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Cidade Maravilhosa Hostel

Rua Hermeneglido de Barros 19 | Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241040, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at cuidade maravilhosa in Rio de Janeiro for 5 nights in feb 2015. It was disgustingly dirty. The first night my bed had bed bugs and I was covered in bites when I woke up the next morning. The hostel staff told me that they would put poison down to kill the bugs but the following night was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The staff are helpful, with more or less English spoken. The rooms are, so so. I mean not very good, but just okay. Due to someone strongly blowing nose, I didn't sleep well during the night, but I don't think it's their fault. The location is very good indeed, and the price during the FIFA World Cup is fine in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Staff tried to be helpful, although no English spoken, but the state of the rooms are a bit crappy. This is very much a money making venture and not a particularly good experience for guests. Breakfast was adequate though. Blame lies with owner. Don't stay here unless desperate.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I waited about 10 minutes but she seems still were busying on her facebook...then I talked to her first...told me my 4 bed room is not available upon my booking, she said she can give me a discount for staying 6 bed room....the room is terrible...an other old guy occupied the whole lockers! she said she will check which one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

We had a private room which was internal, between reception and the kitchen. The TV in reception was blaring out until really late - you definitely need ear plugs in that room. The room was very basic but clean, as was the bathroom but we have stayed in other hostels during our trip to S. America which were much cheaper... More 

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