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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average8%
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23 May 2017
“Worked here in 2012”
17 Oct 2016
“Great hostel with great people”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is perfect - it has everything you need (lockers/Aircon/clean bathrooms) and Ipanema is a great location. What makes the place so special are the staff. Staff is probably the wrong word as it feels more like a home with a family. Chris, Saskia...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I travelled with a friend to Rio Feb 2016. We stayed at Hostel Harmonia for 5 nights. Saskia and Chris are absolutely wonderful and ready to help In any way. Blocks away from ipanema beach. Reasonable cab ride to lapas. I will stay here next...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

This hostel has to be one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. Chris and Saskia make you feel like part of the family in 5 minutes, and they aren't kidding when they say that they are there to help you and to make...More

2  Thank Denise T
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I have just returned from a stay at Harmonia. A trip I was unsure of even taking in the first place, had turned to be one of the most memorable ones yet. Not only is the location perfect, with a close 2 block proximity to...More

2  Thank Ajsel J
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Located a couple of blocks away from Ipanema beach the hostel is in a superb location. Set back from the main street really has its benefits making it quieter and safer than some of the other hostel options around the area. Run by Saskia and...More

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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
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"The apartment is a great place to stay if your looking for some privacy, and the price is definitely fair."
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"If Chris recommends going to a Samba school a little out of town on a Sunday, take his advice. We did and we..."
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