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Walk On The Beach Hostel

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Rua Dias da Rocha 85 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-020, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay in Copacabana, near everything you need, the staff is very nice and are always trying to help you in everything, good breakfast, the bar could be better but sometimes it depends on the people that stay in the hostel, I really liked this place, they give you a free caipirinha!, enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went to Rio via bus and arrived way before check in. The area around the hostel is safe and a stone throw away from the nearest bus stop. The staff is the friendliest and most helpful I have ever experienced. The facilities is great for Brazil, the wifi is fast and true, the showers is hot, the bar is amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Amazing place. The hostel itself is nice and standart for Rio. Triple bunk beds with ac in the rooms, good breakfast and great WiFi. The staff however, is the real deal. All of them are super nice, super cool and local. They sat with all of the guests and made everyone feel like it's home. That way they helped the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stayed here for four nights at the end of a 5 month trip and it's up there with my favourite hostels in South America. The staff there are fab - so friendly and helpful and Dominic and Louise really made me feel welcome. The rooms are basic as you'd expect but cleaned frequently. Bathrooms are kept really clean, split... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nice atmosphere and very nice people!!! a good place to go for a long period of time and on a adventure trip with friends or alone. I went alone to Rio and I must say this place made me make some very good friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was my first 'real' hostel experience, staying more than one night and I loved it! This place is UBER safe, and the staff are the most helpful people on the planet. When my bank account was skimmed and I had no money, one of the staff lent me money from his own wallet to buy food, and when the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I traveled through South America for three months, staying almost exclusively in hostels. This was definitely the best hostel I stayed at in the trip and it made Rio de Janeiro an absoute highlight for me. The hostel premises itself are good and clean. the air conditioning in the rooms and public areas was a great advantage because Rio is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

One of the best places I've ever stayed in! The staff was Amazingly friendly, the atmosphere was great and the location was ideal :) The wifi worked with out any problems, it was kept clean reguraly and I thought it had a very good cost-quality relationship.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

no doubt the best part of my trip to south America. Pedro, Dominic and last but definitely not least filipe were the best hosts a hostel could ever have. The guys are young but so friendly and so respectful of other travellers, the hostel knows the best places to go, the best things to see and also the best places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Hostel is located in perfect spot in Copacabana, close to various buss stops and metro station. It's easy accessible from both Rio airports by bus 2018 (13,5 R$). Staff is really amazing, will help you with everything. Breakfast is really good as well. Me and my friend had great time staying there.

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