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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
May 7, 2015
“Fine...just not for me!”
Apr 14, 2015
“Clean, quiet hostel in a good neighbourhood”
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness center
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
We are a new hostel located in Botafogo, one of the most traditional districts in Rio de Janeiro. Near the domestic airport and the main bus terminal in town, we are worried abou providing guests more than a clean stay. We are a team with 5 star hotel expertise who are focused about...
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Rua Jornalista Orlando Dantas 7 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-010, Brazil
4.7 km to Santos Dumont Airport
65 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from Botafogo Bay
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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived hoping to stay for 4 nights but ended up staying 1 and moving to 021 hostel on the next street. If I was to come to Rio again I would stay in another area - perhaps Ipanema. Pros - friendly staff (didn't speak...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is a nice, well looked after hostel in the safe-feeling neighbourhood of Botafago. The hostel was always clean and the 10 bed dorm that we stayed in was spacious and had lots of windows for air-flow. There was also a fan and timed air-con....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I have stayed in Cafofo 9 nights in a single room with shared bathroom. Hostel is situated in perfect location in safe neighbourhood. It is close to the subway station, buses, good supermarket is one block away. Cafofo offers good wifi free of charge. You...More

Thank Piotr100
Response from Silmara A, Proprietário at Cafofo HostelResponded 2 April 2015

Dear Piotr Thanks for your comments. Some of them will certainly help us make a better place for our guests. However, we must clarify some points. First of all you must have realized we were having renovation works during your stay. It is not possible...More

Reviewed 23 February 2015

This is a great hostel! The staff are SO friendly and they all spoke english. They gave honest recommendations and went out of their way to help us out. The rooms aren't too big which is nice and the beds are comfortable, especially the pillows!...More

1  Thank Jrusu
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We really enjoyed the stay at Cafofo hostel. The team was very welcoming, helpful and warm. We stayed in a small but quite comfortable room. Clean, working AC, what else would you ask for this price? Good breakfast!

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US$18 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Our dorm was spacious, cool and had a balcony over the quiet street - room 3."
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