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Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio de Janeiro

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Overview
  • Excellent20%
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  • Average26%
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  • Terrible13%
  • Jan. 20, 2017
    “Great value for money ”
  • Jan. 18, 2017
    “If you want to be treated like sh.... this is your spot!!”
Rua Guilhermina Guinle 95 Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22270-060 Brazil See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Really good value for money. Nice location, very central in Botafogo. Good cooking facilities and friendly communal area. Air condition was a nice surprise because of the price! Lack of bathroom facilities was a problem at busy times of day.

Thank daisy o
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Short and simple: Give us your money and dont bother us afterwards!! We stayed for two nights after we have been in Rio for already 4 weeks. Btw Rio is one of the most beautiful cities I've ever been! To explore different areas we always...More

Thank Flo S
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Terrible breakfast, it´s suppose to be from 8 to 10 am. But If you wake up 9h you wont find many things. They usually offer bread, cheese and ham, coffee and milk. They always have one cake, actually one cake...cut in 10 pieces....Only in my...More

Thank jjumiranda
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We got Bed Bugs! Staff was slow to react to the problem and didn't take seriously, and many of us had them for multiple nights. They only refunded one nights and did my laundry as compensation. There were far too few toilets and showers, and...More

1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Would be a pretty good hostel, if it wasn't for the bedbugs. The staff knows, but doesn't seem to care: they were checking in new people as we were cleaning our bags. Do not stay here until they have new mattresses or bags around them....More

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Our mission is to provide comfortable, secure and clean accommodation to the budget traveller. We offer competitive prices and extras such as free breakfast, free internet and wifi, free lockers and free bedlinen More and towel. Our 24-hour reception is operated by helpful staff who are ready to answer all of your questions and offer the best advice about the local area. Our large social area offers a great place to relax on comfortable couches. You can make use of our flat screen TV with satellite channels for watching sports and movies. We have a DVD selection, a Playstation 2, a book exchange and board games. You will also find free internet stations with skype headphones and free wifi with a strong, fast connection. There is a guest phone for receiving calls from home or for making local or international calls. Our fully equipped kitchen has two large fridges for our guests to store food. We also have a built in water filter to top up your drinking bottles with fresh filtered water. Our private courtyard garden is a peaceful space to chill out and enjoy morning coffee or have an evening drink while listening to music and get to know your fellow travellers. We also have regular BBQ nights here with really excellent food and a fun party atmosphere. Tours and Activities: We have a fantastic night-life guide for travellers keen to party, which includes information for gay and lesbian backpackers. We have loads of ideas for people on a tight budget or for travelers who want to splurge and treat themselves to a great Brazilian meal. We also offer the best tours available to all tourist attractions in Rio, including: Sugar Loaf, Christ Statue, Maracanã Stadium, Botanical Garden, Santa Tereza Stairs, Lapa (the most famous bohemian neighbourhood where a huge street party takes place every Friday). Accommodation Information: We have private and dormitory rooms available with en-suite or shared bathrooms. Our rooms are spacious with modern furnishings and have new, comfortable mattresses. Our wi-fi signal is strong in all our rooms. Location Information: Our hostel is situated in Botafogo - a safe, central location. Within walking distance of our hostel you will find Botafogo Beach (5 mins) where you can see the famous Sugar Loaf. You can also walk to the world renowned Copacobana Beach (18 mins). We are beside many great local amenities including the metro, bus stops to all tourist attractions, trendy bars, restaurants, night clubs, frozen yogurt stores, juice bars, supermarkets, local markets, two large shopping malls (Starbucks!), 24-hour ATM (HSBC), pharmacies and a public hospital. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
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Dining (2)
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Botafogo
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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
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"ask for rooms without the metal bunk, they are old and noise...so you wake up all the time someone move in..."
jjumiranda
May 30, 2016
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"Rooms are great; roommates are the luck of the draw"
inaraklavins
Aug. 18, 2015
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"Do your upmost to get a bottom or middle bunk, your quality of sleep (and safety) will be infinitely higher"
jakem196
Aug. 13, 2014
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"I stayed in a single room with private bath. affordable, and very comfortable."
DavidF182
Jun. 17, 2012
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