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Tupiniquim Hostel

Rua Paulo Barreto, 79, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22280, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013
Kathrin J Achern, Germany
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Achern, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

A wonderful hostel! New bathrooms, large breakfast buffet, a good diner (for money), a really nice roof terrace where you can eat breakfast and dinner, a bar with billard and friendly and helpful staff. The only thing to complain is the missing English knowledge of the staff (communication via Google translater). I really enjoied the time at this hostel and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Positives: perfect location, friendly staff, excellent breakfast and fantastic view from the roof terrace. Negatives: The room needs more maintenance (we had broken bed and broken shower head. It was very late for repair and we used shower in shared bathroom which was fine).

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Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Besides having the most unfriendly reception staff ever, they also more or less stole our money by having some strange policy of not returning money paid via debit cards upon cancellations. This of course without informing about this "policy" on beforehand. So BEWARE! The hostel is dirty, we had to ask repeatedly for sheets. Overall a bad experience. On the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

During my visit to Rio, I chose the Tupiniquim Hostel. It looked a rather interesting place from the photographs so I thought I'd give it a try. I had a good stay here. I met quite a few interesting people, and the employees Eliseu and Taaisa were very very nice and hospitable. Staff is what helps to make a good... More

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

This place may deserve 4 stars, I would give it 3.5. The 4 star aspects are the following: We stayed in the private ensuite with private bathroom, and my impression is that the room was actually rather good as far as these places go--relatively clean and spacious (and actually the bathroom seemed a step above! Clean, more modern, and about... More

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Seattle
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

The Good Location - They are in a safe neighborhood close to everything you need (groceries, bars, food). Three blocks from a main street where you can catch a bus to anywhere in the city and a ten minute walk from the underground that can get you to the beaches in 10 minutes. Dinner buffet - Food in Rio is... More

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Manila
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

My wife and I stayed in the double room with private bathroom and except for the visiting pigeon that somehow snuck in it was really good! Great spread of food for the occasional dinners (pay extra for that) and wonderful roof top bar. The caipirinhas were quite a good deal and fellow travelers were very mellow and friendly.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We stayed in Tupiquinim due to its good reviews. However, I have to say I was deeply dissapointed. Im not really fussy when it comes to hostels, all I ask for is a clean room and a smile at reception. If youre coming to merely sleep, then this hostel is fine. If you think a smile on arrival should be... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

The hostel was nice and clean. They serve meals. Lots of options for sleeping. The staff was fun to talk with. Full bar and great staff.

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Bilbao, Spain
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159 reviews 159 reviews
156 hotel reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

I stayed in Tupiniquim for almost a week and absolutely appreciated the comfortable beds, clean bathrooms, good common area, the possibility of using the refrigerator where I could store kilograms of watermelon... Internet access was a bit more expensive than I would like it to be. On the other hand, their breakfast is simply scrumptious - lots and lots of... More

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Also Known As:
Tupiniquim Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Rua Paulo Barreto, 79, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22280, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
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Ranked #93 of 340 Specialty lodging in Rio de Janeiro
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