4 story hostel overlooking center
Just 10 minutes to downtown with it's 21st century pyramid cathedral and Paris Opera House look-alike square with cafe's overlooking broad pedestrian boulevards. Museums and parks abound.
Just 15 minute metro/taxi ride to Copacabana's famous beaches (20 minutes to Ipanema).
Hike hills for beautiful views of Rio and the Guanabara Bay with Gloria's yatch club.