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Hostel Harmonia

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As someone who has traveled a lot, this hostel was one of the best I've ever stayed and worked at. The location is unbeatable, the people I worked with were fantastic, the owners are friendly and helpful, and the guests are always engaging and willing to explore together.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. After having a bad experience elsewhere we were sorry we hadn't stayed here longer instead. The staff were so friendly and helpful and there is a great atmosphere. The bathrooms are really nice and clean as is the kitchen. The location is brilliant with everything on its doorstep. Chris the owner was so helpful...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hostel Harmonia made my trip to South America memorable. I cannot agree more with all the reviews, the environment of the hostel and the people working there just make the hostel one of the best places I have ever stayed at. I am very skeptical of staying at hostels and always prefer hotels. I am glad I chose Harmonia, I...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing less but Great! The hostel is in a super location in Ipanema and you have everything close by (restaurant, supermarket, lanchonete, and of course... The beach is at only 5 minutes walk from the hostel. Chris, Yaithza and the whole team are very welcoming and will be very happy to give you tips and advice. Chris who owns the...

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1Thank nguitos
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The perfect place to stay in Rio. Sasskia was the best host imaginable and she always showed a genuine interest in what you were doing and making sure you were enjoying the city. Her attitude and sense of fun, made everyone who stayed in the hostel react the same way and i didnt hear one negative thing about the hostel...

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1Thank beachboys2016
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I can not recommend this hostel enough. Saskia and Chris are some of the loveliest people I've been fortunate enough to meet. They were always around for anything you needed. The location of the hostel is also excellent, close to everything you need and incredibly safe, I did not feel unsafe in this area once. I met some great people...

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1Thank Carly L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Before arriving to this place, i was a bit afraid, since my last hostel experience had been 5 years ago. I was a solo traveller who planned a stay of 14 days in Rio de Janeiro , but at the first moment i felt comfortable. All the staff is very friendly and helpful, specially Saskia, who made my stay unforgettable....

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1Thank Mirko V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Casa da Harmonia is a "ittle treasure" hostel very close to the Ipanema beach. You can find there everything you need while visiting Rio and even more . There are no words to describe how friendly the staff is and will do everything to make you feel welcome . Freshly prepared breakfast with excellent quality coffee makes every day a...

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6Thank Juylianna
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 17 May 2016

5 stars for everything included the kindness and contagious good vibes of Chris and Saskia. To start the day in Rio with their 'Bom diaaaaa!' it's one of my trip best memories together with the delicious Cafe da manha lovelly prepared by sweet Andrea. It's a really well located, quiet, safe, simple but clean place where spend your Carioca days...

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1Thank francesca p
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I stayed in the private double room in February this year. All the staff were friendly and accommodating and so helpful. I was travelling on my own and had never been to Rio before but the area, hostel and staff made me feel safe, gave me the confidence to explore and meet some wonderful people. Very clean and a family...

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
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.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harmonia is a small and homely homestay located right in the heart of the famous Ipanema beach district. Just 3 blocks from the beach and only a stone´s throw away from bars and restaurants, the location is great.We take pride in our warm atmosphere and the personal attention we give to all our guests. Staying here at Harmonia is the best way to discover this spectacular city and a big reason why so many of our guests end up coming back year after year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Harmonia

Address: Rua Barao da Torre 175 Casa 18 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema , Lagoa
Price Range: $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostel Harmonia 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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Hostel Harmonia Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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“Ask for the room with A/C and window to the interior walkway”
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“Pick a room with air con!”
SarahBadmanF, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“The apartment is a great place to stay if your looking for some privacy, and the price is definitely fair.”
760deniset, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If Chris recommends going to a Samba school a little out of town on a Sunday, take his advice. We did and we had a fabulous time.”
drealph, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The private room downstairs is quieter but the showers upstairs are the best.”
stuartc931, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
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