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10 Best Hostels In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Updated 2020

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Rio de Janeiro is a lively city bustling with activities and festivals as you have never seen before. The town is famous for Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, whose white sands are complemented by the beauty of the sea. The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, which stands at an impressive 38 meters (124.7 feet) in height, is one principal place to visit, right after taking the nerve-racking yet memorable ride up Sugarloaf Mountain in a cable car. A trip to the Santa Teresa neighborhood will give you a feel of the natives of Rio de Janeiro and their lifestyle, culture, and, of course, food. Lovers of nature and lush greenery will be in awe at the beauty of Tijuca National Park with its dense rainforest. The various hiking trails allow you to enjoy a picturesque view of flora and fauna up close. But the best of Rio can only be enjoyed when you are lodging in the right place. The accommodations in this city are easy to reach, affordable, and very comfortable. Here are the best hostels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that you should check out.

1. Aquarela do Leme (from USD 13)

While staying at Aquarela do Leme, you will enjoy waking up to a beautiful view of the sea from your private balcony and taking a short dash to the beach whenever you feel like it. The rooms here are air-conditioned, adding even more comfort to your vacation. You can enjoy your meals on the patio and refreshing drinks at the bar or the shared lounge. One more reason why this cool hostel is ideal is its proximity to a lot of notable spots to visit.

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2. Hoshtel

Located in the Copacabana district, Hoshtel is a beautiful hostel that allows you to enjoy your trip in comfort and style. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen cable TV and air-conditioned. Throughout your stay, continental breakfast is served daily. The area around the property calls you to explore its sandy shores with long beach walks. Guests can also enjoy airport transportation and free WiFi.

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3. Rio Earth (from USD 10)

Nestled in Santa Teresa, Rio Earth is a comfortable lodging with large beds and fully air-conditioned rooms. Each room has a private bathroom, which also features a shower. You can enjoy free WiFi from any point on the property. The kitchen is a shared facility, and it is always kept clean and ready to be used. The hostel is located close to all the action in town, including Christ the Redeemer.

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4. Brazilodge All Suites Leblon

Located in the Leblon district of Rio de Janeiro, this hostel is a comfortable lodging that is clean and close to beautiful tourist spots, including Tijuca Forest National Park. Each room is air-conditioned and fitted with a satellite flat-screen TV. You can get a good view of the city from the window in any of the units, and time out on the sun terrace is bliss. There is also a shared lounge where you can relax and make new friends.

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5. DS Hostel

A central location is key to enjoying your stay in Rio. DS Hostel is strategically situated close to the subway station, allowing you access to any part of town you’d love to explore—downtown, the beach, shops, etc. The friendly staff is also available 24/7 to attend to your needs and give you tips on places you might want to see. Inside the hostel, each room is spacious and fitted with a wardrobe, so you do not have to worry about your outfits getting rumpled.

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6. B&B Vista Mar Vidigal (from USD 15)

Hot breakfast and a sweeping, sensational view of the ocean is the perfect combination that B&B Vista Mar Vidigal allows you to wake up to. The place is serene and clean, and the hosts are very welcoming, ready to help with the necessary details you might need. There is a barbecue spot, along with a shared kitchen. You will also love the free WiFi services the hostel offers.

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7. Graja Hostel (from USD 14)

Located in the heart of Rio, Graja Hostel is affordable, spacious, and a pleasant place to stay. The staff is friendly and available at all times. The view of the mountains from the hostel paints a picture so beautiful, you will not forget it even after leaving. Some rooms feature a patio where you can hang out to enjoy the cool of the evening.

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8. Hill Hostel (from USD 14)

From the comfort of Hill Hostel, you will enjoy the best of Vidigal’s bubbling nightlife and beautiful beaches. It is very close to Leblon Beach. The luxurious hostel features a large outdoor pool and a green area for lounging. There is also a sauna for relaxing those tense muscles. The view around the property is magnificent as it is located on a small hill.

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9. Rio Lapa Inn Hostel

Sitting on the loft of a renovated historic building in Lapa is this hostel that is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy Rio from its center. Inside the apartment, you will find a living room equipped with a satellite TV. The kitchen is fitted with a stovetop and a microwave. The hot breakfast and the endearing hosts make this place a highly recommended choice. There is also a balcony overlooking the Lapa neighborhood, which gets busy during carnivals.

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10. Villa 25 Hostel & Suites (from USD 15)

Located just 0.97 kilometer (0.6 mile) from Flamengo Beach, Villa 25 Hostel & Suites boasts comfort and stunning views. You can enjoy strolls along the beach, staring at the water or the magnificent view of Sugarloaf Mountain. The rooms are decorated beautifully in a modern style, air-conditioned, and spacious. There are enough places to hang out around the hostel. There is a swimming pool as well as a patio for relaxation at any time of the day. The on-site restaurants serve a variety of food to guests.

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Enjoy the magnificent beauty of Rio de Janeiro in flexible comfort

Rio de Janeiro is one place that leaves you in awe of everything it has to offer. The pulsating city is alive with visitors enjoying the beauty of nature, along with its history and innovations. The spectacular Ipanema Beach alongside other destinations offers relaxation opportunities for tourists. With all that the town provides, you will not run out of options on where to stay. The hostels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are affordable, comfortable, and ideal for touring. These attributes allow you to enjoy the city with reckless abandon, knowing that you can retire in comfort when the night comes.

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Salim is a lover of adventure and creativity. He is fascinated with the beauty of nature and the great African arts and history. He has visited many of the waterfalls and museums in Nigeria and...Read more

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