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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
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
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
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
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
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
Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.