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15 Dec 2016
“Budget hostel, very friendly!”
30 Apr 2015
“Staff is friendly, good locatioin, but the accomodations are rough”
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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

This was the starting point of our world trip and it immediately felt like home. The ladies were very friendly and they helped us a bit to get around. The double room was small but enough. We slept in the corcovado room where we could...More

Thank François V
Reviewed April 30, 2015

The people that work here are very helpful and friendly. The location is close to the bus and metro. Botafogo is a good place to stay as it is a little outside the tourist areas and a good value. this area of Rio has easy...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Tha place is overcrowded, there is not enough space to have your breakfast in the morning or cook your meal in the evening. Room where we stayed smelled awfull ( when we asked if we can change the room the receptionist said they all smelled...More

Thank Wrobek
Reviewed January 13, 2010

This is not the place to stay to enjoy Rio!, bathrooms, mattresses and bed linens are dirty - the whole place is in serious need of a make over and refurbishmenr! There is a nice hostel two doors away called Misti Hostel!

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Reviewed December 2, 2008

This hostel is a great escape from Rio. The staff is very friendly and were very helpful. The owner Helena is wonderful and is very involved with the running of the hostel. They have a maid who comes everyday and it is clean. It is...More

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Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Also Known As
Alpha Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the
hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern
restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars
and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
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"This is a hostel that offer dorm and private rooms."
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