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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Hotelinho Urca after competing in the 2017 Cape to Rio Yacht Race and we could not have asked for a better place to relax and enjoy Rio. The staff were phenomenally kind and helpful. The breakfast was also a great way to start the day and the view was breath taking.

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Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Hotelinho is a terrific option for a pleasant stay in the marvelous city. Located in Urca, the safest and calmest neighborhood in Rio, close to the city's main hotspots. Public transportation at front door to everywhere. Supermarkets, drugstore, bars and restaurantes nearby. Walking distance to the sugarloaf and a huge shopping mall. Amazing hospitality from Andreas and the whole team....

Thank Vinicius M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Hotelinho is located in the charming suburb of Urca, right at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain. It's civilised, very safe and offers picturesque views over the bay. Hotelinho is a small establishment of rooms run by expatriate German, Andreas. It offers a variety of different room types - some with kitchenettes, others with living areas and some smaller options as...

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Small hotel located right below the sugar loaf in Urca. We had a family room, quite large with average beds. Decoration would need some refresh. But what is really an issue is the noise that is caused by the bar just downstairs where people have their drinks outside just below the room... No sleep at least until 11.30pm... The staff...

Thank fabriceetpaola
Andreas A, Gerente at Hotelinho Urca, responded to this review

Good Morning Fabrice thanks a lot for taking your time to write your impressions about your stay at Hotelinho. I deeply apologize the disturbing noice from the bar. The good news for all our future guests is, that we changed our windows and put anti-acoustic windowpanes, which usualy are made for airports, means you hardly hear nothing more. A part...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had a large group of 10 plus people stay here for a wedding. The staff was incredible and accommodating. There isn't a hotel in Rio that will beat the view from the rooftop of Hotelinho. Walking distance or a short Uber ride to a lot of great attractions and restaurants. Highly recommend the Hotelinho.

Thank AaronSmith4131
Andreas A, Reception at Hotelinho Urca, responded to this review

Hey Aaron, I hope, you had a blast while you guys were here and went home with beautiful impressions from Brazil. I just wanted to thank you for your comment on booking and the support associated with it. It was a lot of fun and thanks for dinner on my birthday! It was my pleasure to have you all here...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed in the Hotelinho Urca for 7 nights. The staff spoke multiple languages and was willing to do whatever it took to make our trip the best experience possible. The view from the top patio is second to none in Rio. On clear nights you can see ther Christo lighting up the harbor below. Also, the corner was a...

Thank brady_gregor
Andreas A, Receptionist at Hotelinho Urca, responded to this review

Hi Brady I hope, you had a pleasant and safe flight back home and returned with beautiful impressions from Brazil. I just wanted to thank you for your comment on booking and the support associated with it, we had a lot of fun while you guys were here. It was our pleasure to have your group here as our guests...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed two nights at Hotelinho Urca. All rooms were decorated differently with great taste, we had a room on the terrace which was specious and clean. The terrace has a stunning view over the marina and in the distance you can see Christ the Redeemer. We can definitely recommend the breakfast of Hotelinho Urca. Lots of home made jams,...

Thank Nick0101
Andreas A, Proprietário at Hotelinho Urca, responded to this review

Hello Nick Thanks a lot for your comment and the support associated with it. It has been a great pleasure, to have you here as our guests and we happy, that you enjoyed to stay with us at Hotelinho da Urca. In case you should return to Rio one day, please feel free to contact us and if it is...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Hotel is situated in a safe, quiet area 5 mins walk to Sugarloaf mountain and a small safe beach. Excellent bus service to all parts of Rio with stop right outside.Good restaurants nearby and a bar,shop and chemist below the hotel. Hotel situated opposite the bay and has stunning views of the bay and Christ The Redeemer statue. Andreas and...

Thank Bonchat
Reviewed 17 February 2016

thanks to Andreas & Jo for being so helpful during our stay Room was spacious and comfortable, breakfast was awesome (homemade breads,marmalade and etc ), fantastic view from the rooftop terrace , very good location and safe. absolutely will recommend this place to others :)

Thank canineLord
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

A lovely warm welcome from the manager andreas. I would recommend staying in urca as it is away from the busy cocacabana area. The outstanding thing about this hotel is the view! Sitting on the terrace looking at christ the redeemer and the harbour. The door to the hotel could be better signed. Easy access to local transport.

Thank lunchingladies24

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Staying in Urca

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Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect place to take a stroll and appreciate the area’s beautiful architecture, enjoy a cocktail and some delicious seafood pastries at a bar, or bring a bottle of wine and enjoy it while sitting anywhere along the stone seawall known as the “mureta.”
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Additional Information about Hotelinho Urca

Address: Rua Marechal Cantuaria 10 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-060, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Urca
Price Range: ₹ 4,249 - ₹ 7,967 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotelinho Urca 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Last floors rooms and bayfront ones.”
 of 5 bubbles thewhitetiger16, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 7 & 3( second story with the window view) were our favorites.”
 of 5 bubbles brady_gregor, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suite with bay view”
 of 5 bubbles Bonchat, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“A view of christ the redeemer”
 of 5 bubbles lunchingladies24, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Asking for a nice view implies accepting some noise from the street. I'd prefer the inside and the teraace for the view”
 of 5 bubbles 593saschag, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
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