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Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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State of Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I think that here you will always feel at home! People here is nice and they will do anything for you... I was so well treated, that I do not want to leave... Come check this out!! The breakfast is always on time and with fresh fruits. The place is clean and is always smelling good!

Thank Shawnystar
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I stayed in Hercus for a couple of days and a I had a lot of fun. The hostel is big, nice decorated and was always kept cleaned which for me is really important. Breakfast was very complete and good quality. The staff is super helpfull and easygoing. Also, the environment was always cheerful. As it is located in the...

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hercussantateresa22, Gerente at Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Hostel as a the place to stay at during your vacation. We are glad to know that you spent a nice time with us, and hope to see you again soon to share more experiences . Kind regards, the Management.

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Hercus is the perfect place to stay in Rio. The location is great, close to all of the best night life in Lapa, the bohemian culture of Santa Teresa, and the metro which can take you to all of the beaches. All of the staff are really friendly and inviting. Very affordable. The accommodations are simple but comfortable and typical...

Thank Elizabeth S
hercussantateresa22, Gerente at Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Dear Liz : Thank you for choosing our Hostel as a the place to stay at during your vacation. We are glad to know that you spent a nice time with us, and hope to see you again soon to share more experiences . Kind regards, the Management.

State of Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I've been to some hostels in South America, but never been in a Hostel with nice staff like that! They are very atencious and show us all structure on the check in (like breakfest area, rooms, refigerator, bathrooms etc). They make you fell like home. The breakfest is very simple, but you can eat brad, juice, fruits. This for me...

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hercussantateresa22, Gerente at Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa, responded to this review

Dear Otavio: it was a pleasure to have you as a guest in our Hostel. We appreciate your review and general comments. Hope to see you again soon. King regards, the management.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I stay about two weeks in Santa Teresa Hercus , a truly excellent location, 2 blocks from the Lapa Arches and the biggest nightlife of Rio . The coffee in the morning very complete and delicious !! :) , The staff attentive and available on your needs , at all times !; dormitories , comfortable and good view of the...

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hercussantateresa22, Gerente at Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa, responded to this review
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Estimado Juan manuel… Muchas Gracias por tomarse el tiempo y compartir con nosotros su opinión positiva sobre su estadía en...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 17 July 2014

I've been to 10 countries and countless below average accommodations. Hercus Hostel is the champion!! Your better off staying in a homeless shelter or getting arrested by the Brazilian police to get a better accommodation in a jail cell. The roof leaks onto the beds, wifi sucks, beds have stains on them, the pool is inside the hostel thus making...

1Thank Eric2309
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2014

My partner and I stayed in a private room for one night. The hostel is in a good location and is close to Lapa and plenty of restaurants and bars. Our room was relatively clean and the shower was decent and a good temperature. There were no lockers to secure our valuables. The breakfast was one of the worst we...

1Thank CS1575
Paris, France
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Me and my friend booked at hercus hostel for 2 weeks at first. We were in a very very small room of 9 beds and we couldn't even walk inside because of the bags and suitcases. The lockers were tiny and some of them were broken, so we couldn't keep our passports, money and important papers in a secured place....

2Thank Nathalie G
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 8 March 2014

The rooms were okay just like hostel norm, a little cramped. But lockers under bed were all ruined or broken. Staff was friendly enough exept the house maid which lives here with her son. She was so unfriendly all of the time, very rude at times. Never a smile, good morning or a thank you. She made us feel like...

Thank Berglindv
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

We booked this hostel for 5 nights for carnival. On arrival after being traveling for the day without Internet access they inform us that they canceled our booking and emailed as there was a mistake with pricing on the website we booked it through! We essentially think they cancelled it so that they could charge us more (which they did...

2Thank Eima88

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Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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Additional Information about Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa

Address: 22 Silvio Romero, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 776 - ₹ 905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hercus Hostel Santa Teresa 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Such a nice place to sleep in..very quite rooms!”
Shawnystar, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I will come back for sure!”
otaviocypriano, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Chose a 12 bed dorm instead of 9 bed. The 9 bed is just 3 bunk beds cramped in to a small space.”
Berglindv, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
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