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Ipanema Beach House

2.0 of 5 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
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've just stayed 5 nights here and it's ideal for the low maintenance traveller. The showers are good, storage lockers in the rooms, breakfast does a job and the pool is a nice amenity. I had an air con room which kept the mozzies away at night too. Has a very chilled atmosphere so don't expect a party every night... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The location is perfect : near the beach and the Lagoa and safe. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are ok. The hostel has great common places .The breakfast is good. I love this hostel and I'll definitely come back.

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Olá , Muito obrigada pela recomendação !! Esperamos recebe- lo novamente em nossa Beach House ! beijos Equipe Ipanema Beach... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Considering that I stayed here during the world cup.. it would be a bit unfair to criticize the high price paid for a basic backpacker hostel... Rio was amazingly expensive at that time, and this was one of the most affordable places in Ipanema. Anyway: the hostel is pretty well located, 3 blocks from Ipanema Beach. The place is nice,... More

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O seu feedback é muito importante para nós ! Estamos passando por algumas reformas para assim atender melhor nossos hospedes.... More

Los Angeles, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying here during my stay in Rio. First off, I knew I was staying in a nice area until the taxi driver dropped me off and I spot a Rolex and Louis Vuitton boutique across the way (not that I'm into that). But yeah, you're pretty much in the Beverly Hills of Rio. It's a... More

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Thank you so much !!! We hope see you again in our Beach House !! More

Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This hostel has a great location right around Ipanema Beach. But the rooms are more than basic, and the bathrooms are actually very dirty. So bring your "Adiletten" if you wanna walk into the shower. Also, this place is definitely directed towards very young people, It's very loud at night and people keep walking in and out of the rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Ipanema is very much the upper class part of Rio, you will feel very safe in this area. Hostel staff were friendly and the place has great facilities in respect to kitchen, pool area and space to lounge about. Recommend using the toilets and showers towards the back of the building, bathrooms in the main building are overused. The hostel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Certainly not as bad as previous reviews have stated. At no point did any room I stay in smell of urine and trust me, I went looking for it. The major flaw in my stay was the subhuman scum that stayed in the hostel over the same 6 nights I did. 3 Australians, head to toe in yellow onesies making... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We booked this hostel in January fearing World Cup fever would hit Rio. When we arrived, check in was simple and straightforward. The room was ok (expensive for the standard), though the mattresses were thin and the room smelt a little from the bathroom next door. The breakfast was good and the pool was an added bonus. Most of the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The hostel is very good located, the private room we had was very basic, the swimming pool is ok and the kitchen is ok as well and the staff was helpful. It's an ok hostel, but not very good. In case you want to save money then you have to stay in another area then Ipanema...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Don't stay here - the location is good but that's about it. We stayed in a tiny, tiny double room with a terrible old bed and a bathroom that stank of urine despite cleaning. This place is ridiculously expensive for what you get. The breakfast is inadequate, the staff at the front desk pretty unfriendly and certainly unhelpful and the... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ipanema Beach House 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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Ipanema Beach House Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Ipanema Beach Hotel
Ipanema Beach House Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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