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Botanic Hostel Reviews

Rua Jardim Botanico, 448, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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88%

Rating
15 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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86%

Botanic hostel is very clean and safe. The beds are really good and the breakfast is excellent, with a choice of fruit, cereal, bread, cheese, ham (and toast is maker) and decent coffee. The location is fine - with easy bus access to anywhere in the city - but if you want to be next to the beach or in a parting hostel then try somewhere else. But if you want somewhere clean, safe and quiet, where you will meet really friendly Brazilians then this is the place for you.

  • 31st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

Excellent and helpful staff and location is very secure. Although it is very accessible to alot of bus lines the property was farther then i expected from some of the sites i planned to visit. The room i stayed in had a very damp smell to it, upon looking around to the base of the rooms and bathrooms there was heavy mold issues which would explain the smell of the air. The shower was very small and the shower curtain had mildew on it which made me uncomfortable while cleaning.


91%

This place was great! It was very clean and such a great experience. Everyone was so friendly. The only downside was being unaware of a 30$ deposit for towels and linens. You get it back when you give them everything back though. Also, the staff had no "change" for our payment which would be difficult if you don't have exact change. Overall great experience, very clean!




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