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Cafofo Hostel Reviews

Rua Jornalista Orlando Dantas 7 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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240 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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This is a nice hostel. Very helpful and pleasant staff and great atmosphere.


The staff were great! The bathroom is a really bit weird, but its clean. It has an excellent location and its a great value for money


really enjoyed my stay at Cafofo! lovely staff and excellent location. plus I met plenty of awesome people in there. ace!

  • 15th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I love this place! The staff is amazing! Thank you, Silmara, for everything! Cafofo Hostel is definitely my home away from home! I will come back!

  • 2nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's easy to get to any turist place from the hostel and i'ts close to farmacy, supermarket, mall and others!

  • 16th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Really enjoyed our stay here. Very friendly place with extremely welcoming staff who were willing to go out of their way to help you. It was bright, clean, well decorated and comfortable. Excellent kitchen facilities (and very close to a supermarket) The location was great, 5 minutes from Botafogo beach and 5 minutes from the metro station. We also booked two excursions through Cafofo. The football trip was overpriced and badly managed but the favela trip was amazing, with a great local guide.


Good hostel. Moderate price. Top location

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