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Awesome hostel that fits in very well to the funky hipster vibe of Lapa.
-Comfy beds, lockers, WIFI fans and AC in rooms.
-Bathrooms clean and well set up.
-Awesome comfy common room. Bean bags, couch, TV, computers etc.
-Outdoor patio area, graffiti clad walls...More
I have been to a lot of hostels in the world and Books hostel is probably one of the best hostel i have ever been i n my life! Felipe the owner is all ways around to help- supper nice guy!! and all the people...More
Because of our late flight we arrived there at 3 am. Dressed in winter clothing in very hot heat we saw no indication there was a hostel there, and started to worry. However upon entering discovered the friendliest staff, a happy and energetic owner, and...More
Great place to meet people, party, and rest if you want to. It's run by the captain, Felipe, whom you'll meet for sure if you stay there. Good atmosphere, breakfast, and location. Was gonna stay there for a couple of nights and ended up staying...More
My friend and I had a great stay at Books, it's a great party hostel, super lively and great vibe and the different happy hours are great. I love the courtyard type area, great social space and area to chill in the day. The staff...More
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US$13 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
I have booked this hostel for new year for 5 days. After booking and paying a deposit i recieved an email from a guy claiming to work there asking for full payment up front which could not be done by paypal.
Has anyone else had to do this? Seems a little dodgy to me?
7 December 2014|
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Response from Jessie P | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, We paid at the end of our stay so this sounds a little bit strange. Especially since you can't pay via PayPal. Felipe is the boss there, was the email from him? And was there a reason why you had to pay in full... More
Hey there, We paid at the end of our stay so this sounds a little bit strange. Especially since you can't pay via PayPal. Felipe is the boss there, was the email from him? And was there a reason why you had to pay in full before arrival? I hope you get it sorted out!
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"Ask for the room up the back stairs by the kitchen, on the far side of the bathroom. It's the quietest..."