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Santa Tere Hostel Reviews

Rua Santo Amaro, 292, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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8 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 97%Facilities

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Staff never seemed to be around to ask questions. Pool was good. Not as social and other hostels ive been to.location right near a favela with no warming from non existant employees


I spend the weekend at Rio for the WCT Billabong Rio and the Hostel made this weekend better then I expected.

  • 9th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Awesome hostel, it's new and confy, calm for those who look for it. People working there are very frindly and open-hearted. We stayed there for a week and they always recommended something to do or see... Very well managed for being a new hostel.

  • 2nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


More of a mini resort than a hostel, this place is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed in. I cannot fault them. The brand new facilities are second-to-none and the army of cleaning staff keep the whole place spotless. The staff literally treat you like family and are a wealth of information. We originally booked 4 nights and stayed 2 weeks. Couldn't recommend Santa Tere enough. Thanks Roberto, Maria and Martin. Special thanks to Ricardo and Mirella you guys were amazing!! New friends 4 life.


We love, love, love this hostel! We booked a dorm bed for 1 night and extended to another week. We moved on to Impanema afterwards and wished we had stayed at Santa Tere. The staff are amazing! They are 100% dedicated in helping their guests have a wonderful time in Rio. They hosted an awesome party and organised a favela tour with a local guide. The building is amazing, styled artistically with amazing views of Rio. You simply don't get much better than this!

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