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Rio Hostel Ipanema

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Caning 18, Casa 1 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22081-040, Brazil (Ipanema)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was thrilled with this hostel. I was very tired when I arrived, having just volunteered for two weeks at an event, and therefore was pleased to find it was clean, small and quiet. The roof terrace is fantastic for relaxing. I spent a lot of time up here. The location is great; Ipanema beach is so close and Cobacabana... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Fantastic location but that is about the only good thing I can say about it. We requested and received confirmation for an all-female room to stay in when we booked in October. However, since our stay was during the World Cup the hostel decided to put men in our room on our second day there, and they did this without... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

the hostel was centrally located, safe and secure, filled with friendly and helpful staff. they were able to answer all of my questions even when one of them didn't speak english. it was a great place to stay at during the world cup.

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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Top Shagger arrives 10am from an overnight bus, check in at 2pm...wasnt allowed to stash my bags or hang around the complex until check in time...wtfff is that about. Nice welcome to Rio They charge a late check out fee if you are checking out before 9am, so you have to check out the day before. Not cool Top shagger... More

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Campinas, SP
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The hostel located near Ipanema beach which easy to find. Easy to take the buses and subways. Nears the supermarket and surrounded by apartments. The hostel is small with nice helpful staffs. Basic breakfast with nothing special. Great to stay with friends if you lazy to walk a lot.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a beautiful and peaceful little hostel that creates a lovely little oasis in a fantastic location. The rooftop terrace is super comfortable - great hammocks and daybeds to relax in. The staff were wonderfully friendly. If you want a quiet base in Rio very much recommend this place. Super clean. It is hard to find the place -... More

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Ratingen, Germany
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

The Hostel is between the two main beaches Ipanema and Copacabana. Very central, but a little bit hard to find. It is easy to get to both beaches by a 5 minute walk. The hostel is not very big, it has just a few rooms and a nice rooftop, very familial. The rooms are clean, but very small. We didn't... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

the staff was very friendly & helpful. our room was small, but very nice and bathrooms and kitchen were clean. and there is a extraordinary good breakfast at the roof terrace, well done! so we were lucky that we have found this hostel:)

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

With only a 5 minutes walk to the beach and close to a supermarket was this hostel a perfect stay. We were staying in de double room, wich was nice. The bathrooms are clean and the staff is friendly. If you want to stay in ipanema, this is just a nice hostel!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed in Rio Hostel Ipanema from the 27th, of Sept until October the 2nd, 2013, where I slept in a private bedroom. The bed was comfortable and the room was being cleaned every day. I did not experience anything negative such as insects or loud hostel guests at night. The bathroom was clean. Maybe I was lucky that the... More

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Address: Rua Caning 18, Casa 1 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22081-040, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema
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Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Hostel Ipanema 2*
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Rio Hostel Ipanema is a terrace beach house only a few steps away from the notorious Posto 9, epicenter of Rio de Janeiro surf and beach culture. The two floor guesthouse is located on a private road, providing peace and security. The house decor is soft and minimalist, creating a comfortable living space that fits in with Ipanema indulgent groove. Tropical plants, hammocks and Bossanova tunes help to create the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing holiday which joined to the sensuality and the warmth of Brazilian people becomes an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 
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