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Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Rua Guilhermina Guinle #95 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22270=060, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price this is definitely the hostel to choose on a budget, though make sure you always book through hostel-world as the rates are cheaper than booking at reception- even if you're extending, go back online to book up!!! The hostel has everything you need: great location to metro and supermarkets, some good eats around too! It's walking distance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Special thanks to Sr Juan for his patience & tireless assistane with my malfunctioning atm card and his terrific public transportation instructions. Hostel has terrific (botafogo) location for all Rio highlights. Thanks especially for providing cheese at breakfast in a not vegetarian oriented city

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the worst hostels I have stayed in. They have terrible triple bunk beds, with 15 people to a tiny room. No space for luggage, and no lockers or power outlets. The breakfast was terrible, just bread, baloney, jam and some sort of cake. The only good thing was the staff was nice and helpful. For $5 reaped more... More 

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Bernardo S, Proprietário at Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Dear Becky, Your review is completely misleading. Our bunkbeds are brand new and breakfast is very good with a lot of options. It is funny that you have reviewed only our hostel and seem to have so much experience with other hostels services in Rio. Next time do not hesitate to spend more money, then. Regards, Beach Backpackers Hostel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Originally was going to stay for 1 week but have ended up staying for 2 weeks! Love this hostel. The staff are the best and the atmosphere is one of the friendliest I've encountered in over a year of travelling. I'm on my second visit and will come back for a third. Thanks for a great stay guys!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I stayed at this hostel for 7 nights, and could definately have stayed there for a longer time. it is a popular hostel which were full booked all the time during my stay. The staff are kind. Cosy nice atmosphere, very social. Dj at Friday and Saturday. Cheap great drinks. I would recommend this hostel! It also has a great... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The location of this hostel it's pretty good you will have a metro station close,the living room area it's nice, the staff very helpful the only problem are the rooms the beds look super old and are bunk beds and kind of hard to get to the one on the top if you don't mind that, this is the place... More 

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Joao Pessoa, PB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This Hostel is very well located : in Botafogo, which is quite safe, and not far from everything. Concerning the staff, they are really nice and helpful. The atmosphere is also very nice, many people from many countries ! But I stayed only a few days and it was enough. Indeed, the rooms are very crewed, so it is very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We were sold "a private room with a Queen sized bed" only to find our room was a cupboard with bunk beds. The picture of the bedroom on the website DOES NOT EXIST! We were basically conned by the website into thinking the rooms may align in decor with the public areas (which were quite nice) but this isn't the... More 

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Kajang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is as good as it gets. The prime asset is the location as it is like 10 minutes tops from the nearest metro station Botafogo, bearing the name of the neighbourhood it is serving. The atmosphere is good and the staff ready to help. Do not expect high standards though as you're in a regular hostel and paying... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed for eight days in this hostel and I had an amazing time. It has a very good location in a safe neighborhood. The staff is very friendly and informative. Before my stay I read some reviews here and they were all quite negative, but I'm really happy it didn't keep me from going. Everyone I met in the... More 

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