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Walk On The Beach Hostel

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Good hostel in a good location, security taken seriously and very helpful and friendly staff who went out of their way to help. Bar was not that lively and the triple bunk beds were not only uncomfortable but also a health and safely risk. The 9 and 12 bed dorms were very cramped with minimal storage space.

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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Very pleased I chose to stay here. I was encouraged by the good reviews and they weren't wrong. Very clean, comfortable and convenient location. Extremely helpful staff that are always around if you need anything or you want advice for anything. The breakfast is standard and you can get wifi everywhere in the hostel.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We couldn't have asked for a better hostel to start our South America trip! The location, overall cleanliness, breakfast and communal facilities are excellent - but what truly makes this hostel better than any other I've stayed in is the staff. They were always going out of their way to help us and created a fantastic, friendly and welcoming atmosphere....

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2Thank Paige M
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Hey, I do not usually Mohgt Write a review and mostly no bad reviews .but my experience hostel was unfortunately not very good! It started small, terrible room for 12 people crowded Do not be surprised that someone will wake you in the night That's just a complete floor of all cases. When we cooked dinner there were ants in...

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Thank Noa E
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 weeks, and didn't want to leave. Breakfast is awesome (watermelon and freshly baked bread and brownies every morning), just like the crew, who always seem to be contagiously cheerful. There is usually someone to hang out with at the bar in the hostel, but there's no noise if you want to catch an early night. They...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed our time in walk on the beach hostel. The staff at the reception were very helpful however the rooms and bathrooms were extremely small. The worst thing about this hostel is the sky scraper bunk beds. The bunks were unbelievably high (three storey) and had no bars as a safety precaution.

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Herzlia, Israel
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

So I got to the hostel way before check in and had a really warm welcome. Until check in time, they let me use the hostel facilities and have breakfast. The breakfast is pretty standard, there's very good WiFi, comfortable beds and showers, but most important: good people. The bar upstairs has a really good atmosphere, people are all very...

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Took my Mom and then my husband here for dinner. The restaurant is right on the water. You can hear the waves at night. If you eat early the view is gorgeous. The restaurant is attached to a wonderful inn- Henderson Park Inn. The food was excellent. My favorite is the grilled lobster tail with saffron rice and grilled asparagus...

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Thank scuba46
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Great place to stay in Copacabana, near everything you need, the staff is very nice and are always trying to help you in everything, good breakfast, the bar could be better but sometimes it depends on the people that stay in the hostel, I really liked this place, they give you a free caipirinha!, enjoy!

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Went to Rio via bus and arrived way before check in. The area around the hostel is safe and a stone throw away from the nearest bus stop. The staff is the friendliest and most helpful I have ever experienced. The facilities is great for Brazil, the wifi is fast and true, the showers is hot, the bar is amazing...

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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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Looking for the best Rio de Janeiro hostel? You just found it! Great atmosphere, best location near the beach the best international and local staff.With us your stay in Rio will be an amazing experience. We are located in a quiet and safe area hidden inside Rio de Janeiro's most exciting spot: Copacabana. Here you will be just a few steps away from shops, restaurants, cafés, buses, metro and the fantastic Copacabana Beach. With us you will find a friendly staff getting you the best info on what's happening in Rio, low-priced rooms and the facilities you need, all in a nice and cozy environment where you can relax at the lounge or party at the bar. Walk on the Beach Hostel Rio de Janeiro offers you comfort, facilities and safety a hostel should provide. You should pick us because:•We are located in the most sensational neighborhood in the country: Copacabana. •Here you will really get a taste of what life in Rio de Janeiro feels like. •We are close to the best and most spectacular beach in the world.•There is transportation to anywhere in the city just a few steps away.•We provide you with everything you need to know.•We offer a clean and fun hostel•We will make this a great experience And not least because we treat you like a friend.Plus we offer you:Bar - Enjoy a cool drink before checking out the nightlife.TV Lounge - 100 channels for you not to miss out on any big events...Patio - For those needing to take a silent break our patio is the place to be.Living Room - We have plenty of comfortable couches and chairs for your convenience. Reception - We'll provide any information or help you might need!Bathrooms - Our bathrooms are brand new and clean. And most importantly, they stay clean. Internet Lounge - Stay in touch with the world at our ADSL internet stations. Guest Kitchen - Clean and spacious kitchen open 24 hours. Café - Enjoy your meals, have a game of foosball or just sit back and relax. As backpackers we know what you are looking for. Walk on the Beach Hostel Rio de Janeiro is the place for you! ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Dias da Rocha 85 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-020, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: RM58 - RM507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Walk On The Beach Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles 705joshuaf, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It's a good hostel, just choose a room and that's all!”
 of 5 bubbles martinaU5724BX, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you travel in group try to get a room only for you.”
 of 5 bubbles raulv103, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The 3 person dorm is less chaotic than the big dorms upstairs. this is a backpacker place so don't expect tranquility, but the night watchman does a good job of enforcing noise rules after midnight...”
 of 5 bubbles G5559OEsams, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“It's all pretty much the same - 3-tiered bunks are common in Brazil, so don't get freaked out about it.”
 of 5 bubbles wzr393, 24 Feb 2014 | Read review
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