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Walk On The Beach Hostel Reviews

Rua Dias da Rocha 85, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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88%

Rating
998 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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100%

Loved it! I felt like home >:o) Clean, secure and great staff!

  • 9th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

When I was in Rio I stayed at lemon spirit and discovery, but this hostel was definitely my favourite. The others were good but the staff at Walk on the Beach were incredible- always welcoming, happy to help and friendly. The value for money is great- cheap rooms and yet you get a great free breakfast! The place has a homely feel and to have a nice breakfast area and bar is an awesome addition. I would definitely stay again!

  • 4th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • siboz
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place, great people! My only regret is that I let the caipirinhas go to my head too many nights and could not spend more time talking with the awesome staff members of this hostel the mornings after :) Best of luck to you all! - H & J

  • 28th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Very good hostel on a quiet safe corner in Rio, couple blocks away from the beach, has everything a traveler needs. Friendly staff and a-ma-zing breakfast!


97%

Great atmosphere and very helpful and friendly staff.


100%

Staff was amazing! Loved the whole vibe. It is conveniently located close to every thing and beach.

  • 20th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Stephanie is amazing, woo


94%

The staff is very friendly and knowledgable. The rooms were a bit crowded, but everything was very clean. Great location, only few blocks from the beach. I stayed two nights and had a great time here!


97%

staff and location were great. We didnt realise the triple dorm would be a triple bunk bed - which was quite high! breakfast was good & would definitely recommend to others


91%

Great hostel. The three tiered beds are a little strange and if you suffer from vertigo, stay away from the top but if you plan on staying in your room too much, wrong hostel for you! Great vibe, great staff who are super friendly and ready to party with the guests and awesome bar! Only three blocks from the beach too! If you wat a good time, definitely recommended!!


91%

Great location...close to supermarket, bars, restaurants, transportation, beach, etc. Very helpful & friendly staff!!! The breakfast is okay, could have more variety & maybe be available a little earlier. But overall, a great hostel!


97%

This was probably the most fun hostel in Rio. It was a few steps away from the beach, right between Ipanema and Copacabana. The atmosphere is always relaxed and fun, both the travelers and the staff chill in the common areas, everyone goes out for drinks and clubs together, and the bar serves the strongest caipirinhas around.

  • 17th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Kazakhstan
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

A great place ! The location is awesome , close to the beach and to anything you will need ! The staff is amazing , helps you with anything and so nice and welcoming !!! I will defently come back here if I would visit Rio again !!! The place is extremely clean , and the kitchen have anything you will need !! I really recommend it !!


80%

Everything was fine inclduing location, atmosphere, etc but please add more bathrooms. Abysmally low number of bathrooms. And the internet malfunctioned quite a few times.


69%

I thought the location was going to be better..it was located several blocks from the beach and not the nicest neighborhood. If you want to go out at night there is not too much to do around there, I would recommend staying more in the city center, Lapa to be exact.


69%

The main problem for us was that rooms are very small. There was almost no space for bags. There are very tall three bed bunkers some of which touch the caged fans. Don't go if you are afraid of heights! Also there are very few bathrooms. The staff is helpful and willing to solve some problems, but when asked how to go to the airport at 7 am they assured taxi was the only choice which was far from truth. They have an unexpensive bar, but breakfast was not satifcatory. We expected more..


100%

Just a great experience to be in the walk to the beach hostel, the staff Louise, Charlote and Giovana were so nice and helpful.


100%

Everything was okay, specially the staff , Loiuse, Charlote and Giovana were so nice and helpful, thanks a lot.


69%

Quite expensive for a very basic hostel and it could have been cleaner. Not enough bathrooms. Overall it has what you need and the location is good in copacabana but I wouldn't be rushing back. Not that much of a party atmosphere either, at least not when we were there. The staff were nice and helpful and there's a decent free breakfast


100%

Not too much to say, just it was one of the hostel I made. Super cool people there, plugs for each bed in the room, Wi-Fi everywhere, 3 minutes away from the beach, cheap bar to have some drinks before to go to party. Like I said, super cool hostel !

  • 26th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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