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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the hostels that feels like a higher end one but with reasonable prices . Amazing classical style building with beautiful decor. The highlight though was definitely the Alexis at the reception who went out of his way to assist me with absolutely everythibg i asked. Even before I checked in he was letting me use the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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105 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This is a pleasant and well organized hostel with good security and helpful English speaking staff. Nice common areas, plenty of places to relax including a TV room and a rooftop. Breakfast varied the days I was there from poor to ok. Wifi was usually good but quit a few times. Common area computers were not always working. Friendly and... More 

Thank bearchri
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Cheap, clean, good location! Close to the metrostation and it has a good breakfast considering the value for money that you get. The employees are very helpful and have good tips for trips (thanks for everything Wade)!

Thank Vincent v
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I ended up in this hostel for a night cos the one I wanted to stay at down the road was completely full. This one was empty and just 100m down the road. Its a nice hostel but not the most convenient for english speaking folks. When I was there, everyone else was Brazilian I think. The facilities itself are... More 

Thank Abhilash P
Singapore, Singapore
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104 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights in a single room with shared facilities. The hostel is near metro station, supermarket, and within 15-20 minute walking to the CBD and other attractions. The area looks like a residential neighborhood so it is considered safe. The hostel interior looked renovated. The receptionists were professional to assist upon your request. The single room... More 

Thank Sambawalk2025
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff in my experience, they had many tips for exploring and helped us with travel arrangements etc, also saw them helping many others. Very nice location, far from main attractions but no problem really as there is Metro and taxis. Plus I loved the neighbourhood, good way to meet a lot of the locals who are... More 

Thank Dan S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Stayed in a private room at the end of September. The hostel itself is clean and well presented, the breakfast was quite good and the location was excellent. Gloria is a safe location and Kariok is a few minutes walk from the metro station, pharmacy and supermarket. I found the staff to be very unhelpful and almost rude. For example... More 

Thank tansyelise
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2013

What a quality place! Good rooms, great kitchen, clean bathrooms, good hang-out areas, and homey atmosphere. The staff is always ready to help you out with anything you need, and super friendly. This place is perfectly located, 2 steps away from the Gloria Metro station, restaurants, supermarket, farmacy and grocery stores. It´s a hostel you will remember staying at for... More 

Thank betabolzani
Curitiba, PR
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226 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

It's a pity, this hostel has a nice environment, it's very clean, with nice staff and a great breakfast, but, on the other hand, the bedroom's acoustic is awful. It's possible to hear noise from the others bedroom, if you want a very nice sleep night, choice another hostel!

Thank jrbonfatti
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122 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I stayed here for one night before catching a bus out of Rio. The good: - Lovely place - could pass for a hotel in terms of the quality of the decoration (nice tiles, etc). - Clean - Spacious - My dorm has only three single beds in it - any other hostel would have crammed in bunk beds. -... More 

Thank Tonyc32

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Additional Information about Kariok Hostel

Address: Rua Benjamim Constant 80, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-150, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kariok Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“We had a private room for three people, although only two of us. Nice room, it was round the back of the building so not much outside noise. Although be warned if you are a light sleeper you can hear footsteps and voices very clearly throughout the hostel, echoes a lot. For me not a problem though, slept fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 960dans, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Go to Discovery hostel instead.”
 of 5 bubbles tansyelise, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
“My room was two down from the kitchen on the ground floor and it got quite loud from about 6am onwards. There was also a bright light outside the room. There are more rooms upstairs so I would request on of these.”
 of 5 bubbles irishguydub25, 18 Sep 2012 | Read review
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