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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Best hostel experience ever, staff are great to suggest things to do and even sit down and explain with a map everything you need to know about Rio! A social hostel you can meet other travellers, they even organise walking tours and night-outs you'll remember!! Stayed more than planned and even returned. Tip: try their caipirinhas, then go explore Lapa's...

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Discovery for a week! Best experience ever..... The staff is super friendly and very helpful.... They just don't give you a map but explain it in detail and give great recommendations on things to do! Gloria Metro station is like a 3 minute walk away... Very convenient location to all places.... I would definitely stay here again

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Having been travelling in South America for more than 7 months now, I can still say, without a doubt, this is the best place I have stayed. The staff refer to it as 'the house', but seriously it's more than that - it becomes your home. I made so many friends there (including all the staff members) who I'm still...

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2Thank happilytravellingAU
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here when we visited Rio in May 2016. I really enjoyed it! The staff is very friendly and helpful in all ways! Right when we arrived the receptionist MaryAnne sat down with us with a map of the city spread out in front of her. She spent 20 minutes telling us where to go and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Staff is super friendly, the hostel has good vibes, delicious breakfast the location is convinient, 1 minute walk to the metro so you get everywhere, only thing i can do is recommend! also you get a lot of information about what is going on in this beautiful city.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is a fantastic choice if your prepared to pay a little bit more. This hostel provided us the moment we arrived everything to know about Rio. What to see, how to get there, where is and where isn't safe etc. This made us at ease in an instant. It is only 100ish metres to the nearest metro station called...

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Discovery Hostel was the first hostel I stayed in my trip in South America. I loved it but appreciated it even more after staying in many other hostels throughout my trip. Staff is friendly, location is good, breakfast is great, rooms are clean, you have your own plug next to bed.

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1Thank EDA Y
Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2016

By far the best hostel I ever stayed at. Great staff that takes time to explain things! Great location! Fun guests! Fabulous location right next to the metro and Lapa! Clean! Fantastic Breakfast! Thx!

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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We got a private room which was near the showers. The hostel was very clean including the rooms and the common areas. Towels and sheets were provided. Breakfast was included. Consisted of bread, cheese, fruit, juice and either pancakes or toast. You can make your own smoothie for 3 reals. Residents have cubbies in...

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

The hostel itself was immaculate - in cleanliness, comfort and decor! Everything has been thought of to make it feel like a home - and it really does! You won't want to leave! But what is extra special about Discovery is the staff. We were made to feel very welcome and this really made Rio a special place for us!...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Developed by world travelers, Discovery Hostel in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 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. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Hostel

Address: Rua Benjamim Constant 26 | Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-150, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: ₹ 1,029 - ₹ 3,795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Double rooms are close to the noise!”
mattyf2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Air-conditioner will be switched on from 10 PM to 10 AM only”
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“The female dorm is comfortable and has an own bathroom and a balcony.”
lenilaem, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were nice and clean! But try to get on the top of the triple bunks, dificult to climb...”
sommerj90, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Select a hostel close to public transportation and read many reviews of such and such hostels before making decision.”
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