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Walk On The Beach Hostel

Rua Dias da Rocha 85 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-020, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a guest for 8 eight days last April and had an amazing time there. This was at the end of my 7 Months backpacking trip in South America (so I had a chance to stay at dozens of hostels). As the name suggests the hostel is really close to the beach (5 minutes walk). Aside from being clean,... More

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Adelaide
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I was traveling by myself so having friendly, helpful hostel staff was my main priority. Having read the previous reviews I decided on WOTB - and I was not disappointed! From the minute you walk in the door, all the staff know your name and make you feel extremely welcome. They gave me advice way beyond "book this tour", and... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I was mortified when I saw the size of this room and could not believe they thought it was ok to put 6 bodies in there!!! If we hadn't already paid I would have walked out straight away. Triple bunk beds with tiny lockers big enough only for day packs which means big backpacks take up the little existing floor... More

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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Great hostal! Clean, comfortable, friendly staff, perfect location! Showers are noce, have cold and hot water. Rooms have lockers at your disposition, so just bring a lock with you. Without a doubt I recommend it! Always people from all over the world, so it's fun to meet new people and enjoy Rio!

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I stayed here for one night in a 12-bed dorm after a mix-up with my pre-booked accommodation. The staff were super lovely and willing to give me a booking on the spot. This was my first ever hostel experience and I was really impressed. The hostel is in a great location not far from Copacabana beach and is very secure.... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

great hostel, excellent staff, great location, bar upstairs. what else can i say? if if you are a social person and want to make the most out of your time in Rio i recommend this amazing hostel. I've stayed in many hostels around the world and many in South America. this is one of the best ever.

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Caloocan, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Most accommodating and super cool hosts and staff. They really know what their guests need and are hell bent on making sure their guests are comfortable and having the grandest time. Perfect location - it's situated in a quiet neighborhood, yet it's just a few blocks from the beach, public transportation, convenience stores, food stations, etc. It doesn't hurt that... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Walk on the beach hostel brings me only good memories! The best staff ever, always giving the best tips to enjoy the city, parties and whatever you need! Very clean, excellent location, wi-fi, and always a nice cake for breakfast! I´m sure you´ll like and will come back! (that was my 3rd time there) :) It´s the best place to... More

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Lyon, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Small hostels very well located, short walking distance from Copacabana Beach and Ipanema. Subways and Bus stops very close too. The staff and travel buddies are very friendly, it is a small hostel with few rooms so feeling more like home than in some bigger places. Breakfast is simple and nice (coconut cake, bread with cheese and ham, "juice" which... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I loved staying here! The staff is amazing. They are sooo nice and friendly. Everytime i walked by the reception i got a smile or a little chat with the receptionist. fantastic. They know every guest by name which was impressive! I have never experienced that before. The location of the hostel is also very good. just a short walk... More

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Additional Information about Walk On The Beach Hostel

Address: Rua Dias da Rocha 85 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-020, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Walk On The Beach Hotel Rio De Janeiro
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for the best Rio de Janeiro hostel? You just found it! Great atmosphere, best location near the beach the best international and local staff.With us your stay in Rio will be an amazing experience. We are located in a quiet and safe area hidden inside Rio de Janeiro's most exciting spot: Copacabana. Here you will be just a few steps away from shops, restaurants, cafés, buses, metro and the fantastic Copacabana Beach. With us you will find a friendly staff getting you the best info on what's happening in Rio, low-priced rooms and the facilities you need, all in a nice and cozy environment where you can relax at the lounge or party at the bar. Walk on the Beach Hostel Rio de Janeiro offers you comfort, facilities and safety a hostel should provide. You should pick us because:•We are located in the most sensational neighborhood in the country: Copacabana. •Here you will really get a taste of what life in Rio de Janeiro feels like. •We are close to the best and most spectacular beach in the world.•There is transportation to anywhere in the city just a few steps away.•We provide you with everything you need to know.•We offer a clean and fun hostel•We will make this a great experience And not least because we treat you like a friend.Plus we offer you:Bar - Enjoy a cool drink before checking out the nightlife.TV Lounge - 100 channels for you not to miss out on any big events...Patio - For those needing to take a silent break our patio is the place to be.Living Room - We have plenty of comfortable couches and chairs for your convenience. Reception - We'll provide any information or help you might need!Bathrooms - Our bathrooms are brand new and clean. And most importantly, they stay clean. Internet Lounge - Stay in touch with the world at our ADSL internet stations. Guest Kitchen - Clean and spacious kitchen open 24 hours. Café - Enjoy your meals, have a game of foosball or just sit back and relax. As backpackers we know what you are looking for. Walk on the Beach Hostel Rio de Janeiro is the place for you! ... more   less 
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