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I would recommend to take own sheets and pillow covers. But otherwise the hostel was safe and u could also cook ur food. The bathrooms were clean and tidy and so were the rooms. The staff were friendly and ready to help. And yes they...More
We stayed in this hostel during the Rio2016 Olympics. Because we knew Rio would be busy we booked almost a year in advanced. I hardly ever write a review, bevause with hostels you often get what you pay for and that is fine, but this...More
I stayed during Carnaval, so the prices did go up when carnaval started, but you can't escape that. It was a bit of a hike up a steep street to get there, but the hostel was really nice and the staff were very friendly and...More
Hostel is of average quality. The rooms are good, the staff is friendly and the shared room+balcony at the top floor is great. However, it clearly lacks hygiene as compared to other hostels in the area. Together with the fact that you have to walk...More
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Response from Isabela L, Receptionist at Rio BackpackersResponded 18 March 2016
Kevin, Thanks for the evaluation and the tip of hygiene, we are always trying to improve and make our stay as comfortable and best for backpackers. We're thankful that you like our staff and our accommodation.
The location of this place makes it a hidden little gem but what really made me happy was the staff, they are so helpful and friendly.
Adriana, which is the owner was so nice, she accommodated a modification to our reservation which allowed us to...More
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.