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California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at Sol Ipanema were all wonderful. We miss their Exceptional daily breakfast. The Best dining staff and very helpful reception desk. We were sad to leave when we checked out. It felt like we were leaving home. We watched and took pictures of the sunrise and sunsets from our hotel room.

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GerenciaSolipanema, Manager at Sol Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are honored you chose Sol Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. We are really glad to hear that you have enjoyed so much your experience with us. Looking forward to welcoming you soon for another enjoyable experience, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Boston
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a very comfortable room facing the beach. Air-conditioning worked well. The room was spacious. They accommodated us and put our two sons in a room right next to us. We never had a chance to use the small pool on the roof deck. Nor have a drink up top. We were busy doing other wonderful things in Rio....

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GerenciaSolipanema, Manager at Sol Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Frances, Thank you so much for your comments about the hotel. We are very happy to receive such amazing compliments. We really want that our guests receive a wonderful experience. We do hope to receive you again in a next opportunity to spend more days. All the best, Sol Ipanema Hotel

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at Sol Ipanema. I was surprised to find out that it is a Best Western property. I don't remember any Best Western in the US being this nice. The staff was amazing. I think this was the highlight of my stay. They are so friendly and willing and able to help you with whatever you...

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Dear Mr. Steven, We are honored you chose Sol Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. Since last year we don't belong of Best Western chain. We are really glad to hear that you have enjoyed so much your experience with us. Looking forward to welcoming you soon for another enjoyable experience, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed at Sol Ipanema Hotel in December 2016 for 9 nights. The hotel was so clean, the hotel provided beach chairs, towels and umbrellas so we didn't need to BYO or buy beach equipments. The staff were so friendly, polite and helpful. The buffet breakfast was outstanding and so many choices. Nothing bad about this hotel....

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Dear Nakhaow, We are honored you chose Sol Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. We are really glad to hear that you have enjoyed so much your experience with us. Looking forward to welcoming you soon for another enjoyable experience, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

london
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok we hear Rio hotels are on the whole average unless you want to pay the big bucks for the fasano etc, Recommended by locals this place is THE perfect place for Ipanema beach / gay holidaying. Breakfast is good and plentiful and the rooms are large and spacious without any amazing design The roof top pool is small but...

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Dear Darren, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments about our location, the rooms large and spacious and the breakfast. You opinion is very important for us. We hope to welcome you again very soon, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Allegan, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 41 day cruise around South America we decided to stay in Rio for 4 days to unwind. Unwind we did not but enjoy we did! From the moment we arrived until our departure there was not one thing that could have been better. English is spoken at the front desk as well as many of the remaining staff....

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GerenciaSolipanema, Manager at Sol Ipanema Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Decker, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments about our Staff, the breakfast, the location e and the restaurant. You opinion is very important for us. We hope to welcome you again very soon, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Vry courteous staff esp.Deborah she was so helpful language shopping sightseeing wud hav bn a big problem had Deborah been not there to help us Breakfast needs improvement and variety to be increased Overall a pleasant stay thank you Deborah

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Dear Guest, We are honored you chose Sol Ipanema Hotel for your stay in Rio de Janeiro. We are really glad to hear that you have enjoyed so much your experience with us. Looking forward to welcoming you soon for another enjoyable experience, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Newport, NSW
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The hotel staff are pleasant and accomodating and the cleanliness of the rooms is of a high standard. Close to everything: opposite the beach, shops, cafes, bars and transport are but a walk away and the neighbourhood is overall cleaner than Copacabana just up the road. The hotel provides towels to use on the beach and the general rule here...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments about our location, the cleanliness of the rooms and the beach facilities. You opinion is very important for us. We hope to welcome you again very soon, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Sol ipanema has a good location facing the beach. It's a 3 stars hotel not more so I found it expensive to what it offered me. The staff is mediocre and cleanness too. Breakfast was just ok but the restaurant was good.

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Dear Mr. Sharbel! Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments. We do take all comments seriously and appreciate all the feedback we can get. We are so sorry however to hear your disappointment about your stay, please allow us to express our sincerest apologies. Sol Ipanema Hotel prepare the staff to perform the best attention...

Radlett
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Good location on Ipanema. Staff helpful and courteous. Comfortable room with view of beach on 7th floor. Breakfast great with view of beach. Cocktail bar and snacks also nice although situated at entrance to Hotel, so not very private.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments about our location, staff and the breakfast. You opinion is very important for us. We hope to welcome you again very soon, Best regards, Sol Ipanema Hotel

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located facing the ocean, at the most trendy point of Ipanema Beach, the "Station 9", and only one block from the bar Girl from Ipanema, birthplace of Bossa Nova. Perfect for leisure or business trip for its proximity to downtown and the best tourist sights of Rio de Janeiro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sol Ipanema Hotel

Address: Avenida Vieira Souto 320, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-004, Brazil (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Sol Ipanema Hotel)
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema
Price Range: £164 - £291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sol Ipanema Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Best Western Rio De Janeiro
Rio De Janeiro Best Western
Sol Ipanema Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#21 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#28 Family Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#36 Romantic Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Upgrade to the beach view. It It is well worth it. ”
 of 5 bubbles Gbumanglag, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View much better in front but the traffic noise might be a problem. From our window in the back we could view Christ the Redeemer.”
 of 5 bubbles DeckerDrifters, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a view of the ocean otherwise you'll feel frustrated.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieSwimmer, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher up the better. Ask for a sea view.”
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 of 5 bubbles barmiteacher, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“there are 15 floors but only 6 rooms on each floor. Hotel is tall, but smaller! Nice teeny pool on roof, with a bar and great view!”
 of 5 bubbles lunaroxie, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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