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Hostel Carioca

29, Lacerda Coutinho Street | One Block to Sta Clara and Toneleiro Street, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-030, Brazil
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Come to this hostel: • Want to lose weight? You will lose it in sweat alone at this hostel! To save money, power to AC device is turned off during most of the day until about 9:30. • Cold water is better for you isn't it? To save money, there is no hot water here. • Would hate to eat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stayed in a private room paid for 8 days in cash otherwise I would have never stayed here why? 1. fan in room doesn't work. 2. once got up during the night finding a bed bug on me 3. the owner didn't pay the electricity bill on time so they shot here off we didn't have electricity all day... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm telling you there are lots of bedbugs there. Me and my boyfriend stayed there in a private room and we got lots of bites and we saw bed bugs crawling in our bed and was hiding in my boyfriend's shirt. The owner didn't care and didn't give our refund. Rooms are not good and bathroom is gross!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Bedbugs, I think thats enough said. The price didn't match my expectations(overpriced private room.) Checked out after 1hour... This is rubbish! I would advise you to stay away from this hostel. You can get a O.K hotel in Norway for almost the same price, REALLY disappointed and kind of offended.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We arrived to Carioca hostel at 20:00, the day before the match between Spain and Chile, we've booked a 6p private room. First of all we had to wait like an hour in the lobby with our bags, then they told us that hostel is oversold and they are going to give us an apartment close to the beach. So... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My friends and I stayed at hostel Carioca during our time travelling Brasil for the World Cup. We did not have huge expectations staying at Hostel Carioca but definitely enjoyed our time there. Although the facilities were a little small, it made meeting everyone easier. I met a lot of great people at this hostel- from Russia, South Africa, Argentina,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The hostel is in a nice location just a couple of blocks from the beach. The dorms are quite large and the ones upstairs at least are quite bright and airy. The staff are friendly and do their best to make the place comfortable and welcoming (shout out to Pedro). The most serious drawback is with the bathroom facilities. There... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

I did really want to give this place a decent rating & review but I can only tell it how it is. We stayed here 31/05/13 & 01/06/13. My friend and I were in 8 bed dorm & the beds were that crammed in there that I could not get to my bed properly or even get my bag through... More 

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Infelizmente foi uma sucessão de fatos que atingiram nossa hóspede,porém tomamos como problema muito sério e tentamos resolve-los: em relação... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We were there just for one night, a weekend night. We didn't expect too much. It is a hostel, what can you want more that to be close to beach (Copacabana, 15 minutes, walking) , to have a place where you can sleep, to take a shower and charge phone or laptop. The staff were nice, helpful, the internet wifi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

The rooms are decent are clean, as well as the bathrooms. Great location in copacabana, close to public transportation and the beach. The staff is nice and helpful. The breakfast is included in the price and is served on a nice terrace. Although I think the price is a bit too high (45 reais per night).

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