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Walk On The Beach Hostel Reviews

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

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930 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Walk on the beach is very well located. Just 3 blocks away from Copacabana. It is a touristic neighborhood, with many policemen and people walking around so in my opinion is really safe. However, you always need to be careful. The staff was always there to help and advise us. Dominik is a really good guy, who knows everything about the city and will try to make your staying as pleasant as it can be. I hope I will come back one day. Thank you guys!


5 minutes to join Copacabana beach!! The staff is very kind and polite. Very niuce hostel to spend some days in the beautiful Rio

  • 19th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great place.


Amazing place! Super close to the beach and the beds were comfortable but what really made the stay was the STAFF. can't thank all of you enough, especially Dom, you're great! xoxo


This hostel is fantastic! The staff make you feel like you're just a friend staying at their place - they will offer you great advice on travel plans, Rio, security etc, sit and chat with you - all with a genuine smile. Tours and taxis were good value. Great included breakfast. Great security. Free caipirinha at the upstairs bar. The quality of sleep was somewhat questionable - but I can't blame the hostel - it was more the dormmates. But bring earplugs and eyemask if you're a light sleeper.


Great location and staff were fantastic. Only issue the 12 bed dorm is a bit small for that amount of people.

  • 8th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I was staying for one night in one of the Misti hostels and it sucked. They were overbooked and canceled my booking so I randomly landed in the walk on the beach. My time here was amazing. The staff is incredibly nice, especially Alessandra and Bo, the owner. If you need help with anything they will help you and really take their time. The atmosphere is great too, the rooms are clean and the wifi works everywhere. I'll definitely come back!!! All the best from Curitiba and Germany Jan


Very good hostel, close to Copacabana Beach and very secured! The dorms are a little bit cramped, but the staff is awesome!


Decent place. The beds in the dorms aren't the best and could be improved.


The hostel itself was great and i met some great people here, but it's really the hostel staff that makes the experience. Alessandra is the BEST. I forget his name but the guy who works the bar at night is great as well.


We thought the staff were exceptional, especially catering for various languages. The manager and staff felt like family after a week, we were truely sad to say goodbye to them!

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