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The gents here that run the hostel are very informative, even after I checked out I would pop in and ask them for directions or info on various tours. I really liked how close it was to the metro station and the lockers that were right under the bed- very convient. Overall, I enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to others. Obrigada :)
Great hostel! Very nice and helpfull staff! Good beds and airco in the rooms. Metrostation and supermarket just around the corner. Safe area and walking distance to Lapa. Beaches by subway only 15-20min away. Cristo Redentor and Sugarloaf by bus 20min. Overall i would recommend this hostel unless you rather prefer to be closer to the beaches. Thnkyou for having me Discovery!
Everything was nice. The owner, Henrique, is very thoughtful, as all the staff. All facillities are great, everything is new, nothing cheap. Beds have individual luminaires, but the bunks have 3 beds, and the top is very high - pay attention if you're scare of it. Showers are nice. Super close to the metro station, has market and drugstore in the corner. Bestest to you, guys!
My experience was excellent here. Clean facilities, located next to Metro station and everyone was very friendly. Noise level was low inside bedroom area.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Near to the metrostation Gloria (so you never get lost). Discovery Hostel is a hard place to leave and it is all in the little things. The staff is great and help you out with everything. Clean rooms, clean showers and a well equiped kitchen. The bunks have little lights so you can read in your bed without waking up anybody. Great place when you travel solo and want to meet other people.
This is a great hostel! If your not sure where to stay. This is the place. Everybody was very friendly, respectful and extremely helpful.
What a fantastic stay at Discovery! Fabulous hostel, fab people and fab staff! Thank you thank you thank you Discovery! It was a pleasure and I couldn't have chosen a better hostel for my first ever hostel stay! You guys are amazing - keep winning those awards! All the best, Catherine
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
I absolutely fell in love with the staff. Amazing people who are kind, personable and caring!!! I was sad to go!!!!! Jamesina
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Breakfast there was the worst one in my travels: a roll, sweaty cheese, and a few cm pieces of melon? there was never any juice which should be a staple of a good Brazilian breakfast. Staff there was the best part of this hostel! Extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Rio and ensuring their guests had the best time during their time in the city and in the hostel. Also,, the bunk beds are scary high and difficult and painful on the feet to climb up to.
I can't recommend this hostel highly enough. Friendly and helpful staff, clean, great atmosphere, excellent location, beautiful decor......I will definitely stay here again when I return to Rio.
If you don't like heights or climbing ladders then make sure ask for lower bunk in dorm as 3rd bunk is very high Otherwise a great stay
Thanks for making my first experience with a hostel to be a perfect one!
If you're going to rio stay here! It's so clean, the staff are really security conscious so the doors are always manned and it's just an awesome hostel. The staff are so so friendly and full of good advice. Right next to a metro and a supermarket too. We loved breakfast and our stay here. We felt so welcome. Thank you
The best hostel i have ever been. The location is great and the stuff too. I got a map with a explenation on my first day. With this tips i have saved at least the amount of the hostel price i have paid for... TOP
Very good, clean and cosy hostel. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Felt very welcome and at home there. The hostel attracts the right crowd. Easy to meet other people. Very close to the metrostation Gloria to go to the beaches and on walking distance from Lapa, Centro and Santa Teresa. Highly recommended!!
The staff make this place what it is; they really go out of their way. Location is brilliant, two minutes from Gloria metro and very safe. Close to amenities. Al very clean, free filtered drinking water saves money and helps the environment. Showers plentiful. Wifi works a treat in all areas inc the lovely small courtyard. Top place.
The staff at the hostel are amazingly friendly and helpful with any need, they will give you the best advices to visit the city on any aspect you're interested.Plus, the hostel itself is comfortable and clean with a nice garden plenty of common space to chill out or meet other travellers.Also computer's room. Superwell located with a metro stop 2 min away and the Lapa, Centro and Santa Teresa neighborhoods within walking distance.Also two big supermarkets on the corner opened until 22.
Excellent location, very close to the subway station and Lapa neighbourhood.
Absolutely great hostel: great location, totally clean, great owners and staff and totally comfortable beds. One of the best hostels I have stayed in so far :-)