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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Was there over the new year of 2014/2015. The hostel was clean and in a great location central to many tourist attractions as well as very close to the metro! Front desk staff are very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Ive been here now for 5 nights. Its been great, the staff is so nice. Welcoming, open, caring. Dont be suprised if you end up partying with them! I also like the hostel visually, with painting and the way its been decorated. Its located very close to lapa and downtown. So stuff like partying, seing the cathedral or the stairs... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

i arrived late and tired and the warm, friendly staff made me feel right at home. the location is ideal for checking out all the Lapa nightlife. the hostel is in a narrow building on one of the main streets in Lapa. Your basic hostel bunk beds, decent breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Thank James K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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Thank Salma M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

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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Centro
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born. With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living proof that the old and the new can live together harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where all major companies house their offices. However, the region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.
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