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Discovery Hostel Reviews

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

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326 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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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


Um excelente hostel, com um ambiente muito agradável e um staff excelente. Um dos melhores hostel que já estive. Mas acho que poderia ter um pouco mais banheiros, pois as vezes forma-se uma fila para usá-lo. Parabéns a todo staff pela qualidade do hostel!!


I absolutely fell in love with the staff. Amazing people who are kind, personable and caring!!! I was sad to go!!!!! Jamesina

  • 1st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • 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.


Very cool place, staff very helpful


Muy buena hostel y las personas q atienden son muy coordiales y te dan toda la informacion necesaria a su vez como nos gusto de forma general decidimos volver y quedarnos mas días :)

  • 25th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • mey_ac
  • Chile
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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!

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