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Ipanema Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Maria Quiteria, 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-040, Brazil (Ipanema)   |  
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Ranked #12 of 214 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Nice rooms and helpful staff. Good location to walk to the beach or shops. Breakfast was well presented and a nice start to the day. Wireless internet is available as well as computers in the airy foyer. Definitely recommend if you happen to be in Rio.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Dear guest,

We are very honoured by your review.
Thank you so much for the compliments to our staff and for recommending our services to other travellers.

We hope to welcome you back soon, to enjoy a little more of our prime location and services.

My very best wishes,

Daniel Gorin
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Rio in general and Ipanema/Leblon in particular have the highest hotel prices in Brazil. Having said that, it's fair to recognize that Ipanema Inn is one of the best options in that neighborhood. Half a block from the beach, extremely attentive staff (never annoying though) and a great breakfast, with some stuff freshly prepared, like omelets and "tapiocas" (ask the staff for info).
In early march, some of the floors was under refurbishment -- I hope this doesn't mean a price increase.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you so much for reviewing our services with such fantastic words.

We are truly happy to hear how much you have enjoyed the attention of our Front desk team. We are, in fact, always very attentive with every single guest.

Our breakfast also makes us very proud: the courtesy daily dish made to order has been generating a great response from our valued guests, so I am honestly happy to hear that you also enjoyed it.

We hope to see you back to IPANEMA INN soon.

My best wishes,

Daniel Gorin
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This hotel has a great location just half block from the beautiful beach of Ipanema and one block from the main avenue where all shops are located. Front desk staff is well trained and pleasant; they speak many languages and I could see others being very comfortable with that. Breakfast in the morning has extended hours from 6:30 am till 11am which is really nice if you decided to sleep in for a while. All sorts of yummy plates are in display and hot beverages are served at the table. Just be careful of one thing: not all rooms are remodeled and some of them look like an highway motel.......... Probably in a few months all rooms will be redone. Tip: search for a good deal online as this place could be really expensive.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you so much for rating us here. We are extremely happy with your comments.

I am glad that you managed to enjoy the extended hours of our buffet brazilian breakfast, which now has a courtesy dish of the day, such as omelettes and the brazilian pancake named Tapioca.

We hope to see you back in IPANEMA INN soon, when all the rooms will have been modernised for an even greater comfort.

My very best wishes,

Daniel Gorin
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

My wife and I had a very enjoyable stay at the Ipanema Inn in early March (2013).

The staff were extremely attentive, friendly and helpful from our arrival to our departure, assisting with information on tours, weather forecasts and providing maps/beach towels and umbrellas. All staff we encountered spoke excellent English.

The location is superb, a 30 second walk to the beautiful beach and within a few minutes walk from a number of excellent restaurants, delis and shops.

Breakfast is great - fresh fruits, yoghurts, warm rolls, excellent coffee served and re-filled by very friendly and attentive staff and a good selection of freshly made juices and the room itself was absolutely fine, clean and with a spacious bathroom. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear guest,

We are extremely happy with your review regarding the recent stay at IPANEMA INN.

It is rewarding to see that the staff training, recently undergone, has generated such amazing response from our valued guests. I am happy to hear how helpful our Front desk team has been. Also, it is brilliant to learn how impressed you were by our beach service, location, concierge and breakfast.

Our housekeeping team says a big thank you for the compliments regarding the room you stayed in and wishes, as I do, to welcome you soon back in IPANEMA INN.

Our kindest regards,

Daniel Gorin
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Breakfast is awesome! Fresh fruits and they even offer to make you a yummy omelette.
The staff is very helpful and friendly, and helped us get to the sights we wanna see quite smoothly.
The room is a bit old and felt damp, so don't expect too much. I heard they're gonna renovate soon. Bathroom is nice though with a super strong shower!
Location is great, very close to the beach. Hotel lets u borrow their beach towel.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you so much for such great review about your recent stay with us, at IPANEMA INN.

I am delighted to hear how enjoyable our breakfast is, as we have recently updated it, including a daily special such as the omelette. Your compliments to our Front desk have been transmitted.

We hope to see you back soon, when you will be able to stay in one of our newly modernised apartments.

My very best wishes,

Daniel Gorin
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The Ipanema Inn was a nice, clean and comfortable hotel in Rio. The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was great! Conveniently located near Ipanema beach and many restaurants. Rio is expensive, but this hotel was a good choice for us.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 4, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you so much for your superb review about your recent stay with at IPANEMA INN.

We are thrilled to hear how much you have enjoyed our great level of services, as much as you have enjoyed our prime location. We are indeed located in the very centre of Ipanema, just a few steps from the beach.

Our team wishes to welcome you back soon.

All the very best,

Daniel Gorin
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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This hotel is nice. It is literally 20 steps from the beach which is awesome! The room I had was an inside room so it did not have a view of anything but other rooms. If you stay here get a street view room which of course is a little more expensive but would be worth it. The room is nice, but the bathroom we had was small that it was tight when opening the door because of the toilet.They serve breakfast everyday which is small, but nice. Brazilian coffee is so good. Best coffee I have ever had! They serve fruit, fruit juices, omlettes, ham, cheeses, bread and pão de quejo which everyone likes! The staff is nice and kind although they do not speak english so make sure you speak Portuguese. The WiFi is not consistent either. It drops and is hard to connect to sometimes. They do have computers in the lobby area that work and you can print from them. The doorman is nice and they have a bellman who will help you with your luggage.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Daniel G, Manager at Ipanema Inn, responded to this review, March 4, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you so much for your superb review regarding your stay with us at IPANEMA INN. Thank you also for sharing the compliments to our services here with other travellers.

It is very rewarding for our teams - and in special our restaurant - to learn how much you have enjoyed our morning breakfast, served as a Brazilian buffet, with plenty of local and seasonal delicacies. The brand of our coffee is Melitta, which is an amazing blend of toasted ground coffee, so I am particularly glad that you have enjoyed it.

In fact it is possible to see some of the ocean from some Superior Street View apartments, but specially from our Duplex Suites, which have each a terrace, with lateral view to the beach.

We hope to welcome you back soon to IPANEMA INN, when you will be able to enjoy a little more of Rio.

My kindest regards,

Daniel Gorin
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Additional Information about Ipanema Inn

Address: Rua Maria Quiteria, 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-040, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#11 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#12 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ipanema Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 56
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IPANEMA INN is located in the very centre of the iconic Ipanema neighbourhood, in Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is a stone's throw from the beach, on charming Maria Quitéria street, with a myriad of restaurants and bars around the corner and within a district with a buzzing cultural scene. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Ipanema Rio De Janeiro
Ipanema Inn Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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