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9.0
Superb 1667 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 9.6
  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 8.3
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9.0
Superb 1667 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 9.6
  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 8.3

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
8th Feb 2018
8.9

Good party hostel, stayed for Carnaval which was a good idea because you find out about all the parties etc. Always something going on and music playing, even if you don't go out it feels like you are. Felipe the owner is so friendly and gets to know all of the guests! highly recommend if you like to party!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
6th Feb 2018
8.9

Books was the perfect place for carnival and had an amazing party atmosphere. All of the staff take the time to help you with whatever you need. Lapa was a really good location for party’s and nightlife but was quite far from the beach but taxis and Uber’s are so cheap that didn’t really matter.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
30th Jan 2018
9.7

Unreal ! Couldn’t recommend it more , great staff and vibe

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
27th Jan 2018
8.6

Amazing staff and atmosphere

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 11 reviews
27th Jan 2018
6.3

+ Great hostel to party everyday, - Not that good if you wanna take a hot shower - NO hot water- Doesn't seem to care to the owners to offer that. + Quite good breakfast. - WC were cleaned once a day only. More times are needed. + Good location to take buses or the metro.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
22nd Jan 2018
10.0

Excelente localização, o Felipe é um grande sujeito sempre a disposição dos hóspedes. As festas de final de dia são muito animadas Diferentes nacionalidades celebrando juntos. As camas tem colchão novos, os quartos são limpos. A localização é.excelente. Café da manhã acima do esperado. Espero retornar em breve.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • nataliamkelley2046
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
20th Jan 2018
9.4

Books was a great hostel! The location is great for those who want to enjoy a night at the bar or go out clubbing. Lapa and Santa Theresa are very fun parts of Rio, and there is lots to see during the daytime as well. The center of Rio is easily within walking distance. The hostel draws in a really fun crowd, and at the end when the owner suggests that you just miss your flight, you might really consider it. Just don't expect to get too much sleep while you are there.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
  • 37 reviews
19th Jan 2018
8.9

Good party hostel with a great vibe and plenty of atmosphere really close to Lapa’s bars. Great dinners and breakfast! Dorms are alright, but on the dirtier side but not too bad for a party place.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
19th Jan 2018
8.9

Books is a real nice small party hostel, the place is very cosy and the common area makes you meet a lot of travellers. The location is amazing for those who look to party because it is just 2 minutes from the main partys street of rio. There is a very good breakfast and amazing happy hour (2 caperinia for 10) I stayed in the 10 bed dorm for few nights and it was impossible to sleep because the window is directly above the main area, after moving to another room the experience became much better

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
17th Jan 2018
10.0

So it goes without saying that if you’re looking for a fun time in Rio, if you’re not in Books then you’re in the wrong place. Best hostel ever :)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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