Casa 579 is a colonial house located in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. With an amazing roof terrace with 180 degree views of Rio de Janeiro, the "Cristo Redentor", Sugar Loaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay and our knowledge and links to the local community, Casa 579 is a unique opportunity to discover a genuine Rio de Janeiro.
The house has been the site of fashion shoots and TV documentaries thanks to the stunning views from the panoramic roof terrace.
Casa 579, supports local community projects such as the educational “Julio Otoni” project located in the same street as the house. By staying at Casa 579 you too are also supporting the local community.
Among the come-again guests to Casa 579; a family of monkeys and a toucan, staying in the trees visible from the breakfast area!
Lapa, famous for its Samba clubs and home to Rio's nightlife and the downtown business district are within a 10 minute drive, either by bus, taxi or tram ride away and the famous sights of Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are just 15 minutes away. Transport stops right outside the house to take you to all the places you need to go (bus, tram or kombi).