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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cornwall
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Mar Ipanema for 8 days during April. Great position for beach, restaurants and shops. The room was compact but very clean and a great powerful shower. The staff at the hotel were the greatest asset - from the front of house staff on reception, the doormen, the staff who gave us beach chairs, the cleaners and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at many hotels in Rio and i had to write a review for this hotel as it is the best by far for location, service and comfort and the lovely restaurant they have called Devassa made our trip, the food is outstanding especially for Breakfast , we spent alot of our time there as it has people from... 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 were pleased with our hotel and services! We would like to especially thank you for your kind words on our staff. They are all very... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've heard hotels in Rio tend to be expensive and poor quality. Given the context, we thought this hotel was great. The rooms were clean, the air conditioning worked and the beds were big. It is a really short walk to Ipanema beach. The breakfast at Devassa is great - some of the best papaya I've tasted - and we... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your complete review and for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel for your vacations in Rio de Janeiro. I’m quite happy to know that you found our location prime. As you pointed out, we are a stone’s throw away from Ipanema beach and a short walk from the lagoon, in a the upscale residential neighborhood... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here for 4 nights, the location is perfect in Ipanema. The room was not as big as i could expect for a 4 star hotel and the care for details is not a point of strenght. The breakfast is served downstairs in the Devassa pub, which could be quite busy because the pub is not big enough if... 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. I hope you had a great time. I’m disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy our room’s size. But I do believe that you found it cozy, at least, since our rooms are equipped with ’32 LCD TVs, Split A/Cs, complimentary... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I enjoyed my stay here. It is perfectly located next to the beach and amazing restaurants. Great view as well. The hotel restaurant also offers a great breakfast with some of the best fruit I have ever tasted.

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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 vacations in Rio de Janeiro. I hope you had a blast during your stay. I’m glad to know that you enjoyed our location. Mar Ipanema Hotel located in a very upscale residential neighborhood, surrounded by Rio’s best restaurants and boutiques. As you pointed out, just a stone’s... More 

London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The hotel is very well situated in the heart of Ipanema and has a great pub underneath/next door which doubles as the breakfast room. They have a really good food menu and some great drinks too as well as it being a good spot to watch the world go by. Also very convenient for the beach - don't get too... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Mar Ipanema Hotel for you vacations in Rio de Janeiro and for your candid comments.. I’m truly glad that you both enjoyed our Armazém Devassa restaurant and its craft beers and breakfast. Good to know you enjoyed our prime location! As you mentioned, Mar Ipanema Hotel is located just two blocks away... More 

Centreville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great hotel. Very clean, good wifi, great breakfast, very quiet neighborhood, and VERY friendly staff. The staff would answer any of your question and try to help you out as much as possible. Couple blocks from the beach and they lend you beach umbrella and chairs. Very safe neighborhood; i had no problem walking around at night with my girlfriend.

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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. Good to know you enjoyed our prime location! 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 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed here for a few nights and the location is excellent being only a couple of blocks from the Beach. The hotel is on the main road of Ipanema with lots of shopping and restaurants. The hotel is linked to a bar where you have breakfast and which also serves good food during the day and in the evening. A... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying at Mar Ipanema Hotel during your holidays. I’m glad to know you had a great stay and our staff has helpful. Also, thank you very much for your compliments concerning our rooftop area, which includes sauna, rooftop bar and fitness center. At last, I’m thrilled to hear to you considered our location... More 

new york, ny
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110 reviews 110 reviews
45 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The location is great, 2 blocks from the beach and steps from tons of restaurants (Tupac was our fav for dinner and Delirious Tropical for lunch). The hotel rooms are very small and not set up well. Great water pressure in the bathrooms and good quality toiletries. The ACs are a bit weak. The beds and pillows are in need... 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 recent stay in Rio de Janeiro. It’s good to read that you had a great time while at our property. I’m happy to know you found our breakfast delicious. Did you try the Brazilian delicacies that are served there, such as pão-de-queijo, matte, tropical fruits and many... More 

Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
49 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you want to stay in Ipanema this is a solid choice. Located directly up from Post 10 – only two blocks from the beach, this friendly staffed hotel will serve you well. Their English ranges from workable to basically fluent. The hotel is around a 10 minute walk to Leblon, 30 minute walk to the subway / metro and... More 

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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 were pleased with our hotel and services! We would like to especially thank you for your kind words on our staff. They are all very... More 

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