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Rio Hostel Ipanema

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2.0 of 5
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Rua Caning 18, Casa 1 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22081-040, Brazil
Rio Hostel Ipanema
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014
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    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a 18h trip I arrive at 07.30 at the hostel. The door opens but nobody at the reception, just 2 girls hanging in the commun area checking their phones. After 10min. waiting I figure out that one of the girls is working here. I tell her in spanish that i have a reservation. She just plainly looks at me... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at the Rio Hostel Ipanema for five days, and the location is great - very close to Copacobana as well as to the Ipanema beach and good access to the Metro. The neighbourhood is very safe and the staff is friendly and helpful. We stayed at the private room with our own bathroom, which I can highly recommend.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I planned to stay here for 5 days and ended up extending it to 2 weeks!! I had an amazing time, met lots of lovely people. Everyone who works there is absolutely lovely and helped me with anything I needed :) Definitely want to go back!!! Clean and very relaxing.

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nice, quiet, clean and little hotel in Ipanema. Very good location because it is near the beach (200 m), the metro (200 m) and Copacabana. Breakfast is good, especially the cake ! Hotel keepers (Ana and Marcella) are very nice, do not hesitate to ask them for help or advices. Juste one thing which can be improved : a shelf... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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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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Campinas, SP
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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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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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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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