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Mar Ipanema Hotel

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Rua Visconde De Piraja 539, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-003, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Coggeshall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here during our first trip to Rio for 5 nights in a superior room on the 4th floor. Room was a good size, clean and well lit. Showers were very powerful also. Great breakfasts served in the restaurant next door and a very helpful front desk. Good views from the roof top terrace bar also. Best thing about this... More 

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your candid comments on our property. I’m truly glad to know you had such a wonderful stay during such important occasion. It’s nice to know that you found our hotel modern. In fact we consider Mar Ipanema Hotel a boutique hotel. Our decoration, inspired in our cities postcards grants our property a unique... More 

Brasília, Brazil
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44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has a wonderful location, the staff is kind, the room and bathroom aren't big, but have everything you need and are comfortable and clean. Breakfast is OK. There is a bar and a small gym in the rooftop. Nice view.

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. I hope you had a great time. As you said, our location is no less than unbeatable. Two short blocks away from the marvelous Ipanema beach and surrounded by Rio’s best restaurants and finest shops, Mar Ipanema Hotel offers its guest the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The accusation of you smoking in the hotel is really high. They simply slap you with the fine based on the housekeeper and hotel manager smell bud. One word of advice - please do not open your window if you are staying at the low floors, those people smoking below will get you into trouble.

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Initially, I would like to thank for choosing our property for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. I'm sorry to hear that there were no other aspects of the hotel were noteworthy to mention. I would like to add, however, that our property is a 100% smoking free hotel in which guests abide to a policy such policy.... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Absolutely adored this hotel. Has a boutique hotel feel. Excellent location for shopping and getting a local vibe. Can't say much about their breakfast bar, but since they are on a pretty busy street you can always pick up something at one of the local food joints. The staff was incredibly helpful and attentive. The rooms are small but nicely... More 

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your candid comments on our property. I’m truly glad to know you had such a wonderful stay. It’s nice to know that you found our hotel well designed. We also consider Mar Ipanema Hotel a boutique hotel. Our decoration, inspired in our cities postcards grants our property a unique character, greatly different than... More 

Porto Alegre, RS
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66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's not a big hotel with a very good localization. The room size is comfortable, very clean, same for the bathroom . White and nice towels. The breakfast is served at the corner room (same place called "Devassa" at noon and night : bar and restaurant).

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments regarding our hotel. At Mar Ipanema Hotel we take very much in consideration our guests’ reviews in order to improve our services. I’m glad you found our rooms comfortable. We refurbished all rooms and we are proud to let you know that we are the only 100% refurbished hotel in Leblon/Ipanema... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There is only one thing I didn't like at Mar Ipanema Hotel - the average cleanliness. The location was fantastic (good neighborhood and very close to the beach) , the breakfast excellent and the staff quite ok.

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel as your accommodation during your vacations. At Mar Ipanema Hotel we take very much in consideration our guests’ reviews in order to improve our services. Good to know you enjoyed our prime location! As you mentioned, Mar Ipanema Hotel is located just two blocks away from the wonderful Ipanema... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This place was great value for Rio which is super expensive. Location is brilliant, right in middle of shops and good restaurants. Good nightlife near by. Very near beach, ipanema beach is much nicer than copacabana, settle in for the day and have drinks and food on the beach. The rooms are small but neat, clear and bright and modern.... More 

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your candid comments on our property. I’m truly glad to know you had such a wonderful stay during such important occasion. It’s nice to know that you found our hotel modern. In fact we consider Mar Ipanema Hotel a boutique hotel. Our decoration, inspired in our cities postcards grants our property a unique... More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Stayed here a couple of times while visiting Rio. It's just a couple of blocks to Ipanema Beach which is my favorite in Rio. I loved the location since it's located on a busy street in Rio with great restaurants, bars and nightlife. You can walk to Copacabana and every Sunday the main road in front of Ipanema Beach is... More 

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. It’s nice to hear that you enjoyed your previous stay with us. As you mentioned, Mar Ipanema Hotel is located just two blocks away from the wonderful Ipanema beach in the fancy residential district of Ipanema, being surrounded by the best restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Comfortable room, clean, very nice view at the rooftop (decent brand new gym, spa and a bar to drink something with the view), amazing breakfast at Armazém Devassa, a trendy Pub/Restaurant (attached to the hotel) with many different bottled and crafted beers.

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. I hope you had a great time. As you said, our location is no less than unbeatable. Two short blocks away from the marvelous Ipanema beach and surrounded by Rio’s best restaurants and finest shops, Mar Ipanema Hotel offers its guest the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I loved this hotel. It wasn't about a fancy room, or over-the-top service, but it felt like RIO. It felt authentic. It was near the beach and we had access to a beach chair and umbrella. We could walk to the beach. The service was outstanding. We even went on the tour to favelas that the front desk encouraged us... More 

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HenriqueAbreuB, Gerente at Mar Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review on Mar Ipanema Hotel and for sharing your holiday experience here on Trip Advisor! It makes us truly happy that you had such a great time in Rio. We would like to especially thank you for your kind words on our staff. They are all very... More 

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