Rio Soul Hostel Reviews
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I really enjoyed my stay at Rio Soul Hostel. Overall, I thought the staff was very friendly and helpful and the breakfast in the morning was great. I do think 7:30am to 9:30am is a little early for breakfast hours in the morning for a hostel setting. I would have preferred it to last until 10am or start at 8am and end at 10am. It was unfortunate and inconvenient that the public computer had to be taken away due to viruses but glad the staff was on hand to answer questions instead. Obrigada!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Stayed here over carnival period. Over 50% of lockers in my room were broken. The lockers can't fit a 60ltr bag anyway. Paying a lot more to stay for carnival and with people wanting to sleep at completely different hours, you would have though 24 hour air conditioning for a few days wouldn't be too much to ask. Apparently so. Seems a place where the staff like to socialise, which to some customers could be considered intimidating. Receptionists were very good. Toilets
Pros: Nice staf, good location in Botafogo near metro. Breakfast was good. Cons: Too many people and beds for one room / place. Room was tiny and had two 3 bed bunks, getting ready all at once was an absolute nightmare and there was not enough storage. My drawer lock was broken for the whole seven days. Bar didnt have a happy hour because it was "carnaval", stupid. Also if you want to put air con on in daytime just lift up the front face and push the button on bottom right - they turn it off
Great hostel with a top location 2 min from the metro and bus station, only the dorms were really packed, with 15 people in one dorm and 3 beds per bunk bed...
good hostel, with a really nice atmosphere and easy to meet people. Nice location in Botafogo. However you will find youself needing to travel away from Botafogo a lot to see the other best parts of Rio
Turning off the AC at 8:30 am every day was a joke when you are talking about new year's eve days. The weather in Rio was really hot, and most people still wanted to get some sleep.
The location is good, and for the price the hostel is quite good. Is not only that clean and the reception could be better
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
I really enjoyed the location and atmosphere . The breakfast is really good too. The only thing I think could be better is cleaness , specially of bathrooms. Plus i would like to suggest more options of drinks that would be awesome . ( capivodkas with various fruits) :)
Breakfast was awesome! Staff are really friendly and helpful! Becomes a party hostel at weekends. Amazing location, 5 mins from subway and buses. Beds really comfy!!
Nice hostel in a nice area close to the beach, a shopping centre and bus stops. The dorms are a bit cramped (3-storey bunkbeds!) and the kitchen is a bit small but the atmosphere is good and so is the breakfast. Also, the price is one of the cheapest we found!