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Yolo Hostel Buzios Reviews

Rua Geriba, 234, Buzios, Brazil

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93%

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57 Total Reviews
  • 97%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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100%

I had a few spare days near Rio and couldn't think of a better way to spend them than returning to this brilliant hostel... great vibe, amazing staff and beautiful location - in and out of the hostel. The team here go the extra mile to make sure the guests have a great and affordable time (parties, boat trips) and make this feel like a home from home. Everyone here was extending their stay again and again....the sign of a fantastic hostel and definitely my best hostel experience in Brazil!


91%

Great atmosphere, really cool staff. Had a great time here. Very chilled. Walking distance to the beach.

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we had a good time too. Good music straight from england, hahhaa. Hopefully you guys can come back to visit us soon. Cheers mate

97%

Yolo Hostel Buzios, is amazing! It is a family Hostel, you feel like home!! :)

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You are family Norbert. Thanks for you company all those days. Hope you come back to visit us soon.

94%

Super hostel! Nice house with huge space, pool and many more. Best place to chill out after a day at the beach or long party night. Super cool stuff. They took us to the best beaches for free, organized dinners and many more things. The hostel is located 5 min walking from geriba beach. There are mini buses running every 5-10 min for 2.50 to the center! Simply top stay!

  • 22nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Hey Remzi, glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the good time. See you man

100%

i had an AMAZING time at this hostel. it is located less than a 5 minute walk from the beach and has a very relaxed but fun atmosphere. what really makes it an awesome place to stay is the owner (and his friends). Conrado knows all of the best bars and clubs to go to in town and frequently goes out with his guests to show them a good time. He knows all of the promoters and club owners too and got us in many places for free. The hostel is clean and comfortable. I would absolutely stay here again!


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100%

So great! Beautiful surroundings, interesting and cultured staff, on-site activities for relaxation and fun. Cheers to YOLO Hostel. I highly recommend a stay there.

  • 16th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The place is very close to the beach and to the taxi and bus station. They have a bar where they make crazy parties. The owners are very kind and create for their guest a very good atmosphere. They make you to fall in love with Buzios.

  • 31st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Such an awesome hostel! As soon as I walked in, the staff made me feel right at home and did everything they could to assist me. I was there for 3 nights. One night, they through a birthday party, and one night they had a bbq. Both of which were awesome. The hostel has a very chill atmosphere with an outside bar, pool, slack line, a bunch of hammocks/beanbags, nice tv area, etc. One block away is a van that can take you to the city center in 10mins and for just 2.50 reals.

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Pleasure having you here buddy!

71%

Given the reviews and information online about a welcome drink, pool parties and fun bar and atmosphere, I was shocked to be virtually the only person staying mid March. Recommend they close down for these quiet March weeks as really disappointed and does not live up to the hype. Nothing else around to do as a quiet beach, no near restaurants or bars. I was upgraded to private room as no one else there, that was appreciated. Staff were lovely and did what they could. Breakfast terrible though!

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This review is based only on the lack of parties. The low season starts after Carnaval and this year it was at the beginning of March so of course the Hostel was empty, the City was empty. But you were never the only guest here. Based on your review the entire city should close. The location is very good, if you asked you could go to good restaurants and bars. Geriba is the most famous beach in the City. The lack of parties could have been solved with our offer of free entrance for the clubs

100%

Gabriel and the other owners were super helpful in every way. After 4 days of craziness in Rio this hostel was just what we needed. A beautiful, calm, welcoming place near one of the most beautiful beaches ever!! Loved staying here and the pool was so nice along with the hammocks to relax in and the BBQ grill out side.


100%

We had the best time at Yolo. The staff are so friendly and make u feel so welcome. Thanks Gabriel and Tom! Highly recommend this hostel. Lots of fun. Say hi to the kittens for us! :) Mandy and Char x

  • 12th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

YOLO is the ideal hostel for anyone looking to travel to Buzios. The location is situated a few blocks from the beach, the bus stop, and two supermarkets. Most importantly, the 3, young, like-minded travelers that opened YOLO work hard to ensure everyone has a great stay and interacts with one another. They serve stiff drinks, cold beers, and jam good tunes. I intended to stay one night and proceeded to stay for four. Stay here.

  • 11th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Had an amazing stay at yolo, the hostel staff were really helpful and good fun in the evenings. The rooms are small but comfy and the air con is great! The pool and outside areas was definitely the highlight of this hostel with a pool, loungers and hammocks! Definitely recommend this hostel for a few days rest and fun in the evenings.


100%

Arguably the best hostel I've ever been. Clean, cheap, good breakfast and a very nice staff. And near the beach of Geriba and with a lot of options of public transport around. Tom and Gabriel were always helpful and polite. I'll be back in august!


54%

I stayed in the private room and it was honestly not worth the money. It cost $100 (R$240) and the bathroom was dirty, the mattress was cheap and the floor was sticky. The common bathrooms were dirty too. The room was worth half the price. They also put really loud music by the pool at 11:30 pm. The staff were friendly though and the hostel is a 10 minute walk from Geriba beach. Next time I will stay in a clean hotel for the price.


97%

Really recommend this place! We had a good time with the owners and the other guests. The swimming pool is a really good way to end your beach days.. Oh and the cat is crazy tiger! love him! Y O L O !


97%

Spent two amazing nights at Yolo hostal. Had a lot of fun, and met great people there. The only thing was the difficulty to find the place. Other than that everything was awesome.

  • 8th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great to relax, close to the beach.


100%

Great hostel. Feels like a holiday home with friendly people around. Tom and Gabriel particularly were great hosts and went out of their way to ensure that that things were going well. As it is a new hostel, I can see great potential for new things happening there, and I think that events in the hostel (barbecues, pool parties, etc) would be really great to ensure that the guests have more options to use the great facilities they have. Keep the good job guys, loved my stay in the hostel.


100%

Great hostel. Nice swimming pool. Close to the beach and good rooms. Tom was great and I would stay again. Big up from London!


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