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I stayed here over carnival with some friends. I firstly stayed in a dorm room and then moved to a private room with a/c. This is amongst the worst hostels that I have stayed in (and I've stayed in a lot of hostels over my...More
Letter i wrote to Rio Backpackers after staying here:
Just want to let you know your hostel is well below the standard of what we have been accustomed to in South America. We've been travelling over 2 months in Chile, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia and...More
I stayed here for just a couple of nights when traveling through Rio with a friend. The place was pretty shabby, but I guess it was reasonable value for being pretty close to the beach and the attractions of Copacabana.
I stayed in a double...More
positive friendly staff, good atmosphere, great location 5 minutes from Copacobana and good place to meet other travellers
negative: toilets and showers quite nasty, slooooooooow and therefore expensive internet.
If you just want a "base" during your stay in Rio this is the place. If...More
30 Reais for a dorm - ok breakfast - small but clean dorms - not very clean washrooms - good chill out/tv area with pool table and nice balcony - bit far back from Copacabana beach and 3 streets back from main street - nearly...More
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.