Ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.8 out of 5
94% of guests recommend
3.9 Room cleanliness
4.2 Service & staff
3.6 Room comfort
3.7 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Families
by peter b from braidwood

great place but

Posted Jan 12, 2014 on Hotels.com
overall place and every thing about it including breakfast were great even the overall location it just has poor road acess up a steep hill but at moment there was major repairs happening the full length of the road and so made it hard
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Yami

PLEASE READ!

Posted Oct 16, 2013
The hotel has a good location, its very neat and very cozy, as long as you dont walk around. PLEASE ALWAYS USE BUS OR CAB. DO NOT WALK around this area, beware of motorcycles and avoid being in the street alone. We got followed and robed on a monday at 10am by two guys in a motorcycle around 20 feet from the hotel. This area is very calmed, but they came from down the hill where is more dangerous, and the street was not too crowded. There were like 3 other people walking in the street, but we were carrying one backpack to go to the beach. I guess that's why we were more interesting for them. The area is OK, just DONT walk around, call a cab in the hotel or wait for the bus inside the fence of the hotel. We were ok this way for about 3 days and nights, then the 4th we decided to take a walk.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Good budget hotel

Posted Aug 14, 2013
The property is like a garden on the side of a hill, very pleasent. My room was basic (no TV etc, didn't miss it) but nicely decorated and very clean. Staff is helpful and speaks english. Couldn't use the internet in my room which was a bit up the hill from the main building; in the reception area there is a decent connection though, reasonably fast (and free). Take a left (up hill) to get to a few restaurants and bars in the Santa Teresa neighborhood; or go right (down hill) to Lappa. You'll need to take the bus or taxi to get to Ipanema of Copacabana beaches etc Overall, a good budget option in Rio.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Personal Event
by Taku from Washington DC

Difficult to rate for others

Posted Aug 5, 2013 on Hotels.com
After all, I liked this place, mainly because of my overall experience with the staff and my exploration of the city. However, the room that I got had a problem with pluming in the bath room and smelled bad every now and then. I really hope they fix this problem as soon as possible. In addition, the room was a loft, and the space on the ground floor was basically useless. I did not mind as I was alone. Cleanliness of room and hotel was good with very unique characters--not like a regular hotel. Quality of service can vary, depending on who is available to respond. The hotel had a pool, but no one was using it. The hotel location is probably one important factor for a discussion. It somehow worked for me, managing to find a bus/a van, but a few taxies refused to give me a ride from Lapa to this place, probably because it's too close and streets are made of cobblestones. During the daytime, it's fine to walk, but not after the sunset, I felt. But if you can overcome this transportation problem, it's a very convenient place to access Lapa. For your information, although this trip was not, I used to a lot of backpacking trips. In addition, this place hosted also elderly/middle-aged couples.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveler

Decent place to stay, excellent breakfast

Posted Jul 19, 2013 on Hotels.com
Staff was awesome and helpful. Excellent breakfast. Romantic and cozy rooms with original decor. Able to store food in fridge. Able to store luggage and shower after check-out. Good Internet. Room cleaned daily although usually upon request. 15 minute hike uphill to reach destination.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Charming, clean, and wonderful!

Posted May 19, 2013
Casa Mango Mango is like a bed and breakfast in a beautiful old world style mansion. I believe there are only five or six rooms, so the atmosphere is cozy and tailored to your stay. This place has pretty much everything you could ask for when traveling: cleanliness (our room was impeccable), comfort (our room and the common areas were so inviting), free wifi, and an excellent staff that helped with all sorts of inquiries. They also had a great menu of tasty treats available at reception (drinks and sandwiches) for when you wanted to order something in. Staying at Case Mango Mango was such a treat because we were able to stay in a more residential area of Rio (not just on the beach�though you could easily take the bus to the beach). In Santa Teresa, we got a fuller view of city living in Rio and we also had excellent access to bars, music clubs, and events in Lapa just a short walk or bus ride away. The staff helped us plan parts of our trip around Rio and helped get a taxi to the airport on a rainy night.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Pierre from Vancouver, BC

Nice place in the best neighborhood in Rio!

Posted Mar 24, 2013
Pros: Location
Cons: The house looks great but needs maintenance work.
Location: The best in Rio!
This pousada is in a great location in Santa Teresa. The house is very nice, but would need some repairs to keep its good looks, like most of the houses in this neighbourhood. Our rooms were quite comfortable despite the absence of AC. Breakfast is ok. Staff is very friendly. Overall a nice place to stay.
3 out of 5
Recommended
by Jane

Ideal location for historical part of Rio

Posted Mar 9, 2013 on Hotels.com
Overall our five night stay was very enjoyable . The house has wonderful history and rooms that are spacious and grand for the price . The breakfast is good .The house and it's external and interior areas are in need of some loving attention . The reception team ( temporary ) actually made our stay , their attentiveness and welcome made our stay personal , however the management and owners seem distracted and non involved , perhaps tired after having the house for the last ten years . The staff  other than reception can be surly . The pool was out of action for most of the time during our stay and was finally cleaned at the end of our five day stay . Having said all of the above , we would return if the opportunity arose to be back in Rio de Janeiro , as the house has a  wonderful presence when staying in the Santa Teresa area , which is  a wonderful place to stay , absorb and explore. 
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Good hotel , well priced nice homely friendly feel

Posted Sep 15, 2012
Well positioned, unique hotel that has a very Bohemian feel to it. Room was enormous with high ceiling up a small winding staircase. I certainly didn't expect the size of room, but it was on teh road side and the buses come by very regularly and are noisy, but got use to it. Breakfat good,
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Lovely Bed and Breakfast

Posted Jul 20, 2012
Pros: We liked the breakfast, as well as the homey feel of the space.
Cons: The bed was only covered by a sheet and a light blanket - we got cold! There were cats in the breakfast area constantly and my partner is allergic!
Location: Great location, on the top of a hill, with easy access to public transport at the bottom of the hill. Wear comfortable shoes for the walk down!
Young couple had a lovely stay at this Bed and Breakfast. The house is old but full of character, with lots of personal Brazilian touches here and there. The breakfast, which was included in the hotel stay for us, was basic but adequate. The hotel offers free wi fi, though if you're staying in room number 1, which is right at the top of a winding stair case, you won't be able to pick it up and will have to go down and use it in the breakfast area. TV channels were plentiful if you fancied a night in after a long day of sightseeing. Reception staff were friendly and helpful, though I would definitely recommend bringing your own guide book along too as their knowledge may not be detailed enough for some. Finally, the hotel is in a great location with easy access to public transport.