Casa 579 offers bed and breakfast accommodation on a small and cosy basis and the house has been the site of fashion shoots and TV documentaries thanks to the stunning views from the panoramic roof terrace.
Casa 579, supports local community projects such as the educational Julio Otoni project located in the same street as the house. By staying at Casa 579 you too are also supporting the local community.
Among the come-again guests to Casa 579; a family of monkeys and a toucan, staying in the trees visible from the breakfast area!
Lapa, famous for its Samba clubs and home to Rio's nightlife and the downtown business district are within a 10 minute drive, either by bus, taxi or tram ride away and the famous sights of Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are just 15 minutes away. Transport stops right outside the house to take you to all the places you need to go (bus, tram or kombi).
Tea and coffee
Plenty of info getting the most out of your stay in Rio
Large breakfast (fresh fruit juice, fresh fruit, home made cake, breads ham, cheese, eggs etc)
Sun Terrace with Panoramic views to Cristo, Guanabara Bay and Sugar Loaf Mountain
Ceiling fans in all rooms
Fully equipped Kitchen
Excellent access to public transport - Bus and Kombi stop 2 minutes from the house
Airport pick-up on request where a driver will be waiting for you on arrival - R$85 from Rio international Airport GIG, R$60 from the Rodoviaria bus statiion.
Special Events: Conditions Apply
During Special Event Periods, Casa 579 requires a minimum stay at the special package rates to be booked and payment in advance in full (50% at time of booking, 50% 30 days before the event). Your dates can be flexible as long as the minimum night stay is booked at the special event prices. We will contact you after your booking to arrange this. Not respecting the conditions will result in a booking cancellation and the deposit paid to Hostelworld will not be refundable. For Special Event cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date, the deposit is refundable, less any payments made to Hostelworld. Cancellations 30 days or less than check-in date, no refunds will be given. Please see the Special Event Periods below for more details:
* FIFA Federations Cup (FFC): Minimum stay of 3 nights at FFC Prices between 14-16 June and 28-30 June 2013 and of 4 nights at between 19-22 June 2013.
* Jornada Mundial de Juventud (JMJ): Minimum stay of 3 nights at JMJ Prices between 22-29 July 2013
* New Year: Minimum stay of 4 nights at New Year Prices between 29th December and 2nd January.
* Carnival: Minimum stay of 6 nights at Carnival Prices between 28th February and 5th March 2014