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Walk On The Beach Hostel Reviews

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

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90%

Rating
907 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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100%

Sehr gutes Hostel mit außergewöhnlich netten Mitarbeitern und einem coolen Schweizer Chef :) Jederzeit wieder dort!


80%

Lockers pequenos, não cabiam nem uma mochila, e café da manhã começava muito tarde!!


54%

Os quartos simplesmente não tracam!!!!!! Achei isso um absurdo! Para completar, durante a noite, passa um vigia entrando no quarto para "verificar" . Teve uma noite em que eu estava sozinha no quarto e acordei gritando com esse tal vigia no meu quarto!!!! As beliches são horríveis e os armários pequenos.


89%

Sehr gutes Hostel, 10min vom Strand entfernt. Sehr sauber und sehr hilfreiches und freundliches Personal. Caipi als Begrüßungsgeschenk, beste! Kann man auf jeden fall weiterempfehlen!!!


100%

the only problem was, that the staff called a taxi, driver was drunk, no official taxi and drive back wards aainst the traffic,


77%

My biggest complaints were: 1) too many mosquitoes, 2) AC and fans were broken so it was very hot, 3) people were allowed to smoke cigarettes in and near the building, so the smell of smoke was common, and 4) pillows need to be replaced. Other than that, the staff was great, Wifi was reliable, and the location was awesome.


94%

No comments at all... Everything was absolutely great. Thanks for making our last days of the trip even better!


91%

You can tell this hostel is run by hostelers. Every time you've been at a hostel and thought - "I really wish the hostel had ____" - they've almost got it all: a small, pocket sized map with translations of common phrases on it, soap in the bathrooms (seems obvious, but usually not standard), TV upstairs running highlights of things to do in the area, etc. They execute all of the little things - and the number one thing: AMAZING staff! Absolutely the most helpful employees I've come across.


94%

great facilities, great shower, great breakfast, and incredible staff. Make sure you make an effort to hang out with them, they're amazing.


100%

Loved this hostel! Big enough to have space, small enough to meet the other guests. All of the staff was friendly and welcoming.


100%

Awesome staff and location.


97%

Great staff, people, location. Enjoyed my stay a lot!

  • 15th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Tudo ótimo!


100%

top hostel! i felt very safe and the staff is so nice! :)

  • 14th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Fui bem atendida Bem localizado Lugar bem seguro Tranquilo Sai a pe o comercio e praia perto Local tem câmeras de segurança.

  • 9th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

Good vibe in the hostel, friendly people. Like everyone points out, the staff is very friendly and feel like family/friends. Breakfast okay: bread with marmelade/ham/cheese and watermelon. The beds are not really comfi, thin mattress with a plastic layer over it. Also triple bunk beds, which is not ideal. Wifi is good, two free working computers available. 5 min walk to copa, 20 to ipanema. Not every lock fits on the lockers since the two holes are relatively far apart. Recommendable hostel


94%

Incredible customer service. Willing to go above and beyond.. So happy staying here it was a great vibe :). Not the best facilities, but the staff makes up for it.

  • 7th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Wahrscheinlich einer der besten hostels in denen ich jemals war. Es ist nicht so gross und daher sehr familiär. Die Mitarbeiter sind super freundlich und hilfsbereit. Es wird jeden tag sehr gründlich gereinigt und aufgeräumt. Wenn ich nochmal nach rio fliege ist das hostel meine erste wahl!


91%

Mir hat das Hostel gut gefallen, das Fruehstueck war gut, fing allerdings erst um 9 Uhr an, wenn man frueh los will ist das etwas spaet. Der Staff ist sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit und hat zu allem Informationen. Die Baeder sind supersauber, nur die Dorms sind etwas klein, bei voller Belegung wird es mit dem Gepaeck etwas eng. Die Lage ist super, der Strand ist um die Ecke, Einkaufsmoeglichkeiten, Waschsalon auch und Busse und Metro fahren von dort in alle Richtungen.


100%

We had an amazing time in Walk on the Beach Hostel. Everyone knows everyone's name and there is a very friendly, family-like atmosphere in the entire hostel. Breakfast is included and very nice, though it's a bit basic. All the rooms are cleaned daily, the showers and toilets are always clean. The bartender makes a fantastic caipirinha and the flaming shots really got us in the mood! We really felt at home at this hostel and we would definitely recommend everyone to go there when you visit Rio!

  • 3rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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