Walk On The Beach Hostel Reviews
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Great location next to the beach, staff are amazing
Great location and great staff. However, they don't turn the air conditioning on before 10 PM. That doesn't make the smallest sense - Rio Janeiro is much more hotter during the day than at night! Besides that, if you are a young traveller looking for fun, you will much likely be out of the hostel partying during the night and come back to sleep during the afternoon. That is my case. You will just have to sleep feeling too warm, as they won't turn the air conditioning on in the afternoon.
I have very little bad to say about Walk on the Beach. The staff are second to none and immediately make you feel welcome. They can't do enough to help and have always got their finger on the pulse on things to do at short notice. They'll even book it for you. The dorms are basic which is what was expected but I believe that's what really breeds a great atmosphere; hence the people you meet are always fun. Not far from Copacabana beach, good facilities, great people. Thanks guys!
This hostel was our first stop on our travels and the staff made us feel very welcome. They are amazing which makes the stay in this hostel more than worth while. They will help you with anything you need. The breakfast consists of bread with ham and cheese, fruit, coffee, tea and cake. All included in the price. Bedding is clean and you can rent a towel for 5 reals. The building is abit dated. The beach is 5mins walk, metro around 10mins and shops and banks about 2mins.
Greta location, awesome staff who know Rio really well. Easy to make bookings from and always have night activities. Has a real home feel to it!
The staff is really good!. Good location, good security, rooms and breakfast is OK. I would recommend staying at this hostel if you want to be near copacabana.
beds were uncomfortable and the ac just cooled down the room to zero. ask for some extra blankets. there weren't many showers for all the people, so u always had to wait. they have a own bar, it's cheaper than in a bar in the city but it's kinda overpriced for a hostel. the have plenty of tours and they are good, but also kinda overpriced. stuff was very friendly and very helpfull. all in all, u meet a plenty of people there for making party, so it's definitely a party hostel ;)
Staff were great, extremely genuine and helpful. The social areas were spaced out a little which helped people not be on top of each other. The room we stayed in wasn't a squished rectangle, thought the bunk beds did give a prison vibe (but like a long term/homey prison, and this was only in the rooms). The bathrooms were clean (!!!) and I saw people cleaning them daily! I would recommend this hostel to any friend looking for a place in Copacabana :)
We couldn't have asked for a better hostel to start our South America trip! The location, overall cleanliness, breakfast and communal facilities are excellent - but what truly makes this hostel better than any other I've stayed in is the staff. They were always going out of their way to help us and created a fantastic, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We spent many a good night in the upstairs bar, met a great bunch of people and even extended our stay. I will most definitely be back!!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The staff have been outstanding! I extended my stay because it's been so enjoyable here. The hostel is right near the beach, buses, good buffet restaurants and supermarkets which makes it very convenient. The breakfast is good and we've been recommended some really good things to do and places to eat by staff. The bar shuts at midnight so if you need to recover from the night before you can and if not, the parties just get started then so you won't miss out on the fun! Will definitely come back!
We were traveling for a month and the staff here was the most helpful we had. They answered every question we had in depth and gave great recommendations. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking to have a good time in Copacabana.
Staff are brilliant here, really friendly and helpful. Beds were uncomfortable, and rooms were really basic. But there was always a good vibe in the hostel.
The staff here is awesome as is the location in Copacabana and the people that stay here. I had a tremendous experience here, and I definitely recommend the hostel. It is fairly clean and has a really good breakfast. The staff though really makes the experience.
Good location, awesome staff, cool vibe. Definitely would/hopefully will stay here again
What a hostel! The staff truly make the place. They have incredible knowledge of Rio and the rest of Brazil and are the most helpful and friendly people I've come across during my travels. The hostel is in a perfect location, barely 5 minutes walk to Copacabana Beach and all shops and amenities are similarly a stone's throw away. Each bunk has its own power outlet and light, showers are hot and breakfast is simple but functional. Highly recommend this hostel. I know I'll be back!
Very good location, close to the beach and from the main avenue what facility to get public transportation and to go around. Staff very friendly and helpfull.They have 2 bathroons up sters and three down sters, they have good showers and the ones down sters are larger and bether to use. The bathroom clenliness, althought is a little average because the clean just happen at late morning so when you wake up it still dirty. The breakfast could be improved too, some thing in the 3 days that I stayed
Excellent hostel. Excellent staff. Had a great time here. Staff are knowledgeable about the area and the various activities. They provide excellent maps with points of interest clearly marked and have different parties every night. Wifi is good and they have two computers. Dominic, Louise and Stephanie are incredibly friendly and do their utmost to make you have a good time. Pedro the bartender serves caipirinhas of varying strength depending on your tastes. Would definitely stay here again!!
So good to stay there. Friendly people, an owner that actually comes in and meets his guests and just the best location and atmosphere. It's a great hostel and I'd stay there any time.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Great hostel! Especially the staff! they are all very friendly and always ready to help! They all know Rio from end to end! The hostel is located near the metro, main bus stops and the beach, between the redeemer and sugarloaf. It's very clean for my patterns. housekeeping everyday. Great breakfast. Rooms were ok, comfortable beds, air conditioning. Po, é isso haha. Danilão, Luiza, Stefany e Dominique, vcs são foda! abração
We had a great stay at Walk on the Beach hostel. The location is excellent, only a few minutes walk to Copacabana Beach. The staff were always super friendly and helpful at offering advice on where to go/ directions to get places. The breakfasts were also good and the bar had a good atmosphere in the evenings.