A newly reformed house in the privileged location of Ipanema. Only 2 blocks from the beach (Post 9 reference). Near to international & national banks, juice bars, restaurants, bars, bus stops, the metro (General Osorio), supermarkets, money exchange, travel agents & the main high street. Ipanema is a safe a beautiful town. Voted one of the best locations in Rio.
The hostel has 2 private rooms which can fit up to 4 people if necessary. They each have a double bed as well as a bunk bed. There is also a dorm which can fit up to 10 people (5 bunk beds). The dorm is spacious. Each guest in the dorm has a large locker which can fit your whole bag in it. Personal plug sockets on each beds. You can hang things up in your locker and there is a shoe compartment as well. There is air-con and decent fans in all the rooms, good quality curtains and hot water in all the bathrooms. Wi-Fi is free and works well in all the rooms. There is a laundry service and a fully equipped kitchen with a water machine as well. There is a social room with a Smart internet t.v. which has lots of films, a free guest computer and all the information you need at reception about tours, night life and general questions. All our mattresses and pillows have washable covers for good hygiene. There is a one of charge of 5RS for bed sheets and towels. Blankets are available as well if needed. We pay attention to keeping the hostel clean.
There are many juice bars & restaurants nearby, travel agents, money exchange, 3 supermarkets, 1 of which is 24 hour. There is also a 24 hour juice/bar on the corner of our street.
All tours can be booked at reception: Brazil Expedition Tour / Favela Tour (Rocinha) / Football matches at Maracana and other stadiums / Samba night (when in season) / Favela Funk party / Transfer Ilha Grande / Islands Tour etc.
Reception works: 24hrs
After 22hrs in the villa their is a quite time rule where guests from all the hostels in the villa (as there are a few hostels here) are not allowed to socialize outside.
This is to respect the neighbours & people who are trying to sleep. But you can socialize outside the main gate or on the 24hr corner bar.
Check out time is 12hrs (Lunch time). On the day you are checking out you just have to vacate your bed or room and leave your key at reception or with the cleaning lady.
You can store you baggage at the hostel until 22 hours and use all the downstair facilities such as shower / internet / kitchen / t.v. / sofas etc.
Guests can arrive at the hostel at any time. If you arrive early before your room or bed is vacant, you can leave your luggage stored and use the showers / internet / kitchen / t.v. / sofas etc, until your room or bed is ready.