Alma de Santa Guest House Reviews
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A very good base if you want to really explore Santa Teresa, Lapa and downtown Rio. Close to Copacabana and Ipanema by metro. Nice house, lots of information.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Alma de Santa is small, familiar and friendly. Very close to everything in Santa Teresa and Lapa, yet a quiet location, no cars passing by. Breakfast is pretty standard for Brazil, but does its job. Self service 'bar' and a nice little garden to enjoy it in. The en suite double room, AC - so not perhaps the best choice for the hottest months. There is a ceiling fab, but its speed can't be adjusted so was running on 'high' and was noisy so we could not sleep with it on. Great shower, nice staff.
Extremely friendly English, French and Portuguese speaking staff. We were helped so good with all our traveling questions. It's got a really good location to walk to all the atmospheric bars and restaurants in Lapa. Busses stop near the hostel (5min walk). The hostel has a nice garden, provides lockers, clean towels, pretty good showers. We already made a reservation at this same hostel for the end of our trip in 2014. It's that good!
Not far from Santa Teresa, rather standard hostel.