Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hey, guys!

The most frequently asked question in recent times has been whether we are working, after all everything has been very uncertain, but Beach is open and with many adaptations.

_We are working with reduced maximum occupancy in the collective dormitories.
_We installed alcohol gel dispensers throughout the house and reinforce the routine of cleaning and sanitizing the spaces.
_Besides, of course, the mandatory use of masks for staff and guests in all common areas.
_The staff is still reduced, you have the option to sleep in the Hostel, in order to reduce the circulation in the streets and transportation.
_Happy Hours and events as well as breakfast are still suspended, but the bar is already functioning normally with a new exclusive menu;
_We also have the Day Use option, in case you have carioca friends that you want to spend the day at the hostel with you, check values and conditions with us;
_Our pool is available for use;
_We don't have breakfast included in the daily rate, but our bar has options for those who prefer coffee in the house :) ;

The health and security of our guests are our priority, so if you want or need to come to Rio, we are ready to have you!⁣


Located in the most beautiful and exclusive neighborhood in Rio, only one block away from the metro station, Ipanema Beach House offers you the best location of the city, one of the hippest corner in town. In Rio location means a lot... Stay steps away from the beach and at night enjoy the best nightclubs and bars, all within walking distance.

The house itself is a historical landmark. A former private home filled with large rooms, balconies, hammocks, an outside area with a nice pool, and the most helpful staff around. You will not want to leave!!

Everyone speaks English, and are prepared to give you information and local tips. The staff prides itself on creating a welcoming atmosphere.

This is a special place where friendships are made!

Feel free to leave your bags at our storage room, if you want to have a look somewhere else around us before checking in! It will be a big pleasure for us even if you don´t stay there, and you will be anyway, very welcome to come to our bar and have a drink where you can meet a lot of backpackers and Brazilian people!

HAVE FUN @ BEACH HOUSE! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 8.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Nov 2020
    An amazing place, I would like to live there, the hosts, the staff, the place, everything makes that Ipanema beach becomes in the besto hostel in Rio, I will come back everytime there.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    01 Dec 2019
    The hostel itself is really beautifull. You have a nice frontyard where you have breakfast and a lovely garden where you can chill in the swimmingpool.
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    27 Oct 2019
    Nice hostel to stay. Booked the 6 beds mix room. Even if the berths have 3 beds, they are very firm and stable. Stayed for 6 nights and the place was very clean. It’s true you have to close the windows sometimes because of the mosquitoes, but the staff (vet friendly and helpful) was worried of closing and assuring that the AC was working every day. The bar in the front it’s a plus (good prices and caipirinha). Cons, there is only 1 bath room (2d floor). There is a toilet in 1st floor too.
    Chile, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    01 Feb 2021
    The hostel is on the pricey end of hostels in Ipanema but it has a pool and nice decor so you are getting something for your money. The overall vibe is nice with most ppl chilling by the pool. A few things that can be better are a) adding sockets by the bed b) raising the bottom bunk bed slightly as you are basically sleeping on the floor and c) changing some of the furniture that is worn out. Overall I would go back, it’s a good place but it’s not the best hostel ever as some suggest.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    08 Dec 2019
    Pros: fantastic location, great staff, air conditioning, good breakfast Cons: black mold in our hostel room, never any soap in the bathrooms
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    24 Mar 2021
    Great hostel, great people,good vibe. Just be careful with the payment - they tried to scam me. On my checkout day (Sunday) I asked to prolong one more day and they ask to pay immediately (previous days were not paid). Next day when I checked out (Monday) and settled the bill, they told me, that yesterday payment was for Tuesday (wtf?) and I have to pay yesterday night again. After some argue they said they are not suppose to do it, but they will forgive me I don't stay till Tuesday (wtf again?)
    Czech Republic, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    10 Dec 2019
    I was sadly very disappointed by our stay at Ipanema Hostel. The private room was tiny. You could not lay down two suitcases. The staff (except one lovely lady) were largely unhelpful. The biggest issue we had was the hostel hosted an outside ?(we assume Brazilian) volleyball team trophy night and put on a massive BBQ, drinks etc for these people but none of the hostel patrons. There was no common area we could go in the hostel to escape as there were people from outside the hostel everywhere.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9


    06 Dec 2019
    Mold everywhere.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 3.7


    27 Mar 2021
    There isn’t enough room for how bad it was so I’ll summarize. Unkempt, mold everywhere. Bribing people with free beer, next time just provide a good service. Some of my things were stolen from my private room, someone came through the window, when I mentioned it to the owner she didn’t care and took no action. Every morning I woke to noise from staff or other guests. All staff, with 2 exceptions were unpleasant. They don’t reply to emails and they don’t have most of the services listed. Don’t go
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 2.3


    27 Nov 2019
    DO NOT STAY HERE! Booked a private room for 4 nights at this hostel (room 57). I booked non refundable as I’ve never had trouble with a booking before. When I got there, the room was infested with mold. My boyfriend & I tried to tough it out, but by night 3 I had become extremely sick. We asked to switch rooms but couldn’t & had to book a new hotel. We also asked if others had complained about the room, and they said that many had complained before. Yet, they are still renting it day after day.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Towels Not Included
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Pool Table