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Cafe Rio Hostel Reviews

Rua Alice, 293, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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64 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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Clean, welcoming hostel with decent hosts who manage the place well


Stayed here for the World Cup, and my only regret was not staying my entire trip at Cafe Rio. The staff are wonderful, friendly, helpful people, and I met a lot of really cool people while staying there. You should definitely stay at this hostel.

  • 18th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Jacques, Marcia and all the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The hostel feels more like a home with lots of friends visiting. We stayed in a 5 bed family rooms which was large, comfortable and had lockers (unlike other places we stayed) which was great when we warned to be so security conscious during the world cup. The private and shared bathrooms were lovely and clean with plenty of hot water and the hair-dryer was a real bonus!


Clean, friendly and great beds. In a local area of rio which is a bit on the quiet side but Laranjeiras gives you a good idea of the local life. Perfect location for the Christ statue.

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