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Favela Vidigal Guesthouse

Guesthouse | Av. Pres. João Goulart, Largo do Santinho, Vidigal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22452-160

93.7% Overall Rating

36 out of 37 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/01/2014)

elizabeth Laird thinks…

"Great location, just 3 minutes walk from Largo do Santino, in Vidigal. Very friendly neighbours. After a few days, I felt very much at home in the location. I always felt safe when walking about and…"

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  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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: 12:30
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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"Best atmosphere award - HostelBookers - February 2011" Want to see a different side of Rio? Come and stay in a Favela. Favela Vidigal Guesthouse offers travelers a unique opportunity to get right amongst the community. You can be passive and just enjoy the surroundings, or as active as you want, by participating in the local sports activities. Once you get here you will love it! Read more

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About Favela Vidigal Guesthouse

The Guesthouse is in Vidigal, which is a favela that overlooks Leblon and Ipanema beach. It’s a 3 bed concept guesthouse to allow people to experience life in a favela. It is lovely house in a pleasant part of the Favela with a breathtaking view. It’s close to the beach (literally 5 min from Vidigal MAin Entrance), public transport and supermarkets. The favela itself has free activities (Dju Djitsu, Judo, boxing, outside cinema) run by locals. A donation is always welcome. It’s a lively household as it is also available for long term stay. Favela Vidigal Guesthouse provides a real opportunity for people to get amongst the people that give Brazil its character. For information on local activities or any general enquiries please don’t hesitate to make contact.

Accommodation Information

We have several accommodation options as we cater for a variety of needs. There is a twin bed dorm and a double bed room. We can facilitate more people if larger groups require so.

PS: Soon we will move to a bigger house and we're passing for some changes so the Dorm Room for a while ISN''T available.

Location Information

Favela Vidigal Guesthouse is located in heart of a Favela that overlooks the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema. The area is arguably the most impressive part of Rio. The guesthouse is located close to some of the most famous beaches, and it has its own beach 5 min by walking from Vidigal main entrance . Bus and van access is easy; it’s centrally located to some most tourist places of the city (Copacabana/Ipanema/Leblon/Sao Conrado). Favela itself is an amazing place where u can buy everything from the local artists. There is no need to go for cultural activities outside; everything is here at your front doorstep