We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ipanema Beach House

Rua Barao da Torre, 485 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Ipanema Beach House
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    33
    87
    44
    27
    32
See reviews for
4
30
46
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (223)
  • Mar-May only
    (65)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (67)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (32)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (59)
All months
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for five nights and each and every one of the staff members seems completely indifferent to any questions or requests one might have. A very teenagery attitude of "you are bothering me with your question". Childish staff, spent much of my time waiting for the recepionist(s) to finish their conversations with others/texts/games on the computer before getting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
County Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers are raving about these Rio de Janeiro hotels

4 of 5 stars
Show Prices
4 of 5 stars
Show Prices
Lima, Peru
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

185 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (30)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Family/play areas (4)
Viewed
Other (6)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (134)
Viewed
Dormitory (19)
Viewed
Pool (16)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (12)
Viewed
The Hotel (68)
Viewed
Twin Room with Shared Bathroom (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (21)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rio de Janeiro hotels
Hotel Nossa Senhora da Boa Viage...
#104 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
4.5 of 5 stars 18 reviews
Lagoa
Bonita Ipanema Pousada & Hostel
Bonita Ipanema Pousada & Hostel
#102 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
3.5 of 5 stars 378 reviews
Copacabana
Rio Backpackers
Rio Backpackers
#151 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
3.0 of 5 stars 113 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Gamboa Rio Hotel
#139 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
3.5 of 5 stars 51 reviews
Copacabana
Copinha Hostel
Copinha Hostel
#183 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
3.0 of 5 stars 83 reviews
Santa Teresa
Arosa Rede Rio Hotel
Arosa Rede Rio Hotel
#47 of 236 in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 of 5 stars 100 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay