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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

The hostel was very clean, good breakfast and I loved the room. Big thanks to Tracey who works at the reception, she always made sure we got what we needed and even took us out! Such a sweet and fun lady! I will deffinetly come back!!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed there 4 days and had the most amazing private room, old style, high ceilings, own balcony, plenty of room. Staff was friendly although one or two required a bit icebreaking. One have clean room on arrival and the last night before departure - particular for the bathroom. People are not that talkative but when approached, they are good for...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 31 October 2015

PROS: Great hostel if you want to stay near Lapa but avoiding the noise at night. Huge breakfast. Very clean. Excellent staff; Pablo and Cici are the best and hard-worker I have ever seen in all the hostels. Vanessa is very kind and does a great work too. CONS: you need to climb a long staircase

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is not the first time i have stayed at Bossa in Rio, i love this place, the staff are so friendly.The staff will be there if you need tips, informations or even friend to go out with. They speak English. The rooms was great, with an amazing view over Lapa. Free breakfast, you have a wide range of food,...

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Bernardo_Mattar, Proprietário at Bossa in Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us. It is very nice to receive such comments as yours and to know we are caring for our guest properly. Thank you for choosing to stay at Bossa in Rio Hostel, and we hope to see you back some day soon. Sincerely,

Toulon, France
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I've spend longer that I thought in Santa Theresa because I've loved this place. Good vibe, relax, clean, cheap, huge breakfast, and best staff ever. Juan, Fernando, Ricardo and Cici will welcome you to their little paradise called Bossa in Rio. Nice view on the city, on budget I've spend a great time in the dormitory. The staff will be...

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3Thank Kévin C
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed 5 nights in the master suite in September 2015. The hostel is already impressive from the outside: a really nice house with a lot of trees and a nice view on the city. The room was great, with an amazing balcony and a very large bed. Everything was clean! The staff was really friendly and very helpful when...

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in the hostel for 3 days, but i admit that at the end of the third day I would have liked to spend an entire week there! The Bossa in Rio hostel is a very nice place, located in the fascinating Santa Teresa neighbourhood, next to the Arcos do Lapa, as it was said by other guests...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The hostel is 5 min. from Lapa but in a safe area. Staff is very kind and friendly. They serve you a big breakfast for free. Toilets are clean and with hot shower. Dorms are clean. Internet wi-fi goes fast. The kitchen could be more. I had a really great time there and I would recommend it, but remember to...

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1Thank Angelo R
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Nice place, looks more as an hotel than to an hostel. Amazing view of the Rio centre, near to the Lapa pubs and disco and near to Santa Tereza restaurants. Quite far from the metro. People at the reception is good, kind and available for help. I would advice it more for single rooms than for dormitories.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

It's rare to find a hostel with such character to it. The building is beautiful with lovely high ceilings and our room had a pretty balcony. We spent 3 nights here to kick off our Brazilian trip and it has been an enjoyable stay. Very friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, good facilities, quiet at night. Slept well and excellent...

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
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.
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Welcome to Bossa in Rio Hostel! Created by a couple of brazilian backpackers who have a passion for travel, Bossa in Rio has been carefully crafted to provide you with a comfortable, safe and unforgettable stay.We are a boutique hostel strategically located in Santa Teresa, the city's most charming neighborhood, offering all the facilities you might want. The Bossa in Rio Hostel is the ideal place for enjoying some comfort, making friends and enjoying the city. Be prepared for a short walk up and a very pleasant stay!Please have in mind Santa Teresa is located on a hill and that there are stairs and ramps to access the rooms. We are waiting for you! ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Joaquim Murtinho 531, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-320, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $23 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bossa in Rio Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for the master suite...”
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“If you are not interested in hostel shared accommodation, private rooms are the best.”
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“We've booked the Master Suite (Room 02) which offers space for (I think) 3 people. It has also a nice balcony with a good view on Rio.”
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