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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I stayed here a couple years ago (April 2013) but I thought I would review it now. I was backpacking around Brazil and stayed here for my first week and my last. I was travelling solo, and this hostel was very good to meet people. It's a short distance from Copacabana beach, many shops and restaurants, as well as the... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. It sounds like you had a good stay! We are glad to hear you like our location, staff and cleanliness. We hope you to see you again! Best regards, CabanaCopa staff More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Was a great hostel,greatstaffEverlyn,Pedro,and everyone else but espically Maria who booked me a flight to Sao Paulo.Really enjoyed my stay good breakfast and kitchen and really great security espically with the door keycards.

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. We are glad to hear you like our staff, breakfast and security. Safe travels! Best regards, CabanaCopa staff More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Had a great experience at this hostel. Location is the best, very safe area just around the corner from Copacabana Beach. There is a gasstation just down the road with 24h service for anything you might need such as an ATM. There are also a couple supermarkets in the area and the kitchen is very well cleaned and looked after.... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. We are glad to hear you like our location, safety, cleanliness and staff. Safe travels! Best regards, CabanaCopa staff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels I've stopped, was there for 5 nights and was perfect. The staff helped me out a lot and was made to feel really welcome, VERY safe hostel too, need a card to get in your room plus there are lockers. Very good location, few blocks behind copacabana palace. Ways clean, good kitchen and amazing BBQ... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. We are glad to hear you like our staff, safety, cleanliness and location. We hope to see you again! Best regards, CabanaCopa staff More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here during the World Cup from 23-27 June 2014. When we booked, they accidentally charged us 50% deposit which they said they would return. When we were there, we kept on telling them to give us back the 50%, but they kept saying that they can't pay out in cash and that they will transfer it back via... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for staying with us. We have looked into this and it looks like we made the refund several months ago, we ask you to contact the card company and see why it is taking so long. Kind regards! More 

Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The location is great, just a couple minutes walking from Copacabana beach and the staff was very welcoming and friendly, the girls gave us happy hour in caipirinhas and were amazing, they gave us very good information about the city, the tours and the nightlife. The security was great, cause there were bracelet that recognizes guests, too bad if you... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. We are glad to hear you like our location, staff and security.The breakfast is also complimentary and therefor very simple. We are planning on adding another cleaning shift for the bathrooms, at least during peak hours, which is when it gets the messiest. Safe travels! More 

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Unfriendly staff make you fell as if you are disturbing their daily routine. Girls in the reception tend to enjoy their celular phones a lot more than helping guests. $150 reais minimum of a tab in order to accept cards, once you pay cash they don't give you a receipt (so they don't pay income taxes). I had to ask... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

We are a paperless company and email the receipts to the guests after check in, but of course we can print receipts upon request. Coincidentally the printer wasn't working well when you asked to get a receipt. We are a licensed company and pay all of our taxes. Of course you should feel comfortable using the kitchen, that's what it's... More 

Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed here for 6 nights during the carnival. The hostel has a great locating, 3 minutes to metro, bus and supermarket. 5 minutes to walk to copacabana beach!!!! The hostel was clean ( bathrooms was cleaned twice a day). The only two bad thing I would say about this place is that the don't have the aircodicion on in... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. We are glad to hear you like our location and cleanliness. We used to leave it off during the hours the hostel wasn't as full but from now on we are going to leave the reception aricon on. We're sorry about our staff, during busy times they get more... More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Everything is good here! Great location near everything: bus, metro, retaurants and of course the beach. Very friendly staff that welcomes you with a caipirinha (brazilian drink), and very helpful when you ask them anything about the city. One of the things I like the most is that they offer you different activities to do at the city: tours, partys... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. We are glad to hear you like our location, staff and the activities we offer. Sounds like you had a good stay! Best regards, CabanaCopa staff More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Its located near a subway station, really close to the beach and there are plenty of buses you can take on the avenues nearby. Breakfast was bad. Friendly staff. I wish they didnt have so many rules.. Sometimes I felt like stayin in a regular hotel. The owner should stop tryin to save money and turn on the freaking air... More 

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CabanaCopaHostel, Guest Relations Manager at CabanaCopa Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. We are glad to hear you like our location, cleanliness and staff. We are making improvements to the breakfast as we speak. We're sorry you think we have too many rules, but with years of experience, we know they are needed. Not only for the best of the hostel... 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 Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just three blocks from the famous Copacabana beach, next to the metro and a beautiful national park, CabanaCopa is a new quality backpackers hostel in a street w/ 24hrs security with a warm & welcoming atmosphere of our friendly & helpful staff.A large colonial house fully renovated with clean spacious dorms and bathrooms, excellent social areas (indoor and outdoor) that include our CabanaBar w/ Live sports & music, a Games room w/ Pool table, cards etc., a Cinema room w/ 52” LCD HD Cable TV & DVD, a Computers lounge w/ Free 20Mbs Internet & Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CabanaCopa Hostel

Address: Travessa Guimaraes 12 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 21721-560, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $16 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — CabanaCopa Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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CabanaCopa Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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