Pousada Favelinha

Address: Rua Almirante Alexandrino 2023, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20241-263, Brazil | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Santa Teresa area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Sao Conrado Beach, Chacara do Ceu Museum, Museu Internacional de Arte Naif, and Boticario Square.
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          • Bar/lounge


          • Breakfast Available
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Smoking rooms available
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Family rooms


          • Suites


          • Airport Transportation
          • Continental Breakfast
          • Multilingual staff
          • Laundry

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Pousada Favelinha Rio de Janeiro

          Reviewed by kris_bahati

          Best view ever!!!

          Reviewed Nov 10, 2010
          by (1 review) not sure yet , Belgium Flag of Belgium

          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.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Pousada Favelinha Rio de Janeiro

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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          A tale of two visits: the hostel and the hotel.

          A travel blog entry by danbob15 on Sep 24, 2015

          18 comments, 9 photos

          ... Greek Australian girl who works reception, funnily enough we both started to like this hostel a lot more. The next day it was off to try the beaches and first on the list was Copacabana. Rio is one of those bizarre places that is built up like London but then you turn around and a stunning white sand beach is right there. It was like having the perfect beach holiday but without the row of restaurants and ice cream shops. After searching high and low we finally found an old man ...

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          A travel blog entry by sn_travels_2014 on Jan 06, 2015

          3 comments, 36 photos

          ... the Portuguese menu but ended up with a really tasty chicken dish. When we got back there was a big party at the guest house but for the first time in our lives we didn't attend and went to bed!!! We must be getting old ha ha!! Day 104- New Years eve! NYE started with a very early start to the beautiful Christ the Redeemer (the big Jesus on the hill). We got the first train there and literally ran the last steps to be the first one up there and get a photo with the big ...

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          A travel blog entry by edthatcher678 on Aug 31, 2014


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          A travel blog entry by mvwil5 on Jul 25, 2014

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