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Arpoador Inn

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Rua Francisco Otaviano, 177 - Arpoador | Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-040, Brazil
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really happy locals recommended this place on the beach at the beginning of Ipanema. Will definitely return. Perfect for a couple even for honeymoon. Can watch surfers from window and hotel restaurant in front is ideal for sunset drinks. Combination of location, price, and service rare.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, clean, fancy restaurant, incredible breakfast!! I'm recommendin it to everyone for sure! Views to the sea while you have breakfast Furniture a bit outdated but it's simple and confortable. Noisy fridge, as every hotel in Brazil. Safe area and well connected by bus and by feet.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place right on the beachfront Ipanema. Take a room on the beach side though, otherwise you will have the backstreet as your view. Room small but functional. Good bed, TV though has very little channels on offer. But I guess one is here to enjoy the view from the comfort of the chair through the windows, not to... More 

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Cham, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arpoador Inn is ideally situated right on Ipanema beach. No roads to cross or traffic to negotiate, walk straight out of the restaurant entrance and one of the worlds most perfect vistas is there to enjoy. Beautiful beach with beautiful people. The hotel is simple, clean and efficiently run. The breakfast - fresh fruit, coconut juice, breads and coffee... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this fantastic review about the HOTEL ARPOADOR, where you have recently stayed. That is very much appreciated. It has been a pleasure hosting you in our hotel and restaurant. We are, in fact, on a unique location: HOTEL ARPOADOR in the only hotel right on Arpoador beach, which is a peninsula sticking out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I don't think there is another hotel right on the beach in either Ipanema or Copa. This boutique hotel will not disappoint particularly if you splurge (though not much) for a room with at least a side window ocean view. You are not going to get the glitzy hotel lobby and pool experience but you are going to get the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I’m not used to do reviews, and I wish my first one could be a positive one but I think it's important to share and warn travellers interested in this hotel (sister hotel of Ipanema Inn hotel). I made a reservation for august, and although there was free cancellation and no charge before the arrival, 2 minutes later my reservation... More 

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Daniel G, Manager at Arpoador Inn, responded to this review

Dear client, We appreciate your time for writing this review. Our team insists that you book again with us, as we would be delighted to host you in one of our hotels. We understand that there was a small mistake that saw your booking as a pre-paid one, meaning it charges your card directly. This was quickly resolved, by sending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stayed three nights at Arpoador Inn that is situated as one of the very few hotels in Rio so you don't have to cross a street to get to the beach. Nice! Room was simple but clean; we had no ocean view but that is possible if you will pay for it. Kind and helpful staff. Breakfast was served... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The best beach hotel location in Rio, by far. A great and cozy place to stay. Simple, comfortable with a very good restaurant. The only problem is that Arpoador Inn does not have private parking. But I presume most clients do not need it. Some parking lots on walking distance, anyway. Wonderful view for the rooms close to Arpoador /... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My room was very small and uninspiring but overall a nice hotel at a fair price. Especially the restaurant in the bottom was a great experience. The breakfast was lovely and the bartender at night, Ivna, was one of the most lovely people I met in Brazil. I wouldn't be back in Rio without stopping by and say hi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Every morning at breakfast, you glory in the views to the left of Aproador Rock and to the right of views of Ipanema and Leblon beaches, plus the mountains behind. The hotel faces a small, quiet, mostly pedestrian road with easy access to the beach. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. Breakfast was always delicious and beautifully displayed. We... More 

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