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Reviewed 11 February 2014

The hostel is clean, service is good and the rooms are nice! But the best things about this hostel is the atmosphere and the stuff. The stuff is very helpfull, fun and good looking especially the two gorgeous girls, Ninni and Lucia! cheers

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Thank Johanna T
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Reviewed 27 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed in both a private room and 4 bed dorm for a total of 8 nights. The private room had secure fingerprint entry, tv and a very comfortable queen size bed. The 4 bed dorm had large lockers and comfortable bunk beds. The staff were very knowledgable about directions, attractions, parties and if there was anything they didn't know,... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2013

they has nice hospitality, clean rooms, awesome breakfast, and so beautiful receptionist!!! lol if you looking for a best hostel in Rio, you should decide here!!! you'll have a nice time here absolutely! このホステルはとても清潔で、スタッフもとても親切で、朝食も食べ放題でとても居心地が良かったです。そして何より受付のお姉さんたちがキレイのなんの!笑 リオでの宿泊先を探してるあなた!ぜひSamba Palaceに宿泊してみてください!

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Thank NATSUKING
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

First off Samba palace is in a great location - walking distance to Christ the redeamer and in a great neighbourhood where you feel safe. There is tons of grocery stores and restaurants nearby as well as the metro being within walking distance. The staff is phenominal - Bianca and Rafael are tons of fun to chat with and make... More 

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Thank Adam D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

We were really happy with our reservation, because it was a really good price for a hostel in Rio. When we got there, the staff was also really nice. Then they showed us our room. What can I say? It was awful. To us, it looked like a prison cell. The room had 2 iron metal beds in the wall... More 

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Samba Palace H, Proprietário at Samba Palace Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Margherit We worked hard to improve the Samba Palace hostel, and we will be glad to give you one night free, and show you how better is the hostel now. please if you come to rio come to visit us. Rgs, maneger Samba Palace More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2013

The hostel is one of the most organized I have stayed on. Everything is clean and the facilities are very nice!! The staff are helpful and professional and they will do what they can to help you and organize stuff. The people staying in the place is a good mix of nationalities and ages. Overall I will strongly recommend to... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

The staff was especially friendly and helpful with any questions that we had about sight seeing in RIo. Samba Palace Hostel is a great location if you want to see Christ Redeemer and explore the Central parts of Rio , still just a few minutes from Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Really cool vibe in the hostel at night, great music... More 

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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Reviewed 9 December 2012

If you are looking for a great value for your money, this is definitely the place to go. With a warm and youthful staff, Samba Palace provides a really authentic "Brazilian Experience". Catering to all ages, providing live music, happy hour, video and games room, very clean and inviting. Having stayed at hostels around the world, I can definitely say... More 

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singapore
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Reviewed 14 November 2012

This is my worst hostel experience ever after backpacking in various countries and continents! It was the worst value for money, quite expensive for a triple room but what we get is the smallest room I have ever seen squeezed in a double bunker and a bed, we can't even have space to put our backpacks can you imagine? And... More 

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Samba Palace H, Gerente at Samba Palace Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest , Thank you for your comments, they are really important to us. Regarding to your reservation, we did offer other options so you could be more comfortable. We gave you a free dinner and tried to help in everything thing we could. We have 5 female toilets around the hostel and never had problems about girls waiting to... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2012

Hearing many horror stories about Rio, we wanted to make sure to stay in a safe place. That is what we definitely found in Samba Palace. It is a new hostel with all the amenities! It is still a bit white and not very cosy, but it is very clean, everything is of a good quality: the matrasses, the sheets,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Samba Palace Hostel

Address: Rua Alice 97 | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-020, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: €15 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Samba Palace Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
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“the larger rooms are cheaper but the smaller ones mean less disturbance from other guests”
 of 5 bubbles 503frazerp, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Stay in a dorm or private room away from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles torontosports, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the ground floor. Book upstairs at the back if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles Pdogg274, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“not on bottom floor near reception”
 of 5 bubbles Vikcyru, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Dorms are clean and comfortable; juste be sure to bring a lock to secure your personal belongings”
 of 5 bubbles heleneh430, 13 Mar 2014 | Read review
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