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Rio Backpackers

Traveller (37)
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
30 Nov 2016
“Value for money”
19 Aug 2016
“Visited during Olympics”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 14 March 2010

I stayed here over carnival with some friends. I firstly stayed in a dorm room and then moved to a private room with a/c. This is amongst the worst hostels that I have stayed in (and I've stayed in a lot of hostels over my...More

5  Thank KiyaE
Reviewed 20 February 2010

Letter i wrote to Rio Backpackers after staying here: Guys, Just want to let you know your hostel is well below the standard of what we have been accustomed to in South America. We've been travelling over 2 months in Chile, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia and...More

5  Thank mick_ire
Reviewed 23 November 2009

I stayed here for just a couple of nights when traveling through Rio with a friend. The place was pretty shabby, but I guess it was reasonable value for being pretty close to the beach and the attractions of Copacabana. I stayed in a double...More

1  Thank orphanpiglet
Reviewed 15 September 2009

positive friendly staff, good atmosphere, great location 5 minutes from Copacobana and good place to meet other travellers negative: toilets and showers quite nasty, slooooooooow and therefore expensive internet. If you just want a "base" during your stay in Rio this is the place. If...More

Thank pereiradk
Reviewed 15 July 2009

30 Reais for a dorm - ok breakfast - small but clean dorms - not very clean washrooms - good chill out/tv area with pool table and nice balcony - bit far back from Copacabana beach and 3 streets back from main street - nearly...More

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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
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"Get the private double. I forget which number but it is on the right when you come through the gate."
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"Choose another Hostel..."
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"The dorms seemed better than the double rooms."
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"Rooms of 6 wiht air its what i recomend"
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