Hostel Pousada Favelinha
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Pousada Favelinha Rio de Janeiro
This is a little hostel in the middle of one of the most easy going favelas. We took the double room after a long flight and it was more then worth it. A master bed, including a private bathroom and toillet, a prime view over Rio itself and by night you get to see a jungle of lights! Every morning you get a breakfast (included) excisting out of coffee, cheese and ham, butter, jam, dulce de leche and fresh fruit every day. It's so close to the center that everything you wanna do is easy by foot.
The only downpart is finding this little paradise in the first place.
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