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Bossa in Rio Hostel

Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-320, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great hostel which I saw ever in Brazil. The hostel location in the center of Rio de Janeiro, Santa Teresa district, 5 minutes. walk to the Lapa's Aqueduct. The hostel occupies a beautiful old building built in 1920. The staff speaks English, is very pleasant and helpful. Exellent breakfast, not all hotels have offered such. Milkshake with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Its a beautiful hostel , very confortable and cheap to everybody and can fell very relax ... Have nice Room The people is good!! I know a goods recepcionist like Manuel , Mauricio and sisi very friendly and make a good Job!!! Can help in everything you need!! For this reason in very happy with everybody in this hostel... I... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Spent 18 days here during the World Cup and couldn't have asked for more! Felt like a second home by the time i was leaving, and as it was the first place i visited on my solo travels this meant a lot. Really social hostel in great location close to Lapa and Santa Teresa. Great common room and balcony areas... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the staff working at the hostel, Sissi, was the nicest person that I had met in my 3 week trip across South America. The hostel is very very lucky to have her working there. She gives up so much of her time to ensure that those who stay at the hostel have an enjoyable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've hostel-hopped pretty extensively around South America and I can confidently say that Bossa in Rio is one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Great location (a short walk from Lapa, an awesome nightlife spot, and very easy to take a local bus down to Ipanema and Copacabana). The rooms, bathrooms and common area were all clean. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After a terrible experience in another hostel, I decided to look for somewhere else to stay in Rio. I arrived at Bossa in Rio without a reservation and I was extremely welcome by the staff. The hostel is very beautiful, clean and fun. I was lucky enough to have a 4 beds form all for myself. Breakfast was delicious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We really loved our stay - the building itself is very nice, the rooms (we had the Master Suite) was perfectly clean and looked just great. I was also positively surprised that they serve a wide range of really yummy breakfast. Additionally the Hostel's staff (and the cat :-)) was super-friendly and super helpful all the time. When I will... More 

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Ellesmere Port
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

As hostels go, this is a good one. The communal areas are good (although a little smaller than I expected) and the staff and fascilities are of a high standard. The room my group had included it's own balcony and was a good size for the number of people. The loaction is something that needs to be considered before making... More 

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Belfast, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hostel was clean with good breakfast. It's a bit of a climb up from St Teresa but it's handy to transport and restaurants. We stayed in a converted dorm with 5 beds with balcony. Only complaint would be when we wanted to visit Christ the redeemer the guy at reception was admant we could only do it as part of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

This place was sold to us as a "boutique" hotel... turned out its an above average backpackers! Stay away from room no. 1, as its right next to the hallway and the kitchen! Exceptionally loud breakfast prep starts at 7am! Staff are lovely and so helpful and Santa Teresa is a beautiful neighbourhood, so not all is lost...

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Address: Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-320, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
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Number of rooms: 8
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