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Vidigalbergue Rio Hostel

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Av. Niemeyer 314, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450220, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The people at the hostel were so friendly and really helpful! Amazing view, amazing beers and an amazing Favella. We felt completely safe walking through the streets, and we walked up to the two brothers! One of the best views ever experienced! GO TO THE HOSTEL!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had not any problem, and the environment was quiet and peaceful. Nice place to take a bus or a bike and distress yourself. The breakfast was really good and healthy, is easy to find a supermarket, and there is very peaceful to take a walk in the night into the Favela.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Many people will comment on the visuals and the location, but I must focus the attention of visitors on the hospitality. I was very blessed to visit in the beginning of the summer when everyday is a beautiful beach day, but I most appreciate the hostels, setting up of visits to small local beaches that were not full of tourist,... More 

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very nice place with very nice staff. Amazing view on the ocean. This hostel is in a favela but the place is very safe with a police car in front 24h/d. It's easily reachable by bus, walking distance from the beach. I had a very good time there!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A great place to stay in Rio. I booked a couple of nights and ended up staying for 15 days. Staff was great, the argentinian girl. Good breakfast and a good value for the money. It is located in a favela, but it's really safe and neighbors are cool people. Not far away from Leblon, in a really calm place... More 

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Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

+ nice view esp. From room terrace + breakfast ok o small room but to sleep more or less ok - no credit card payment possible (only paybal with bad exchange rate) - owner didnt catch us from airport as promised - we had the feeling to get soaked. Besides of Overpriced 50€ per day we hadd finally to pay... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed here for 3 weeks during the World Cup and was definitely a little nervous coming solo to Rio. In retrospect, I was really lucky and found a great place for my whole stay. The atmosphere of this hostel was amazing and after 3 weeks I had a hard time leaving. The owners, Luis and Andre, were great and always... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed at Vidigalbergue for 3 weeks during the World Cup and it really did seem like a 2nd home. Hostel workers Gabby and Rafa are great fun always willing to join in with the fun and games. There are no issues with this being in a favela, i never once felt unsafe and there is a constant Police presence. The... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I stayed at vidigalbergue for the entire World Cup and couldn't imagine a better place. Rafa and Gabby are brilliant, and now not just helpful staff but friends for life! Andre and Luis the owners are great fun, and everyone strived to look after us during the cup. A great location, don't worry about it being a favela, it's 100%... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed there for nearly 2 weeks during the World Cup, Place is great, clean ,comfy and friendly. Is in a pacified Favella and has police presence all the time but not needed as all locals are friendly and fun. About 10 minutes to beaches, plenty of buses passing by to get you into Leblon, Ipanema,Copacabana. Between Rafa and Gabi, Luis... More 

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