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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
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
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
This hostel can be perfect for someone looking for a value deal. It has decent breakfast to offer, centrally located, friendly and very informative staff. There are hardly any restrictions, in fact you will often see main staff/owner chilling around, talking to other fellow travellers!...More
I stayed here over Christmas and New Year and would highly recommend to anyone looking to have a good time! There's something to do most nights around Lapa and usually a good group of people to do stuff with during the day. Everyone working there...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
US$12 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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
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 before arrival? I hope you get it sorted out!
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