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The Bananaz is in Santa Teresa neighborhood, where all cultures meet, just minutes from Lapa, attractions and cultural centers of Rio de Janeiro. We have private and shared rooms, living room with cable tv, full kitchen for guest use and a bar where you can drink and listen to music...
The BananaZ Hostel is nicely located in Lappa, nice bars are around. We booked a private room in the hostel. The room is small and dark. The bed squeezes with every movement and the mattress was so dirty! I never saw a dirty mattress like...More
The hostel brags about their free shared dinners and cozy atmosphere. I agree, the atmosphere is VERY laid back, the staff is SUPER friendly and the meal is included. However, the dorms are filthy, there’s no space for your luggage nor a safe for your...More
Highly recommended hostel in Rio! Really enjoyed my stay in December last year. People and staff are really friendly and helpful, there is always lots of entertainment, food, music, and good energies :) Would definitley visit again! Thanks for everything!
I stayed at Bananaz a little while back. It was one of the most amazing hostels I have ever stayed at, it's located in the beating heart of Lapa. There is a real sense of family there and those working there do their utmost to...More
23rd November 5nights & 15-16th December.
This hostel was the first hostel at the beginning of a months traveling around Brazil.
We (myself and female work friend) had been traveling from the UK to Rome then 24h in Rome then the long flight...More
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.