Sun Rio Hostel

Praia de Botafogo n. 462 - Casa 5, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22050-040, Brazil | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro


A travel blog entry by fnchabini


... that is just a tourist trap with insane prices for really poor quality. The beach of Copacabana is also a big joke, with overwhelming friture stink. Everybody seems lost here, both the tourists and the Brazilians. The traffic jams, the pollution, bad mood: no hi, no bye, no thank you, not even mentioning that nobody speaks English. It is just too much. The beaches of Ipanema or Leblon and Barra are ...


A travel blog entry by marty_rach


... had one more to go...

The views were stunning. We had super weather which provided unrivalled visibility. The mountain gave us a 360 degree glimpse of this bustling city from above. We overlooked Copacabana beach, Christ the Redeemer, the city center and a multitude of surrounding bays.


The Girl From Ipanema

A travel blog entry by burkley


... the very skimpy Brazilian bikinis and briefs. Continuing on we found a nice spot, partially covered with a little shade from a palm tree. Braving the burning hot sand we cooled off in the crowded waters. The view of the bay and the sand covered in umbrellas was an awesome sight.

After soaking in the sun we continued down to Arpoador Rocks where we sat in the shade ...


A travel blog entry by jackcox

Dylan knew someone who knew some people we could stay with in Rio. This seemed great except for the fact that all we knew was that they lived in a favella. Having seen City of God, I was feeling a bit apprehensive. Mike, having just had all his stuff stolen, was equally wary.

We decided to stay in a hostel the first couple of nights so we could check the place out before we agreed to stay there. The first full day we were ...

Christ the Redeemer

A travel blog entry by bwendorff


... us - it had a live samba band downstairs where we enjoyed playing a couple rounds of pool before heading upstairs for a dj and some dancing. The pool table was different than home, it had 4 yellow balls and 4 red. I'm not sure we played the game correctly but we had fun doing it. Andrew was exhausted from only 2 hours of sleep so around 1:30am he was already calling it quits. He and I headed back earlier than the others, but enjoyed chatting a little bit longer before ...


This hostel, located in the Pavuna area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Fort of Duque de Caxias, Paço Imperial, Rio Dulce, and El Mirador.
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