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Ipanema Wave Hostel

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10 Jul 2012
“Great Hostel Basic but good”
11 May 2012
“Hot and stuffy”
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Had a great time here, basic hostel but very friendly and hospitable hosts. One of the best I stayed in sth america but prob not one of the best western standards. I would definitely return. Thanks guys.

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Reviewed 12 May 2012

I stayed there for carnival 2009. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm, which ended up being 7 beds in a very small room. The beds were more like cot beds than single beds- very small! The room had no ventilation, was VERY hot in...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2012

We booked a private room in this hostel and ended up in a one room flat-kind place in the middle of ipanema. bars were all around us and rhe ipanema beach really close. the towels we got looked so stained we used our own. showering...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2011

I´ve been travelling to many countries and have stayed at many hostel but this one is probably the wors ever. We payed for private room with privat toilett but got a room for 6 shared with other people. When we protested he (Alex, who is...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2011

Stayed here during Carneval 2011. Had booked a private room for 4 with bathroom. We were given a 6-bed room with two guests in it already and no bathroom. The level of cleanliness...you can't even begin to use the word clean. The mattresses on the...More

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Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema / Lagoa
Also Known As
Ipanema Wave Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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