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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewssuper close to the metrofantastic locationbotafogoriowifi
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Hardly anything is as advertised: They are offering airport transportation - turns out they are willing to call you a cab. They claim to have internet at the whole place- turns out it's quite ok only in the entrance hall, in the room there is...More

Thank byemyselftravels
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for New Year so had a min nights stay of 5 nights and payed an extortionate amount of money for very little. This was the same throughout Rio though. When we checked in we weren't told anything about breakfast/wifi/where everything is and...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Vila Carioca is situated in a lovely cul-de-sac in Botafogo (very close to the metro). Breakfast was simple but good and the common areas are really nice. We had a private room in the loft. It didn't have windows, just shutters. The air conditioning didn't...More

Thank Tombola00
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The stuff of "vila carioca" was really friendly and helpful! -I had a greate stay there!It was calm and I get to know the best of Rio. The best was the breakfast with fruits,etc.What I also have liked was the cat "Lua".

Thank sarahfeine
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The place is well located in Botafogo and there are many restaurant outdoor places nearby. The metro is about 5 min away. The place felt and looked older and more dirty that other hostels I have been in. The place is colorful and artistic. The...More

Thank SandraMilenaIden
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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$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$16 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (88)
Room & Suite (49)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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
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"The rooms are under the roof and you have to climb very steep and narrow spiral stairs. You cannot do that..."
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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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