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Rio Surf n Stay

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Reviewed 18 May 2014

This place is enjoyable.. I surf a lot so I stayed many before but i really like this experience here they are friendly people and knowledgable about the area. Also I was shown some nice sreas to catch a break from others staying here, which I m grateful for. Surf and stay I recommend if you like surf and good...

Thank Marsielle Y
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I've booked for 4 nights and although I had to pay for all nights I only stayed one, cause the hostel is extremely dirty!!! i've stayed in many hostels, but none of them was so dirty and unconfortable. I could not sleep at night because the lady of the reception stayed up all night talking with her friend, and dividing...

1Thank Karyntr
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We booked in for 5 nights in early April with 3 days of lessons. The 3 instructors were brilliant and looked after everyone well in the water. Breakfast (basic but plenty of it) was at 7.30 in the outside area and by 8.00 we were on our way in the van to the beach (5 mins away) All the staff...

1Thank Sam C
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 16 March 2014

I have stayed in a lot of hostels around the world and this is one of the best. To make a reservation I just picked up the phone the night before and it was done. Extremely clean, with a whole team of cleaners working constantly. Only two dorms, one smaller and cheaper, but still perfectly good, with a couple of...

Thank Hamish1986
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 February 2014

we did an online reservation and kept writing emails with the staff until the day we arrived. when we arrived there was no reservation. same thing happened to other people we met there. so we had to change twice the room. the guys who worked there were really friendly. but the female staff didn't seem very motivated. we had the...

Thank sandro v
Rockland, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2013

THE STAY PART: We booked for 3 nights, and after the 2nd night we went to another hotel to sleep. We booked the Sand Dunes double occupancy room with our own private bathroom. Unfortunately our room smelled bad, our shower had no pressure and NO HOT WATER! After a day in the sun with sun screen and sand in your...

1Thank jopasto
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Had such a great time at this place! Despite a hiccup being picked up from the airport which we managed to sort out in the end, we really enjoyed this place. It's super close to the beach & surf lessons in the morning were great fun! There is a mall close by for groceries, shopping & food OR head into...

1Thank caseymitcham
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Despite being only one of two guests, the staff were completely attentive and very friendly. As the owner of a surf camp myself, this gets a full 5-star rating. Can't beat the vicinity to the beach, the price of accomodations (they have a full range: from surfer-style affordability to private-room a/c), and, I must again mention the great staff. Very...

1Thank nick_yap
South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Wow,this place is rad!! Had the priviledge to hang and surf with these great and friendly people at Rio surf and stay!! I did not stay at the hostel,but took a taxi from my hotel in the mornings to surf and hang. The staff at surf and stay were super friendly and offered me a delicious breakfast while i waited...

1Thank Justin N
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We spent 10 days at Rio surf and stay and we had really great time there. I have read the reviews before I booked, and I was little afraid about the negative things I read. I was searching a lot for accomodation and surf rental in Rio on reasonable price, close to the spots and they had far the best...

2Thank kory007

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Surf styled House with a beautiful tropical nature land setting, 1 block back from the Surf beach Macumba. A great get away from the main Rio City,with a local bus ride in 1hr you arrive into the hidden gem of Rio. Relaxed, safe and preserved beaches with amazing nature land scape. This Surf Hostel has all surfing equipment for all levels and certified English speaking instructors. Rooms are all with ceiling fans and newly renovated and cleaned daily. All our rooms have ensuites and lockers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Surf n Stay

Address: Rua Raimundo Veras 1140 | Recreio dos banderanties, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795-115, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: $28 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Surf n Stay 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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 of 5 bubbles Janner519, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“pick private room, you never know what surprise you my get in a shared accommodations. You can always make friends in the common areas”
 of 5 bubbles Janner519, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you don't book a room in advance and there are no more beds, you can rent a tent like I did. They'll even help you set it up.”
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