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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 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The staff at Rio hostel went out of their way to advise me the best way to enjoy the rest of my time in Brazil with limited time and all the staff were really helpful with information about Rio. The breakfasts are great, alot of choice and there is a freshly made cake available in the morning made by the... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We really enjoyed Rio Hostel Ipanema. We booked the private double room for our first stay, and it was a really peaceful setting to rest and relax after our flight. Because it's a small hostel, you get to know all the faces after a day, and a lot of names after three days. We got to know the staff too,... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Staff: well meaning and one girl that had a lot of knowledge, but generally the staff was not very helpful or friendly, never volunteered helpful information just answered yes or no questions, gave us wrong bus numbers and directions for major landmarks in rio Food: good breakfast with juice, fruit, bread, and ham/cheese Rooms: dorm had three triple bunk beds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This is a small hostel and not a party hostel...exactly what I wanted. Easy place to make friends and perfect location. 5 minutes walk Ipanema beach and loads of tours available. Free breakfast on the terrace, which is a perfect way to start your day and local supermarkets near by or if you don't fancy cooking LOADS of restaurants. The... More

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Madrid, Spain
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I stayed in this hostel for 3 nights in May 2012. The location is incredible. It is a 5-10 minute walk (if not less) to Ipanema beach. There are many restaraunts and a few bars nearby. The hostel is also very close to Praça General Osorio, which is a very busy bus stop (buses can be seen all around the... More

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Also Known As:
Rio Hostel Ipanema Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #49 of 328 Specialty lodging in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Hostel Ipanema 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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