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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
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
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
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!
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
US$14 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
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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
Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.