We wanted an easy, simple 3 bedroom apartment in a great location during the crush period of Reveillon (New Years) 2014-15, and that's just what we got. Plenty of space, 3 bedrooms (2 with double beds, 1 with a twin), 2 full bathrooms and 2 half-baths, decent living/dining space, full kitchen with small laundry room, 1 large terrace and a smaller side balcony. Best of all, super effective air conditioning in every room, which was essential as Rio temps were over 100 degrees each day. (Even the locals called it a heatwave.) We wouldn't call the place stylish in any way, just clean and tidy. The beds are rock hard and low to the ground by American standards, but were surprisingly easy to sleep on. The TV in the living room got great reception. The washing machine worked swell (and boy, did we need it).
From the terrace you have views past your neighbors to the Atlantic Ocean and Ipanema Beach right at Posto 10, which is literally one block away. The other direction has views to ... mehr