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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great if you want to party - it is the place where everyone who wants to go out on the island goes to. The party doesn't kick off till very late though, doesn't get busy until at least midnight, so there's time to have a couple of beers and escape to bed early if you want to....

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We stayed in a four bed dorm here for four nights, and found the hostel to be perfect. It was clean, had great communal areas, and had beautiful views overlooking the harbour. Praia da Julia was pretty much on the doorstep, and the walk into the main town was only ten minutes or so along the main beach. We did...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Location and the facilities in this hostel are great and the party is good! Loud if you're not going to party. The staff was average; sometimes very helpful, sometimes ignoring you completely. Atmosphere in this place wasn't very social.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the aquario hostel for a week. Prior to our arrival, we were unaware that it was the "party hostel" of the island. If you like partying, this hostel is for you. If like us, you want a good nights sleep, stay away!! The rooms were basic but cleaned daily and we had a great view when we...

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Ikast, Denmark
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a private double room, which was fine and with an amazing view (see picture). But we did not know we stayed above a disco - it was extremely noisy all night and unfortunately impossible to get a good night's sleep for the next days adventure. Our shower broke but got fixed quickly. The breakfast got worse day...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I haven't stayed at this hostel, but we turned up to this club I think the day after it opened. It was recommended to us by local waiters at the restaurant we dined at and we weren't disappointed. To get there, you have to walk down the beach from the main part of Abraao, past Café del Mar and down...

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay, friendly owner and staff, breakfast was superb! Its the partyhostel of the island (not at this moment since they are upgrading the place, probably finished in 2 months) So dont expect you can have a quiet sleep! ;) you get great value for your money, especially because of the location and breakfast!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 January 2015

When travelling through Brasil, Ilha Grande is a must-stop on the way. We were 4 friends on a budget, so with this great location and affordable prices, this hostel seemed perfect. The location a little away from the city centre between two beaches was indeed absolutely beautiful. We had a dorm room on the ground floor, so in the morning...

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Toronto
Reviewed 10 December 2014

My sister and I stayed at the Aquario Hostel in early December 2014 in Abraao on Ilha Grande. Fred (the owner) and all of the staff were very warm and welcoming. We stayed in a private room with a hammock overlooking the water, it was beautiful! The hostel has a great location right by the beach and located right beside...

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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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  • 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: $61 - $140 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 619paiges, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cheapest 4 bed dorm = adequate as long as you dont plan on sleeping before 3am on party nights.”
 of 5 bubbles D5551BFgeorgec, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor, right in front of the hammocks - perfect view.”
 of 5 bubbles 768emelieh, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“109 is the vest of the private rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles lauravQ6232GN, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms away from the bar if you want a quieter evening”
 of 5 bubbles emman924, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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