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Stayed here with my boyfriend whilst backpacking and not what we expected. Rooms were OK, not very clean and the aircon was FREZZING at night. Showers worked well. WiFi was useless couldn’t stay connected if it worked for more than 10 mins. Staff were friendly....More
Me and my partner spent 6 nights here in January 2018. Most of the hostel is outdoors (undercover) apart from the bedrooms, but a lot of nice space to chill out in. Our bedroom didn't have proper windows, only shutters, which meant we got a...More
Overall I was pretty frustrated with the staff at Banboo Rio hostel. The website said “deluxe twin ensuite” which I took to mean 2 twin beds and an ensuite bathroom which was important as I was traveling with my father and we did not want...More
The location of this hostel is very good it is within easy walking distance of the main beaches and the other attractions in Rio. However the rooms are small and dank, on our first night there someone was passed out in the male toilets sitting...More
Good points : location not far from the beach and cool bar with drinks and food
Bad: the rooms are tiny and smells horrible, like mold. it's disgusting. Also : the noise.
Get an air freshner at least !
The owner is useless: couldn't tell...More
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.