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Discovery Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's been a great pleasure to stay at Discovery - great staff and very nice fellow travelers make for a good environment. Breakfast is nice, and the place is located very near Lappa, a cool area to hang out at night for drinks. In short, can certainly recommend it!

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

As I'm traveling the world at the moment and as I'm staying in a lot of hostels, I can say for sure that this is one of the best ones I've ever been. It's super clean, the beds are comfortable, the breakfast is not only lots but also healthy and the staff is incredible. They explain you everything and are...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've stayed at this hostel for 6 days and I had a really really great time. All the staffs works at this hostel is extremely friendly and helpful. Even we went to the beach and did some hiking together. Also, if you like to go out at night, they're having party every night, I mean guests and staffs are going...

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Thank Shun1091
Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Discovery Hostel is the perfect place to stay if you're visiting Rio. It's in a great neighborhood close to Lapa and Santa Teresa and right at the metro station, so you can get to Copacabana, Ipanema and all the other spots in Rio quickly. Clean rooms and bathrooms and an amazing breakfast! However, the best aspect of Discovery hostel is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for only one night unfortunately but it was amazing! Staff are super super helpful, possibly the most helpful hostel staff I've ever encountered. The location is perfect next to the train station and Lapa and Santa Teresa. Very very clean with fully stocked kitchen and very comfy beds. I wouldn't call it a party hostel but it is super...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on the first 5 days of our Round the World trip. Hostel was clean and breakfast was really nice but there wasn't too much atmosphere or chat from others as there wasn't much organised socially. We did go with one of the workers to the street samba party on Monday and they organised our private transfer to...

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Thank Dan C
Brazil
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The hostel is right across the subway station. Staff is friendly, guests are cool and breakfast is great (for hostel standarts). The bathroom was clean but the hot water didn't really work most of the time.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a nice building, the location is very close to Gloria metro station and Lapa, and it is very social. There is a courtyard where everyone congregates in the evening to drink and have fun, which gets quite raucous. If you're in your early 20's and that's your thing, then you will have a great time. If...

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DiscoveryHostelRio, Owner at Discovery Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding our hostel. Everyone greatly enjoyed your stay and are hoping to see you again. We highly recommend our new location that we just recently opened for the next time you return to Rio de Janeiro. Knowing that everyone has their own personal taste, we opened up another location close by in Santa Teresa...

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

clean, friendly, easy. I really liked staying here. the staff are really nice, the breakfast is awesome, they have walking tours and bus transfers, lockers, free maps, really close to the metro and down town, lapa, st teresa etc all that you need. they only thing is in my room (9 bed dorm) theres no bathroom so to shower etc...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel is quite simply awesome. Such friendly staff who will help you with any questions or recommendations. Dave makes a mean caipirinha and has the moves to match on a amazing night out. The whole place is the cleanest I've ever stayed in South America and the BEST breakfast ever. Couldn't recommend this hostel enough! Brilliant mixture of party/homely...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Developed by world travelers, Discovery Hostel in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, provides backpackers and budget-minded globetrotters all the comfort of a boutique hostel and the coziness and warmth of a home-stay. We have a strong focus on creating a clean, open and friendly social environment making Discovery Hostel the ideal base for travelers who want to explore Rio and have an experience of a lifetime. The premises include: fully equipped kitchen, computer's lounge, reception & tourist information desk, TV area, bar & chill out patio. Pamper yourself with our customized beds, thick mattresses, big lockers, personal control lights, A/C and all the relaxation you will need for a good night's sleep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Hostel

Address: Rua Benjamim Constant 26 | Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-150, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: $22 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Double rooms are close to the noise!”
mattyf2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Air-conditioner will be switched on from 10 PM to 10 AM only”
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“The female dorm is comfortable and has an own bathroom and a balcony.”
lenilaem, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were nice and clean! But try to get on the top of the triple bunks, dificult to climb...”
sommerj90, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Select a hostel close to public transportation and read many reviews of such and such hostels before making decision.”
iguassu2014, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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