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Saqua Hostel & Surf

  • Excellent0%
  • Very good46%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
30 Jun 2015
“Good value for price paid, all things considered”
25 Feb 2015
“Worst 'hostel' I've ever been! ”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is only the 9th review on this property and there are quite a mixture below, but stretching back over quiet a while. I came here originally for 3 nights, but stayed for 6. I was here in low season, with few other tourists, so...More

Thank mrrlstephen
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Was looking for a relaxing time in saquarima before the carnival in rio but was left with a nasty surprise. Firstly this is not a hostel it is a guest house. The owner who lives on the property wasn't friendly and didn't smile once for...More

3  Thank Joshua_Camilleri
Reviewed 9 August 2013

As in previous reviews, this is Jose's home and doors are left wide open all day etc. We had the double downstairs which was fine- very basic, but clean enough and plenty of space. The shared bathroom however was filthy, as was the kitchen where...More

Thank laurasteve100
Reviewed 28 June 2012 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights with Jose. We turned up on the door without reservation and he let us stay in the double. It only sleeps 6 so one bathroom isn't really a problem. The usual small kitchen is fairly clean, and there is free drinking...More

Thank uk85mel
Reviewed 4 March 2012

After Rio carnival this was a perfect choice to chill out and wind down. The rooms are fairly simple, beds and fan, no aircon. The place is basically, Jose the owner's home. Again all the ameneties are simple but they do work. On the website...More

2  Thank Neil T T
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Price range
US$27 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$27 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"There is only one double."
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