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Hostel Harmonia

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can not recommend this hostel enough. Saskia and Chris are some of the loveliest people I've been fortunate enough to meet. They were always around for anything you needed. The location of the hostel is also excellent, close to everything you need and incredibly safe, I did not feel unsafe in this area once. I met some great people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before arriving to this place, i was a bit afraid, since my last hostel experience had been 5 years ago. I was a solo traveller who planned a stay of 14 days in Rio de Janeiro , but at the first moment i felt comfortable. All the staff is very friendly and helpful, specially Saskia, who made my stay unforgettable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Casa da Harmonia is a "ittle treasure" hostel very close to the Ipanema beach. You can find there everything you need while visiting Rio and even more . There are no words to describe how friendly the staff is and will do everything to make you feel welcome . Freshly prepared breakfast with excellent quality coffee makes every day a... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

5 stars for everything included the kindness and contagious good vibes of Chris and Saskia. To start the day in Rio with their 'Bom diaaaaa!' it's one of my trip best memories together with the delicious Cafe da manha lovelly prepared by sweet Andrea. It's a really well located, quiet, safe, simple but clean place where spend your Carioca days... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I stayed in the private double room in February this year. All the staff were friendly and accommodating and so helpful. I was travelling on my own and had never been to Rio before but the area, hostel and staff made me feel safe, gave me the confidence to explore and meet some wonderful people. Very clean and a family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is perfect - it has everything you need (lockers/Aircon/clean bathrooms) and Ipanema is a great location. What makes the place so special are the staff. Staff is probably the wrong word as it feels more like a home with a family. Chris, Saskia and Elena made an effort to get to know and help everyone, never been made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I travelled with a friend to Rio Feb 2016. We stayed at Hostel Harmonia for 5 nights. Saskia and Chris are absolutely wonderful and ready to help In any way. Blocks away from ipanema beach. Reasonable cab ride to lapas. I will stay here next time I am In Rio!! Absolutely incredible experience! Thank you Harmonia Family!

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Granada, Andalucía, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This hostel has to be one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. Chris and Saskia make you feel like part of the family in 5 minutes, and they aren't kidding when they say that they are there to help you and to make sure that your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Honestly have never been... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I have just returned from a stay at Harmonia. A trip I was unsure of even taking in the first place, had turned to be one of the most memorable ones yet. Not only is the location perfect, with a close 2 block proximity to Ipanema beach, cafes, shops etc.. But the people there are what give it the extra... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Located a couple of blocks away from Ipanema beach the hostel is in a superb location. Set back from the main street really has its benefits making it quieter and safer than some of the other hostel options around the area. Run by Saskia and Chris - you really couldn't ask to stay with or meet better people. Their enthusiasm... 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 Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harmonia is a small and homely homestay located right in the heart of the famous Ipanema beach district. Just 3 blocks from the beach and only a stone´s throw away from bars and restaurants, the location is great.We take pride in our warm atmosphere and the personal attention we give to all our guests. Staying here at Harmonia is the best way to discover this spectacular city and a big reason why so many of our guests end up coming back year after year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Harmonia

Address: Rua Barao da Torre 175 Casa 18 | 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: $17 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostel Harmonia 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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