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Patrick

Member since: 2012
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Speaks English, French, Portuguese, Italian

NEW!! OCEAN FRONT 2500sqf 3BED/3BATH 6 Guests w/ daily Maid service Facing Beach

17 Reviews
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Arpoador - RioCopacabana

2500sqf 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 6 Guests Ocean front in Copacabana with daily sce

2500 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, triple living room, facing the beach in Copacabana with a stunning view of the ocean. One apartment per floor. 2 elevators. 6th floor.

Completely redone, new kitchen, new bathrooms, very efficient Air Conditioning units all over. Very modern look.

TV in each bedroom and the living room, with more than 100 channels, including HBO and Max. Apple TV and Netflix.

Sonos sound system all over.

WiFi Internet covers the entire apartment.

A Dell computer is available at a desk with a printer/copier/scanner.

Safe deposit boxes in each bedroom to lock away valuables.

Doorman in the building 24/7.

Car park available for free.

Housekeeper all day included during the week (outside of legal holidays in Brazil).

Very quiet building on the beach.

Restaurants, supermarkets, banks are all nearby.

Short walk to a subway station (General Osorio) that goes directly to the center of the city in 15 minutes. Several bus stops within 50 feet of the apartment.

A roof terrace on top of the building available for guests, with deck chairs.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Patrick (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Portuguese, Italian

About Patrick

A french man living between Paris, Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro.

There are many expatriates living in this neighborhood, the south zone (Zona Sul in Portuguese), where the best apartments are located.

I chose to live in Arpoador, which is the part where Copacabana meets Ipanema. This allows my guest to go from one area to the other in a few minutes.

I just bought this new apartment of 2,500.00 square feet and rebuilt it, with all the modern amenities, hard to find in Brazil, like silent air conditioning, sound proof windows, modern baths etc.

Patrick purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Patrick chose Rio de Janeiro

Very exclusive location: nothing between the beach, the ocean and the apartment windows!

An apartment of 2,500.00 sqf with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a maid service every day during the week, a very efficient air conditioning and a comfort quite rare in Rio. A very quiet building with only one apartment per floor and even a garage underneath, for a rented car or when friends come to visit. Metro and buses are nearby, with taxis available day and night.

What makes this apartment unique

New apartment, large (2,500.00sqf), each room has a King size bed and its own bathroom, facing the ocean and the beach, in the best location in Rio: Copacabana. Daily maid's service helps to create the perfect vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great apartment in Copacabana with a view to the beach and ample space to live.

Hugs beds, new bathrooms, efficient air conditioning...

Everything is new in this apartment in a very quiet building: we never met anybody there, beside the 24/7 doormen.
Nov 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

NEW!! OCEAN FRONT 2500sqf 3BED/3BATH 6 Guests w/ daily Maid service Facing Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

WOW - Amazing, clean best location

  • 5 of 5

This was such a surprise because it was beautiful, Great modern Decor, clean, Across from Beach, every thing well stocked. Patrick communicated frequently with us beige the stay ( This made us comfortable). Prior to arrival he had fridge stocked with water bottles and different soft drinks.He provided a cell phone for us to use during our stay. There was liquor if we wanted it, but we brought out own. The best surprise was the unit came with a Maid, she came every day to cook, clean, make beds, do our laundry and iron. She was a great person. walking distance to banks, shopping and food. We mostly used Taxis to get around. We did a tour with a company close to he condo and it worked out very well.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Très, très bien.

  • 5 of 5

Étonnant appartement: tout est neuf, tout fonctionne, il est immense, le personnel de maison est aux petits soins pour nous... On se croirait en Suisse, pas au Brésil où nos expériences passées ont été un peu décevantes.

Ici, le soleil brille à l'extérieur et il n'est pas gâché par des conditions de logement insupportables.

Avoir un étage à soit est un grand luxe que nous avons beaucoup apprécié, dans ce petit immeuble très calme et bien surveillé par une armée de concierges qui se relaient 24h sur 24.

L'immense balcon qui enserre l'appartement permet de profiter de l'extérieur pour des petits déjeuners avec vue mer!

Le service quotidien de ménage nous aide aussi à être complètement en vacances et à oublier le quotidien. La folie des habitants de Rio fait le reste :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
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5

Amazing, Superb, Beautiful, Can I use the word Amazing again

  • 5 of 5

My stay at Patrick's was truly amazing. Every thing you could possibly think of, Patrick was able to accomodate down to supplying a cell phone during our stay. The location was prime. In the heart of everything to include food, subway, shopping, transportation......

I don't know how Patrick is able to rent the place at such a low cost and still provide such superb amenities. It baffles me but I was beyond elated that I was fortunate enough to stay there. Looking forward to doing it again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Superbe appartement pour des vacances à Rio

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine merveilleuse dans cet immense appartement avec vue sur la mer et une décoration très actuelle.

3 chambres et 3 salles de bains, donc pas de problèmes pour prendre sa douche le matin; une femme de ménage tous les jours pour nous éviter les corvées; la mer devant nous; plein de petites attentions, comme des savons et des shampoings locaux, une machine Nespresso pour le café, un téléphone portable à notre disposition.

Appartement parfait pour des vacances sans souci dans le meilleur quartier de Rio, entouré de magasins et de restaurants.

Fortement recommandé.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
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5

LOVE IT!

  • 5 of 5

You'll be impressed, as I was, by this apartment: clean, huge, very functional, near the beach, but also close to shops and transportation: the ideal location between Copacabana and Ipanema.

The maid service every day helped also a lot, since we basically had a hotel service, in a much bigger accommodation, for the price of a simple room in that sought after area.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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5

Amazing Luxurious Apt w/ Every Detail Covered!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in two of Patrick's (the owner) apartments the week prior to our "Big Fat Brazilian Wedding", along with a few of our close friends and family. To say we were amazed when we walked into the apartment would be an understatement. This place is immaculate, top-notch luxury and you simply cannot find a better deal in Rio. Premium furnishings, state-of-the-art technology, and breath-taking views are just a few of the details that made this apartment so memorable. Patrick has clearly spent a lot of time and money investing in this place, so if you do come stay, please take care of it! Next time we visit Rio, I'm going to try to get this spot again - 100%. A+++++ 5-star!

Quick anecdote that I think is worth mentioning- when we arrived to the apartment, my (then) fiance and I realized I had left my laptop bag in the taxi (along with my laptop, iPad, $1000, medicine, etc etc). Needless to say, I was freaking out. Anyway, we headed back to the airport in hopes of trying to find the taxi driver and while we were en route, we got a call from one of my friends who was already at the apt informing me that my laptop bag had been returned. Needless to say, I was immensely relieved and the first thing I asked my friend was "did you guys give the driver a tip?" "No we didn't, but the owner Patrick gave him like $20 for you" Patrick never as much as even told me that he had done such a thing, much less ask for me to reimburse him for the $20. He did it not for recognition, but b/c it was the right thing to do. He didn't realize it at the time, but in so doing, he gained a ton of respect and loyalty from these gringos!

Amazing property, location, and owner! Thanks so much for the memories, Patrick! God bless!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Livraria da Travessa
Shopping Leblon
Copacabana
"Huge beach, several miles long. Perfect for sun bathing, exercising, swimming..."
Botanical Garden
"Nice remain of the Brazilian Empire. A little cleanup would help!"
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
"Great place to run or walk; also a safe place to sail on a boat."
Carioca Aqueduct
"On your way to Santa Theresa"
Corcovado
"THE place in Rio"
Santa Teresa
"A few nice restaurants and some interesting old houses. Not that safe, especially at night: ..."
Morro da Urca
"Nice small peninsula, very safe neighborhood."
Maracanã Football Stadium
"All new and ready for the world cup; only for soccer fans!"
Confeitaria Colombo
Museu de Arte Contemporanea
"Interesting museum"
Sushi Leblon
"Best sushi in Rio, according to guides but many other sushi places are available: There was ..."
Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí
"The magic place for Carnival; ugly during the day and nothing to look at anyway outside Carn..."
Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
"Nice opera/theater in the center of Rio; apparently based on the Paris Opera."
Copacabana
"Huge beach, several miles long. Perfect for sun bathing, exercising, swimming..."
Forte de Copacabana
"Best view of Copacabana. Colombo holds the best café/restaurant in there."
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Antonio Carlos Jobim (INT) and Santos Dumont
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
General Osório metro station
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Copacabana
Car: not necessary

Very friendly neighborhood: Copacabana is a beach town in the middle of a gigantic city. You will find right at home in this "South Zone" of Rio de Janeiro, full of restaurants, bars and, of course, several miles of beaches.

The apartment is in Copacabana but very close to Ipanema, which can be reached on foot in 10 minutes max.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
New year
31 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£3,249
for 1 night
From
£3,249
 
 
Carnival
26 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
£3,249
for 1 night
From
£3,249
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£880
for 3 nights
From
£293
£1,922
 

Additional pricing information

I also require, when guests arrive, a security deposit of US$850.00, in case of damage to the apartment. It’s only an authorization on a credit card, like when people rent a car, and it would never be debited before we had a chance to talk about it.
There is absolutely NO extra charge

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Arpoador in Rio de Janeiro region

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 230 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • town
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 3 full king size beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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