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Reviews of Cidade Maravilhosa Hostel

Hostel | Hermenegildo de Barros Street, 19 - Santa Tereza, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20241-040

85.8% Overall Rating

23 out of 24 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/08/2014)

jose Martinez thinks…

"Was close to the metro and a few restaurants and bars, was really clean and the staff was really friendly. Breakfast was served early which is a plus if you plan on waking up early. Would definitely…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 18.35

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

NEW YEAR & CARNIVAL CONDITIONS - New Year: The minimun stay is 4 days. The value of the package of the day 30/12 to 02/01/2014 is R$ 720,00. - Carnival: The minimum stay is 5 days. The value of the package of the day 13/02/2015 to 18/02/2015 is R$ 1.000,00 - After 12% deposit paid online, pay 40% before arrival by international transfer. - In case of cancellation of reservation until 30 days before the date set, we will return the full value. - In case of no show or late cancellation, we do not return the money.

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85.8%

Overall Rating

23 out of 24 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Cidade Maravilhosa Hostel'

Atmosphere
80.0%
Location
90.0%
Facilities
81.7%
Cleanliness
82.5%
Staff
93.3%
Value
85.8%
Safety
87.5%
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jose Martinez

Alone

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

25 August 2014 jose would recommend this property

Liked: Was close to the metro and a few restaurants and bars, was really clean and the staff was really friendly. Breakfast was served early which is a plus if you plan on waking up early. Would definitely come back

Disliked: It's kinda hidden but that's not a big deal

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location close to Lapa, decent breakfast

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Phil Anderson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 July 2014 Phil would recommend this property

Liked: Near the metro. Beds are sturdy, all with plug socket and reading light. Big comfy living room. Good breakfast. Staff friendly

Disliked: WiFi signal only strong in living room and reception, poor in bedroom

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good to relax

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

05 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Not far from the subway. For a hostel the breakfast is fine as well.

Disliked: The hostel itself is clean, but I just gave it average because there is a little bit mildew at the wall.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Jennifer Hynes

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

17 August 2012 Jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: clean, good location

Disliked: not much atmosphere

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Eszter Salamon

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 April 2012 Eszter would recommend this property

Liked: Location, reception staff, size of the room.

Disliked: Fan was very loud in the room and air-con was leaking badly so did not have a very good sleep because of that.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, good breakfast, and nice location

Disliked: in total we stayed 3 nights, the first two we had a nice room with lots of space. the last night however they changed the room to a smaller one, it wasn't clean and it smelled. this for the same price

91.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jesse Holloway

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 November 2011 Jesse would recommend this property

Liked: Near Metro station and Lapa

Disliked: Basic

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: everything, very clean and modern

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Business / conference
Sightseeing & culture

10 December 2010

Liked: The porche was great, a nice place to meake friends with other people.

Disliked: No problems whatsoever.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Jessica McGarr

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 September 2010 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: a good clean hostel and great fi youwant to stay away form the cowds and get a good night sleep....not a a lively sociable hotel though!! not much going on in the area, but close to lapa only 10 mins walk. nice friendly staff.

Disliked: Jessica left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

16 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, good breakfast

Disliked: No mixed dorms

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Serina Whitener

21 February 2010 Serina would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was great! We met people from all over the world....everyone was friendly and hung out together in one of several communal living areas. Lots of fun!

Disliked: Serina left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

18 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Located in Gloria, its close to the night life area of Lapa and St Theresa. Its located on a quiet street and relatively safe. Also only 5 mins from the Metro station where you can take to Ipanema beach (R$2.80 one way).The hostel is quiet funky with a nice terrace hangout. Try to get one of the air con rooms.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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katja zupancic

05 January 2010 katja would recommend this property

Liked: it was quiet when I was there, it's not a party hostel.

Disliked: katja left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

28 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were really friendly, clean, great place to stay

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.