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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We stayed at this hostel over New Years and had a great time. It is located in more quiet but beautiful Santa Teresa, but still very close to the party alleys of Lapa. The room was comfortable and clean, really nice given that it was a 10-person dorm. The breakfast was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful....

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Mendoza, Argentina
Reviewed 2 January 2013

The Pros: 1) Each of the dorm beds had privacy screens so you could have your own little space. Each bed also had it´s own reading light and electric outlet. 2) Good breakfast with many options 3) It is in a beautiful old mansion... architecture lovers will appreciate it for that 4) If you want to experience the Lapa street...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2012

We stayed in the master suite and absolutely loved it. Despite the steep climb up othe hostel with heavy bags, the place itself was great, the staff were friendly and very helpful, the breakfast was good. The room was very spacious and clean, with fantastic views from the great balcony. The place was surprisingly quiet for a hostel, people staying...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We had a fantastic stay at Bossa in Rio. We stayed in a double for the first night which was lovely. Lots of room, very clean and our own bathroom. Then we moved into the 6 bed dorm for 5 nights which was again very clean in great condition. We each had a locker and the beds had curtains so...

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Thank smithcamilla
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2012

The staff was especially friendly and helpful with any questions that we had about sight seeing in RIo. Bossa Rio Hostel is a great location if you want to see the Christ Redeemer and explore the Central parts of Rio. Really cool vibe in the hostel at night, great music and delicious caipririnhas. We stayed in the double private room,...

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Thank Jo L
Travelling
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Simply Awesome. Clean rooms, great breakfast, lovely communal areas, wifi, tv, just minutes from restaurants in Santa Teresa or Lapa... But also some nice little touches like- happy hour 2 for 1 caipirinhas (which were outstanding), free tea and coffee all day. What really makes this place so good is the attitude of the staff. Friendly, knowledgeable, very helpful. I...

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Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

Stayed in a 10 bed dorm. The room had a really bad smell the whole time we were there, I have no idea what from, maybe the mould that coated the walls and roof of the shower in the room? Maybe the AC? Staff friendly. Breakfast was good. Short walk to Lapa and Santa Teresa, lots of places to eat...

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Thank Elliemelb
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This place is amazing! Lovely and charming in the heart of Santa Teresa. The bunk beds are spacious , the room is equipped with air con, individual lighting, power outlet and also a beautiful views of downtown Rio. The staff is really really good, well informed and friendly (they also helped me to climb the stairs with my heavy bag...

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 November 2012

I had a great time in Bossa in Rio! Though the dorm is small, it's clean and so are the bathrooms. The hostel has a great atmosphere, and staff are helpfull and well informed. Breakfast is fantastic, the best I've had during my stay in Brazil. And the location is lovely: Santa Theresa truly is a gem! We were with...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Deserves it's number one rating. Opened less than a year and they do everything right. Located in Santa Teresa minutes from great restaurants in Santa Teresa but just five minutes from Lapa and all it offers with out the noise. Convenient to buses all around town. Beds are great. The custom made bunk beds are so large and comfortable that...

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Bernardo_Mattar, Proprietário at Bossa in Rio Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your impressions. We appreciated it! Kind Regards, Bossa in Rio

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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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Welcome to Bossa in Rio Hostel! Created by a couple of brazilian backpackers who have a passion for travel, Bossa in Rio has been carefully crafted to provide you with a comfortable, safe and unforgettable stay.We are a boutique hostel strategically located in Santa Teresa, the city's most charming neighborhood, offering all the facilities you might want. The Bossa in Rio Hostel is the ideal place for enjoying some comfort, making friends and enjoying the city. Be prepared for a short walk up and a very pleasant stay!Please have in mind Santa Teresa is located on a hill and that there are stairs and ramps to access the rooms. We are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bossa in Rio Hostel

Address: Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531, 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: €9 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bossa in Rio Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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