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We stayed here for New Year so had a min nights stay of 5 nights and payed an extortionate amount of money for very little. This was the same throughout Rio though. When we checked in we weren't told anything about breakfast/wifi/where everything is and...More
Vila Carioca is situated in a lovely cul-de-sac in Botafogo (very close to the metro). Breakfast was simple but good and the common areas are really nice. We had a private room in the loft. It didn't have windows, just shutters. The air conditioning didn't...More
The stuff of "vila carioca" was really friendly and helpful! -I had a greate stay there!It was calm and I get to know the best of Rio. The best was the breakfast with fruits,etc.What I also have liked was the cat "Lua".
The place is well located in Botafogo and there are many restaurant outdoor places nearby. The metro is about 5 min away. The place felt and looked older and more dirty that other hostels I have been in. The place is colorful and artistic. The...More
Vila Carioca is a very cheap option to stay a few days in Rio. Its very well located (2 blocks from metro Botafogo) and the área is quite safe and full of nice restaurants. The sugar loaf is within walking distance :)
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US$14 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.