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Samba Palace Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Alice, 97 | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-020, Brazil (Laranjeiras)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic but decent hostel with very good and friendly staff. Dorm rooms (I was in an 8 bed) are reasonable size but Bunks are a bit creaky with very little support to stop you falling out ! Showers seemed to be cold 90% of the time. In a good/safe area with a couple of really good local bars/resturants within a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were really friendly and welcoming. This place is one bus to Lapa, and one bus to copacobana - so fairly convenient. A taxi home from lapa should only set you back about 10-15 reals. We got a room on the bottom floor which meant we could hear every drunk guest come home (and this is Rio so that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed here during carnival 2014 - the hostel is in a great location, safe area and only 5-10mins walk from Christ the Redeemer. Bus stop and taxi rank nearby. Had a really friendly welcome, the staff are all very helpful and have great knowledge on where to go/what to see. We stayed in a double private room, the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stayed at Samba Palace Hostel for my first night and couldn't ask for a better Welcoming Staff. Very friendly (Eddy and the two girls) and knowledgeable. Decided to stay a few more days, Eddy showed me around and invited my friend and I to some great entertainment events! Clean,cheap and good breakfast (included) and public transport nearby. Thank you for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed here in April 2013 for 7 nights. This is the place to stay if you want a good location, good comfortable surroundings, knowledgeable staff and a taste of true Brazilian hospitality! We were a little concerned before we arrived at the location but it is perfect - there are shops just around the corners, plenty of bars and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is clean, service is good and the rooms are nice! But the best things about this hostel is the atmosphere and the stuff. The stuff is very helpfull, fun and good looking especially the two gorgeous girls, Ninni and Lucia! cheers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Really enjoyed staying at Samba and found the hostel to be exactly what I wanted. Clean, comfortable and close to public transport. It was an added bonus that there were some good spots to eat near by (Tasca Do Edgar my favorite). If you are staying in the dorms, I'd recommend a sleep mask and ear plugs if you are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed in both a private room and 4 bed dorm for a total of 8 nights. The private room had secure fingerprint entry, tv and a very comfortable queen size bed. The 4 bed dorm had large lockers and comfortable bunk beds. The staff were very knowledgable about directions, attractions, parties and if there was anything they didn't know,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

they has nice hospitality, clean rooms, awesome breakfast, and so beautiful receptionist!!! lol if you looking for a best hostel in Rio, you should decide here!!! you'll have a nice time here absolutely! このホステルはとても清潔で、スタッフもとても親切で、朝食も食べ放題でとても居心地が良かったです。そして何より受付のお姉さんたちがキレイのなんの!笑 リオでの宿泊先を探してるあなた!ぜひSamba Palaceに宿泊してみてください!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

First off Samba palace is in a great location - walking distance to Christ the redeamer and in a great neighbourhood where you feel safe. There is tons of grocery stores and restaurants nearby as well as the metro being within walking distance. The staff is phenominal - Bianca and Rafael are tons of fun to chat with and make... More

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Address: Rua Alice, 97 | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-020, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Laranjeiras
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Hotel Class:2 star — Samba Palace Hostel 2*
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