We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Really good hostel”
Review of LimeTime Hostels

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
LimeTime Hostels
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Really good hostel”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Friendly staff who know what they are talking about . The location is superb, smack in the middle of everything. The kitchen is well equipped and the place is spotless as the bathrooms and kitchen gets a lengthy clean. One of the best I have stayed in

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank philsidwell
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

265 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    126
    78
    37
    12
    12
See reviews for
3
39
78
21
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Rio is just fabulous, and this hostel definitely helps you get the most out of your time there. We stayed during Carnival 2012 - mayhem to say the least, but what can you expect, it was party time! We flew in late and despite the fact we had booked two beds in an 8-bed dorm room very far in advance, there had been a mix up and only one bed was available. The night staff were incredibly apologetic however and sorted us out in a four bed dorm until they'd freed us up a bed the next night. Cloud and her mum are also really friendly, good to have a drink with, and full of useful advice. All the staff were great actually.

The breakfast spread is great quality for a backpacker's and the facilities mostly felt very new. The main common area has comfy couches and big flat screen TV, feeling a bit like you're in a friend's lounge room. Stand Fast is very reasonably priced compared to others in Copacabana or Ipanema. The metro is close and from there you can get anywhere else in Rio in a matter of minutes, but Botafogo is a really nice area in itself. The eight bed dorm was slightly cramped when full but overall we had a great experience here - really recommend it.

Room Tip: The rooms along the balcony seemed a bit quieter
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank KsquaredK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Great hostel in a great location. The staff is very helpful! Claud and her mother are really friendly and funny.
Botafogo is in the center of Rio, very easy to move everywhere by bus or metro. It is not so touristic but there are a lot of restaurants, bars. Clean hostel, good atmosphere.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Rachel R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Piracicaba, SP
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2012

I just did a 2-day trip to Rio and slept for one night at this hostel. Except for the inconvenience of putting my brother and I in separate rooms, the stay was peaceful, the rooms are great, with AC and large common areas for hanging out and relax.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank jpcamolez
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Rome, Italie
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2012

I spent one night last July in this hostel, I was staying in a 8-bed dorm. The staff is very cool and looking to help you. The location is perfect, in Botafogo very close to the subway and to Copacabana. The price is fair for the service.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank cesargzurita
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Pedasi, Panama
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Stand Fast hostel is great! It is well situated, very clean, and has a super friendly staff that is more than wiling to provide helpful information, translate into several different languages, or just hang out with a beer and a chat. The hostel offers free internet/Wifi, a several flat screen televisions, personal lockers underneath each bed to store valuables, HOT WATER, and is well connected with tour providers operating in the greater Rio area. A daily breakfast of fresh fruit, cheeses, meats, jams, juices and coffee is also provided by Stand Fast. I definitely recommend Stand Fast hostel to anyone looking for a clean, safe, and friendly place to rest their head.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Jon C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Located in the interesting neighborhood of Botafogo, near bus stops and station Metro. Good facilities. The owners and staff are very well experienced, helpful and friendly. The rooms are nice and bathrooms are clean. I really liked the kitchen to guests' disposal, although I have not used. The breakfast offered is satisfactory - always with two types of fruits, juice, cake, French type bread, cheese and ham. Large living room where you can watch TV or chat with other guests. Also available are computers and internet wifi.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Lino S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rio de Janeiro hotels
Botafogo
Ibis Rio de Janeiro Botafogo Hotel
Ibis Rio de Janeiro Botafogo Hot...
#47 of 282 in Rio de Janeiro
1,891 reviews
Botafogo
Gaia Comfort Hostel
Gaia Comfort Hostel
#9 of 804 in Rio de Janeiro
145 reviews
Botafogo
Injoy Hostel
Injoy Hostel
#11 of 804 in Rio de Janeiro
260 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Botafogo
Meiai Hostel
Meiai Hostel
#14 of 804 in Rio de Janeiro
589 reviews
021 Hostel
#21 of 804 in Rio de Janeiro
135 reviews
Botafogo
Vila Carioca Hostel
Vila Carioca Hostel
#29 of 804 in Rio de Janeiro
473 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to LimeTime Hostels? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about LimeTime Hostels

Property: LimeTime Hostels
Address: Rua Dezenove de Fevereiro 52, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22280-030, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #47 of 804 Specialty Lodging in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — LimeTime Hostels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a new Hostel in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, priding ourselves in offering an unbeatable blend of value for money, comfort, security, and fun.
 We have a variety of rooms available such as shared dorm rooms, private rooms, and a wheelchair accessible suite, all in an affordable clean and comfortable environment.
 Located in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Botafogo, filled with a variety of bars, clubs, restaurants, as well as stores to find any last minute necessities, and only a short walk away from Botafogo beach and its breath taking view of the Guanabara Bay.We are moments away from Rio de Janeiro’s most famous attractions such as the Sugar Loaf, Christ as well as both Copacabana and Ipanema beach. 
A two-minute walk to the subway, will get you to your desired destination in no time, leaving plenty of time to explore and enjoy the sites.We are the first Hostel in Rio de Janeiro to provide a fully designed, wheelchair equipped en-suite room.We provide a multitude of services including; Lockers, Air Conditioner, Key Card Access, a Bar, Guest Kitchen
& Common Room, a Wheelchair Enabled Room, BBQ, 
TV/DVD’S/Games,
 Phone/Fax & Internet/Wi-Fi and more. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity and HostelWorld so you can book your LimeTime Hostels reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
LimeTime Hostels Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing