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Vila Carioca Hostel

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewssuper close to the metrofantastic locationair conbotafogobreakfastriowifi
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

The main and only adventage of this hostel is its location. Safe neighbourhood. Close to subway station and big (and cheap!!) supermaket. We spend there about 7 nights. Hostel stuff was helpfull and nice. Rooms very tiny, cleanless poor. Thing that surprised me the most...More

1  Thank annan1406
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I stayed there for 7 nights in double room. Location is good in a very safe part of Rio - Botafago. Easy access from the GIG airport by 2018 bus, the bus stop is about 600 m away. I walked to the hostel at 11...More

2  Thank Marekrakow
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Great place if you're looking for a inexpensive hostel. It's close to restaurants and bus stops. The staff was very nice. The room was clean and the breakfast was good. Plenty to eat. They had Wi-Fi but we needed to be in the lobby to...More

1  Thank reneet960
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Vila Carioca Hostel was an amazing place to stay when in Rio! The staff is super-friendly and lovely, always helping with everything. The hostel is situated in a peaceful area, but very close to Botafogo metro station. The rooms are clean and the environment is...More

Thank Susanna1386
Reviewed 31 October 2014

As most of the hostels in RJ, Vila Carioca is expensive with very poor service. Rooms: Awful, with terrible beds and bed clothing. Almost no space between the beds and when half of the room is full, it´s impossible to have the minimum space to...More

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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$16 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$16 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Botafogo
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the
hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern
restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars
and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
...More
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"We had a private room and it was pretty dank and horrible. The dorms looked better."
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"I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm, which was very comfortabel and spacy enough"
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"Eclectic place. Pretty cool. Breakfast was good. Wi-Fi worked downstairs in the lobby, but not in our room..."
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"Try to get a room with less than 12 beds."
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