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Santa Semente

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

I lived for a month in this lovely house, unfortunately the owners made it a terrible experience for me. I would get some really unpleasant e-mails about that the house should be cleaned more, reminding me of agreements that were never made, and so on. When I left the house I cleaned it to the point that it was cleaner...

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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed with two friends during carnaval at this hostel and it was an amazing experience. The staff is really nice and helpful and you really feel at home at this place. The rooms and facilities are good and clean. They also offer volunteer work in the neighborhood. I'd really recommend this hostel!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Crammed into a damp, smelly dorm with no glass in the windows so the rain pours in and soaks everything. The couple who owned it were rude and disparaging. We came down for breakfast one day at 9.50am (it ended at 10) and were told we had missed it (we had got up especially). When we asked about this we...

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Clean hostel with great hosts is an understatement for this place. The location next to a (quiet) Favela with an amazing view on the city makes one feel the heartbeat of Rio! Spending some days in the "Santa Semente" made me explore the "behind the scenes" of the city. If you look for good public transport connections, this is not...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Staff was great. Rooms were comfortable and clean :) also has a cozy livingroom/kitchen. minor issues were cold showers. The Hostel is located in a nice district called Santa Teresa, there are few good restaurants and pubs close by. It is also close to the main party district, Lapa.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Lovely couple who own it and a cute dog. They are really nice people. Place is clean and has great views of the city. Area is pretty but hilly (good workout for the calves). Would recommend for people who wish to have a relaxing experince of Rio. P.S breakfast was decent.

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa Semente offers travelers, exchange students, and volunteer workers clean, safe, and comfortable rooms at a great price in the beautiful, bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro. We are within walking distance of the great nightlife of Lapa. Our hostel is located right next to public transportation that can quickly take you to all tourist sites and beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Semente

Address: Rua Miguel Resende 328, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20251-380, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: £27 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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