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Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2014
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STAY IN RIO FOR LESS APT 911

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Copacabana Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Rental Features

Accommodation…….Sleeps 4, Bath 1

Beds…………………Queen bed, Sofa, Bed linen, and bath towels are provided.

Security-24 hour doorman.

Kitchen…………… Functional kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator with a small freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, eating and cooking utensils.

Entertainment……32?television in the living room, a 19?television in the bedroom, DVD player, and a CD combination player.

free Internet Connection

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Property Manager
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2014

About The Owner

Dr. and Ms. Orrington

We are Mary and James Orrington. Mary is a retired registered nurse and James is a dentist. We live in Chicago, Illinois. We like the best and wish to rent the best apartment at the best price.

Thank you for considering renting one of our apartments on your next trip to Rio. We put a lot of thought in both apartments, and every detail was taken into consideration so that you can have a pleasant stay in the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro. We hope to hear from you soon.

Obrigado! (Thank you)

Dr. and Ms. Orrington

Why The Owner chose Copacabana

Comfortable and affordable

What makes this apartment unique

This is a beautiful apartment that is very close to the Copacabana Beach

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.3
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
Argentina
4

Positive experience @911

  • 4 of 5
We spent (2 adults and 2 kids) one week at the 911 apartment in Copacabana the 1st week of May. Our check-in was without any problems. We arrived around 11am, so we left our luggage and came back a little later as they were still cleaning from previous guest. We knew our door code, previously given to us by email. We felt safe in the area. The best part of the apartment is its location. You can get to any part in Rio as all buses pass by one block from the apartment, and also come from or go to the airport using the Premier Bus service (cheaper than a taxi). The aparment is correct in all aspects. We did not use the kitchen other than to have a glass of milk, or to prepare a tea. It would be nice to have a small pot to boil water (could not find a small one). There was a coffee maker that we did not use, as we would have breakfast at the nearby place in the corner of Barao de Ipanema. There are a variety of good places to eat nearby.
Internet worked fine all of our stay.
Did not use the AC so I don´t know how that works.
My only remarks would be on the couch, which were fine for my kids, but I don´t find it suitable for adults rest. And also, the closet, I particularly (did not bother my husband though) did not like the smell of the closet...humid odor, so I would just get rid of it, and put some hooks to hang the clothes (I just left my clothes in my luggage instead).
It´s excellent location surpasses that minor flaw. Not luxurious but clean in a safe area and, most importantly, met my expectations as promised. Thank you!
  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Angelica,
Thank very much for your review. A small pot to boil water will place in the apartment and a carpenter will rectify the swell of the closet wood.
Thanks again for your comments but just one question which you refuse to answer, "why you did not inform my apartment manager which lives three floors above the apartment, the need of a small pot to boil water and the closet wood"? (smile)
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
3

Looks Great - lacking in some aspects

  • 3 of 5
Great location. On the bus lines to Centro (downtown), Ipanema and subway to Centro. Across the street from a grocery Supermarket, banks and pharmacies. 3 short blocks from Copacabana's best Botecos (casual eating and drinking sidewalk cafe's/bistros (try Garaffa Boteco)). Lots of restaurants and various stores/shopping. Easy to get around. No need for a car. 2 blocks from the beach.

Problem dealing with the owner. When I requested a quote he tried to overcharge me. When I pointed out that his website prices were different that he was quoting he said the rent had gone up but he hadn't changed the web site yet. Eventually settling on a price, I ended up paying more that I originally had calculated per his rental listing. His weekly rate was actually higher than a seven-day daily rate.

Second problem. The owner sent me a rental agreement to sign and return to him to sign. I couldn't print it out because it was in gray ink and barely legible. When I told him about it he said he would call someone and get back to me. He never did. Very stressful traveling 5000 miles and not knowing if in fact the apartment was actually reserved for me. Very disappointed in the owner's unbusinesslike manner. Be sure to get agreement signed by both parties.

The apartment was furnished nicely and basically as expected. However too many little problems.

Overall housekeeping/maintenance was under par. i.e. the gas stove control panel was greasy and had food spatter (germs?) on it, some of the cupboards were sticky, the salt and pepper shakers were unusable, dirty wine glasses above the bar had not been washed for some time, no bread and butter knives for buttering bread, unusable bumpy frying pan, water leak in the bathroom, bathroom taps leaked for 2 weeks I was there. There was a dog barking at night across the hall from me and apparently nothing could be done about it. Had to live with that irritant for close to 2 weeks + sometimes cooking smells from the other apartments (onions and garlic about 8AM) almost daily. Very slow internet at most times - contrary to another reviewer's comment.

In conclusion, the location was great and basic amenities promised were just O.K.

Overall the place was apparently not very well maintained. If you care about small cleanliness details particularly in the kitchen, and would like most things to be working and in good repair, I suggest some thoughtful consideration when making your decision.

Just trying to provide an honest opinion
  • Submitted: May 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
5

Excellent Apartment: Highly Recommended!!!

  • 5 of 5
This is an excellent apartment to rent, has everything as advertised. Very clean, comfortable, quiet and cozy with fast internet. The US power adapters and great AC were a big plus. Perfect location, walking distance to the beach, banks, shop, restaurants and drug stores. Very friendly neighbors, concierge and police officer; very safe and secure. Excellent building management; extremely attentive and quick to address any concerns. I will definitely rent this apartment again and recommend it to all my friends and family.
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
Canada
5

Can't wait to go back!

Can't wait to go back!
  • 5 of 5
The property was exactly as described, and pictures were completely accurate. Great location, friendly staff in the lobby, and excellent security. The property was clean and well maintained. I would definetly recommend this property to family and friends, and would return myself. Copacabana Beach is a short 5min walk away, lots of restaurants, cafes, bars, and taxis out front to take you anywhere you want to go,at very cheap prices. The best part about this property was the owner - extremely accommodating with us, helpful, friendly and knowlegdeable about Rio during Carnaval - which is when we stayed here. Thank you James, everything was fantastic!!!
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Everyday, I try to give the best service, to my clients. Thanks again
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
5

Very Comfortable, Great Location and Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5
Me and my friend stayed at this property from Dec 5 - Dec 16, 2012 and our stay was amazing. It was alot more than we expected, very clean, furniture very nice and comfortable, close to beach and many great restaurants/shops. Everything was perfect. We had no issues with anything and the hotel staff was also very friendly/helpful with all of our inquiries. I would definitely come back and stay at this property when I return to Rio.
  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Stay In Rio for less Apt 911
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425599vb
-773-651-8700
Copacabana Rio de Janeiro City
Georgia
4

Would stay again

  • 4 of 5
This was a nice little apartment. Was as advertised. Modern and clean in some aspects, showing its age in others.
Pop in a new shower head and it would get another star.
It is in a great location near beach, on main road. Public transport right out the front door. Near everything, food,drink etc.
Having a contact person in the same building was great. John handled the minor issues that came up immediately.
Would and probably will stay here again.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

The apartment is located one and a half block from Copacabana Beach.

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Rates & Availability

From $115 Per night

Copacabana Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Oct 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$115
$700
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Notes New Year and Carnival $1700.00, a 7 to 10 days package

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Copacabana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • swimming

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