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Bamboo Rio Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   45 Rua Lacerda Countinho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 0, Brazil (Copacabana)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Travelmako Sydney, Australia
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hostel for 7 days during the start of the world cup with 2 friends (21). Really enjoyed our stay because of the great location , great people and great bar!! -Really fast WIFI all over the whole property - GOOD showers with fast pressure and toilets with constant cleaning - Organised staff who are warm and welcoming... More

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Travelmako we are glad you loved our hostel. We work hard for that, and to make you all wish to come back. So come back, we will be waiting for you! More

Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is good. Especially the staff I liked a lot. The attention was the best. I eminently like to thank pretty Paloma in the bar; Cecilia and Matias in the reception; Nicolas in the kitchen and Adenilza for the breakfast. Also thank you to the ladies of the cleaning; you did a hard job very well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location near Copacabana beach and not too far from Ipanema. The food is great and the beers are priced good compared to the area but hostel needs improvement on their bathrooms. They only turn on the AC at night so the days are pretty hot in the rooms. The staff is pretty cool especially Paloma and Cecilia.

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were just looking for a place to sleep and maybe to eat something, we were already planing our return when we find this beautiful place. It was something really impressive, at first when we meet all the people Marlon, Alejo, Hernan, Carla, Siley, Bahiana, Cecilia, Marcela and Paloma with her advices for taking such a nice Caipirinhas, it was... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

best hostel in Rio! We stayed with 20 people from with an University Trip and the staff was always nice, friendly and helpful, the hostel is clean, cheap and cosy. The position is great, in 10 minutes you are on Copacabana beach and Ipanema is just around the corner with bus or taxi.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Actually, we accidentally bumped into Bamboo Rio Hostel after we left our former hostel, which was too dirty (no names!). It turned out to be the best choice we could have made! For 10 days, we inhabited Bamboo Rio Hostel with a group of 20 students from Holland and enjoyed it to the max. It's location in the Copacabana area,... More

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Good and clean hostel. Facilities are good. Nice accommodation to relax or cook. Furthermore the staff speaks well english, not very common in hostels over here. Down point is the breakfast (not so good) and the rooms are small given the number of people in it. But in the end a very good hostel worth the price.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

if you are travelling alone, this hostel is your best option !! great facilities ... the staff is very friendly and is really easy to make new friends... just 10 minutes from the copacabana beach!!! next time, definitly, again bamboo hostel!!!

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Taumarunui, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

For a clean tidy fantastic place centrally located you will not find better, my stay was enhanced by the friendliness of all the staff, from the moment I walked in the door Carla put me at ease, I could not speak Portugese, she helped me out, plenty of laughs were had. Security is also great, with cameras . I would... More

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you're travelling the beautiful land of Brasil, and come to the beautiful Rio de Janeiro, Bamboo Hostel is the place to be! In the heart of Rio/Copacabana. 10 minutes walk from the beach, 5-10 minutes walk from supermarket and a lot of great bars and small places to have some good, local and healthy food. I lived there 2... More

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Address: 45 Rua Lacerda Countinho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 0, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bamboo Rio Hostel 2*
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O Bamboo Rio Hostel, com 7 anos de estrada, podemos dizer que conhecemos cada vez melhor os nossos hospedes e nao mediremos esforcos para tornar sua estadia conosco simplesmente inesquecivel! Nossa equipe e o nosso diferencial: muito cordial e amigavel, esta sempre as ordens para ajuda-lo no que for preciso. Nossa localizacao nao podia ser melhor. Em Copacabana, a apenas 3 quadras da praia mais famosa da cidade e cercado por bares e areas de interesse dos mochileiros. Nossa casa fica no pe de uma montanha, numa rua tranquila e com seguranca 24h por dia. Desta forma, unimos toda a comodidade e agitacao de uma grande metropole, a tranquilidade e seguranca de nossa casa, com uma incrivel vista para a floresta. Oferecemos tudo que voce pode esperar de um albergue de primeira classe. Todos os nossos quartos sao bem cuidados e tem ar-condicionado, alem de possuirmos uma grande oferta de quartos de casal. Tambem contamos com piscina, cozinha totalmente equipada, churrasqueira, o nosso autentico Boom Bar e ainda o imperdivel Mountain Lounge, colado a floresta que cerca nossa casa. ... more   less 
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