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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
18 Oct 2016
“Great value for money, fantastic location!”
18 Apr 2016
“Discriminating hostel with smelly dorms”
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2 Star Hotel
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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...More

Thank Maireadeva1
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...More

Thank Inowientje
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...More

Thank Denver L
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...More

Thank Kenny K
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...More

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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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