An ideal place

Due to its incredibly central location, Casa da Gente is the perfect accommodation to enjoy the tranquility of Santa Teresa, as well as the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa, the nature of Glória or the animation of the Center. The proximity of the subway and buses gives quick access to the other beauties of the Marvelous City (Sugar Loaf, Urca, Corcovado, Botanical Garden, Ipanema...).

Santa Teresa

Dominating the city, Santa Teresa is a picturesque neighborhood known for its charm and artistic life. Its steep cobbled streets are surrounded by beautiful mansions.

Our favorites

Try the delicious cheese breads and the famous açaí of Cultivar 1.1 km 14 min

Immerse yourself in the colorful universe of Getúlio Damado, the master artist of recycling, in his workshop Chamego Bonzolândia 1.5 Km 20 min

Listen to good music at Bar do Serginho 300 m 3 min

Admire the most beautiful sunset in the city at the Parque das Ruinas 650 m 10 min


Right below the Arcos da Lapa is where Rio lives at night. An interweaving of music, restaurants and bars to drink, eat, dance and have fun from dusk until noon of the following day.

Our favorites

Step on the Selarón Staircase - the most beautiful staircase in the world Escadaria Selarón, 250 m 2 min

Try great cachaças - the typical Brazilian drink - at Casa da Cachaça 800 m 10 min

Dance the forró at the Fundição Progresso 750 m 9 min

Have an elegant evening dancing in the Rio Scenarium 1.4 km 15 min


A traditional neighborhood in Rio, where you can enjoy the truly Carioca lifestyle with the stores, the beach, the great Flamengo Park and the Marina da Glória.

Our favorites

Stroll along the Guanabara Bay, from the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) to the beach Flamengo 1.5 km 20 min

Climb a little to discover the small and charming Church of Nossa Senhora da Glória do Outeiro 1.5 km 20 min

Have fun and surprise yourself with the organic market on Saturdays, and with the flea and food markets on Sundays. 750 m 10 min

Discover Villa Aymoré, a beautiful set of art galleries, restaurants, coworking offices with jazz nights on Fridays 1.3 km 20 min


A mixture of the old and the modern, with its numerous museums, stores, restaurants, exchange offices, buses and subways. It is the heart of the city, busy during the day, almost deserted at night and on weekends.

Our favorites

Marvel at the Real Gabinete Português de Leitura a small library reminiscent of that of Hogwarts (warning to Harry Potter fans !) 1.7 km 20 min

Dive into the old Rio, from Praça 15to Praça Mauá (flea markets with antiques, samba rings on Saturdays, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Museu do Amanhã) 2.3 km 30 min

Snack on bolos de estudante (“student cakes”) or acarajés. They are both culinary specialties of Bahia, but you will find them in a tent managed by women in Largo da Carioca 1.8 km 20 min

Observe how the agoutis (cutias) walk freely in the Campo de Santana at Praça da República 1.6 km 20 min