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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Silva Castro - 39 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lyon, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Happy Rio is a very nice hostel located in the center of Copacabana. it is at a few minutes away from the beach, situated close to bus stations, commerces and restauration places. The team is very cool, always available and will do anything you need to make you stay as pleasent as possible. they also have accurate info on everything... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I ended up in this Hostel unexpectedly after losing my bed in another down the road. Boy was the service phenominal]! The staff was very friendly, knowledgeable, and loved to practice english with me. The place is very clean and has much more of a chill vibe than other hostels here in copacabana, which is welcome to me. I want... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

I booked a stay here on a hostel booking website. Happy Rio failed to update the booking site to show that there was no room on my chosen dates. They emailed me and asked for my bank details to refund me; I sent the details as requested then...radio silence. There was no sign of my refund and no correspondence from... More

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Jose-Maria-Granado, Owner at Happy Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Hi mfgx3! First of all, i'm very sorry for your bad experience. I wasn't here when this happened. I didn't know that untill i read it in Trip Advisor. Sorry for my late response too! We are making too many changes in the last months to upgrade the quality of our services and facilities. It was 2 years ago, but... More

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Address: Rua Silva Castro - 39 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Happy Rio Hostel 2*
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