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021 Hostel Reviews

Rua Dr Sousa Lopes, 12, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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93%

Rating
39 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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97%

Great location, great staff and great facilities.

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Dear Sean, thank you very much for staying with us during your trip to RIo ! We are very glad to know you liked your stay, the staff, location and facilities. We hope to welcome you again in our hostel ! Cheers, Sheila

89%

The hostel is not that easy to find but the location is very central to see the hot spots of Rio. Staff is friendly, facilities are new and very well working. The matressess and pillows are out of plastic, not too comfortable. AC is freezing cold at night. Breakfast is one of the worst I had in Brazil so far. There is a big common area with cozy places to sit. It'a not a party place, but you can easily meet other travellers.

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Hello Corina, good afternoon and thanks for chosing our hostel for your stay in Rio! We are glad the overall satisfaction of your stay was high. Our street is really small, so a bit difficult to find at first...but after arriving everyone realize is the best place to stay as you said for the touristic points and hot sports wich is very close. We hope to welcome you again in our hostel ! Regards, Lucas 021 Team

91%

Perfect place to stay! Quite small hostel with lovely courtyard as common space and good bar to stay. Dorms and bathrooms are very clean. Staff is helpfull and really nice. I really recommend this place for the atmosphere. Easy to socialize, I met great people. Location is great, buses easy to take, all you need round the corner or a few minutes walking.


97%

The best staff! They wanna help u with everything, just chatting or gives u all their advices. The bar and common-area is great for meating new people while traveling alone. Good location, liked the area aronund. only neg: AC stops at 8.30, should be a bit longer. I could stay only for 2 nights :( I def gonna stay there again if I'm back in Rio!


100%

021 is perfectly located. Close to the metro, close to the busses to Corcovado and Sugarloaf, its very modern with a great patio. The staff are ABSOLUTELY GREAT, very helpful and even though I my flight was late at night I was able to stay in the hostel and use the facilities etc. Its the best choice in Rio de Janiero, i stayed in a double bed room, with private bathroom and aircon and it was worth the extra money. All the best to 021 team.

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Hey Strahinja ! What a pleasure to read your survey ! Thank you very much for all your compliments and for being so nice during your stay. We hope to welcome you again in our hostel ! 021 Team

100%

Really nice place to stay, great people stay and work here. Aircon could stay on a little longer or start later.


89%

The staff were very friendly and helpful and made my stay during carnival very enjoyable. The rooms were new and very clean


80%

Really great staff here; they are very welcoming. I stayed for a few nights during Carnival at the "high season" rates so it's likely a better value for travelers at the normal rates. Try to get a bunk in one of the upstairs dorms if you can. I stayed in the downstairs dorm and unless you're a very heavy sleeper, you'll be encountering a lot of noise throughout the night and early morning.

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Hello Eugene, thanks for chosing 021 Hostel for your stay in Rio ! We are glad you liked the attention provided by our staff, and as any other hostel, unfortunately the bunk beds are the most confortable beds, as people go up and down everytime, but we try to compensate that with the service, food, bar and bathrooms ! We hope to welcome you again in our hostel. Cheers, Lucas 021 Team

94%

The hostel was very clean and everything functioned perfectly, although we stayed at the hostel during carnaval! The neighborhood seemed safe and it didn't take long to get to tourist attractions or beaches. If we sometime get back to Rio, we'll probably stay at the same hostel again. Thank you 021 Hostel!

  • 12th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hey Salli ! Thanks a lot for answering the hostelworld survey and for sharing your opinion with us. We are glad you liked how things function here, and also the location was important for you. It was a big pleasure to have you here, and we hope to see you again soon ! Cheers, Lucas 021 Team

89%

Had a great time here at carnival. Would give 100% but need aircon on a bit longer and couldn't get in one night. Lucky for us we knew a guys number that was staying there so he unlocked it for us.

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Hello Howard, thanks for staying here and for sharing your opinion with us ! We turn on the aircon everyday from 10pm until 08am, but we are already looking ways we can offer the aircon longer. We hope to welcome you again in our hostel ! Regards, Lucas

97%

I was really happy here. The hostel is bright, clean and spacious with a lovely outdoor area and bar (Louic makes great caipirinhas!) It is very clean and secure. 021 is in a quiet street near shops and just a few minutes from Flamego metro and the bus stop. The staff were fantastic and helped me so much when I lost the key to my padlock! There is a lovely atmosphere here. Really chilled out but also lively at the weekend. I would definitely recommend, especially for my age group. I will return!


97%

Absolutely great staff that make you feel home away from home and will help you with all matters. Anytime again.

  • 22nd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello Lauritz, thank you very much for your feedback ! We were glad you came back to stay with us, and even more that you liked our company ! :) We hope to host you again anytime. Lucas

91%

It's a great hostel, rooms and bathrooms are clean, it has a nearby supermarket which is awesome, you can buy cheap meals and eat in the hostel, also the cooking facility is fair enough. Kudos to the staff, always helping you to get around safe and sound! Would definitely come back if I ever go back to Rio.

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Hey Wilton, thanks very much for your feedback ! Our location is really good, and we are happy you also liked the attention provided by the staff ! We hope to welcome you again in our hostel. Sheila 021 Team

83%

Stayed there for 5 days. Kind staffs willing to help, Clean always, Wifi works well, located in a quiet area !! But the air conditioner is controlled to turn on only from 10pm - 9am so its extremely hot in the room during the day in the hot summer weather in Rio. Overall it's great. Thank you.

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Dear Chukbok, its a great pleasure to hear your comments regarding your stay with us. It is true the weather in Rio is very hot, the temperatures are higher than 40º every day, but that´s why we offer AC in all the rooms for the guests to sleep well at night. We hope to see you again. Lucas 021 Team

100%

Very clean, good showers, enough toilets, white linen, very strong beds (I am obese), staff members speak excellent English, the owners of the hostel work in the front desk, the argentinian barman is nice to talk to as well the owners, good & cheap meals, the building is beautiful with marble stairs/toilets, the air con is powerful, the owners are generous (they gave me a free homemade snack, a free icecream, a free champagne cup), the wifi is excellent, candlelit happy hour with good music

  • 29th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

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Olá Tania, muito obrigado por avaliar sua estada conosco! Ficamos felizes que tenha gostado do serviço que oferecemos e de nossas acomodações. Esperamos revê-la em breve ! Atenciosamente, Sheila 021 Manager

97%

Great Hostel, too bad we could only stay for one day. We'll be back!

  • 13th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Uruguay
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Hello Maximo and Mariana, thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay. We are glad you had a good time with us, even staying only one night ! Hope to host you again guys. Regards, Sheila 021 Team

89%

Nice hostel, very clean, both room and common area (except the kitchen sometimes). Staffs are really nice and helpful. The only down side was that the kitchen is shared with the bar, and the staffs will use the kitchen when they host event, which means you can't cook that night. Air-conditioning only available at night, so spending the day at the hostel doesn't seems like an option under the heat (though you rarely do, except going back for a shower).

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Hello Ling! thank you very much for answering the HostelWorld survey regarding your stay with us. We are glad you liked the room and the common areas of our hostel, and we would like to clarify that even with the events we do, the kitchen still open and available for the guests. We never close the door for that reason. The AC is turned on evey night from 10pm until 08am for the guests to sleep well ! We hope to welcome you again to our hostel ! Best Regards, Lucas 021 Team

86%

Great place, nice and friendly staff. The breakfast only had few choices but coffee was good and that's most important to me

  • 29th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello Andreas ! Thank you very much for your feedback. The brazilian coffee is famous everywhere, so we take care to make the fame worth it, and we are glad this made the difference to you. We hope to see you again in our hostel. Best Regards, Lucas 021 Team

100%

Beautiful little hostel with great people. Always up with suggestions and informations they made our trip so much easier and enjoyable! Keep up the good work!

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Hello Carolin, thanks for your feedback about your stay with us ! We are glad we made your trip so much more enjoyable. For sure we will keep the good work! This is our goal! We hope to see you soon. Regards, Sheila 021 Team



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