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GOL Backpackers Manaus

Rua Barroso, 365 | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
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Ranked #8 of 52 Specialty lodging in Manaus
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a clean little hostel in the centre of town. It's close to the theatre and nearly everything you need within walking distance. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The hostel overall is not too large and the common area is a pretty good spot to meet people. The WIFI is in good working order as well. It doesn't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the hostel during the world cup and had a single room in the basement (right next to the pool). Positives: The location was amazing (right next to the theatre), you can buy water and beer at the reception (and caipirinha:)), every room has air-conditioning. The staff is very friendly even though some of them had difficulties speaking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Booked this hostel as part of a jungle tour with Iguana Tours. You get a free night as well as pickup from the airport. They were very accommodating as I would arrive after midnight and appeased my request for a private room. They stored my big bag during my jungle lodge stay. My flight to Rio was also late so... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The hostel has a great location, two steps from the Teatro Amazonas and the Largo de São Sebastião, one of the nicest neighbordhoods in Manaus. Good value as well. The staff was very helpful towards all my questions, needs or problems. They are also very careful with your personal belongings, as soon as you forget a phone, wallet or sunglasses... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I booked weeks ahead. They were to pick me up from airport. I confirmed the night before by email. They confirmed. But they did not show up. I bought a phone card and got someone to call. Several attempts but not one in the office. Informed me by email 3 and a half hours to say they made a mistake.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

GOL Backpackers made my visit to Manaus and the Amazon one of the BEST places we visited on our travels around Brazil. The staff were so helpful and fun, the rooms are clean, the location is perfect, and they have hot showers too! (it was just what you need when backpacking!) A sociable hostel, on the doorstep of the famous... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

good , there seems to be a party crowd there and the vibe is good if you want extra aircon in the room - which you probably want, ask at the reception. They'll charge you a couple dollars, well worth for having the aircon on for a longer time.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Hi, we were received in an excellent manner by the hostel owner Ralph and the manager José + the rest of the staff. They are very openminded and we even went out together for some beers. The rooms are small, but well-cared. The hotel is located right behind the theatre and the price-performance ratio is well balanced. Their collaboration with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Really nice place with good sized rooms, lockers for your gear and really friendly staff. The common areas are a bit small, as is the pool (which seemed to be closed for most of my stay). The AC was very welcome in the stifling heat of Manaus and the location is perfect, just a block away from the opera house.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Excelent location and staff friendly, the atmosphere is amazing with people from all over the world. The shower could be a bit better, but as Manaus is always hot you can have a cold shower with a lot of water instead of the hot one with few water.

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Address: Rua Barroso, 365 | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Amazonas > Amazon River > Manaus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Located just 20 steps from the famous Teatro Amazonas, GOL Backpackers is the new concept of hostel in Manaus.You are going to stay 7 days in the jungle, sleeping in a hammock and having your wild experience, right?. So, why not take some days to relax and enjoy a good caipirinha on our whirlpool SPA?We offer air-conditioning at all rooms, an amazing pool/SPA and a special bar with cold beer to help you on the 40ºC of the equatorial climate.We keep the same quality of service from our hostel in São Paulo (Gol Backpackers Paulista).Our staff is prepared to help you on your trip and give you the best tips about the city.Join us! ... more   less 
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