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Hostel Girl from Ipanema

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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Myself and 3 friends had a lovely weekend stay here - very happy with the location and cleanliness!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

- Smelled of mold - Unprepared staff - No breakfast!!!!!!!!! (web site: Fresh toasted option of sandwiches with different fillings. Fresh fruit salads, omelettes, pancakes, fresh healthy cake, juice, tea, coffee & milk -> THEY ARE LYING!!!! -> Just coffee and tea!!!!!) When we asked about it, they said that when they offer "complete" breakfast all prices are increased... I... More 

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Brazoria, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

friendly people, very clean, top location, would bokk the hostel again.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

The double rooms are overpriced for what you pay. We stayed 5 nights & they did not clean the room once or change the bed sheets. It was noisy & we only stated as everywhere else was booked. The laneway it us situated on has a great backpacker vibe. The staff are awful people to deal with. They were unfriendly... More 

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3 Thank Quach99
Glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We discovered this place at around 10pm whilst roaming around the gated lane looking for another hostel (ive forgotten its name). The lovely owner Sophia popped out of the door and showed us around. We stayed in number 20 I think - the one at the end of the street and it was great. Quiet, clean, good comfey beds and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

I really cannot recommend staying in The Girl from Ipanema Hostel! The air condition was not working for 5 nights, the rooms were dirty and smelled like mold... But the worst thing was, that we had to find out, that the secuity cameras are not working AFTER somebody broke up my locker and stole my purse, with cell phone, camera... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2011

I was sick with food posioning and I thought I was booking into the Hostel Harmonia as recommended in my guide book. Despite the high price and dirty looking room I stayed (because I was too sick to go looking elsewhere). It turned out to be the worst hostel I ever stayed in my life, and I have stayed in... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

Unfriendly staff, dirty rooms, shower and toilet not working, dont stay there it is just no fun. there so much nicer places next door like harmonia or casa6, so why live in a nightmare!!!

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3 Thank whyagain
Santo Andre, SP
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

I was on GFI for four days. The beds were confortable, just the room was really hot, even with the fans, and small for 10 beds. The bathrooms were clean, always had paper and just once the floor was really wet and disgusting, but most of the times it was really clean. The lady cleaned our room everyday. The breakfast... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010

Me and my boyfriend stayed here on 2 occasions during our trip. The first stay was purely by luck of bumping into a hostel with availability for one night with a private room. We had bunk beds but did not mind and the room was very cheap. The hostel is very run down and the not so clean. The towels... More 

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hostel Girl from Ipanema

Address: Rua Barao da Torre 175 | House 3 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema , Lagoa
Price Range: $30 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 227
Also Known As:
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Hostel Girl From Ipanema Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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