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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

This is a great hostel, albeit a bit pricey but I think the accommodation, service and location make up for this. Leblon is a nice neighbourhood and the beach is very pretty. It is a lot quieter than Copacabana and even Ipanena which is on the same stretch of beach. The staff are friendly and very eager to help, which...

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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in z.bra. It has a fancy little lobby area with cool kitschy decor. The rooms however are very basic. I stayed in a double room first, and a dorm room afterwards. The hostel has a bar and we were allowed to order drinks on out them on our tab during our stay. It's located in leblon,...

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 14 June 2014

When I arrived at the hostel I found out they wanted to charge me higher than the advertised rate. After some negotiation this was dropped to a price still higher than the advertised rate. The price to stay changes throughout the week. So if you want to stay longer you won't pay The same price every day. The hostel staff...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Upside: funky design, great location, friendly staff, party every night (it's perfectly fine too for the non-party mode travelers). Downside: bathroom not neat as the day advances, breakfast could be served in a better way (away from the flies), overpriced compared to other hostels worldwide. Yet, worth the visit if you're up to meeting new people and staying 2 blocks...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 14 April 2014

i stayed there for one week, and i couldnt have been better. the staff is reallly nice and helpful, the dorm is good ( and clean) the "suites" are cosy but maybe a bit noisy( the ac is really loud) , the breakfast is very good and the cook really nice ! the location is great (1 block from the...

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Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a week. Located in "trendy" Leblon only 2 blocks to the beach and a few streets away from shopping thoroughfare. This place is class. The staff are amazingly helpful and friendly. Ended up going out on the piss with some of them a few times. There is a board in reception with daily excursions that you can...

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

Great spot. Met a ton of good people there. Staff is great too. It's not going to be your cheapest option being it's in Leblon and all, but it's worth it. It's the right hostel for you if you'd like to interact with your fellow travelers and have a fun place to hangout. If you want a place that's super...

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melbourne
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I stayed here back in 2011, everything from the staff to the rooms was amazing, very clean and close to public transport. I have since recommended several people to stay here. We were originally only staying for 4 nights but ended up stay for 7 we loved it so much.

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Z.bra is the best place I've stayed in Rio, the staff is really friendly, the rooms are clean and confortable, the location in the heart of Leblon is pretty amazing and you get to meet really nice people from all over the world. Truly great experience!

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Reviewed 26 May 2013

There's a lot to love about Rio, but none more than the Zbra hostel!! There is something very special going on in this place and I am happy to have had the chance to enjoy a taste of it. Starting with Roberta's warm (catlike) welcome into the hostel, to Ryan's (charming) introduction to the nightlife, Zbra provides the perfect base...

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Staying in Leblon

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Leblon
In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at one the finest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, just one block away from the famous Leblon beach, Z.BRA Hostel became a trademark for investing in a new concept of hospitality. Combining elegance and practicality, Z.BRA HOSTEL is distinguished by its bold design and its vintage décor, all designed in the comfort and convenience of guests.With a capacity to accommodate 52 people - three dormitories of nine people, eight one bedroom, one of five, two double bedrooms with shared bathroom and four suites - the Z.Bra offers wi-fi and free breakfast in all your daily rates. In the dormitories, the beds capsules draw attention, for their futuristic design, and are equipped with mobile chargers, inner light and extremely comfortable. The common area (lounge) also has a bold bar where drinks are served and where guests can venture into the pole dance. Z.Bra Hostel also organizes a monthly art exhibition and various events. To ensure a better experience for guests, the Z.Bra offers several services from tours around the city to free skateboards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Z.Bra Hostel

Address: Avenida General San Martin 1212 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-014, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Leblon , Lagoa
Number of rooms: 11
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“Stay on higher floors for less noise”
 of 5 bubbles ericrA7260TH, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 13 if you are staying as a couple!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles chiragrajani, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room 13 is horrible, near the stairs. Room 22 is better, but has noise from the bars across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles svetb, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Maybe there are rooms that face the back of the hotel that might be quieter???”
 of 5 bubbles Lisa8232, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“if you stay in a suité ask to see it before, they are different size and colors ... the yellow one for example is much biger than the pink one”
 of 5 bubbles pauline888981, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
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