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Pontal Beach Hostel

Avenida Paulo Tapajos 6, Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795589, Brazil (Barra da Tijuca)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013
Hans M Tarm, Denmark
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tarm, Denmark
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The hostel is located next to the Macumba beach, witch is a surfer paradise. But surfer or not, it's a nice place to stay. The view from the private rooms is astonishing, and the sleep with the sound of the ocean is just heaven. I've been at the hostel 3 times, and every time very pleasant stay. The wifi is... More

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Lamorlaye, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

if you like quiet place : go to Pontal Hostel : far from Rio center but on a beautifull beach and far from the crowdy Copacabana beach... you can drive to Rio the day and to come back to the hotel the evening for a good rest ... it is not Copacabana Palace , but all you need , you... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

I stayed at this hostel with about 30 friends for an event in Rio last week. Its been a little while since I stayed in a hostel, but from what I can remember, this one is definitely one of the better ones. It is brand new and just across the street from Macumba beach. I stayed in a room with... More

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Address: Avenida Paulo Tapajos 6, Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795589, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Barra da Tijuca , Recreio dos Bandeirantes
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Pontal Hostel is a mix of Hotel and Hostel. Located in front of the beach configured with seven private suites overlooking the sea and seven collective suits. All facilities are brand new, have split air conditioning, bathroom and wi-fi. We have a feeding area with guest kitchen (refrigerator, stove, microwave) integrated with the wood-fired oven and barbecue for guests. In the recreation area are the swimming pool, snack bar, lounge, TV room, game room and Lanhouse. ... more   less 
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