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Discovery Hostel

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1594 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Voted Top Hostel in Latin America and Brazil in Hostel world and TripAdvisor - We focus on creating a great social atmosphere for your to meet people and explore this great city!

The premises include: fully equipped kitchen, computer's lounge, reception & tourist information desk, TV area, bar & chill out patio. Pamper yourself with our customized beds, thick mattresses, big lockers, personal control lights, A/C and all the relaxation you will need for a good night's sleep.

Developed by world travelers, Discovery Hostel in Rio de Janiero provides backpackers and budget-minded globetrotters all the comfort of a boutique hostel and the coziness and warmth of a home-stay. We have a strong focus on creating a clean, open and friendly social environment making Discovery Hostel the ideal base for travelers who want to explore Rio and have an experience of a lifetime.

Discovery Hostel opens its doors and invites you to stay with us in a place overflowing with historical value. Enjoy all the comforts and amenities of the present with the character and charm in this gem of the past.

Reviews & Ratings

1594 Total Reviews
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Nov 15, 2022
Great location and staff, we had a awesome time here and met some good mates during our stay. Lack of bathrooms was a bit annoying in the mornings, but great shower quality. ALSO curtains on the bunk beds made for great privacy and sleeping 👍👍👍👍👍 Overall would recommend for anyone coming to Rio
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Female, 18-24
Nov 11, 2022
Great location - close to the metro and the tram. The atmosphere was great - always people there. Showers left a bit to be desired. You either showered on the sun or in the arctic - no in-between. The beds weren't the most comfortable sadly. AC is only on between 22:00 and 10:00. In the hottest part of the day, you must use a fan. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times. I would stay here again though.
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Male, 41+
Nov 05, 2022
Incredible location right next to the Gloria Metro stop and the famous Lapa Steps and its nightlife. Stellar breakfast, vibes, and staff. Also did the Rocinha favela tour and was one of the best experiences in Rio for me. Only gripe would be the 3 beds-high bunks that squeak every time you move a muscle.
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Male, 31-40


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • ATM
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
  • Food & Drink

    • Bar
    • Vending Machines
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi



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