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Aquario Hostel

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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london
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Aquario hostel is a beautiful hostel in a beautiful location overlooking the gorgeous sea and mountains! I loved waking up and having a great breakfast, which is included, to that scenery every morning! I was in a spotlessly clean 4 bed dorm and only suppose to stay for 2 nights but ended up staying for 5. Fred is extremely helpful...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 2 March 2014

I have read quite a few reviews on here and they seem to differ a lot, but on a recent trip to Aquario I had a great time. Fred (the owner) and his team were very welcoming and my room (I had a private with one other person) was clean and comfortable with our own bathroom. It's an amazing spot...

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Thank Dylan S
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Aquario hostel is a really nice place. The dorms are nice and clean, and the location by the water is beautiful. This place is the place to be if you wanna party. It seems like people from all over the island gathers up in aquario hostel, when dj overdose cranks up the music to all night long parties with beers...

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Thank Anders P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2013

The location is second to none, waking up in the morning, with a coffee to ease the pain of the night before, swinging in a hammock as the waves lap metres away is paradise. Fred and his team will make you feel like family, get in and have some drinks at the bar and get to know them. We were...

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Thank aussie2511
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

One of the best hostels I've stayed in on my travels! Super friendly staff who will go out of their way to make sure you have the best time. Clean rooms, amazing location and some cracking party's. Everyone seems to stay longer on Ilha Grande than they meant too and Aquario is easily the best hostel on the island. They...

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1Thank Guy673
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

I have just got back from a 2 week trip to Brazil. I spent 4 days in Rio and then travelled to Ilha Grande. I only intended to spend 4 days there but i ended up spending the rest of my trip there. I am shocked to read many of these comments. It is as if many of these people...

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Thank Paul M
Raseborg, Finland
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I wisited Ilha Grande in May 2013, And I stayed 3 nights at Aquario. It was a blast with the funniest bartender ewer Darren, his great cocktails and super parties :) The BBQ was nice, dark nights in candlelight good drinks and food, that is how a great holliday should be. In the hostel next door che Lagarto a local...

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1Thank Karkkie
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 24 September 2013

My stay at Aquario was horrible! First of all, the receptionist didn`t explain anything to me. She gave me the key to my room and that was it. The room was a tiny six bed dorm and although they had just cleaned it, room an bathroom were more than dirty and so were the sheets. So I spent two nights...

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Thank GermanGal
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2013

This Hostel has all the potential to be an amazing place to stay while on Ilha Grande. Unfortunately the smell of urinals is pretty bad throughout and there was no party or barbeque as promised on Monday and Tuesday nights. This being said it is truly an amazing location, and the breakfast is bearable. You really can´t be too fussy...

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Thank BronwynP337
Paraty, RJ
Reviewed 16 June 2013

What a great place to stay, this hostel has just had 1000's spent on it giving it a total makeover so forget all the bad reviews about dirty or damp as this is just not the case anymore. The staff were more than helpful the food good and location is perfect. I would recommend this place to anyone

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Aquario Hostel

Address: Praia da Julia, Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande > Vila do Abraao
Price Range: €20 - €86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“the bar stays open late so if you're a light sleeper and staying in a shared room try ear plugs.”
619paiges, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cheapest 4 bed dorm = adequate as long as you dont plan on sleeping before 3am on party nights.”
D5551BFgeorgec, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor, right in front of the hammocks - perfect view.”
768emelieh, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“109 is the vest of the private rooms.”
lauravQ6232GN, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms away from the bar if you want a quieter evening”
emman924, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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