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Rio Forest Hostel

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I fell in love with this place. I did not want to leave. The view from the balcony, priceless, the staff, amazing, location, perfect. The street car ran directly in front of the hostel door. It was the most romantic place. Filled with Brazilian culture, food, and laughter. I was smitten and will return again one day.,,,

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São José Dos Campos
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stayed during olympics, was a very nice time. The hostel is clean plus a good service. If you want something close to nightlife, this is the place. If you want beach and VIP nightlife, it's far but you can solve using taxi or uber.

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

What makes Rio ForestHostel so good is the enviroment and surroundings. You can make many friends from around the world. Also Staff is very friendly and helpfull, good people to hang out and have a conversation. Luis, Felipe, Karina and all Staff made my whole Olympic acommodation a great experience. Walking many steps up is worthy for the good view...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Best hostel I've stayed in during my 6 months travelling! The hostel is clean and makes you feel at home. The staff are just as amazing, so friendly and accomodating! Every morning with breakfast we got to feed the family of wild marmosets which was another added bonus. Rooms have an amazing view overlooking Rio!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I moved to Rio Forest from an other hostel just down the street. This other hostel had a 9.3 rating on hostel world. But was not even worth a 5. I am glad I moved to Rio Forest. I loved my stay. Rooms were clean and tidy. My room was ensuite. But you have also other rooms. Staff was friendly....

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here two nights in May 2016. I really enjoyed my time here. The views of the city are spectacular. I liked how green the landscape was. There were many lush green trees and even a family of monkeys!! There were a lot of stairs, but I really didn't mind because it's good exercise! It is a bit inconveniently...

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1Thank gypsydelmar
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Located in Santa Teresa and very close to the Bonde and all Nightlife spots in Lapa. Wonderful atmosphere, nice outdoor area and the best view above the whole city. Clean rooms and great staff! Eu ocorro!

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Beautiful views of the city and great service make up for the walk! Having stayed at other hostels in Rio, I can tell for sure it is one of the best. The bar and swimming pool are certainly two things that make it even better

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Brasilia, Brazil
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here from the 16th- 20th Jan. We stayed in a private room with a small ensuite bathroom. The room had a balcony that had a wonderful view of the city. We also made friends with people in the dorm rooms and the rooms were perfectly clean and comfortable. This hostel is a very social one...

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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect location in St theresas, great chilled vibe when you Walk in with friendly staff and the people staying there. Probably a 20-35 age range, ie no children.. Great bar, pool and reception staff, good price, recommend highly.

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very large and classical house on a 1.000m2 ground, with its windows and terraces offering glimmering views, a charming and spacious area full of trees and an amazing garden, swimming pool, deck, game room and bar. After the beach you can relax, have a drink orthrow a party right there! It is also a space where art events and exhibitions are hosted and you can close ties with the carioca life style. Plastic arts, graffiti, fashion, music, photography and other art events may be enjoyed in the hostel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Forest Hostel

Address: Rua Joaquim Murtinho 517, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-320, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: RM80 - RM767 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Forest Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms are clean, comfortable and adequate. The staff is very helpful and there to answer to your every need. They are fantastic!!!! ”
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“Choose the ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles akarabocek, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If staying in the dorms - ask for the one overlooking downtown as there are only two rooms with views (that I could see).”
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