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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Myself and my friend stayed three nights at Solar Hostel and really enjoyed our stay! The location is fantastic, the breakfast is decent and the staff are great! One member of staff, Fede, particularly stood out for us. He was incredibly friendly and warm and really helped us to make the most of our time in Río. Thank you Fede!

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

I stayed in this hostel because a friend of mine lived close, if he didn't I would have left after the first day. There is no hostel atmosphere, my dorm was very smelly and the last night they wouldn't let my boyfriend in at 3 at night because they made a mistake and thought he did not pay..after staying there... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We got to Solar Hostel drenched in rain, and slightly ahead of our check in time. The staff was extremely accomodating and allowed us to keep our bags in the lockers and shower. They proceeded to give us tips and tricks on what to do in Rio and were very jovial about it! We really enjoyed being one block away... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a 10 bed room and the beds where sprung which was so comfortable. The staff where friendly, especially the young girl on reception and the woman who was so mothering. Breakfast was good meat, cheese, fresh bread and good coffee. Would recommend it for anyone who wants a short walk to the beach, close to food and great... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We moved to Solar Hostel on Copacabana after a terrible stay at the nearby Pura Vida hostel. The change couldn't have been starker - we found a caring and concerned team that went out of their way to assist us in every way possible around the clock from providing us detailed instructions for activities to storing one of our bags... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

We had a nice stay at this hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpfull, it's clean and well maintained, and even though it's only two blocks away from Copacabana, it's quiet becouse it's "sheilded" from the main street!

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Staying in Copacabana

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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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Additional Information about Solar Hostel

Address: Av. N. Sra. de Copacabana, 1102 - Casa 7 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana , Leme
Price Range: $23 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Solar Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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