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Just 1640 feet from the bohemian Lapa district, this guest house is 984 feet from the charming Escadaria do Selarón stairway. It offers a homely atmosphere, buffet breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Featuring city views and plenty of natural light, rooms at Casa da Gente feature wooden floors and a fan. They come with a shared bathroom that includes a shower. Flamengo Beach is 1312 feet from Casa da Gente. Cinelândia Subway Station is 2625 feet away, giving easy access to other parts of Rio. Santos Dumont Airport and Novo Rio Bus Station are both within 3.1 mi.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Casa da Gente has been welcoming guests since Feb 4, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Rio de Janeiro
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  • Loan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the staffs: so warmed and helpful. Barbara Magna ! they are the best…
  • Natalie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hosts were incredibly welcoming and friendly and gave lots of recommendations for things to do in the area. Breakfast was included and was really good, and the location of Casa de Gente made it easy to get to other places in the city since...
  • Ron
    A perfect place to stay and get to know the city. I came during carnaval, such a busy time, and Barbara the host (and also the rest of the staff) were amazing and had plenty of patience to explain evertyhing and help out with whatever i needed,...
  • Miglė
    Great place to stay in Rio! Super warm and welcoming hosts, feels like staying at friends house, rather than in ho(s)tel. Beautiful terrace to sit in the evening with a view of Lapa Arches Nice breakfast and well facilitated kitchen area to...
  • Gulen
    Lovely garden, great breakfast and great staff. The room and the shower were very comfy. Barbara is an amazing host. You can rely on her suggestions about the restaurants, bars, etc. The location is great if you're planning to spend the night in...
  • Alice
    Everything was great! The house is lovely, the garden is perfect to chill and take the delicious breakfast, the room was large and comfortable! Barbara is a great host, always here with great tips and nice words.
  • Juliana
    Excellent location, the house is close to public transport and also a nice walking distance to some tourist attractions like Lapa and Parque das Ruínas. The place is super nice and cozy with a great view of Downtown Rio, breakfast is simple but...
  • Anton
    Have you ever been invited to the local bar party by your hotel manager? Barbara is just beyond usual hospitality term. For her it's just a norm to be with people in Casa da Gente. She helped me with Uber, with the best attractions routes, she is...
  • Uche
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was good! Barbara is great. Heart warming. Funny. Class A. The view is the added bonus!!
  • Laila
    Our host, Barbara is the most attentive and adorable person I ever met. We were so greatful for her to guide us through everything . The place itself looks like an artistic loft, the rooftop terrace is unique and the views are amazing. The...

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Gostaria de mudar para quarto anterior

    Sim, já foi resolvido.
    Answered on 18 August 2022
  • O quarto família tem banheiro privativo ?

    Só tem banheiro compartilhado o quarto família
    Answered on 3 July 2022
  • Ola. bom dia. gostaria de saber se teriam vaga do dia 31 ao 4

    Bom dia. Obrigada por entrar em contato. Nessas datas estamos lotados, até 14/9. Tivemos muita demanda de reservas pelo festival Rock in Rio. Aguardamos vc numa outra oportunidade! Até mais! Casa da Gente, RJ
    Answered on 29 August 2022

Area info *

Amenities of Casa da Gente
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

Casa da Gente takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM


From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Casa da Gente of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Casa da Gente

  • The prices at Casa da Gente may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Casa da Gente offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Casa da Gente is 1.1 miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Casa da Gente is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Room options at Casa da Gente include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Suite
      • Family
      • Single

    • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from Casa da Gente. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.