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Looking for people to share an Apartment 11th-17th
Posted January 25th, 2010 - 9:20 pm by from Bristol, England (Permalink)

I'm looking for a group of people to share accomodation during carnival and of course to party with!

I have been travelling SA solo and have got nowhere with planning accomodation for carnival, I will be meeting up with a few people but unfortunately they can't put me up. I figure if a few people are initerested we could start looking for an apartment thats about the right size (Im happy to sleep on the floor). Between 4 it could be a whole load cheaper then a hostal!

So If your interested in sharing or have an apartment that has space for 4 or more people to sleep (e.g. two in the bed one in the bath and one on the couch) please reply to this post and we can get chatting to see if it might work.

Posted January 25th, 2010 - 10:00 pm by from Swindon, England (Permalink)
Hi Owen

I'm defo in for the apartment share option. My friend Sarah and I will be together, both 32 and hoping to start our travels round SA at carnival!

Lets cross our fingers it works out eh!

Anne :o)

Posted January 26th, 2010 - 1:04 am by from Manchester, England (Permalink)
Hey man count me in.
I was thinking that would be the best idea. if you get enough people to make it work let me know and we can sort something out.


Posted January 26th, 2010 - 4:17 am by from Forest Hills, United States (Permalink)
Hey keep me posted.. i'll be in Rio Feb 11 -14 and departing early morning of Feb 15 for Recife so am interested in sharing accomodations as well.

LIke Owen, i've no pblm sleeping on the floor ;)


Posted January 27th, 2010 - 11:33 pm by from Bristol, England (Permalink)
There seems to be a few apartments that can sleep 4 for about 2000 reais, and one for 6 at 3000. So its still kinda expensive with the downside of some people not being in beds, upside of: Being avaliable during carnival, TV, Kitchen, Bathroom between few people, security etc...

To sum up about 500 reis, 270 USD, 170 GBP, 300 Aus Dollar. per person. For one week during carnival, sharing bed or on couch/floor.

Whos still in? I'd kinda like to get this sorted by the end of the week if poss, otherwise I might change my plans for carnival and travel elsewhere.

Realistically, I think people will need to commit for a week with the same dates, or arrange for someone to share the cost / dates themselves.

:p sorry boring message, I'm not usually an administrative ballache but just wanna see if this might actually happen.

Posted January 28th, 2010 - 9:16 am by from Marseille, France (Permalink)
My friend and me will arrive from Paris the 15th in Rio. And it seems VERY difficult to find a place to sleep...
Your suggestion to share an apartement might be the best one, to sleep, and to meet other travellers.
Anyway, we are interrested. I saw 2 post before that a CSurfers (ssKim) will leave Rio the 15th in the morning and would like to share an apartment. We can do the "intermediary".
What do you think about this idea?
See you soon?
Emma & Thibaut

Posted January 28th, 2010 - 9:36 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Hey Owen (and everybody)!

Im coming into Rio sometime around the beginning of the festival (dates not 100% yet). definitely interested in the apt share, but want to know where it is and which dates youll have it for. Also does anybody have tickets for the events? I didnt realize until recently that other than the parties in the streets, you gotta have entrance to the main parades.



Posted January 31st, 2010 - 9:29 am by from Mexico City, Mexico (Permalink)
Hello Owen!!

I´ll be in Rio in Feb 11th and I´m really interested in your share option! so please, let me know if it is still an option.


Posted January 31st, 2010 - 10:35 pm by from Istanbul, Turkey (Permalink)
me and my brother have cs 15th 16th but we could come on the 11th or 12th and happily pay our share until then!! is this still a possibility??

Posted February 1st, 2010 - 9:11 pm by from Scottsdale, United States (Permalink)
Hey Owen, I would have totally gone in on your offer but I already made accommodations at a hostel called Samba Villa. It’s an Irish Pub and Hostel in one.

Evaristo da Veiga St 147 (Esquina com rua Mem de Sa) Lapa- Rio De Janeiro-Brazil
email: reservations@sambavilla.com
Owners Name: Katterina

I think they have five more beds left. They require a 7 day reservations for Carnival (Feb 13th-19th). Total ends up being around $550 (US) and they have AC in the rooms and free food and drinks.

Regardless, I'd still be interested in meeting up with fellow CS peep's so maybe this would be a good place to gather the troops?


Posted February 1st, 2010 - 10:19 pm by from Delft, Netherlands (Permalink)

Same story. Did you find something to share?


Posted February 3rd, 2010 - 12:03 am by from Bristol, England (Permalink)
I have A place for 6 which I will put a deposit on tomorrow (me and 5 others), I have contacted those who have shown interest with more details on the apartment. Dates are 10-17th. You need to commit to those dates (not flexible) and pay the full 500reis per person.

If you can find someone else to share the dates and cost that is for you to do, not me.

Contact me AS SOON AS YOU READ THIS if you are interested.

Hopeing to build a happy rio party CS family.

Happy travells


Posted February 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Posted February 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm by from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Permalink)
I decided to spend the carnival at the home of friends in Rio, and have an apartment available for rent during Carnival.
The apartment is in the neighborhood of Gloria, 100 meters from the neighborhood of Lapa.
I have a single bed and 2 mattresses, TV, fridge, grill, fan and internet if you have a computer.
is next to the subway, bus to all the Rio de Janeiro and the street carnival. It's my fourth year at the carnival of Rio de Janeiro, and I can indicate the best carnival festivities, or you can hang out with me and my friends.

February 12 to February 21
10 days
if anyone is interested send me a private message

Posted February 9th, 2010 - 3:49 pm by from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Permalink)
Hello! I have available in Copacabana a nice 2 bedrooms apartment...can host 4 to 5 people...let me know if you are still needing ok?