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Bamboo Rio Hostel

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45 Rua Lacerda Countinho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 0, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised to see how good this hostel is. Good location, just a few blocks from subway station and Copacabana beach. The staff is super friendly and helpful (specially Baltazar).the accomodations are ok and it's clean. They even offer breakfest (included on the peixe) and happy hours with free caipirinhas. Super great! I highly reccomend it!

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, we are so happy to see that you liked our hostel! Always welcome to come back! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in a safe street in Copacabana, really friendly and helpful staff, decent bar with free caipirinhas at happy hour, great opportunity to meet plenty of new people, good place if you're up for a party and also decent enough for sleeping. Clean, plenty of tours on offer (although it's generally cheaper to do things yourself), good wifi connection... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Cris for staying with us, we are very happy that you liked Bamboo Rio hostel and hope you will come back some day! More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the 'private' small and basic twin room with shared bathroom. On the positive side: the atmosphere is great and english-speaking staff very friendly and helpfull. Perfect location close to Copacabana and Metro station. Things to improve: hygiene in girls shower (fungus growing) and service at breakfast.

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are happy to hear you liked the overall experience at our hostel, we will definitely take into consideration your suggestions and remarks. Always welcome to come back and experience our new private rooms ensuite! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

good pepole ....good bar with happy hour until the night good rooms... beds ... and air condition wifi and computers include and the pool .... bring with u your own lock or buy expencive in the hostel love the place

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the feedback and we are so glad to hear that you liked our hostel. Always welcome to come back! More 

Athens, Georgia, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Average rooms, average breakfast, average attitude from the staff. Slow and patchy WIFI. You can stay here, it is reasonable clean, it is cheap and the location is ok. There are several other hostels in the same street - so you should compare their reviews

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear you thought the hostel is just average, we always try to do our best, but sure, everyone has the right to their opinion. Hope you come back some day and get the best out of your experience! More 

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Bamboo is super cool,!!!! Amazing Hostel, Brilliant Location, Best Place to stay in Copacabana, Carla is awesome!!! Carla thanks for everything! You re the best!!! If you need a hostel in Rio to stay...go to Bamboo!!! Special thanks to Guilherme(barman)!!! And Adelinilza best breakfast in Rio de Janeiro!!!

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for your positive feedback, very welcome to come back to our hostel anytime again! More 

Vannes, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The hotel 's great with its terrace and swimming pool has a 10min walk to copacobana, perfect! During the day you will get to know Marine who welcomes you, a German who speaks several languages ​​(German, French, English and Portuguese) , Aisle and Isabella who speaks pefect spanish too. they give you all the necessary information and are very helpful.... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações com clientes at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Viva la França and our favourite french guests! Bamboo staff sends best regards and thanks so much for staying at Bamboo Rio hostel during Carnaval and always coming back after your short trips. You guys are always welcome here and we are looking forward to host you during your next trip! Merci beaucoup!!! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

They messed up my booking and moved my stuff to another room when i were down by the beach one day. Part from that It's a nice hostel. Not to far away from the beach. Calm area. Nice trips from the hostel. Good breakfast. Ok wifi. Good service from the staff who were friendly and took us to really nice... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and we are happy to hear that you liked our hostel. Sorry for teh inconvenience and we hope you get back some day! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Bamboo hostel is a average hostel you can find elsewhere in Riode Janerio. The staff is helpfull if you wanna see the city, and they will gladley help you, especially Balthazar! The breakfast you get, is dry bread with some tasty local fruit as a side dish. There is a table where you Can get drinks, suchs as coffe, juice... More 

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Obrigada pelo seus elogios e criticas, é muito importante pra nos. Cafe da manha tem 2 tipo de pães, queijo,... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The employees are really nice, there is someone availlable 24/7 and they are really friendly. I can''t remember all the names though. Eduardo was one of the employees he often worked at the reception in the night, Cool guy and very helpfull and friendly. Breakfast service is also good and location is perfect, I can definitely recommend this hostel!

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback, it means a lot to us! We hope you will be back one day whan you come to Rio de Janeiro, always welcome! More 

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