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Samba Green Hostel

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We originally booked 6 nights but ended up booking an extra 7 on top. The hostel had a lively buzz all the way through carnival. The staff would always go out of their way to give you tips and advice about things to do in rio. Likewise the owner Carlos would even sometimes take you to the local blocos. Would...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is probably alright if you just want a place to crash and don't mind about cleanliness, cooking facilities, extreme heat or wifi. The staff and people staying were nice, but the actual building itself is really run down and is in desperate need of a deep clean! The rooms are small and there is no air-con, just fans....

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Thank Rosalay
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Carlos, the owner of the place, told us a lot about the attractions and the night life of Rio. He is an awesome guy. Besides, the hostel is cozy and fun. In my opinion, the only flaw is that the kitchen is not so well equipped.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect place and atmosphere for an individual or a group of travelers wanting to explore Rio whilst also getting in and amongst the vibrant nightlife that the city has to offer! The hostel is in a safe location, walking distance from the beach and metro. Carlos (the owner) has an abundance of passion and enthusiasm for his job, always around...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We'll preface this by saying that the extra star in the rating we've given is solely for the Manager Carlos's people skills, friendliness and readiness to give a refund upon request. We had intially booked to stay four nights at Samba Green but, after two we had had enough and chose to leave. For starters, the Kitchen: It's too small...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I planned to stay in Rio for two nights, but after finding this gem, I stayed for a month. If I could have I would have changed my flight home and stayed for another year! -The location: Right where you want to be. Walking distance from plenty of beaches, in a chilled out area but close enough to all the...

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Thank Bunjas
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend booked in to stay for one night and ended up staying for nearly 2 weeks. The main reason for this was the manager (Carlos) and the rest of the team that worked there, with a special shout out also going to Emerson! Everyone was super friendly and we really feel we have made some life long...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Loved it here. Really helpful staff and great location. Rio is massive so it's a fair trip to anywhere but this place is in an excellent location, close to the beach and copacobana etc. It's good for most places. Staff have good English and we're really friendly. The owner was a top guy.

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Thank Darren R
Cairo
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Basically you won't feel like you are guest once you step in Samba you will feel at home, amazing atmosphere, amazing people and very clean, I would always consider samaba as an option whenever I'm in Rio

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Samba Green is just the most laid back hostel I have ever been too. Great atmosphere, activities nad mostly the PEOPLE! Carlos and all the stuff are just amazing cheerful people who are there to help with anything you might need. Party for those who want to party - peace and quite for those who need to rest. Anyone is...

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Botafogo
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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  • Breakfast included
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If you are looking for a place where you can have fun, explore Rio's amazing beauties and also have a good night of sleep this is the right place for you! Since we are backpackers, just like you, we know all about your needs! Comfort, cleanliness, fun, sustainability, interaction between our guests and staff are our main values! Since your first step in our 1898 colonial house you start to experience Rio's history and culture! Come to stay with us and have this great experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samba Green Hostel

Address: Rua Alvaro Ramos 394, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22280-110, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Price Range: ₹ 980 - ₹ 2,06,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“We would advise not to go”
 of 5 bubbles rachandphil15, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Always ask Carlos the owner for tips”
 of 5 bubbles mohamed_hamed_zayan, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If your a couple travelling, It's not necessary to stay in a private room. You can ask for the room 3. This dorm has two double beds ;)”
 of 5 bubbles jorgeenriquem346, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi for those staining in rooms close to the front of the house”
 of 5 bubbles 72petef, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A dorm with less beds is best”
 of 5 bubbles 300elishad, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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