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Rua Tavares Bastos 414 _ 66 Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22221-030 Brazil See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Me and two friends recently visited the Maze, we stayed for 2 weeks and would have stayed longer if we could! You get a warm welcome from owner Bob and his wife Ma Lucy, a family run gorgeous hotel covered in Bob and other artists...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

One of the most spectacular places I have ever stayed in. With such a friendly family to greet you and artwork to fill every inch of space, The Maze is a must when visiting Rio. The view speaks for itself and you will never get...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Had an Indian lunch experience at The Maze and it was amazing. Went there after being recommended by a colleague of mine. The food, setting and views were great. Was a bit apprehensive en route (located at the top in one of the safe favellas)...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Marius v
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Maze is a basic but quirky place, at in a very safe favela. It combines a hostel, jazz club and Indian food. Decorated in full tile mosaics and with a wonderful view across the water to Sugarloaf. We stayed for four days and Bob...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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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

Date of stay: November 2017
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Description
National Geographic describes The MAZE as "Unique and Original". Designed and built during 4 decades by Bob Nadkarni (Stanley Kubrick's sculptor-2001 A Space Odyssey). The architecture reflects the Atlantic More Forest, the foothills and the sweeping bays which surround it. Situated in a Rio favela, it reveals the source of Brazil's creativity whilst being the safest location in Rio de Janeiro. The MAZE is a family home, family run. It's typical guests are architects, writers, photographers, artists, musicians and adventurous souls. Probably not for anyone with serious mobility difficulties or cat phobia however. The view is probably the finest in Rio. The Breakfast is big. Guest chat'n'mingle is wonderful and stimulating. The MAZE is a fine-art museum with a jazz night celebrated (4 years running) by US DOWNBEAT Magazine amongst the "World's Top Jazz Venues" The owner, ex BBC TV correspondent, ex war cameraman, painter, writer and jazzman welcomes you into his home and his world. The MAZE is a place to lose yourself and find yourself. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
The Maze Hotel Rio De Janeiro
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The Maze Inn Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Catete / Zona Sul (South Zone)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
The Maze Hotel Rio De Janeiro
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The Maze Inn Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Catete / Zona Sul (South Zone)
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Bianca C
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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Scott S
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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"get a room with a balcony and a view"
CeliaM909
3 Dec 2017
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"All rooms have their own advantages."
geraldinekuss
17 Oct 2017
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"The room 501 has the best view"
johnmehan
22 Apr 2017
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"I stayed on the top room where I heard Edward Norton stayed when they filmed the hulk there... would..."
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4 Jan 2017
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