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Rua Silveira Martins 135 Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22221000, Brazil (Botafogo)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

well and small and nice hostel. clean room, not too loud, inernational visitors, breakfast suffcient. stuff is helpful and offer tours in rio, if you want. they speak english, spanish and portugues. subway station is near, but take a taxi is cheap and easy too.

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México, México
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The staff of this hostel is really bad. They are always fighting between each other and that makes the vibe of this place really heavy. They never are in the mood to give you information about the city or anything, they dont even have maps of the city! Besides, one of the persons of the staff lost one of my... More

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Valenca, BA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Comfortable, very well localized in the heart of Rio, affordable prices, professional staff . I do recommend if want have fun! Good internet connection in Hallway! Confortável, bom preço, localizado no coração do Rio, perto da Lapa, metrô, ônibus e taxi na porta a todo momento. Boa conexão na internet (wirelees)

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I made a reservation with Art Hostel Rio online and received an email confirmation. After Art Hostel Rio had already charged me the deposit, I got an email from the manager stating that the hostel rates had changed and my original agreement with the hostel would no longer be honored. The manager asked for me to pay a rate 5x... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

After touring around dowtown with my suitcase for several hours, I finally gave in and asked a cab to take me to the first hostel he knows. Just my luck, he dropped me off at Arte Hostel . The hostel is a beautiful old mansion, kind of like a grungy Manhattan loft crossed with an old portuguese villa, and had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The building apparently used to be a hotel, and this old building was fit into a hostel. So, it is an old, barroque building (as almost all of the Rio Antigo area), and really charming. Some of the comments in French were really picky, I guess they expect a hostel to be ultra new and luxurious. Plus, they clearly don't... More

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Rio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Art Hostel Rio is amazing. I was here 7 weeks and had the time of my life. The staff are more then friendly, especially Luciana Joao and Romulo! They make you feel at home immediately! The location of the hostel is really good, good area, very nice breakfast and good rooms! It's become like my home in Brazil and I... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I really enjoyed my two weeks at this hostel, I found the staff to be very helpful, friendly and approachable, they also know where the best parties are. The rooms are basic but there are CCTV cameras everywhere so there is great security. The breakfast is very typical of Brazil including great spreads and very nice cake. The location is... More

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Anna Paulowna, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

It took me two months before i had to go home, reluctantly, after such a fantastic time in the hostel. The friends you make there after such a short period became like family. Especially the time you spent with the staff. Even within a few hours they let you know that you're welcome. They help you with organizing things, take... More

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Brasilia, DF
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

one of the most horrible experiences in hostels i've ever had. the room was full of fleas and I got my skin all red and itchy for the rest of the trip. the staff is not really simpathetic and there is a lot of noise while you're trying to sleep, also it seems there is no sufficient ventilation in the... More

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Additional Information about Art Hostel Rio

Also Known As:
Art Hostel Rio Hotel Rio De Janeiro
Art Hostel Rio Hotel
Art Hostel Rio Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Rua Silveira Martins 135 Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22221000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo , Catete
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #165 of 331 Specialty lodging in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hostel boasts a large, sunny roof terrace with guest kitchen and delicious buffet breakfast including home-made cakes and jams, fresh fruits, cheeses and cold cuts. With 24 hour reception and English-speaking receptionists, we are happy to help you any way we can with information, tours and events. ... more   less 
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