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Rio Backpackers

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
30 Nov 2016
“Value for money”
19 Aug 2016
“Visited during Olympics”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I would recommend to take own sheets and pillow covers. But otherwise the hostel was safe and u could also cook ur food. The bathrooms were clean and tidy and so were the rooms. The staff were friendly and ready to help. And yes they...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel during the Rio2016 Olympics. Because we knew Rio would be busy we booked almost a year in advanced. I hardly ever write a review, bevause with hostels you often get what you pay for and that is fine, but this...More

Thank Friso A
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I stayed during Carnaval, so the prices did go up when carnaval started, but you can't escape that. It was a bit of a hike up a steep street to get there, but the hostel was really nice and the staff were very friendly and...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Hostel is of average quality. The rooms are good, the staff is friendly and the shared room+balcony at the top floor is great. However, it clearly lacks hygiene as compared to other hostels in the area. Together with the fact that you have to walk...More

1  Thank kevin3292
Response from Isabela L, Receptionist at Rio BackpackersResponded 18 March 2016

Kevin, Thanks for the evaluation and the tip of hygiene, we are always trying to improve and make our stay as comfortable and best for backpackers. We're thankful that you like our staff and our accommodation.

Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The location of this place makes it a hidden little gem but what really made me happy was the staff, they are so helpful and friendly. Adriana, which is the owner was so nice, she accommodated a modification to our reservation which allowed us to...More

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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
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"Get the private double. I forget which number but it is on the right when you come through the gate."
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"Choose another Hostel..."
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"The dorms seemed better than the double rooms."
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"Rooms of 6 wiht air its what i recomend"
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