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Rio Soul Hostel Reviews

Rua Professor Alfredo Gomes, 9, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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64 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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It is a great place for the location, friendly staff and mostly comfortable. Toilettes could be cleaner and the air conditioner only at night is hard to cope with.


Great location and friendly staff, not a great atmosphere but I definitely noticed changes during my stay to change this. I would stay here again :)


Just put it this way we are going back :-D The staff are so helpful!! Facilities are basic, but the staff make this place a great hostel!

  • 15th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The room was too small. Three floor beds is too much.


Very nice hostel with good climatisation in the bedrooms, and great staff !


Clean and friendly hostel in good location staff common areas fast wifi - dorms a bit crammed - nowhere to hang wet gear after coming back from the beach


The staff was so friendly and helpful and the hostel is within walking distance of most of what we wanted to do and see!


We had a great stay at rio soul, the staff were extremely helpful and ready to please and we received a very warm welcome. Other people at the hostel were very friendly too. Was easy enough getting from the hostel to the beaches and it's right across the road from botafogo bay (wouldn't recommend swimming in it) travelling to Christo redemptor and sugar loaf was easy too, just a bus ride away.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello Michaela, Blimey, thanks very much for such lovely words! Our main duty is to sort the traveller life's out so you won't miss the chance of making the most of your trip, and smiles are always free here :) We wish you all the best, and once again we're glad to know that we've made part on your good travel memories. Cheers! Marcus Vinícius Rio Soul Hostel - Manager

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