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Walk On The Beach Hostel Reviews

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

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1156 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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Very close to Copacabana and really good restaurants, staff very helpful on what bus or metro to take to get to places and there always seems to be something going on every night.


every so often you find a gem of a hostel, and this is one of them. The facilities are good, location excellent but what makes this place is the atmosphere. The best staff and amazing social areas which make it easy to meet other travellers. Thank you for you're hospitality Louise, Pedro, Dominic, Steffanie and Alcira...I will be back!!!


Rooms with beds are too small, if everybody has their luggage outside, nobody can't walk. Lockers are too small for luggage. Rooms feel like prison cells. It's no good vibe in the hostel. Maybe because bedrooms, kitchen and common area are to far away from eachother.


I will come back 😉


Very pleased I chose to stay here. The good reviews are all true. Very clean, convenient location. Standard breakfast, can get wifi all around the hostel. Extremely friendly and helpful staff.


Walk On the Beach made my experience in Brazil so wonderful. I met some great friends here; the atmosphere is so warm and fun. The staff is very helpful and so incredibly kind and friendly. They will quite literally help you with anything you need and they make sure to treat you like family. The location is also great; very central in Copacabana and just a short walk to the beach. Facilities are great as well and breakfast is included. I had an unforgettable experience and will be back soon :)


Probably my favorite hostel in all of South America. I came to Rio expecting to stay 4 days and ended up staying 2 weeks, because the staff here is so incredible. Tati, Louise, Stef, Pedro, and Dominique are all absolute gems and will help make your time in Rio fantastic. The atmosphere is lovely and it is so easy to meet people, and the location is wonderful-- a 5 minute walk to the beach and just around the corner from bus stops. Stay at Walk on the Beach


Das Team von Walk in the beach hostel ist wirklich sehr freundlich, Frühstück könnte abwechslungsreicher sein ist aber in Ordnung, leider waren die Matratzen wirklich sehr sehr unbequem und oft war es nachts sehr laut wenn jemand nach hause kam.


Staff made a world of difference. Very helpful and sociable.

  • 5th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Rooms were a bit small and the lockers werent that grea as they were too small. Wifi only works in reception area. Very friendly and helpful though:)


Super Hostel, kann ich nur empfehlen, wenn man gesellig ist gerne feiert. Ich bin alleine für eine Woche nach Rio gekommen, ohne einen Plan und mir war niemals langweilig. Im Hostel gab es die Möglichkeit verschiedene Ausflüge zu buchen und die Mitarbeiter haben einem bei Fragen immer gerne weitergeholfen. Im Hostel gibt es auch eine hauseigene Bar, in der man gut vorglühen oder einfach nur den Tag ausklingen lassen kann.

  • 1st Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice party hostel with great stuff and cool bar. If you want to have a quiet night, though, go to another hostel ;)


O atendimento do hostel é excelente, todos estão sempre à disposição para dar todas as informações que precisa e conhecem casa pessoa que esta hospedada lá, realmente me senti muito bem recebida. Além disso, o lugar oferece um ambiente bem legal para curte fazer amizades com outros viajantes. A localização é próxima da praia e de mercados, bancos, restaurantes, a rua é bastante tranquila.


We had such a nice time there. The stuff was really nice and supporting. Great Hostel!


Brilliant hostel. The staff especially were excellent!


Excellent Hostel and worth for his money. Only 4 blocks away from the beach and good connection to other places in the city! Really friendly and helpfully staff!They will help you in every situation, if its necessary! Additionally a nice bar with a cool barkeeper making tasty caiṕirinha for a cheap price ;) and every time with cool music! I visited Rio for my first time and fall in love with this city! And with this hostel you will definitely enjoy your stay in amazing place you have to visit!


We stayed in a three person room which was very simple and not so beautiful or cozy but in general everything worked very well at the hostel and the staff was amazingly helpful and could really give useful tips for tourists in Rio. The breakfast was good and the showers also. The location was very good and it was easy to get around the city from Copacabana. Could stay here again.


What a wonderful hostel. More than anything else the staff makes this the place to stay in Rio. So incredibly helpful with getting you around Rio, organizing events, and just generally making you feel like you are in your home away from home. Thank you everyone for a wonderful stay.


My favorite hostel I have ever stayed at for sure. Planned on spending a week there, ended up spending just over a month. Excellent location, and convenient to get anywhere in the city because all of the buses nearby and the metro as well. Ended up leaving with some really great friends including the staff. See you guys next summer!


A localização é ótima, porém podem melhorar em relação e higienização e conforto, o banheiro é pequeno e o vazo estava entupido várias vezes, as camas poderiam ser mais confortáveis.

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Nossos colchões são novos, encapados e devidamente higienizados todos os dias. Há dois banheiros menores e outros banheiros muito espaçosos, bastava caminhar mais alguns passos. Desculpe-nos pelo inconveniente do vaso entupido, o problema foi prontamente resolvido.

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