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Discovery Hostel Reviews

Rua Benjamin Constant 26, Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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272 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 96%Facilities

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Friendly staff in a very good site. Have nice time there.


Awesome hostel. Great staff. Great location. Only suggestion I would make is to please add eggs to the breakfast :). I had a really nice time at this hostel and definitely recommend it.


This is one of the better hostel I have stayed in. It is situated near the metro and easily accesible from both airport in the city. The facilities are clean and well kept, but the staff this hostel are truly the difference maker. They are friendly, outgoing, and even took us out a couple times during the week. I would stay here again.


The staff are amazing - they sat down with a map and showed all the best spots in Rio and made us feel so welcome. There's a lovely social atmosphere, all the nicest tourists seem to be drawn here. The beds are comfortable, the whole place is clean, everything is open and bright and there's free access to the computers too. It's a perfect distance between the city centre, Lapa (parties), and Copacabana. A nice peaceful beach and a metro station just around the corner. IT'S SO GOOD!


O pessoal do hostel foi muito prestativo. Os quartos era muito bem arejados, camas confortáveis e banheiros muito limpos. Com certeza, o melhor hostel que fiquei no Rio e, nem de longe, o mais caro (mas mantenham o bom preço).


Great, clean and safe place to stay in Gloria! Staff were fabulous and always more than happy to help with any questions or tours! Will definitely stay here again!

  • 1st Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Love it Best everrrrrrr!!!!!

  • 31st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A small very friendly hostel in a good location. The staff are extremely helpful and welcoming and really make the hostel. Ended up staying four nights and would definitely recommend the place. Only slight negative is that the 9 person dorm is really only big enough for a 6 person maximum.


The atmosphere was very friendly and the staff were very nice and helpful.


This was our first hostel that we had stayed in on our South American trip and we were extremely impressed. Private double room was good with comfortable bed. Facilities were great with excellent wifi And kitchen with everything you need. Staff were knowledgable, friendly and happy to help which created an excellent atmosphere. Attention to detail had paid off in this excellent hostel with great location.


I had a short but amazing stay at the Discovery Hostel. The location is excelent, halfway between the central part of the city and the most famous beaches, half block from a Subway station. The atmosphere is great, of course, it all depends on the guests that are at the hostel in a given moment, but the staff was very estimulating in creating a friendly environment among the guests.

  • 16th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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