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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Most of the staff were totally rude and just didn't care about the guests (as always, there are 1-2 exceptions). They messed up my booking and only offered that I can book another room for §100. I considered sharing that room with my friend. But they wanted him to pay the full price and didnt deduct what he already payed...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Good hostel with good beds, showers and bathrooms. However, there are a few too many rules-strict cooking hours, breakfast starts at exactly 8 and not a minute earlier (even if you're going to an early tour), and no baggage keep. The staff at the front desk are very nice! Paula helped us with errands, took us to the best blocos...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Close to city centre. Good wifi. Has hot water. Good breakfast for hostel. Staff can be a bit of hit and miss. Has a range of tours which are quite competitive in price compared to Viator or GetYourGuide. Didn't return my $10 for the key card. 😒only realised this when I was checking in for my flight

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend are travelling round South America for 6 months and rio was our first stop! And CabanaCopa was our choice of hostel and it didn't let us down. Location was brilliant a 5 min walk from the famous Copacabana beach and right next to a national park, the area was really safe with guards at the start...

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly, I'd like to note the positives of our stay. The rooms and facilities were clean, with our room specifically cleaned everyday. I found the cleaning staff kind and helpful even though I can't speak Portuguese. The price of the dorms is also fair, especially considering the time of year with Carnaval. Unfortunately, our stay was badly tainted by the...

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Thank Leiapiccoli11
Tarnow, Poland
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I spent in that hostel 5 night in January/2017.. And I don't really recommend that place... The rooms were clean but general area not very nice, breakfast very poor. Most of the staff were totally unprofessional, they couldn't answer couple of basic question.. Plus I was witness of situation when owner screamed at the guests... Awful...!!! The only professional staff...

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Nanjing, China
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We got a 4 person delux room, which we had to ourselves. And it had our own bathroom. Air conditioning was very nice and wifi was pretty good. We asked about doing laundry, which we had seen the washing and drying machines. They said it costs 50 Brazilian real. What?! That's US$15!! Nope, no way. Washing it in the sink....

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Thank gadzookssal
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I definitely do not recommend this Hostel! The staff were very unprofessional. On the first night they had double booked one of the two beds we had booked in an 8 bed dorm. So at around 1am, with 2 of us already in the room, 7 guys come back from a night out and apparently I was in someone's bed....

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Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A great hostel located really near the metro and Copacobana beach. We stayed in a 10 man dorm which was roomy and cool (after we asked for the aircon to be fixed). Bed sheets were the cleanest we've seen in 6 months of travelling and staying in hostels. It was very busy constantly around communal areas during our stay at...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The manager and the night reception guy are just plain rude. Morning girls are quite helpful though. Good breakfast not much of a social hostel and would not say it has a 'bar' you can get a beer from reception. Football plays all day on the TV in the communal area. Prices seem to change depending on who you are...

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
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.
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Just three blocks from the famous Copacabana beach, next to the metro and a beautiful national park, CabanaCopa is a new quality backpackers hostel in a street w/ 24hrs security with a warm & welcoming atmosphere of our friendly & helpful staff.A large colonial house fully renovated with clean spacious dorms and bathrooms, excellent social areas (indoor and outdoor) that include our CabanaBar w/ Live sports & music, a Games room w/ Pool table, cards etc., a Cinema room w/ 52” LCD HD Cable TV & DVD, a Computers lounge w/ Free 20Mbs Internet & Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CabanaCopa Hostel

Address: Travessa Guimaraes, 12 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-100, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $18 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — CabanaCopa Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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Cabanacopa Hotel Rio De Janeiro
CabanaCopa Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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“Has a newly built wing which is nice.”
ShaneH201, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an aircon unit remote as they are not in the room.”
MichaelRiverland, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“they dont give you blankets and sometimes it is a bit cold”
868maritzai, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the new building, they're basic rooms but have less people in.”
MikeyHodge, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“They have private rooms available, which rival most hotels, extremely comfortable beds and huge bathrooms”
654carlr, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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