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Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a private room with ensuite located directly off main sitting and dining area. Clean, private bathroom but no hot water and no towels provided like some other hostels do for a similar price. Good breakfast buffet consisting of ham and cheese rolls, milk and cereal as well as a fruit. Good Wifi connection. Our only issue was...

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1Thank Veronica M
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I had a two night stop in Rio and I wanted somewhere where I can get a cheap private room that's close to the beach. Happy Rio provides exactly that. It's location is ridiculously good, on a pretty, quiet street in Copacabana that is two blocks away from the beach. I walked to the beach and back several times a...

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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Firstly credit where it's due this hostel is clean and 2 of the members of staff were so helpful (the lady with long dark hair and the tall slim guy) and the room we stayed in was nice enough (green room). Until trying to sleep... Unfortunately this room is next to the bathroom, kitchen and common area and has thin...

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Thank AlanGarth
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Happy Rio is a very nice hostel located in the center of Copacabana. it is at a few minutes away from the beach, situated close to bus stations, commerces and restauration places. The team is very cool, always available and will do anything you need to make you stay as pleasent as possible. they also have accurate info on everything...

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1Thank irina t
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 30 March 2013

I ended up in this Hostel unexpectedly after losing my bed in another down the road. Boy was the service phenominal]! The staff was very friendly, knowledgeable, and loved to practice english with me. The place is very clean and has much more of a chill vibe than other hostels here in copacabana, which is welcome to me. I want...

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5Thank DylanManuel
UK
Reviewed 12 July 2011

I booked a stay here on a hostel booking website. Happy Rio failed to update the booking site to show that there was no room on my chosen dates. They emailed me and asked for my bank details to refund me; I sent the details as requested then...radio silence. There was no sign of my refund and no correspondence from...

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Jose-Maria-Granado, Owner at Happy Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Hi mfgx3! First of all, i'm very sorry for your bad experience. I wasn't here when this happened. I didn't know that untill i read it in Trip Advisor. Sorry for my late response too! We are making too many changes in the last months to upgrade the quality of our services and facilities. It was 2 years ago, but...

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Copacabana
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.
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Address: Rua Silva Castro 39 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22031-030, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $60 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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