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Terrasse Hostel

Rua Farme de Amoedo 35 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Terrasse Hostel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stayed at this hostel 5 years ago. now the rooms have changed, from big shared rooms to tiny rooms. however, this has not been told to the authorities. this is illegal. also, this is unsafe because the rooms are not prepared for dangers like fires for example. me quede en este hostal hace 5 años. ahora los cuartos han... More 

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La Plata
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15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I spent 2 nights there with a friend during the world cup. Location is excellent, near the beach and center. Staff was helpful, rooms were comfortable and clean. Price was quite good considering we were during World Cup.

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39 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I stayed one night at the Terrasse Hostel and really enjoyed the location close to the probably best beach of Rio de Janeiro, close to lot's of good restaurants and close to the language school. Also the staff was super-friendly and helped me with all questions and problems I had. However, I payed 75 Reals for a weekday night in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Loved my stay here during Carnival. Great location one street back from the beach and a short walk to bus and metro stops. Ipanema had some great blocos and was great having a central place to come back to. Staff were really friendly and helpful, helping me set up my sim card and plan the next stages of my trip.... More 

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Sao Luis, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

this hostel is dirty, has air conditioning only downstairs in the lobby, and has the smallest rooms in brazil. the owner also rents flats/apartments in ipanema and leblon. i rented an apartment through him for 11 months in sao conrado. the contract was in his name. this was done because he was the fiador and i am a foreigner. the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Terrasse hostel has a great location: one block to the beach on the street full of coffees, bar and restaurants. We had a huge room on the top floor, it was nice and clean with lot of space. But all other rooms, toilets and staircase are really tiny in this hostel. Hostel provides bed sheets but not towels. Facilities are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

As far as hostels go, this is a really great place to stay. It is central to all essential locations; beach, restaurants and cafes, shops. The rooms are your average bunks, you get clean sheets. Towels are unfortunately not included, so you have to bring your own. The hostel serves a basic breakfast of bread rolls, ham, cheese, fruit salad,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I think you have to realize first that this is Rio, not a small downtown village. Space is expensive, so don't complain don't don't have much space, because it's just that way in Rio. Have to say that I felt really welcome here. Every question I had they tried to help me with (however stupid they were sometimes), the breakfast... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Location is perfect but the room that I stayed was really tight and small for 4 people. Besides that is a good price, employees kindly, and very close to ipanema beach. However, the Hostel need to improve their quality, including better common toillets, providing some ventilation and less noisy rooms.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We couldn't find any accomodation for one of our nights in Rio so we decided to stay there. The room was very tiny, the sheets not very clean, the bathrooms both (tiny and not very clean). There is no air conditionning so the night was hot and noisy. Breakfast is quite bad All of that for the same price as... More 

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Terrasse H, Gerente at Terrasse Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of Terrasse Hostel, I would like to thank you for your comments. Through these we can improve our services and correcting any problem. We are honored to know that even then, your stay in our hostel was very nice. Hope to see you soon. Sincerely, More 

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