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Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Sao Clemente, 23, 1st. floor | Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-001, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff, including the magnificent couple that own it were so so caring, always checked up to see where we've been, where we're going etc. Great atmosphere during carnival time, a walk away from the beach looking out onto sugar loaf. I really miss rio and my time at this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the location of the hotel was great, shops, restaurants and cafes near by. The metro station is literally like a one minute walk which made it so convenient. There's a shop opposite the hostel which is open 24/7 but it is not very big. its about 25-30mins taxi ride from the airport to the hostel but if there's traffic it... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed in this hostel for NYE. The hostel is in a good location. It is in Botafogo and you can get to the main tourist attractions of the city pretty easily with the local buses. The room I stayed in was kind of small and very humid/musty. Met some great people on my trip. Probably would choose another hostel next... More

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Linz, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stayed there for three nights with my girl. Pro: had a nice double room incl amenities. Everything very clean and tidy. Staff was very helpfull and friendly. Breakfast Buffet also good with fresh fruit, cereals, bread, toast, etc... 24h reception, safe neighbourhood, good location Con: wifi only works in lobby and keeps disconecting, walls are very thin. All in all... More

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Salvador, BA
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Due to the location you got various and cheap "bars/ restaurants" around. From the street you have a direct view on the statue of Christ the Redeemer. Well, the important part: The rooms are way too small. We were three and felt like living in a stable - the room was supposed to be for 4 persons!!! Mattress were horrible.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Good location to visit Sugar Loaf mountain. Basic rooms with internal windows, but clean and a good breakfast. Reception staff spoke English and were very helpful. Central location in Botafogo, near beach (although no swimming) and bus stops- can travel around other parts easily using buses.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Booked a room in advance, got an internet rate. Our group grew as we were travelling and we asked to change the reservation and add a second room. I suppose that caused the front desk staff to see dollar signs, as they charged us almost DOUBLE (!) the rate of the original room. Complaining didn't help much, neither did asking... More

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Fantastic location: view over the Christ from the lounge/ breakfast room area.; just minute away from the underground which takes you everywhere in Rio, including 5 minutes trip to Copacabana, markets and Ipanema beach; Botofago Stadion on the doorstep with great view over Sugar Loaf and beautiful sunset; Clean rooms, towels provided, perfect Wifi connection; unexpectedly good breakfast for hostel... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I would definitely recommend the private room with bathroom. The shared bathroom was not as clean. Our rooms were very clean and very comfortable. It has a nice bar area which is great to utilize. We did have to pay to store our bags and use their shower after we checked out, which isn't common for a lot of hostels... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Our double room was dirty on arrival. The toilet was full of brown water and and bin was full of used toilet paper. After speaking to a member of staff at the desk we were placed in a room with bunk beds because the cleaning staff were not around. The electric shower did not work so we had cold showers.... More

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Address: Rua Sao Clemente, 23, 1st. floor | Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels 2*
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