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Casa Caminho do Corcovado

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283 Filinto de Almeida Street Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-170 Brazil
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#8 of 403 B&Bs / Inns in Rio de Janeiro
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Beautiful house located right next to Corcovado feet With 4.500 square meters of green area, the house is placed in the Cosme Velho area one of the most charming neighborhoods in the city, famous by many of the illustrious inhabitants and for the cultural and historical memoirs. The house Caminho do Corcovado is located inside of the Tijuca park reserve having the Corcovado train passing literally by its door. The house was constructed in 1906, since than it had many illustrious residents, including the proper construction engineer of the railroad of the Corcovado, and still keeps the characteristics of the beginning of the last century. For nature lovers its 4500 square meters receives frequent visits of many species of monkeys and toucans, Brazil's typical wild life residents. The Bed and breakfast contains 2 large rooms with air conditioner, TV, ceiling fan, closets and a decoration of very refined taste, it counts with a delicious breakfast and with an area for barbecue and several other personalized services in accordance with the taste of our guests, the calm and the tranquility is undeniable and it all sits right at the south zone of Rio De Janeiro, 10 minutes from the lagoon and the botanical garden and 15 minutes from Copacabana an Ipanema area by car and 25 minutes by bus. The House Caminho do Corcovado is perfect for those who want to enjoy the very best that Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Important: This is an unusual house in an urban forest, so the buses do not pass on your door. But they are not far - just 50 feet below. Because it is situated on a little hill, which gives a beautiful view, has some stairs, so therefore not the proper place for disabled people or people with limited mobility.
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LEH101 wrote a review Apr 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom12 contributions4 helpful votes
Lovely B&B with friendly, helpful hosts and excellent breakfast! We stayed during the week leading up to Rio Carnival and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Caminho do Corcovado. On arrival, as the only guests, we were upgraded to the bungalow - tucked in to jungle on the hillside. We loved the rustic setting and the proximity to nature (having seen hummingbirds, monkeys and lizards, among others). The B&B is located up quite a steep hill and a little way from most of the central attractions, however it is in a nice, quiet neighborhood in which you feel perfectly safe walking around at night. It is also right next to the train station for visiting Christ the Redeemer, so there are plenty of taxis nearby during the day. Helena and Diogo were incredibly welcoming hosts and could not have been more attentive. We loved the varied breakfasts (especially the amazing fresh juices!) and also took advantage of the airport transfers and their City Tour, where we visited several significant landmarks and viewpoints, about which Diogo was very knowledgeable. Should we return to Rio, we would certainly consider staying here again :)
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Raspsam wrote a review Aug 2017
Lancaster, United Kingdom77 contributions51 helpful votes
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As a family of 4 we stayed in the bungalow in the grounds of the property. This gave us some privacy and independence, whilst having the benefits that come with a guest house. The owners Helena and Diogo could not have been more helpful. From recommendations of where to visit, ordering airport taxis and translating for us, nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was exceptional and we all looked forward to it every morning. Our children loved the fresh fruit, scrambled eggs and cakes. The location of the property is fabulous to see the local wildlife of Tijuca Forest. During our stay we saw monkeys in the garden most days, toucans visited the trees and humming birds flew amongst the flowers. We would recommend the guest house to all.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from CasaCaminhoCorcovado, Proprietário at Casa Caminho do Corcovado
Responded 29 Aug 2017
Dear Nick and Sam, You are very special guests. We'll never forget you and your children. It was 14 happy days and we miss it already. This morning the monkeys came looking for Hanna. I think they will miss you too. We wish very much to see you again someday. All the best and thank you for everything. Fondly, Helena & Diogo
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Ibaehr wrote a review Jan 2017
Frederiksberg, Denmark56 contributions
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Casa Caminho do Corcovado is simply the ideal base for exploring Rio de Janeiro. Incredible location in the jungle in the middle of the city of Rio at the foot of the steep Corcovado mountain. Walking distance to Corcovado train station. From the moment Diogo picked us up in the airport, we felt as friends with this caring and helpful host, always at our disposal with inspiring suggestions for our planning, directing us to the cozy places and restaurants in the neighborhood with local dishes. The excellent breakfast is served in the old atmospheric 19th century style house with view over the Cosme Velho valley. As we were the only guests, we were upgraded to the chalet in the jungle - pure magic. It was hard to say goodbye after four nights at Casa Caminho Corcovado - too short a stay - definitely a place we would look forward to return to. Access through steep and narrow streets in a quiet and safe area of Rio...
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The chalet in the garden is romantic in the forest.
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Eija K wrote a review Dec 2016
Oulu, Finland61 contributions8 helpful votes
We had a lovely vacation in Rio and Casa Caminho do Corcovado. The B&B is in a nice and green location with a lovely view. Helena and Diego were ever so helpfull, we could not have asked for more. They gave us many good tips what to do and where to visit. They speak excellent english which for us was important. The Corcovado station is near by, as well as a great vegetarian restaurant Prana. There are busses going from near by, and a taxi station also.
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from CasaCaminhoCorcovado, Proprietário at Casa Caminho do Corcovado
Responded 11 Jan 2017
Dear guest, Thank you so much for your kindly words. Thank you for those days with us. Was very special and we hope see you again someday. All the best, Helena & Diogo
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congren wrote a review Nov 2016
Damascus, Oregon1 contribution
We stayed in a two bed cottage off from the main building. We were surrounded by living vibrant nature. They have a small arboretum with trees identified by labels identifying them. The breakfast was bountiful with several kinds of tropical fruit, pastries, granola. The sounds were those of a tropical jungle, though it was located on the end of the city as you begin going up Corcovado's (Christ the Redeemer) mountain.
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Date of stay: November 2016
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: The cottage is good for a couple or a small family. It has a commanding view of the city below.
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Response from CasaCaminhoCorcovado, Proprietário at Casa Caminho do Corcovado
Responded 11 Jan 2017
Dear guest, Thank you so much for your kindly words. Unforgetable days with your presence in Casa Caminho do Corcovado. We hope see you again some day. All the best, Helena & Diogo
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PRICE RANGE
US$44 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroHumaita / Zona Sul (South Zone) / Cosme Velho / Botafogo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Caminho do Corcovado
Which popular attractions are close to Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Nearby attractions include Mirante Dona Marta (0.4 km), Museu Internacional De Arte Naif (0.4 km), and Cosme Velho (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Conveniently located restaurants include Prana Vegetariano, folie à deux - café & bistrô, and Taberna 564 Restaurante.
Does Casa Caminho do Corcovado have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Casa Caminho do Corcovado offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Casa Caminho do Corcovado?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra (7.1 km), Forte de Copacabana (4.9 km), and Parque Lage (2.3 km).