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Avenida General San Martin, 1212 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-010, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Z.Bra Hostel
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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North Wales
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a private room in this hostel and were not disappointed. Great location, very safe and excellent facilities in our private room. Staff were very helpful and made amazing caiprinhas. Great value for money and the loan of beach gear was very much appreciated.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a couple staying in z.Bra Hostel and stayed in room 13. Not sure if this was a bad omen from the start but our room was quite literally a prison cell. We had no day light, the walls were grey with no decor (not that i would have expected it in a hostel) and the only window we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there for 3 night in a 9 bedroom girls... It was ok, a little small actually. The staff was amazing, very helpful. Breakfast was simple, no much options. Free wifi, and the location was perfect. Leblon is a very charming and you can find everything there... The hostel is very cool, the decoration is nice, so it is... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The location is really good, there is free wifi and the air conditioning in the bedrooms are amazing! The staff is really cute, they changed my room and after the room change (to 22) my stay was something else, it became WAY better. There aren't many outlets, but they will lend you adapters. Breaksfast is simple, but has everything you'd... More 

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Utrecht, Nederland
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

we stayed three nights in a double room. The room was simple, but practical and clean. Maybe a bit too expensive, but, I guess that applies to many products and services in Rio. The staff were really great and helpful, and the location, in Leblon, is perfect.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed at the Z.Bra Hostel during the world cup final. We wouldn't normally choose to stay in a hostel, but as it was the world cup final, the prices of all the hotels were extortionate! Even to stay here was a crazy price, but it was the most economic option for us. The hostel is really cool, the way... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a great hostel, albeit a bit pricey but I think the accommodation, service and location make up for this. Leblon is a nice neighbourhood and the beach is very pretty. It is a lot quieter than Copacabana and even Ipanena which is on the same stretch of beach. The staff are friendly and very eager to help, which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I enjoyed my stay in z.bra. It has a fancy little lobby area with cool kitschy decor. The rooms however are very basic. I stayed in a double room first, and a dorm room afterwards. The hostel has a bar and we were allowed to order drinks on out them on our tab during our stay. It's located in leblon,... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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214 reviews 214 reviews
27 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

When I arrived at the hostel I found out they wanted to charge me higher than the advertised rate. After some negotiation this was dropped to a price still higher than the advertised rate. The price to stay changes throughout the week. So if you want to stay longer you won't pay The same price every day. The hostel staff... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Upside: funky design, great location, friendly staff, party every night (it's perfectly fine too for the non-party mode travelers). Downside: bathroom not neat as the day advances, breakfast could be served in a better way (away from the flies), overpriced compared to other hostels worldwide. Yet, worth the visit if you're up to meeting new people and staying 2 blocks... More 

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Address: Avenida General San Martin, 1212 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-010, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Lagoa
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Number of rooms: 11
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