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The position is good, 10 min walking from Ipanema beach and very close to the bus stop. the area seemed pretty safe.
The place is dirty, the kitchen especially. breakfast was practically non-existant, a couple of bananas and some bread with ham and cheese left.....More
The host Roberta & also Milla were fantastic. A hostel is a hostel but one way to really make an impression is the staff! Roberta organized a taxi from the airport, so kind, so friendly and so unbelievably helpful. Best hostel owner ever!!! Atmosphere was...More
I previously wrote a review about The Lighthouse, prior to my stay. This is my follow up review now, post-trip to Rio:
My friend and I had an absolutely wonderful stay in The Lighthouse, mostly made possible by Roberta (the owner) and Melissa (who mans...More
I stayed here for a couple of nights when I arrived in Rio and was very impressed. Location was ideal and the place was very nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly and made quite an impression, thank you to all who made my...More
Caveat: I haven't actually stayed here yet. But I wanted to review The Lighthouse because it has already been a good experience.
Unbeknownst to me, Hostelworld screwed up something with the pricing for my booking of a room at The Lighthouse. When I booked last...More
US$17 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.