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Reviewed 15 March 2013

I really enjoyed my stay in Hercus Hostel because the staff starting from Leila was more than wonderful !! The hostel is located in a very good place. 20 minute walk from Copacabana beach and about 10-15minute walk to metro station Siqueira Campos. From the...More

2  Thank Terje A
Reviewed 12 January 2013 via mobile

The guy at the counter of this hostel with black hair from Europe is arrogant. No respect at all. Told us to find the room for ourselves and gave us directions. He was too busy on the phone to his friends. He told us the...More

1  Thank Pilmer
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Hi guys I would like to thank you for the wonderful time I had with you guys A special thanks to Jeh, Rai, Romina and the cleaning laid I don´t remember your name  I know you guys are working hard to get the hostel...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2012

First, keep in mind you're going to a hostel and not to a hotel. This was my first experience with such a place. The reception staff were extremely helpful and friendly. We got a 4 beds room with lockers to keep our stuff. Yes the...More

1  Thank TaynaraSegurado
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We had to stay at this crappy place because everything was fully booked due to the Carnaval. It was awful! Rooms cramped with beds, people everywhere, doors couldn't be closed, lockers broken, only a couple of bathrooms for all these people... To be fair, the...More

3  Thank Nico76Lund_Sverige
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Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
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Hercus Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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Room & Suite (2)
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
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"tip to choose a good room..... hmmm.... book a different hostel!"
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"Simply don't stay here unless you have no other choice"
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"If you are not staying in this hostel at the peak time, try to choose 22 bed dorm or 10 bed dorm. I took the..."
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"get the rooms at the end of the corridor near the air con. get a key for the locker in your bedroom. take..."
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