My name is Adriaan Romijn. I am the Director of RG International B.V.. Our company is based in the Netherlands and specialized in short-term rentals in Rio de Janeiro and we provide accommodation & hospitality services for large sports events (like the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro). For 9Flats, for Rio de Janeiro for short term rentals, we have selected a group of excellent quality, well maintained and centrally located apartments & penthouses from reliable owners. The local staff in Rio de Janeiro speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish and German fluently. For all the apartments and penthouses offered, we do not allow pets (no dogs, no cats, or any other animal or bird) and we do not allow smoking inside (it is allowed on the veranda/balcony or terrace). I am more than happy to assist you in your search and vacation in Rio de Janeiro!