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Villa Leonor

Hostel | Rua Costa Bastos 681, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20240-020

71.3% Overall Rating

105 out of 133 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/11/2013)

"Really nice location in Santa Teresa with super nice view from the terasse where breakfast is served! You can also lay in the hammock and watch the monkeys in the tree right next to you :) rooms are good, too!"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 24.16

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to charge your card for the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“Sale Non Refundable”]. 1) Standard bookings: After you receive your confirmation email from Hostelbookers, you will be contacted by Villa Leonor to request your payment card CVC code (card verification code) in order to guarantee your stay at Villa Leonor. 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, Villa Leonor 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:

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: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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A rustic paradise in the heart of the cidade maravilhosa! Sensational views, just a ten minute walk from Lapa with private ensuite rooms from just R$100 in our beautiful converted Portuguese villa.

FREE breakfast. FREE wifi. Guest kitchen. Panoramic outdoor bar / lounge. Read more

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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.

Single (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Superior Double (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Superior Triple (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Villa Leonor

Perched between a mango grove and a small banana and bamboo plantation off a cobbled street in the Santa Teresa district of Rio de Janeiro, Villa Leonor is a rural paradise in the heart of the cidade maravilhosa.

Stroll up Corcovado by day through the Tijuca national park to the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer statue). Catch the famous yellow tram from the top of the street over the Arcos de Lapa. While away the evening in our outdoor lounge with views across the glittering metropolis. Roll down a hundred yards by night into the wild samba houses of Lapa or, for a truly authentic experience, Santa Teresa’s own Escola de Samba (Samba School).

Accommodation Information

All our rooms are private with ensuite bathrooms. The standard rooms can accommodate 2, 3 or 4 people. We also have an apartment that sleeps up to 6. Some rooms have their own kitchens - the others enjoy use of a separate shared guest kitchen.

Wireless internet is available free of charge.

Breakfast (included in the price) is served in a beautiful outdoor lounge where you can sunbathe, spot monkeys raiding the trees for mangoes or relax over a Caipirinha or two in the evening.

Location Information

Santa Teresa is teeming with bars and galleries. And we’re just a 10 minute walk from Lapa, the heart of Rio’s nightlife. Then there are two bus stops, 1 and 5 minutes’ walk away, between them offering direct routes to just about every part of the city worth visiting. There are three supermarkets within 5 minutes’ walk. 24 hour reception / security and bilingual staff to help you get around.