Aside from all you wonderful travellers, Books wouldn't be possible without these guys below.


The Captain One of the founder of Books Hostel he’s been here since the beginning. Rarely wearing anything else than shorts, his beloved beard and never without his capitain Hat, it’s a bit of a mystery if he actually owns a shirt… Carrying a bottle of rum once in a while is difficult not to think of Captain Haddock when you see him. Travellers famously love him for his sharp wit, but beware, sarcasm is his favourite hobby.



A Sobremesa I don’t live here anymore.

I am Ed.


Ed I like hikes and caipirinhas.


Mariazinha & Adriana

Stewards Working together to keep this place clean, their biggest enemies are dirty longtime backpackers, smelly shoes, and never get caught not washing up your plate! Mariazinha is the angry one, who carries around the Naughty Spoon, and Adriana is the good cop, who works hard to keep this place so clean!

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