Albergue Vila Carioca Hostel

Rua Est�cio Coimbra No 84, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Distance from city centre: 7.5km

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Rating: 76%from 3 reviews

  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 73%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
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New Year - minimum stay 5 nights (from 29/12/2010 to 2/1/2011)
Even if the booking engine allows you to make bookings breaking the package your booking will not be valid if you are not staying the whole New Year's period. The reservation MUST begin on 29/12 for 5 nights. If the booking dates are different the reservation will be cancelled without refund

CARNIVAL - Minimum Package: Seven (7) Nights: (from 4/3/2010 to 10/02/2010)
Even if the booking engine allows you to make bookings breaking the package your booking will not be valid if you are not staying the whole carnival period. The reservation MUST begin on 04/03 for 7 nights. If the booking dates are different the reservation will be cancelled without refund

Do you Oike peace of mind? Music? Capoeira? stay in a cozy house, clean, safe, fun and very well located: 5 min from copacabana and the Sugar Loaf

We are a group of young people organizing the place. There's always the best atmosphere: fun and peace of mind in balance. Surf, Capoeira, good music and alternative tourism (like trekking, climbing or hang gliding over touristy spots) are our favorites!
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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From the international airport - Galeao Tom Jobim (GIG)
By Bus: Take a fresco (air conditioning bus) to Copacabana , get off the bus at Botafogo beach and walk down Rua So Clemente Street.
By Taxi: 35 minutes

From the central bus station (rodoviria)
By bus: Take 172 or 173 bus (35 minutes) and get off in front of Casa de Rui Barbosa, in Rua Sao Clemente Street, Botafogo
By Taxi: 25 minutes

From the local airport - Santos Dumont (SDU)
By Bus: Take 438 bus (20 minutes) and step out in front of Casa de Rui Barbosa
By Taxi: 10 minutes

From:
Any METRO station: Go to Botafogo station -> 'Sao Clemente' exit -> Rua Sao Clemente -> Rua Estacio Coimbra Street

Located Near

BOTAFOGO, NEXT TO THE METRO, THAT TAKES 5 MINUTES TO COPACABANA, 10 TO THE SUGAR LOAF AND 20 TO CORCOVADO MOUNTAIN.

We are in the most central area in Rio de Janeiro, close to all bus lines and served by all means of transport 24hs a day

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