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    Books Hostel

    Rua Francisco Muratori 10, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-080, Brazil
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked to stay for 3 nights, ended up staying a week. Was the best hostel of our entire 6 month trip in South America! Staff are super friendly and the owner Filipe goes out of his way to make sure you have the best time...More

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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    This is up there for one of my favourite hostels on the planet. It's a party place, so please don't get me wrong, but the owner is an absolute legend, and the people you meet I can guarantee will be friends for life. If I...More

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    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    Clean dorms with big locker space under most bunk beds as well as smaller lockers for use, however the main downfall was the amount of bathrooms/showers. Only two bathrooms with one shower and toilet each upstairs between approximately 50+ guests. There are two showers downstairs...More

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    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    Travelling SA solo and stayed at Books twice over the last month. Wow. If you're looking to open a hostel then stay here for a night and take as many notes as you can as this is 10/10. Felipe the owner has it to a...More

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    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    The hostel is really nice, has a good living and bar. The breakfast is reeally good, comparing to other hostels, they had fresh fruit and bread. Our rooms was perfect, with air conditioning and fans in the roof. If you are looking for a calm...More

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    • US$12 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 28
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    montell19
    Hi all How far awai is Books from Copacabana Beach?! Is it easy to get there with public transport? If so, how long does it usually take? Cheers :)
    20 February 2015|
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    1985Goldie
    I have booked this hostel for new year for 5 days. After booking and paying a deposit i recieved an email from a guy claiming to work there asking for full payment up front which could not be done by paypal. Has anyone else had to do this? Seems a little dodgy to me? Thanks.
    8 December 2014|
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    Response from Jessie P | Reviewed this property |
    Hey there, We paid at the end of our stay so this sounds a little bit strange. Especially since you can't pay via PayPal. Felipe is the boss there, was the email from him? And was there a reason why you had to pay in full... More
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    Mzahem
    Adoro o programa. Muito bacana esse clima de família e a relação que criam com os turistas. Queria saber se oferecem empregos de verão ou algo do tipo.. Nem precisa ser pago, só pela experiência de vida mesmo. Acharia muito legal. Aguardo a resposta. Obrigado
    15 April 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for the room up the back stairs by the kitchen, on the far side of the bathroom. It's the quietest..."
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    "Try to stay upstairs, it is a bit more quiet at night."
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    "all room are good!"
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    "The 10 Bed dorm you will not be able to get to sleep before 11pm as it is right above the bar."
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