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Ipanema Beach Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua Paul Redfern, 37, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $27 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Ipanema, this hostel is steps from Garden of Allah and Ipanema Beach. Avenida Atlantica and Copacabana Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km). Nossa Senhora ...
4.2/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Better than having a beach house!
"Outstanding!"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Ipanema Beach Hostel
Hostel by Hotel Galicia
1 out of 5
Rua Carlos de Carvalho, 8, Centro, Rio de Janeiro
Located in Lapa, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Praca da Cruz Vermelha, Sambodrome, and Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro. Flamengo ...
3.3/5 (33 reviews)
👍
"Ótimo custo benefício"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Hostel by Hotel Galicia
Hostel Braz
1.5 out of 5
Rua FW, 74, Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $30 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Macumba Beach and Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach. Pontal Beach and Posto 12 are also ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Muito satisfeito
"Muito bom atendimento excelente lugar !"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

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El Misti Hostel Ipanema
2 out of 5
Rua Joana Angélica, 47, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $27 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 9
Located in Ipanema, this beach hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Posto 9, Ipanema Beach, and Avenida Atlantica. Copacabana Beach and Arpoador Beach are also within ...
4.3/5Excellent! (82 reviews)
not what we understood when we booked
"This listing is misleading because it said private bathroom. There was nothing about the listing that said it was one set of bunk beds in a room of lots of bunk beds. Please know that you may book thinking you have your own private room and bathroom, even though it says "private bathroom," but really ..."

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

El Misti Hostel Ipanema
Brazilodge Leblon
2 out of 5
R. Rainha Guilhermina 155, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $28 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Leblon, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Leblon Beach and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and ...
4.4/5Excellent! (19 reviews)
"The quality of the hotel is ok. Nice convenient area."

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Brazilodge Leblon
Solar Hostel Beach Copacabana
2 out of 5
Av. Nossa Sra. de Copacabana, 1102 - Casa 7, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $16 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 29
Located in Copacabana, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Avenida Atlantica and Copacabana Beach. Ipanema Beach and Copacabana Fort are also within 1 ...
4.2/5Very Good! (35 reviews)
Bright Beach and Exercise Hostel
"My favorite of three hostels... Zanya is lovely house lady to wake to with very kind help from Roberto and Alex, for breakfast and then all day. And very nice to deal with, night guys, Frederico and . Owners mom covers for Zanya's days off, and she is also hard working and happy with all guests. ..."

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2016

Solar Hostel Beach Copacabana
Beach House Ipanema
2 out of 5
Rua Barão Da Torre - 485 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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The price is $28 per night from Aug 17 to Aug 17
Located in Ipanema, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of H. Stern Museum and Ipanema Beach. Avenida Atlantica and Arpoador Beach are also within 1 mi (2 ...
4/5Very Good! (69 reviews)
"I was only in Rio for two days and I was travelling alone as a woman. The hostel was great - very friendly staff and a cool vibe, walking distance from Ipanema beach and lots of nice restaurants and bars. The hostel's breakfast was fantastic!"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Beach House Ipanema
Beach House Ilha da Gigoia
2 out of 5
Alameda das Casuarinas, 45, Ilha da Gigoia, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $22 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Barra da Tijuca, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Tijuca Lake and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Pepe Beach. Itanhanga Golf Club and Reserve Beach are also ...
3/5 (3 reviews)
Host Razoável
"Achei o hostel razoável, muito ruim não ter atendimento a partir das 22h. E para completar, para chegar até a ilha, é preciso pagar uma taxa aos barqueiros de 5,00 (vindo pela entrada do hostel) se for pelos fundos do hostel, tem um deck com travessia a todo momento durante o dia pagando um valor ..."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Beach House Ilha da Gigoia
Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema
2 out of 5
Paul Redfern, 41, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $36 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 22
Located in Ipanema, this hostel is steps from Garden of Allah and Ipanema Beach. Avenida Atlantica and Copacabana Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km). Nossa Senhora ...
4.3/5Excellent! (50 reviews)
Nice and handy
"Very nice staff. The shared room was clean and spacious, with enough space to store the belongings of every guest."

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019

Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema
Aquarela do Leme
2.5 out of 5
Ladeira Ary Barroso,21, Leme RJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $46 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 19
Located in Copacabana, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Guanabara Bay, Avenida Atlantica, and Copacabana Beach. Sugar Loaf Mountain and Ipanema ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
"This is the highest quality hostel in Rio de Janeiro. The facilities are brand new. The beds are little cabins with drapes and are thus semi-private. It is kept very clean and the complimentary breakfast is fresh and delicious. Excellent selection drinks at the bar. Beautiful views from the roof. ..."

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Aquarela do Leme
Hostel Pontal Do Duque
2 out of 5
R. Risolêta Neves, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $33 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 10
Located in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Posto 12 and Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach. Grumari Beach and Olympic Park are ...
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Otimo
"Razoável faltou um frigobar, cafe da manha ótimo, atendimento maravilhoso recomendo."

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Hostel Pontal Do Duque
Villa 25
2 out of 5
Rua Gago Coutinho 25 - Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $31 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Located in Laranjeiras, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Guanabara Bay and Flamengo Beach. Sugar Loaf Mountain and Consulate General of the United States ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (121 reviews)
Great stay
"Good walking distance to many things such as the train to Corcovado Central and safe Super friendly staff Was a nice surprise Stayed in the private suite all good recommend !"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Villa 25
Maracanã Hostel Vila Isabel
2 out of 5
Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo, 16, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $19 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 18
Located in Zona Norte, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Shopping Tijuca and Maracana Stadium. Sambodrome is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away. Maracana Station is 13 ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Not clean but pure insanity! Recommended!
"So I got there and instantly I wanted to leave. A pretty dirty and untidy place but I said that OK if I paid for 3 nights I should stay at least a night. One night turned into 2, then 3, 4. The freedom, the fun and the pure craziness that I got at this place is something that I never encountered ..."

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2019

Maracanã Hostel Vila Isabel
Mango Tree Ipanema - Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua Prudente de Morais, 594, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $29 per night from Aug 11 to Aug 11
Located in Ipanema, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Rua Farme de Amoedo and Ipanema Beach. Avenida Atlantica and Copacabana Beach are also within 1 ...
4.2/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
"Friendly staff, great location in Ipanema.Lots of hangout spots around the property and 2 desktop computers for guest use. Large lockers. Only negative- credit card required for incidentals. They type the number into their system, which I was uncomfortable with but the staff showed me the number ..."

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Mango Tree Ipanema - Hostel
Rio Earth
1 out of 5
Rua Hermenegildo Barros,54, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $18 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 21
Located in Santa Teresa, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Guanabara Bay, Flamengo Beach, and Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro. Sambodrome ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
"Friendly staff English speaking Close to centro and transport"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Rio Earth
Tupiniquim Hostel Rio de Janeiro
2 out of 5
Rua Paulo Barreto 79, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $9 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
This family-friendly Rio de Janeiro hostel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Vermelha Beach. Copacabana Beach and Rio ...
3.9/5Good! (15 reviews)
"All things considered, this is a really good hostel. I mean, first of all it's really cheap. You can easily get a bed for 6 quids. Sure you have to pay for other things like towels or padlocks but they are also really cheap. Drinks are pretty good also. I was surprised that I had AC on the room, ..."

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Tupiniquim Hostel Rio de Janeiro
Hostel República
2 out of 5
R. Silveira Martins, 139, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $11 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Catete, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Guanabara Bay and Flamengo Beach. Consulate General of the United States Rio de Janeiro and Sambodrome ...
4.2/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
"Nice place, close to transport links, could do with modernisation and air conditioner in the rooms"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2019

Hostel República
Maraca Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua Ribeiro Guimarães. 367 - Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $24 per night from Aug 20 to Aug 20
Located in Zona Norte, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Shopping Tijuca and Maracana Stadium. Tijuca National Park and Sambodrome are also within 3 mi (5 ...
3.6/5Good! (10 reviews)
"Muito satisfeito. Pessoal atencioso e preparado. Recomendo."

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Maraca Hostel
Le House Hostel
1 out of 5
Ladeira Ary Barroso, 8, Leme, Rio de Janeiro
The price is $19 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 5
Located in Copacabana, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Guanabara Bay and Avenida Atlantica. Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain are also within ...
3.7/5Good! (28 reviews)
Great location. Not clean.
"The hostel was okay. Locations was good. It did not feel very clean. It was dirty. Thankfully had an air condition but it’s only setting was freezing. Which I guess is good if your in humid Brazil. Sheets they provided were pretty gross. It was a fitted sheet and thin sheet. No blanket. But the people ..."

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Le House Hostel
Casa Portal Hostel
2 out of 5
Av. Paulo Tapajós 632, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $21 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 18
Located in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Macumba Beach and Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach. Pontal Beach and Posto 12 are ...
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
"Foi tudo otimo.so.a.praia.que e"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Casa Portal Hostel
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Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort

5 out of 5
Avenida Niemeyer 121 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $115 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 5
4.2/5Excellent! (938 reviews)
"Great stay, the view was amazing and heated pool was a plus specially because we stayed there during winter. I loved our stay at this hotel"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2021

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro

Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro

5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica, 1020, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $78 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
4.3/5Excellent! (962 reviews)
"They treat you like royalty, I had the best experience"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2021

Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
Arena Copacabana Hotel

Arena Copacabana Hotel

4 out of 5
Av Atlantica 2064 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
The price is $66 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 10
4.4/5Excellent! (969 reviews)
"I’ve been to a lot of hotels and Arena is the first hotel that cleaned my room every day and that’s without me asking for the service. I definitely recommend Arena, the staff was helpful and courtesy. It’s in a perfect central location to the many tourist attractions that Rio has to offer."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Arena Copacabana Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in Rio de Janeiro, one of the 110 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social atmosphere

Hostels are a great way to stay in Rio de Janeiro for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.

Hostels in Rio de Janeiro

Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start:

El Misti Hostel Ipanema - Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with showers.

Villa 25 - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Largo do Machado Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries.

Aquarela do Leme - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as 2 bars/lounges. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and desks in all rooms.

El Misti House Hostel Copacabana - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Siqueira Campos Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen.

Coppa Villa Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk at this property. You'll find lockers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Rio de Janeiro?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and June are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 88° F and nighttime temperatures average 73° F
  • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 65° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 79° F and nighttime averages are around 65° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 86° F during the day and 67° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 55.43 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Rio de Janeiro?

Depending on your interests, you might like these places:

Top Sights
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • National Library
Natural Features
  • Parque Henrique Lage
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
  • Tiradentes Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
  • National Fine Arts Museum

In general, Rio de Janeiro is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Tours
  • Architecture
  • Live music

How to Get to Rio de Janeiro and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Carioca Station, Uruguaiana Station, and Cinelandia Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Rio de Janeiro Central Station, Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station, or Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station.

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