About this listing
Located in the heart of Icarai/Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, our guesthouse is a perfect gateway for those participating in the FIFA World Cup 2014 and who would like to enjoy the hospitality of Brazilians and the number 1 attractions of Rio. Main guestroom offers one queen-sized bed, reading lamp, blankets, pillows (all linen is provided), ceiling fan, air conditioning and Wireless internet connection. Private bathroom. Upon request, another guestroom (with queen-sized bed) next to main room can be made available. Residential building with 24 hour security. Unbelievable food: Dona Nair (Katia's mother) is a fantastic cook and her homemade breakfast (and afternoon or evening surprise snacks with no additional cost) and hospitality totally exceeds the guests expectations. TV and telephone shared among guests. Garage is available in the building upon request (extra charge of USD 15/day).
Things to do nearby
The guesthouse area is full of lively bars and restaurants, 4 blocks (4 MINUTES) away from Icarai beach and Sao Bento Park and 15 min walk to MAC Niemeyer's museum. Close distances to great historic attractions of Niteroi such as the old Forts. Transport: Express Bus nr.703D takes 30 minutes directly to MARACAN football arena. Ferryboat takes 15 min to Rio's historic center and then 5 min walk to Rio Metro downtown stations. To and from the airport: we also organize private taxis for individuals or groups. This is available only on request.
Female from Brazil
My mother Nair is the main host (Katia/myself will take care of contacts, emails, etc). Although Nair does not speak English, she communicates very well with foreigners. She is a very active, lively and generous person, a great cook, she is now retired (she was a shop owner for many years). She is looking forward for having guests during the World Cup.
Guesthouse 30 min away from Rio's football arena!