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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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8.4
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

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 8.5

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 7.5

  • Facilities 7.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    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
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    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
  • 7.4

    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
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    03 Dec 2021
    The hostel atmosphere is awesome, however the rooms and the cleaning need be improved. The bed would have more facilities like a plug to charge the phone and a light, simple detail that make all difference. Some receptionist gave my bed to another new girl even with my stuff there, very inconvenient. For a hostel, it's a good option, would be great if they improve this topics. Thanks
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6

    Good

    26 Dec 2021
    Our stay in this hostel wasn’t that great. It has good location and the pool is a plus. However, the girl at the reception during the day is pretty grumpy (seems takes things too personal). The one of the evening is great though. Our room was tiny and the toilet had some ventilation/smelling issues.
    Chile, Male, 31-40
  • 6.3

    Good

    12 Dec 2021
    There was only 1 shower/toilet for an entire floor (and it definitelycould have been cleaned more often! Hair, hair, hair..), the triple bunks moved a lot when someone climbed, there was no traveler-atmosphere (hardly anybody stayed in the common area)... Not sure whether they would have helped organize trips etc., but in any case they were not very proactive about it. Good price, staff and security etc. was nice, but I wouldn't stay here again.
    Switzerland, Female, 31-40
  • 5.4

    Rating

    28 Dec 2021
    I find it particularly unacceptable that we had to wait nearly 2 weeks (and several mails and calls) before getting an answer concerning our reservation questions prior arrival. The room is not well maintained and it lacks personal furniture to stow things (tablet around the bed, power outlets ...). The common areas don't look like in the pictures (pool area, back ward area). Some investments are really needed. Poor wifi. Really small fridge. No matress protectors for the beds.
    France, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    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
  • 4.6

    Rating

    21 Dec 2021
    The place is absolutely disgusting, the pictures make it look 100 times better than it actually is. I booked for 4 nights, but left after 1. If you stay in the first house, you should be fine. However if you stay in the back, you will have to go outside for bathrooms and showers, so you’re kinda screwed if it’s raining. Theres no locks on dorm rooms and anyone can walk into your dorm. The place is super dirty and does not look like the pictures. The staff was nice and the vibe was pretty good.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 3.7

    Rating

    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
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • 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
Services
  • 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
Entertainment
  • Pool Table


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