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Botafogo Easy Hostel

Rua Bambina #158 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22251-050, Brazil
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

The rooms were awful - rickety metal-framed bunk beds which creaked a lot in the night with plastic matresses and pillows. In the girls' dorm only one light bulb out of four worked so it was always very gloomy. Felt like a prison... The free breakfast was too late for me to try (started at 8.30) but apparently I wasn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

We stayed here for 2 nights, the only good thing is the location, but even that is not the best as the area itself is quite quiet for nightlife. To sum up the rooms, it is like being in a jail cell and im not fussy on hostels, but this was the worst of some very decent ones across Brazil.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2009

5 of us stayed in a mixed dorm for 3 nights and the people and staff were really friendly and helpful and generally the hostel isn´t that bad (close to Sugar Loaf and easy access to buses and metro). However, the mattresses and pillows are plastic (very hot at night) and the rooms are basic. Also, there is no nightlife... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2009

This is an absolutely awesome hostel. It is in a great neighborhood and the staff are very helpful. It is also near the metro which is awesome for getting around the city. They have weekly parties with an awesome Brazilian bar b que. The rooms are simple and accommodating. They clean daily and the breakfast is amazing. I stayed here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

Beautiful hostel, the rooms are a bit small but if you stay here be prepared for the party of a lifetime, chances are you won't get much sleep. The staff know the ins and outs of the city and are always willing to assist, the security in the hostel is excellent and the atmosphere is great and makes it really... More 

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