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Boksburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is really a commercial stay. If you looking for private time with the workers, you wont get it. The workers are very professional and know their stuff. There is always someone to assist you with anything. Capharina free Thursdays is fabulous, drink as many from 07:00 to 08:00. Will recommend for any age. Top rooms are quite a climb,... More 

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Maria196481, General Manager at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your insights, it is very important for us to get better every time. It is great to hear you found our staff professional and they indeed are always ready to help you with any question, tip or advise you might need. I hope you come back another time! BTW, free caipirinhas are everyday ;) More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Great environment, the staff was incredibly helpful (Manuela you are an angel!), breakfast was good, rooms were clean, there was a happy hour with free caipirinhas I could go on. It was honestly the best hostel experience I have ever had.

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, welcome anytime! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I stayed here for two nights with a friend. We booked the Sana room which was in the attic and not somewhere you would want to spend a lot of time. It's big enough to store baggage and sleep but the beds aren't exceptionally comfortable. However, the price is decent for the location (it's a 10 minute walk to the... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are hapy to see you have enjoyed your stay. We always ask our guests to take care of the belongings of the hostel like key, bed sheets and towels for everyone to have the best experience. We hope you will come back some day, very welcome! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Very happy with this hostel, all the staff were very friendly most of which spoke English, breakfast (although very basic) was included. 5 minute walk to the metro so getting around Rio is easy. They also offer transfers to all the popular destinations nearby.

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! We are glad to hear you liked it and hope you will come back in the future! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had a great stay here! There is a roof terrace with free Caiphirinas every night, good vibe.The hostel is cute and only a few minutes walking from Copacabana. The breakfast was not too impressing, but ok for a budget stay. We were not too lucky with the room (had the loft) and I might have gotten bed bugs. However, this... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay and sorry for any inconvenience caused. For breakfast we offer 2 types of bread, butter, jam, fruit, scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese, ham, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, milk, so we do believe it is an ok breakfast for a budget hostel and noone will stay hungry =) We also have lots of rooms for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

The overall vibe in hostel is great!!!! The staff are amazing., the breakfast is good eggs,fruit, coffee, water ,toast!!! The downsides are.. air con in the room was only on 12 hours a day. .. would come on at 10... but you have to ask staff to turn on... 10 am on the dot it's switched off.. This was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at bamboo - we stayed in a private room which was lovely, good bathroom. The staff here are fab, always happy to help and taking people out to see the nightlife etc, we booked an excellent favela tour through the hostel too. Happy hour is awesome the caipirinhas were amazing!! Really nice terrace. Good location... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, always welcome to come back! More 

Montevideo, Uruguay
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The Bamboo Rio hostel is a very nice place to stay.. The location of this hostel is very good.. It is few blocks away from Subway and from famous Copacabana beach.. The hostel is very clean. Initial 2 days I stayed in mixed 4 sharing room. The sharing rooms are moderately good. The last 2 days of my Rio trip,... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, hope you come back nex time! More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I'm torn on giving my review 3 stars because the staff here is incredibly friendly and helpful, but I didn't find the amenities up to par with the number of people they book there. As you can see from other reviewers, my complaint is the same: they try to cram too many people into the rooms. I was fortunate to... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Theresa for your thorough and honest evaluation of our hostel, it is very important for us to have a feedback of our guests. We will take into consideration all the critics mentioned and sure try to do our best about it. However, we would like to respond to some of the points you´ve quoted: we have all kinds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Bamboo hostel is a nice place to stay for some days in Rio ..the staff working there are perfect, nice and very helpful, they can tell u everything u can do in rio specially Beltazar ,mauella and casio :) the breakfast is not bad , the wifi is working good in the lobby...maybe the rooma aren't perfect but they r... More 

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Maria196481, Gerente de relações públicas at Bamboo Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, we are very happ to know that you liked our hostel and hope you come back another time. As for the noise we always ask our guests tobe respectul and not to make noise early in the morning or late at night, but in the dormitories it is really hard to control. More 

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
O Bamboo Rio Hostel, com 7 anos de estrada, podemos dizer que conhecemos cada vez melhor os nossos hospedes e nao mediremos esforcos para tornar sua estadia conosco simplesmente inesquecivel! Nossa equipe e o nosso diferencial: muito cordial e amigavel, esta sempre as ordens para ajuda-lo no que for preciso. Nossa localizacao nao podia ser melhor. Em Copacabana, a apenas 3 quadras da praia mais famosa da cidade e cercado por bares e areas de interesse dos mochileiros. Nossa casa fica no pe de uma montanha, numa rua tranquila e com seguranca 24h por dia. Desta forma, unimos toda a comodidade e agitacao de uma grande metropole, a tranquilidade e seguranca de nossa casa, com uma incrivel vista para a floresta. Oferecemos tudo que voce pode esperar de um albergue de primeira classe. Todos os nossos quartos sao bem cuidados e tem ar-condicionado, alem de possuirmos uma grande oferta de quartos de casal. Tambem contamos com piscina, cozinha totalmente equipada, churrasqueira, o nosso autentico Boom Bar e ainda o imperdivel Mountain Lounge, colado a floresta que cerca nossa casa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bamboo Rio Hostel

Address: 45 Rua Lacerda Countinho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 0, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $15 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bamboo Rio Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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