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Very good location and very helpful staff. I recommend!
We stayed for 6 nights and it was all we needed. There was hot water, a comfy bed, good internet, and a decent breakfast. The location is perfect for a day at the beach or is a short walk away from the metro to see the sights. The staff were extremely helpfully and fully of energy and enthusiasm!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
A great little hostel- really friendly staff and a good 'chatty' atmosphere among the travellers. Great location but a little pricey for what it was.
stayed in 6 bed mixed dorm. Chris (boss) is a super nice guy, very welcoming and helpful! Saskia and Vanessa are also great people, very nice and helpful! hostel is very sociable, good lockers, good wi-fi, a communal computer (English), decent breakfast - fruit, ham, cheese, bread and eggs, although breakfast could do with being served earlier (8am in my opinion) so people can start their day earlier. Also certain breakfast supplies run short sometimes. Clean
AmazingHostel with exemplary hospitality by Saskia & Chris. (hope i got the spelling correct). Saskia and Chris, your hospitality goes beyond what a 5 star hotel can provide and you guys never once treated what you all were doing as a job but I can tell you enjoy meeting people and are travellers yourself. I was already blown away by the country yet to return to such an environment is priceless. You guys definitely set the benchmark for my future travel accomodations!
Ideally localed hostel in Ipanema. Close to all kind of facilities and bus stations. Great cafés and restaurants around. Very friendly and helpful staff. Would def recommend it.
Good location and safe. People are friendly and very helpful to provide any information I need. I had great stays there.
Very helpful friendly crew at Harmonia. Thx guys
It´s a good hostel in Ipanema. It has a friendly staff (and it´s located in a beutiful building. Although the rooms are a little small, they are clean and the bathrooms are good equipped and have hot water. I definitely recommend it.
I enjoyed the hostel size and the few number of people that it accommodated. It gave me a chance to meet everyone and with the help of the staff made it easy. There was one factor that was truly undesirable that should be mentioned. The room that I stayed in had MANY mosquitos that bit everyone in the room every night. There was no way to control them. Luckily the hostel was not busy and it was possible to relocate to another room. One room had no ventilation whatsoever for a 4 person room.
Good location, friendly staff
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Very mediocre hostel. Great location - close to the beach, metro/buses, and lots of stores/restaurants. Bedding was old and stained, and the pillowcases didn't even fully cover the pillows. Beds were upstairs, but small lockers (only big enough for valuables) were on the main floor, with a tight spiral staircase in between. Most of the staff was nice, but there was one grumpy guy. Hand soap provided in bathrooms, which was nice. Taxi to/from airport was around R$50 each way.
Was there for world cup. Staff are friendly, great location, nice place to meet people. Only problem was there were so many mosquitoes I had to mummify my body with blankets to prevent being stung at night. I still got 8 bites per night and had to leave 3 days early because of it. The problem is their kitchen is open to the balcony and so mosquitoes can come in unhindered. To make matters worse, they didn't refund me my last 3 days. Bring DEET or don't pay up front.
I think it was in generally secure, but the night doorman who just lets anyone and everyone in, should be portrayed as security. Apart from that everything was pretty good! Room for 4 people was quite small but the hostel is good and I recommend it.
Excellent hostel in great location with very helpful an fun staff. Would definitely recommend staying here. Enjoy!
Cozy little hostel in a great location in Ipanema. A good place to spend a few relaxed days close to the beach and bars of Ipanema. The staff is great!
Met a lot of amazing people here including Saskia and the rest of the staff. Perfect location in Ipanema and located on a small alley with half a dozen or more other hostels. Would definitely choose Harmonia again. Situada en un barrio perfecto, Ipanema. Los empleados son amables y responsables. La mejor opcion.
Prime location, friendly and helpful staff combined with peace of mind from great security makes this place home away from home. The 6 bed room even when full never felt too crowded (hostel wise) and breakfast served was always decent. It is located RIGHT next to 3-4 other hostels so there are tons of people to meet and socialize with at any given time - even in the off season! The staff also speak a variety of languages so you're sure to get the help you need. 10/10 overall experience!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
A fantastic little hostel. Had a very warm welcome from Saskia, who showed me round. Staff are super friendly. I found the hostel clean, quirky and there was good air con. Really chilled out vibe. Great location!!! Only downside is that it is quite small (I think 16 beds?) which means meeting new people in the hostel is limited. But I really enjoyed my stay and met some great people. Highly recommend this hostel.
Great hostel, very friendly staff and found all other guests very friendly also. Facilities are all good, breakfast was good etc. Highly recommend this hostel.