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Pontal Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kirchzarten, Germany
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice hostel, really close to the beach! Very friendly and helpful people. Great breakfast! You can borough surfboards and even book classes of surf. 2 min away to next restaurant. 5 min. Walk to city center.

Thank Christian C
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Reviewed 25 June 2015

wow, love staying there,you feel like you on the beach, and your close to some nice beach. I when with my family there and we all love it very many.They have a nice room with a great view of the sea. i can wait to go back .

Thank maria201018
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Awesome place, close to the beach, very nice environment, great prices, good vibe, lovely staff! What else do you need? Perfect for a dream holiday with the lads! Waking up to the beach, if you dont want it then you can choose the swimming pool. I'm writing this review and right now there's a birthday party going on. Sexy live...

1Thank Gabriel B
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Horrible experience. Reserved a single room (its on the beach front and noisy all night as people come and go). I had to chase the night watchman for sheets and towels. Windows were left open, so the room was filled with mosquitos. In the morning, I was covered head to toe with bed bug bytes. I found blood on both...

1Thank TrueBlueMoo
Tarm, Denmark
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The hostel is located next to the Macumba beach, witch is a surfer paradise. But surfer or not, it's a nice place to stay. The view from the private rooms is astonishing, and the sleep with the sound of the ocean is just heaven. I've been at the hostel 3 times, and every time very pleasant stay. The wifi is...

2Thank Hans M
Lamorlaye, France
Reviewed 16 August 2013

if you like quiet place : go to Pontal Hostel : far from Rio center but on a beautifull beach and far from the crowdy Copacabana beach... you can drive to Rio the day and to come back to the hotel the evening for a good rest ... it is not Copacabana Palace , but all you need , you...

1Thank Olivier P
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 July 2011

I stayed at this hostel with about 30 friends for an event in Rio last week. Its been a little while since I stayed in a hostel, but from what I can remember, this one is definitely one of the better ones. It is brand new and just across the street from Macumba beach. I stayed in a room with...

7Thank ndh_ama

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Choose 2. Floor for best view”
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HansM561, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
“ask for a sea view room, upstairs, 2nd floor, 3rd floor”
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