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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Pinheiro Guimaraes | 91, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-311, Brazil (Botafogo)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The neighborhood is fine, with a night market 5 minutes walk from it. The breakfast is complete and prepared by smiling staff members. People working there are kind and helped us regarding advices on things to do, itinerary, bus, and many other things. The hostel itself has a good vibe and is well decorated. You can cook easily in the... More

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Harrow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Oztel hostel in July for 5 nights. My first impressions of the hostel was that it was a very nice building with lovely common areas. Unfortunately the majority of the staff were not very helpful and the cleanliness could have been of a higher standard - toilet bins were not emptied on a daily basis, kitchen equipment... More

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Florianopolis, SC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hostel, with all you need to stay in Rio. A bit far from the main spots in Rio, but plenty of bus lines around. Very clean facilities and well-equiped kitchen. The breakfast isn't the best I've ever had, but still pretty good.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I spent 3 nights at Oztel after the World Cup. Summary: Good: location, wifi Bad: very noisy, late breakfast, poor staff, overpriced First, I understand this is an HOSTEL, but their private rooms are overpriced even compared to budget type hotels. I booked in advance and pay way more than if I had booked it a few days before arrival.... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Personally I would recommend this Hostel, fair enough the location is a little far from some of the main hubs of Rio but its a nice neighbourhood. Felt safe walking around day and night and there are lots of bars and a supermarket just two blocks away (5-10min walk) Easy to get a taxi outside or bus for Copa Beach... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I had a great time in Rio and the hostel seemed really nice and really friendly people worked there. The room was clean and they had a good air con. I felt very secure there, thats why I left my things in a little room (where just the staff was allowed to go in) behind the receiption, cause I wanted... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This was a really nice hotel in a very good (& safe) area. The staff were very helpful and the room was very clean - although the bathroom is designed with no door in the private rooms (communal is available though!). Breakfast is good for what you pay. This is an extremely value for money hotel/hostel and I would recommend... More

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Brasilia, DF
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Well located, close to some restaurants, bars and bus station. Far from the beach though, but you can easily get a bus. Breakfast is normal - bread, ham, cheese, fruits... The only point in my opinion that should improve is the cleaning of the bedrooms and bathrooms. Staff is nice. There's a kitchen where you can cook. Good place for... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Good breakfast, great A/C in the rooms at night, nice mattress, good showers and a pretty tasty signature hamburger at the bar! But Really has to improve the place's overall cleanness and organization and a more special attention with the bunk security and steadiness .

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Cosy and clean rooms, awesome staff, shared bar where you can get to know so many people without even leaving the place. Design details will call your attention all around the private and shared spaces. This is a must-stay.

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Address: Rua Pinheiro Guimaraes | 91, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-311, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
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Hotel Class:2 star — Oztel 2*
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