Hostel Villa Santana

Rua Vinte de Abril 12, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20231-020, Brazil | 2 star hostel
Prices starting from $20.00

Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro


A travel blog entry by kate_matt


... mental! Chanting and singing continued throughout and spirits were high, if only we knew at that point how badly England would do! The next day we planned to go up to see Christ the Redeemer. It was quite a warm day, blue skies with a bit of cloud and we got up really early to try and beat the crowds. As we got the tram up to the statue, the clouds became thicker and by the time we got to the top, the sky was completely cloudy and at times we couldn't even see Christ! ...

Traveling Trials, Another Move, &Pending World Cup

A travel blog entry by nikkirech


... in what was an obvious tourist population. Excitement is building!

The rest of our time was basically spent on the beach, or with family, so my next post will cover the wedding. I know several have been asking for details, and it is, after all, the main reason for this trip! After that post, I'll wrap up with some interesting tidbits and reflections. Thanks for following along with us, and thanks for being patient with my slow postings.

A Journey's End via Brazil (Tubbz)

A travel blog entry by hatandtubbz


... are a few lists (there is no list for favourite country, this would be impossible):

Favourite Cities (with reasons!):

1. Beijing, China (culturally like nowhere else we visited, and the food - mindblowing);
2. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (what an unbelievable location for a city! Beaches and samba music);
3. Ho Chi Minh/Hanoi, Vietnam (crazy/mad, a total assault on the brain) ;
4. Kyoto, Japan (temples, shrines and a 'feeling' of being somewhere unique. ...

Lonnng walk

A travel blog entry by martypritchard


... It was stinking hot, I'd just walked about 14km give or take in just a few short hours & was too tired to keep site seeing & too nervous of the neighbourhood I found myself in to just hang around... On the way through to Santa Teresa did go through a very modern part of town, with the Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Sebastiao sitting dead smack in the centre! I only saw it cause I was happening past, had no idea it was there! It's this massive domish structure not ...

Carnival, baby!

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey


... Rio and Carnival - apparently the way to do this was sleeping 20 hours a day, waking only for late night facebook sessions and a plate of cake for breakfast, and leaving prior to Carnival...

Anyway, my bag showed up and we got into the swing of things, completing all of the obligatory tourist experiences, including a free walking tour (these are fantastic, I have done a couple now and will do one in every city that I visit in the future). This one ...

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This 2 star hostel, located in the Centro area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Teatro Municipal, Barra da Tijuca, Chacara do Ceu Museum, and Ponta da Areia.
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