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Overview

  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • Jul 2, 2016
    “Nice location and beautiful views from the terrace”
  • May 29, 2016
    “Not my best hostel experience”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-smoking hotel
Airport transportation
Wheelchair access
Business center
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

Bella Mar e Sol is ideal for backpackers, located in a pacified favela. It offers brilliant views of the surroundings. They also have rooms for families. The staff are really friendly and offer advice on places to visit.

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank 464cyrusp
Reviewed May 29, 2016

It wasn`t my best hostel experience ever, to be honest. The place looked so much better on pictures. It was rather dirty and noisy, shower was very unsafe because of electricity wires exposed next to it, breakfast was very poor.

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Stefanutz
Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here during the world cup and had a great time! We were treated like family and felt right at home. Beds and facilities were clean and comfortable, the location made for some great view over the beaches. The area was completely safe and the...More

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were dubious about staying in a favela, but as Vidigal has been pacified and is now basically a tourist favela, we never felt unsafe but also had the experience of seeing a favela. The street at the bottom was so tasty and cheap, and...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank camandmike51
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Please dont base your decision off the previous review of gealvarez777. Yes, this hostel might not be right off of Ipanema beach but I wouldn't have traded my experience at Bella Mar e Sol for anything. Right before the World Cup started Vidigal was part...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Joel M
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Room service
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$35 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bella Mar e Sol Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Vidigal / Zona Sul (South Zone)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$35 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bella Mar e Sol Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Vidigal / Zona Sul (South Zone)

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Room & Suite (10)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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