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Prudente de Moraes, 594, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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668 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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Our room didn´t ligth and the administration only put a advise, room very small and, one door for two rooms, men´s bath in first floor not inside room.


En general estuvo bien, tiene una buena ubicación el hostel. Estuve en 2 ocasiones en hab de 6 y en la segunda estadía fue casi una de 12 pers dado que eran 2 hab de 6 con 1 sola puerta de ingreso. El personal no tiene buena información de medios de transporte para ir al aeropuerto o la terminal de omnibus que es algo básico para cualquier turista. La 1era estadía tuvo una buena relación precio calidad, la segunda dado que era sábado fue algo caro.


Fantastic Location, just 1 block (hardly 5 min) from the Ipanema Beach. All basic amenities, clean and nice atmosphere, The staff is very friendly, they could guide most of the location to visit around. Will definately stay in Mango Tree whenever back to Rio.Value for money.

  • 27th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I liked everything about this hostel except for the Wi-Fi only seemed to work in the common area, not in the rooms or front part of hostel. A simple fix of adding another router would fix this issue.


My 4 nights there were lovely. However, this hostel attracts families and older individuals. Expect people to go to sleep early and expect you to do the same. The staff consists of foreigners and some Brazilians. If you need recommendations, ask the Brazilians!

  • 13th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Muy buena ubicación. Las habitaciones son amplias pero lo único que al ser camas marineras de tres es incomodo si te toca dormir en la de arriba de todo. El personal trabajando muy amable y te ayudan en lo que necesites. Te orientan sobre excursiones y lugares para conocer.


Excellent hostel we stayed in a luxury double very clean and luxurious we felt pampered. Set the standard for future hostels! Thank you Clare and Danny liverpool


A good place near Ipanema Beach and many restaurants and pubs. We were in a 6 bed dorm with AC and with the wrong guests it would be extremely crowded. There seemed to be enough bathrooms for the guest. Breakfast was typical fare for Brazil. The best part was the front desk staff, extremely helpful and kind. We would stay at the Mango Tree again.


Great hostel, amazing kitchen and really helpful staff. Brilliant communal areas, an outside courtyard and tv room with lots of DVDs, just a shame that the communal area closes at 10pm. Staff are really helpful and friendly and the breakfast is great, includes granola and fruit. Only downside is there are not enough bathrooms for the dorm rooms.

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