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The LightHouse

Barao da Torre, 175. Casa 20, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

Property Information:

This is a cute, quiet place located within Ipanema, one of the most beautiful and well-known areas of Rio de Janeiro.

Were only three blocks from the beach, surrounded by a wealth of restaurants, shops and, of course, bars and clubs.

We have a gorgeous double room that can sleep up to four persons and an eight-bed mixed dormitory with air conditioning. You can watch cable TV and DVDs here.

Our friendly staff have unique local knowledge of nightlife and local surf spots. We can also organise city tours, favela tours, hang-gliding, boat tours, Tijuca Forest tours, a 24hr cab service and tickets and transfer to football matches.

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  • Latest Review

    The best hostel in Ipanema! I would 100% recommend this hostel, the two girls running it are the best. Never felt more welcome at a hostel and they went over and above to help with any queries and tour booking. In a very safe location in the heart of Ipanema and only 3 blocks from the beach. Great breakfast, beds, shower and wifi. Everything you need!
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      Anonymous, Ireland, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Hostel Awards

  • 2013 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Most Popular Hostels Rio de Janeiro
  • 2013 1st Most Popular Hostels Rio de Janeiro

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  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

The LightHouse Located at Barao da Torre, 175. Casa 20, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.
The LightHouse
Rio de Janeiro RJ 20411-001 Barao da Torre, 175. Casa 20, Ipanema
90% 726
-22.9828712 -43.2106018
The LightHouse
    Rooms available     Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     8 Bed Mixed Dorm
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