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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is pretty, has a decent caipirinha's at happy hour and a great vide about the place. Friendly travelers aplenty. We were 9 to a room but it was totally fine. Clean and comfy. I would recommend this place highly.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hostel with very warm, service minded and including staff, which inspires all the guest to act the same. They have a bar that is opened in connection to the common area; the same as you eat in/smoke/party at (no roof), and close at 11 pm which gives people who don't want to party a good chance to sleep as...

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Sundbyberg, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly staff! Really helpful in every way. Arranges a variety of tours to the sights around town and even to parties. Helpful with booking restaurants and transportation and safety advice. Comfortable clean rooms with AC and the best hostel breakfast I have ever had. Well situated near Gloria metro station, santa Theresa and the bar area Lapa. Can be...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpfull, structure above the average for a hostel and nice environment to know new people. Glad i chose there to stay. The localization is another plus, near every high point in Rio, from touristics sites to night bars and enterteinment. Dont leave without experimenting the hostels bar caipirinha.

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Brampton
Reviewed February 8, 2017

First time in life I've ever seen a triple bunk bed..and of course I was at the top. It wasn't too bad once I climbed up there with everything I needed. The hostel was recommended to me by some friends because they have great group activities (they did) The breakfast was EXQUISITE!! I wish I could have ate more! Best...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

If you haven't decided where to stay in Rio yet, please do yourself a favour and come here! You will find a warm, lovely environment, clean rooms, amazingly delicious breakfast, comfy beds, great lounge area with tv, organized excursion... i can keep going on, but what really matters is the STAFF. As soon as you get at the Hostel you...

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Marcelo is awesome! He is doing a tour wich is a hike with an amazing view of Rio, later a lunch in a restaurant in the favela and finally to a beach really nice and clean to see the sunset there. Always smiling and full of energy and positive vibes. Thanks a lot for everything man! The hostel is clean...

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

This hostel is the best place I've ever been. From the first day I felt like home. My plan was to stay 3 days, I stayed 2 weeks. The staff is amazing, they help you with everything en they speak excellent English. They organize tours at day and every night you have te possibility to go out with them to...

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Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

If you want to party, eat a delicious breakfast and visit all the hot spots Rio has to offer this is the hostel to stay at! Marcel also does a great tour of the two brothers and Ipanema Beach. Best day in Rio!

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed November 8, 2016

It's been a great pleasure to stay at Discovery - great staff and very nice fellow travelers make for a good environment. Breakfast is nice, and the place is located very near Lappa, a cool area to hang out at night for drinks. In short, can certainly recommend it!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Developed by world travelers, Discovery Hostel in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, provides backpackers and budget-minded globetrotters all the comfort of a boutique hostel and the coziness and warmth of a home-stay. We have a strong focus on creating a clean, open and friendly social environment making Discovery Hostel the ideal base for travelers who want to explore Rio and have an experience of a lifetime. The premises include: fully equipped kitchen, computer's lounge, reception & tourist information desk, TV area, bar & chill out patio. Pamper yourself with our customized beds, thick mattresses, big lockers, personal control lights, A/C and all the relaxation you will need for a good night's sleep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Hostel

Address: Rua Benjamim Constant 26 | Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-150, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: $15 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Double rooms are close to the noise!”
 of 5 bubbles mattyf2014, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“Air-conditioner will be switched on from 10 PM to 10 AM only”
 of 5 bubbles 853karthikv, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“The female dorm is comfortable and has an own bathroom and a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles lenilaem, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were nice and clean! But try to get on the top of the triple bunks, dificult to climb...”
 of 5 bubbles sommerj90, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“Select a hostel close to public transportation and read many reviews of such and such hostels before making decision.”
 of 5 bubbles iguassu2014, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
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