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    Books Hostel

    Rua Francisco Muratori 10, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-080, Brazil
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If you're looking to meet people, then this is a fantastic hostel. Breakfast is included and good, toastie machine is a welcome bonus. Bar is cheap, during happy hour 2 caipirinhas are 10r, which is about £2. I was there over NYE, and it was...More

    Thank Angus A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Party environment the whole time!! Music, drinks, nice chill people, great helpful staff.. only the rooms are bit messed but the rest is great.. really close to lapa which make a good close hangout in the nights.

    Thank Noamavitan
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    In one word Wow!!! The manager,the staff,the food,the travelers was awesome 😎 Felipe so useful!!! No’1 Good vibe! Perfect location 🤙💪🏼🤟🏽❤️ The bar very active! Every thing was very goood!!!!! There breakfast was delicious, It’s close to touristy place like the stairs

    Thank אילן מ
    Reviewed 14 November 2017

    Great place to make friends, have some beers, learn about the best places to go in Rio and the best activities eg, hiking, beaches, night events, etc. Great hosts when I was there: Ben is very friendly and will help with anything you ask to...More

    Thank jskarlen
    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    Ok I'll start with the positive! The breakfast is amazing , best I've had in South America thus far. It's a very sociable place and a good place to make friends , especially if travelling alone. The toilets and showers were kept relatively clean. However...More

    Thank reganm6
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$12 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 28
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    • State of Rio de Janeiro >
    • Rio de Janeiro >
    • Santa Teresa
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    • Books Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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    century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
    former mansion turned museum which houses works by
    prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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    8 December 2014|
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    Response from Jessie P | Reviewed this property |
    Hey there, We paid at the end of our stay so this sounds a little bit strange. Especially since you can't pay via PayPal. Felipe is the boss there, was the email from him? And was there a reason why you had to pay in full... More
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    "Check for Air Conditioning! It's the same price!"
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    "Pick one with a fan if going during the summer ;) Although I think all rooms have fans"
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    "Ask for the room up the back stairs by the kitchen, on the far side of the bathroom. It's the quietest..."
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    "Try to stay upstairs, it is a bit more quiet at night."
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