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9.0
Superb 1823 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.3
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 9.5
  • Atmosphere 9.6
  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 8.6
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9.0
Superb 1823 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.3
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 9.5
  • Atmosphere 9.6
  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 8.6

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th Nov 2018
9.1

Books is a fantastic hostel, the staff are amazing, very welcoming. It’s a great place to socialize and make new friends.

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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
26th Oct 2018
9.7

Great atmosphere, very close to the downtain area, loved the staff! Would love to stay here again!

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  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
20th Oct 2018
9.4

Staff was excellent. So helpful with recommendations for activities, including trips outside of Rio and places to stay in other cities.

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  • mjordan251939368
  • Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 14 reviews
12th Oct 2018
8.0

Books is really chill, fairly clean. Only negative was the showers were difficult to use, either too hot or too cold.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
17th Sep 2018
6.6

Booked here based on several recommendations. Hostel was quite dirty and felt like there was very little security. Was fun but not the party hostel we had expected. Great breakfast though!

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
11th Sep 2018
10.0

I've stayed in a lot of hostels, books is easily in my top 3. Sociable fun hostels don't often tick all the other boxes as well (chilled awesome staff, good breakfast, good beds), but books does. Obviously not the best for a good night's sleep, but sleep another time. So much love for this place.

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  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
9th Sep 2018
10.0

A solid 10/10 for this place, the best party hostel I’ve stayed in in South America. Staff are so friendly and laid back, always up for a laugh. For hangover days there’s a great chill out area with bean bags and Netflix which is ideal. The location is great and is easy to get places from there. Breakfast was great (Lyons teabags) too. Felipe is a great host, thanks again. I definitely recommend staying there if you like to socialise

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • ryanhayes17176
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
7th Sep 2018
9.7

What a place! Lots of fun loving people with staff to match. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to enjoy themselves but also spend time with people who want to see the city

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • sarahcullinan962222
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
31st Aug 2018
9.7

Could not recommend books hostel more! Stayed here for 4 nights over the weekend and had events/activities to join in on everyday so there was never a dull moment here. Rooms and bathrooms were always kept clean and staff were incredibly friendly and helpful going above and beyond to help with anything you need. Breakfast is delicious and satisfying. I had an awesome stay here and would recommend to anyone looking for a fun and action packed stay in Rio.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 13 reviews
25th Aug 2018
10.0

Great hostel to stay at. Stuff happening most nights and good recommendations for during the day. We had a hike up 2 brothers, rooftop BBQ and lots of beer pong. Staff are all so nice and if I return to Rio can’t wait for books

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