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Piratas de Ipanema

R Joaquim Nabuco 165 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-030, Brazil
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Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Best location by far, funny atmosphere with foreigners/partiers, dirty place in general but thats what you paid for. Walking distance for everything, memorable, worthwhile. To get to the airport from here ( either of them) you just walk to the beach and wait for a bus- wave it down, as there are no real stops here. If you take a... More 

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Skien, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed here for about two nights. The rooms are a bit moldy, the water is cold, the kitchen is impossible to cook in and it's dirty. BUT I promise you this: If you want to meet up with som cool people, have the best location in all of Rio this is the place! I still have contact with some of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Piratas is an experience that's for sure, the staff are great and both Freddie and Brian are very helpful on all things Rio. The location is awesome and by far the main attraction, 3 min walk to Ipanema and 5 min to Copacabana is hard to beat. Everything else is very basic but you're not paying for comfort. Had a... More 

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Mandelieu, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

maybe the hostel is a littlebit dirty and the beds are not so good.... but do you come in Rio for sleep?! here at piratas if you come at rio for your first time you 'll discover a real paradise! people came to all around the world for enjoy with a little budget, u 'll meet amazing friend, heard crazy... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

great place great people one of the few places in Rio you still get value for money half a block from the beach free chair/umbrella at the beach whats not to like a must for any backpacker on a budget also it is a great place to meet up with other people it is in a great part of Ipanema... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

A unique hostel, you either love it or hate it ;-), if you are chilled, like meeting people, love to party and want to be right next to Ipanema beach then you'll love it!! A friend recommended this hostel so as soon as I got off the plane in Rio, Piratas was my first stop. I was only planning on... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

30 seconds away from the beautiful Ipanema beach, and much cheaper than the majority of Rio hostels (we were also offered better rate after 1st few nights) but don't expect much... The dirtiest hostel I've ever seen with nothing more than a couple of pans to cook with, holes in the scaffolding stairs, a bathroom falling apart, beds missing most... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I liked this hostel. a very cheap and nice place to stay and so close to ipanema and copocabana. so if you want to enjoy ur trip and save some money u should probably go there u'll be welcome. and remember.. this place is all about pirata style and you may probably feel not so comfortable taking a shower or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Ok so Piratas isnt the cleanest hostel we've stayed in though the new girls dorm is fine, there is a big mirror and new mattresses (so no bed bugs) The place could do with a good scrub, a lick of paint and an overall tidying up but because it doesn't have this it's really cheap and actually it's the most... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This place is defenetly not for those ones who want a fancy place to stay. But for people who only want a roof on the head for a low cost and take the maximum of the Copacabana and Ipanema beach, this is probably the best location you can get. If You have a pirate spirit, this is THE place to... More 

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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