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Pontal Hostel

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Avenida Paulo Tapajos, 6 | Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795-740, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Awesome place, close to the beach, very nice environment, great prices, good vibe, lovely staff! What else do you need? Perfect for a dream holiday with the lads! Waking up to the beach, if you dont want it then you can choose the swimming pool. I'm writing this review and right now there's a birthday party going on. Sexy live... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Horrible experience. Reserved a single room (its on the beach front and noisy all night as people come and go). I had to chase the night watchman for sheets and towels. Windows were left open, so the room was filled with mosquitos. In the morning, I was covered head to toe with bed bug bytes. I found blood on both... More 

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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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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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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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