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Ipanema Beach House

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Barao da Torre, 485 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Ipanema)
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Ranked #158 of 210 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is rare to find Hostel staff so indifferent and 'otherwise occupied' than the charming selection of workers who sit behind the desk at Ipanema Beach House. They really do make you feel that YOU are invading their precious time. Questions are met with abrupt answers and heavy sighs (even if you are asking to purchase a beverage from the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read some reviews and I totally agree with the other negative reviews! I stayed there with my boyfriend this year during the carnaval and turned out they charged us too much! Now almost 2 months later we still havent got our money back. We have been sending emails and tried calling there. Finally when someone answered I tried to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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55 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I booked to stay at this hostel over carnival 2014, first they stuffed up by charging the full amount to my credit card instead of 50% which I just left. SEVEN weeks ago I emailed them as I had become very sick In Peru and had to return to Australia, I even provided a medical certificate, this is where all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

A great, sociable hostel with plenty of outdoor and indoor space to meet other travellers. Rooms are decent sized, triple bunks, lockable lockers, and hot showers in either en suite or clean communal bathroom areas. Free wifi in reception area. Use of Internet on their pc costs more. Cold drinks available at reasonable prices. Full breakfast including juices, fresh fruit,... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I stayed 3 nights and I regretted it ! First of all, after booking a room they send me a mail to propose me a transfer service from the airport to the hostel. I accepted and nobody came ! Apparently they didn't received my mail but it was sent, for sure... After that the check-in was very quick, so quick... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Ive been 2 Ipanema Beach House 5 yrs ago and couldnt wait to b back 2 this place (not only bcz of how much i love Rio de Janiero, but also 4 the hostel itself, which was a very good experience and memory). I know they say that its not the same me who comes again 2 the same place,... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

That was my second time at IBH, and unfortunally wasn't as good as my first stay. (2 years ago) My complaints are actually for the bathrooms. The outside upstairs bathroom shower is really bad and the inside upstairs bathroom was always with a bad smell. Not mentioning the really tiny outside ones. Another problem was that my friend is allergic... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

We have been traveling across Brasil and this is the worst hotel of them all. The location is great, but if you look hard you can find better hotels for almost the same price. Don't be fooled by the pictures, they don't show the rooms or the "suites" because the are the worst. The bunked bed are really bunked, they... More

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Curitiba, Brazil
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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I stayed there for the weekend, location is premium, few blocks from the beach. The swimming pool is very nice as well as breakfast. The matress of my bed was not very confy but premium location covers this fault.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Value for money and great staff (Mercedes is too beutyfull and realy helpfull...) Situated in the hart of ipanema this small Pausada is a good choice for young people that came for a good time and dont care too much for the problems/missfits that i saw in the comments on this Facility. Who choose to travel Brasil slleping in Pausadas... More

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Also Known As:
Ipanema Beach House Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Ipanema Beach House Hotel
Ipanema Beach Hotel
Ipanema Beach House Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Rua Barao da Torre, 485 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#43 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ipanema Beach House 2*
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