival: Minimum stay of 6 nights at Carnival Prices between 28th February and 5th March 2014

Location Information

Lapa, famous for its Samba clubs and home to Rio's nightlife and the downtown business district are a 10 minute bus, taxi or kombi ride away and the famous sights of Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are just 15 minutes away. Transport stops right outside the house to take you to all the places you need to go (bus or kombi).
How far away are we from:
• Lapa (Samba clubs and Centro) - 10 minutes
• Copacabana / Ipanema – 15 minutes
• Christ the Redeemer (Corcovado) – 15 minutes
• Sugar Loaf Mountain – 15-20 minutes
• Santa Teresa Tram – 2 minutes
• Sambadromo (Carnival) – 15 minutes
• International Airport Tom Jobim (GIG) – 30 minutes
• National Airport Santos Dumont (SDU) – 15 minutes
• Main Bus Station (Rodoviaria) – 20 minutes