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The Maze Inn

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“jazz night”(5 reviews)
“amazing stories”(3 reviews)
“guanabara bay”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

THE BEST PLACE I HAVE EVER EVER EVER STAYED IN! I did not have to think twice before writing this - I have travelled to many places but when I walked in the door of The Maze, I felt it in my bones that this...More

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

You can go to Rio and feel like you're in Houston, or Frankfurt. 'Cause let's face it: all hotels these days feel the same. Or, you can stay in a wonderfully quirky place with an almost handmade feel, in the middle of an authentic working-class...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This place is a home from home. Nowadays only for long term stays of a month or more. The British owner, Bob Nadkharni, is a fascinationg character with amazing stories to tell in several languages that he masters. The actual Pousada may have its setbacks,...More

Thank geraldinekuss
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Maze is a place everybody coming to rio should experienced. Located on the top of the favela Tavares Bastos it offers what must be the most spectacular and artistic view of the bay of rio and the Sugar Loaf. Especially when the sun rises,...More

Thank johnmehan
Response from Bob N, Owner at The Maze InnResponded 18 May 2017

What you forget to say is that it's people like you who make the MAZE what it is. It's not just a view (though, yes, it's eternally fascinating) but it's the meeting of minds, the sharing of humour and great ideas. I never wanted you...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

I have stayed at The Maze a number of times over the years and simply can not see myself staying in a standard hotel again. Certainly not in Rio anyway. The Maze offers a unique opportunity to gain an insight to life in a favela...More

Thank Ginger_Zidane
Response from Bob N, Owner at The Maze InnResponded 18 May 2017

This is my life's work everything I love,,,,and I love to share. 35 years ago, the locals welcomed me into to their little community ....yes it's grown, but the welcome hasn't changed. You feel it the moment you set foot here. As for the jazz,...More

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Breakfast included
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2 February 2016|
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Response from AlexOstia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, anyone can attend Jazz night, as long as they're willing to pay the entry fee at the door (can't remember exactly how much it was, not cheap for Brazilians, but certainly worth it for the jazz/party aficionado, or... More
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20 December 2015|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Hi.....the prices for one week from 20 February (7 nights) including our big breakfast Veranda Couple R$1400 Veranda Single R$1190 Standard Couple R$1190 Standard Single R$980 Dormitory Single... More
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