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Ipanema Beach House

Rua Barao da Torre, 485 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is very decent, staff all very friendly and helpful, luggage room available to keep your stuff in before/after check out. Dorms are what you'd expect, 3 tier bunk beds make climbing up to your bed without waking everyone up a bit of a challenge, and a number of the locks on the lockers were broken while I was there,... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is excellent. Julia at reception is lovely. Breakfast is good. That's about it unfortunately. Bathrooms are disgraceful. Any time I went in to the (disgusting) upstairs bathroom the floor was wet and the bin was overflowing with toilet paper. What do they expect having one bathroom upstairs between 30 odd people? I know there's other bathrooms at the back... More 

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Lima, Peru
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked the vibe at this hostel, the staff at the front desk were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was pretty good. The only thing I didnt like was the room. We booked one of the private 'suites' which I thought was really pricey for a hostel - it was more than we had paid for a modern serviced... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good points: - location, friendly staff, breakfast, excellent local tour guide (Orlando) Bad points : - hostel organised a taxi to collect us from the airport which never showed, contacted reception on 3 occasions and were advised to continue to wait a further 10 minutes. After 2 hours we got our own taxi. The hostel receptionist was dismissive and said... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is just a few blok from beach, I stayed in a private room but sharing room also safe and enjoyable. Beautiful garden and nice pool, breakfast is simple but enough and clean. Generally I can say good place and you get what you pay.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed three nights in late May. Our room had a balcony with hammocks and chairs which was a great place to chill and unwind at the end of the day. There are shower facilities by the pool as well as near the rooms, so didn't have to wait to use the facilities. Guests were very polite; even on nights when... More 

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IpanemaBeachHouse, Gerente at Ipanema Beach House, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for all your nice comments! We hope to welcome you at the Beach House again anytime soon :) Kind regards, More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I stayed for 3 nights and loved the place. I've previously stayed at hostels but none compare to this one. The atmosphere is great and the ambience too. Its a colourful and lively hostel great to make friends. Staff were friendly and helpful. Location is perfect. 5 min walk to Ipanema beach, 2min walk from bus stops and 10 min... More 

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IpanemaBeachHouse, Gerente at Ipanema Beach House, responded to this review

Hi Leticia! Thanks for your comments, we were very happy to hear it! We hope to see you again anytime soon! Kind regards, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great hostel in an ideal location just a few blocks from Ipanema beach and one block from Ipanema's main shopping street. Hostel was reasonably priced and included a nice breakfast (ham, cheese, bread rolls, fresh fruit, juice and chocolate cake!). Staff were reasonably helpful when we made any enquiries. Various tours can be booked via reception (we did the favela... More 

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IpanemaBeachHouse, Gerente at Ipanema Beach House, responded to this review

Hi Denise! Thanks for your comments, we were very happy to hear it! We hope to welcome you again! Kind regards, More 

Hemiksem, Antwerpen, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We also stayed in 2 other hostels in Ipanema, but this one is really the best one. We stayed here for 4 nights in a 6 dorm room and the matresses were quiet good for a hostel. Breakfast was also very nice and the staff was friendly to us. The prices of drinks are really acceptable with 5 Real for... More 

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IpanemaBeachHouse, Gerente at Ipanema Beach House, responded to this review

Hi Stijin! We were very happy to hear all your nice comments! We did work on our wifi so you can enjoy it when you come back! Don't worry, Botafogo wil go back to serie A and Flamengo will be the winner !!! :) Hope to see you again! More 

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Ipanema Beach House has an excellent location. The breakfast and pool area are great, the mattresses in the bunk beds reasonable. The vibe really depends on the guest staying there. Not too much initiative from the hostel crew here. Apparently they organise Caipirinha evenings, but not during my staying. It is very nice to rend a bike and make... More 

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