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Cambridge
Reviewed 11 January 2010

Do yourselves a favor and don't stay in this hostel. We overpaid for a tiny room with no ventilation and lots of mosquitos. Check out the pictures of my nasty mosquito bites. http://www.flickr.com/photos/85794343@N00/?saved=1 Con: 1. Very expensive. Two of us spent US$300 for 6 nights during the end of December 2009. We only stayed at the Ace Youth Hostel for...

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This client has been at the Costa Verde Area before so the mosquitos bites seems to come from there... so defenetely she was not bit at the hostel or even in Rio. We have some small rooms but all of them are clean daily, good matress and new sheets. NO BUGBEDS at all. 100% guaranteed. Too get more confort just...

England
Reviewed 3 September 2009

Very good hostel, plenty of informations for who needs it but the staff Natalie or Natalia is terrible..she is very pretentious and wants to show out that she´s in charge. She screams a lot with people over there. I stayed there for 3 days and she were very angry with travellers and guys that work at reception also. I recommend...

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india
Reviewed 24 June 2009

I had traveled alone to rio for a training of 2 weeks. I believe that I could complete the training only because of ace backpackers youth hostel. I had never experinced so cooperative and loving staff in my lifetime. Natalia,Yuko and Paula were so helpful. All the other staff gave me lots of love. I could cook my veg meals,...

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 29 April 2009

OK, good bang for your buck, but the rooms are tight with too many bunk beds in a small area. Our shower head was not working, and they changed it right away. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the cable which was out my entire stay. They said the cable signal was out and they were trying to get...

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Manchester
Reviewed 15 April 2009

We stayed her for 5 nights on our first trip to Rio.The hostel is in discreet location on a busy road.The room was a double en suite, it was small but clean.The bathroom was ok, shower was luke warm. Our room did not have a window and it was slightly noisy at night at times.The area is not typically toursity...

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Chile
Reviewed 28 February 2007

Esta bien ubicado, muy cerca del metro y buses, pero el resto esta mal !! Los baños son muy pero muy sucios !!, no se limpian todos los dias, los basureros se llenan de papeles sin limpiarlos !!. Los lavamanos estan tapados. No asean las piezas. El precio obtenido por internet es bastante mayor que el que cobran alla y...

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London
Reviewed 7 February 2006

This hostel was really great indeed. The location is fantastic and the staff couldnt be better. I would go back anytime to stay there. Lots of fun check it out yourself ----

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Reviewed 4 February 2006

Just wanted to share the wonderfull experience i had at ACE PACKPACKERS CAFE & FUN. It really made my trip to Rio de Janeiro - Brazil perfect, besides being very central the staff was very friendly and helpfull. It was my first time at a hostel and i was a bit worried, but i would repeat the experience without even...

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In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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Additional Information about Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels

Address: Rua Sao Clemente, 23, 1st. floor | Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-001, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Price Range: $18 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“AC is needed - or you'll sleep for days like i did :)”
 of 5 bubbles avneev, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Stayed in 2 rooms - Ipanema and Suite 7. Both had windows but becuase they are "at the back" it was limited/no WIFI in these rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveG972, 14 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Don't go for the shared dorms which are small”
 of 5 bubbles Pennydoctor, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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