Books Hostel

Address: Rua Francisco Muratori 10, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20230-080, Brazil | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Santa Teresa area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa), Barra da Tijuca, Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas), and Chacara do Ceu Museum.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsBooks Hostel Rio de Janeiro

          Reviewed by frawldog

          Felipe is a bad owner

          Reviewed Feb 12, 2013
          by (31 reviews) Buckley , United States Flag of United States

          The owner is a piece of shit. Was supposed to go on a boat tour and we waited on the beach for about an hour. I finally approached him saying is there a boat coming? He told me to shut up. There should have been some kind of organization to this tour and he should never tell someone to shut up over his mistake. The owner named Felipe spilled his rum on the table and almost ruined my iphone and was drunk all the time to the point it looked like his eyes were going to roll into the back of his head.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Books Hostel Rio de Janeiro

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

          Oh, Rio.

          A travel blog entry by sarahdownsouth on May 23, 2013

          From the moment I even boarded the plane for Brazil, everything was different. There was no more Spanish, no more short, dark skinned Latin Americans, no more cheap food and accommodation, no more of my familiar brands and street foods, no more women with gallon hats, two long braids and traditional skirts, nothing except for a vague sense that I …

          Arrial do cabo

          A travel blog entry by frawldog on Feb 12, 2013

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          Arrial do cabo is a 3 hour bus ride north or Rio. It really was a strange place because the town is quite old, poor and ugly and the beaches are amazing. I came here because I saw a hostel that looked like a good time. They organize boat trips during the day and everyone seems to have fun. The town is kind of on a peninsula so there is a beach in …

          The Rio Experience, Favela style...

          A travel blog entry by sabdoolmawji


          ... with pride, communicating by charades and the odd word of English. Once our tour was over, he dropped us off at what he referred to as one of the best restaurants for authentic Brazilian food in the area. Well, our experience would say otherwise!!! It was a self-service `pay by the kilo´ set-up, and obviously neither of us have a concept of how much a kilo actually is, so we cautiously piled a random mix of food onto our plates, and sat down to sample these supposed ...

          The final stretch

          A travel blog entry by mimandjohn


          ... get yourself prepared....

          I punched an airhostess. in the face.

          Im serious. So lets be objective here. Lets Tarantino this. you've have the end, now lets work back to the start. We were on our flight to Rio and i was tired. i decide to hit the stretch maneuver. when you stretch on a plane, there are obviously a few different models to try. Having disregarded the common 'out to the sides' approach and the ...

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          Books Hostel
          Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
          Books Hostel
          Rio de Janeiro, Brazil