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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thankyou Kaza Rio! I'm so glad I chose this hostel, when visiting alone so much depends on where you stay. The volunteers / staff took me under their wing and made my time in the city the best it could be. I got to see parts of the city I would never have done, and felt safe in their company.... More 

Thank Lucie B
Stewart Island, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed during the olympics, we were in a 6 bed dorm room. As expected prices had jumped up considerably but the first two nights (before the games started) we paid regular price and it was well worth it!! A little hard to find, theres no sign outside, just the building number. But excellent security system, the staff are fabulous; full... More 

Thank Josephine S
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Not unpleasant budget hostel with friendly (Argentinian) staff (available till 22:00. Did not like the mosquitos in the room (hope not with Zika); many regulations as if the guest is under suspicion of wrong doing all the time; far away from the center unless you don't mind taking the metro all the time. If you arrive by bus, the hostel... More 

Thank Robert937
Paula R, Proprietário at Kaza Rio, responded to this review

Hi Robert, thanks for staying with us! About the mosquitos it's a tropical place, specially during summer time (when you stayed with us), we offer for free repellent and electronic repellent as well ( request needed). The rules are there for a better stay for all guests. Our reception is now open until 23:00, after that guests can come and... More 

Mafra, SC
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2016

amazing, A nice place to stay in rio, close to subway, the better price that I found. it have kitchen to cook and is close to the supermarket. I really recomend it. The that i stayed has a litter bit hot, but has ventilator. Living room and a nice place for the happy hour. They dodn't accept credt card.

Thank Gabrielgood
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Had a great 5 night stay here with a friend of mine as carnival was ending. Great staff that's very welcoming and knows how to have a good time! We were shown around parts of the city we wouldn't have known about and are very grateful for Julian, Christian, Leo and Louisa. Many new friends and would definitely return. Also... More 

Thank Patrick V
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stayed here for 6 nights duringn carnaval and it was definitely the most value for money we could find! It is located 1 minute from the metro, and it's SO EASY to get anywhere you need to from there. The staff was very helpful and the owner is great! Would have liked the air con on earlier in the... More 

1 Thank Sharon T
Paula R, Proprietário at Kaza Rio, responded to this review

We are very glad that you liked your stay! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

Choosing somewhere to stay in Rio was somewhat daunting - so many areas and places and reviews...and prices - and when we found this place on line we thought it too good to be true and were not sure if it would deliver in real life - but it did! We stayed 6 days when we arrived in Brazil and... More 

1 Thank FruitcakeF
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Everything was perfect during our stay at Kaza Rio. The staff is very friendly and attentive, always ready to help. The room and common area are very clean and tidy, and nicely decorated. The location is good, easily reached by public transportation, in an uprising neighborhood in the heart of Rio. I'll be there more times for sure, loved everything... More 

Thank Jvgfranco
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I stayed here for a week. The staff are so lovely, friendly and helpful. They have loads of information and advice on how best experience Rio, understand its culture and get most from your trip. Paula the owner is very cosmopolitan, well travelled and understands what a guest wants from a place to stay on your travels. The terrace is... More 

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Thank LeeOmar123
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27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stated here for one night during a very quick trip to rio... All the staff were very friendly and all spoke English and Spanish... Very good at giving advise of where to go and how to get there... Rio in a day is hard work but achievable!! Hostel was clean and tidy. Only down side, which... More 

Thank Brum1308

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Kaza Rio is located in Estácio a lovely and local area in Rio de Janeiro. 2 min walking from the metro station and with several buses running all day and night. You can choose between our private or shared dorms with Fan or AC. We also have a lovely rootop where you can enjoy with a caipirinha. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaza Rio

Address: Rua Haddock Lobo 23, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20260-130, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: ₹ 1,500 - ₹ 8,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Location price”
 of 5 bubbles Gabrielgood, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Check out the trips out to Pedra De Sal.”
 of 5 bubbles LeeOmar123, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“In summer, rooms with AC are only 5 Rls more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles RenaudD564, 28 Nov 2013 | Read review
“This hostel was featured in Veja magazine O Charme da Zona Norte by Bruna Talarico”
 of 5 bubbles Y6272KLmarkm, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“private rooms are very narrow and the only furniture is the bed”
 of 5 bubbles MarcoMarcoMarc, 13 Jan 2013 | Read review
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