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Rio Backpackers

146 reviews
Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (85)
Dining (15)
  • 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 17 June 2012

We were given a free night by our tour operators here so accepted but after reading some of the reviews on here I considered not bothering. Im so glad I did bother. Sure, it isnt luxurious, but guess what its not luxurious prices. As a...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 15 June 2012

If you are looking at this review then you are considering hostel options in Rio and you cant go far wrong with Rio backpackers. Sure, there are more luxurious places out there but this place cant be beaten for their friendly staff who are knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2012

I stayed in Rio Backpackers for two nights after arriving tired and flustered I recieved a warm welcome and a free welcome drink, which was a nice touch. The room was clean and tidy, it had a fan if it got too hot which was...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 13 June 2012

I came to this hostel as it was recommended to me by a friend. From the first night til the day I left I had an incredible time. The staff were all so accommodating and kind. They became a second family to me. I actually...More

2  Thank YaAlan
Reviewed 13 June 2012

I stayed 1 month by myself at Rio Backpackers and it was the best hostel I have been in South America . The staff is very friendly and helpfull, they do their best to make we fell at home, they offer Capoeira show and samba...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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