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    Rio Backpackers

    Travessa Santa Leocadia 38, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 21640-280, Brazil
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    • Excellent23%
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    30 Nov 2016
    “Value for money”
    19 Aug 2016
    “Visited during Olympics”
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    Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

    We stayed here or 5 nights in August. Unfortunately we left biking a place to stay in Rio until the last minute which I wouldn't recommend and as most people know it is quite an expensive place so our options were limited and we wanted...More

    1  Thank Hcrat
    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    Nice street, close to Copacabana and supermarkets, bars and restaurants. Rooms with airco are okay, the others very poor. Worst thing is the staff at the front desk. They wouldn´t help us with anything. Sent us to a laundry service that took four days. Pointed...More

    4  Thank Adam T
    Reviewed 28 February 2013

    We stayed in a private double. The room was tiny but fine and had its own en suite. We loved the building and location. It was very close to everything in Copacabana and on a quite side street. The staff were friendly and helpful and...More

    1  Thank Daniel M
    Reviewed 6 January 2013

    Rio Backpackers location is a quiet street only a few blocks from the beach. However you may never actually make it into the hostel as the stairs you climb on the street outside are old broken and dangerous. The building is old and furniture is...More

    4  Thank Yasper_Jean
    Reviewed 15 November 2012

    The location is good and the staff friendly but the room was damp and next to the reception so very noisy. Everytime someone rings to enter it wakes you up. The hole place is not very clean and far too expensive for the price you...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 17 - USD 119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Copacabana
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    Room Tips
    "Get the private double. I forget which number but it is on the right when you come through the gate."
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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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