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CaipiHostel

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Av. Gomes Freire, 373 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231-012, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I first came to Caipihostel to stay 1 night, but I had such an awesome experience there that I decided to stay one more night. The staff is great, friendly and helpful; the breakfast was a plus (none of the other hostels I've stayed in the area offered breakfast). The rooms, common areas and bathrooms were most of the times... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

What was meant to be a one night stay turned into almost two weeks. I love this place it's central to activities around the city, 7mins walk to the Metro 3mins walk away from any street party. The casual atmosphere and friendly staff is a big up. Would recommend it highly. Definitely coming back next year. #winkwink

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We went here first to book a room because of the good ratings but the prices were too high for us. So instead of just turning us away the staff member recommend some other places cheaper. Really helpful even though we weren't spending money with them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I started our South America trip in caipi during carnival and had a great time. The hostel itself was adequate and had everything I needed but it was the staff that really made caipi worth staying at!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I'll start by saying that the staff here were all very nice, engaging and helpful which gave us a good impression of the hostel when we arrived. However, there were quite a few cons: 1) The standard of cleanliness in the bathrooms and bedrooms was bordering on appalling. Hairs and toilet roll on the shower floors, dirty toilets 24/7, no... More 

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Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I spent 7 unforgettable days in Caipi Hostel. Very friendly staff, rich breakfast and warm the atmosphere were always prisutini during my stay in the hostel Caipi Here you can be surprised with a good party which in the end also has a lot.  Alex from Serbia

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For a few weeks i've been in Rio and have been to quite some hostels in Rio. The Caipi Hostal is definitely the best you can find. Super friendly staff, great services and an awesome location. Lapa is the best place to get a taste of nightlife in this wonderful city. During my stay the staff were like friends to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed 5 days and celebrated New Year's eve while we were in Rio. Our stay at Caipi Hostel was perfect for this. very well located in Lapa, we enjoyed the very friendly, casual and simple life style at Caipi Hostel. You feel welcome, it's a popular place and you can always be sure something interesting is going on in... More 

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CassioUCastro, Owner at CaipiHostel, responded to this review

Hi Girls, Thanks for the awesome Carnival. It was a blast :) See you next year!!! Cheers More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Caipi for Carnival and for a few days after and were really happy there. The staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were big enough (although very hot!) and the single sex bathrooms were clean (avoid the same sex ones if you are more picky). During carnival prices throughout rio skyrocket and Caipi was no exception. The price... More 

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CassioUCastro, Proprietário at CaipiHostel, responded to this review

Hi Girls. Thanks for your review. We had an amazing time this carnival :) Hope you can come back again!!! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Dorm rooms are decent. 12 bed dorm was a comfortable size. Beds are comfortable. Each bed has 2 plug sockets. Storage is excellent - although the smaller storage space on my bunk was missing the metal piece enabling one to lock it. Curtains or blinds should be put on the window. Air con is decent and was on in the... More 

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CassioUCastro, Proprietário at CaipiHostel, responded to this review

Hi there. Thanks for your review and all the good things you saw. Lets try to see also the problems. All of our showers have hot water. All the time. They are checked weekly. What happen is that you need to click a switch. Internet was really bad during carnival, but this is something we can´t do nothing about. The... More 

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