Within 3 minutes walking distance from Ipanema, Arpoador and Copacabana Beaches and tucked away in a quiet side street, Arpoador Bed & Breakfast is a central and however quiet location for those who want to know the "Wonderful City" (as we call Rio de Janeiro) being in the heart of it. Ipanema with the famous bars and restaurants at Praça General Osório and Rua Farme de Amoedo is just around the corner, Posto 9 as a meeting point of intellectuals on Ipanema Beach is only 3 minutes away, public transportation to all places in Rio just in front of the door - this is the most intelligent location in Rio de Janeiro, at a central, strategic point of the Beach Zone (or "Zona Sul", like the locals call it) of Rio de Janeiro.
Arpoador, Ipanema and Copacabana
Arpoador Bed & Breakfast is just one block from Cobacabana beach, one block from Ipanema beach, and half block from Arpoador beach. This means it takes only half a minute walk to any of these beautiful beaches. You can enjoy the best of these places, and also many of the best restaurants, theaters, night clubs, pubs, etc. of Rio.
Not just natural pleasures
We have many services very close to us, like banks (Citibank, Bank Boston, ...) with 24 hour cash machines, drugstores, restaurants, shopping centers, popular fairs, souvenir stores, boutiques, three street markets per week in adition to the famous Hippiefair, streetcafes, coconutkiosks, exchange houses, post offices, etc...
You are close to anywhere
In a few minutes you can get to many of the very known attractions of Rio, like Corcovado (with the worldfamous statue of Christ), Sugar Loaf, and Maracanã Soccer Stadium. You can go by taxi, subway, or by bus, because you have all of these transports means (even car rent agencies) near to Arpoador Bed & Breakfast. If you prefer, there are two bicycles available for you. There are many bicycle paths in Rio, all the way to downtown, and in the Tijuca's Forest.
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Christ the Redeemer
Confeitaria Colombo - Belle Epoque
Map of Rio de Janeiro
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Google Map of Arpoador Area