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Hostel | Rua Marisol 35 - Geribá, Buzios, Brazil .
33 out of 46 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (10/09/2012)
"Great atmosphere, the receptionist, Nay, was very helpful and friendly! There was a bit of a mix-up with the rooms. Because of the holiday weekend, the hostel was overbooked, but Nay made sure we were taken care of and…"Read all Buzios Hostel reviews
- Air Conditioning
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- Games room
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Pool table(s)
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Communal kitchen
- Television room
- Airport Pickup USD 18.81
- Towel USD 1.34
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GPS-enabled map and directions
Búzios is located at 105 miles NE from the city of Rio de Janeiro. Many international and Brazilian airlines offer non-stop flights to the modern and busy Rio de Janeiro International Airport. From this Gateway you can reach Búzios either by air, sea or by road. In all cases you will be very welcome. Below you will find information how to get into this peninsula and how to move there.
I - By Car (From Rio de Janeiro to Buzios)
Approximately one hour and fifty minutes from Rio de Janeiro. After passing the toll on the Rio-Niterói Bridge, take a left in the direction of Rio Bonito. Soon after arriving at Rio Bonito, take a right onto "Via Lagos" in the direction of Região dos Lagos (Lakes Region). Stay on this highway. When it ends, continue more 4 miles until reaching a large Ipiranga gas station at the entrance of São Pedro da Aldeia. Take a left at the gas station and then immediately turn right onto RJ-106 in the direction of Macaé/Búzios. Some 8 miles later you will come to the "Até que Enfim" gas station, where you will turn off to the right. From this point, Búzios is some 10 minutes away.
Distances to Buzios within Brazil:
City Km Miles Hours
São Paulo 0620 0383 07:00
Brasília 1339 0827 17:00
Belo Horizonte 0625 0386 07:00
Curitiba 1028 0635 13:00
Porto Alegre 1739 1073 22:00
Vitória 0543 0335 06:30
Salvador 1749 1080 22:00
Transfers to Búzios, Brazil
The hotels and pousadas offer transfer services to Búzios, directly from the airport or your hotel in Rio de Janeiro. The prices vary according to the inn or hotel, but rates can be obtained when booking your reservation. Normally transfers are in luxury air-conditioned cars at R$ 120.00 per person or in vans at R$ 70.00 per person. (Average prices, round-trip, leaving from Rio de Janeiro). For more information please consult you hotel.
II - By Bus
From Rio to Búzios - direct:
The company Viação 1001 offers daily departures from Rodoviária Novo Rio (Novo Rio Bus Terminal - Rio) at the following schedule:
Leaving Rio: 6:30, 9:15, 11:15, 13:15, 15:15, 17:15 and 19:30h.
Leaving Búzios: 7:00, 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00 and 19:00h.
Fare: From R$ 17.00 to R$ 25.00 (schedules and fares supplied by Viação 1001)
Viação 1001: 55-21-2516-1001 0300-313-1001 (only in Brazil)
Rod. Novo Rio (Rio Bus Terminal): 55-21-2291-5151
You can buy tickets paying by credit card using the phone 0300-313-1001 (only in Brazil)
In periods of high season (from December to March) and holidays it is convenient to buy your tickets in advance.
Always confirm these schedules and fares with "Viação 1001".
NOTE: To get to the Rodoviária Novo Rio (Novo Rio Bus Terminal) from the Rio de Janeiro International Airport, you can take taxis (about R$ 30.00) or Viação Real air-conditioned busses, with several departures all day.
From São Paulo to Búzios - direct:
Departures Fridays at 10:44 pm, with return departure on Sundays at 9:30 pm.
Fare: R$ 45.12 - Viação 1001
Alternate Route - from Cabo Frio:
Viação 1001 offers hourly departures from Rio de Janeiro to Cabo Frio (30 km from Búzios) where Viação Salineira does the transportation to Búzios every day with departures every 20 minutes. You can also take a taxi from Cabo Frio to Búzios for approximately US$ 25.00.
III - By Air
The Umberto Modiano Airport (Buzios) operates with a 4265 foot x 100 foot wide illuminated paved runway and can receive corporate jets, Fokker 27 and Fokker 50 aircraft. There are presently no regular flights to Búzios.
IV - By Sea
Marina Porto Búzios (+55 22/2629-1238) and Búzios Yacht Club offer sophisticated harbors to moor your boat safely if you decide to go by sea. You can also have nautical services at Porto Veleiro (+55 22/2623-2470) in Ossos Beach.
The Nautical Chart for Búzios is 1504. The wind comes at about 18km/h in most of the time from the northeast.
During High Season (from December to March) some international Cruise Lines have Búzios in their destination. The ships usually stay only one day in Búzios and the passengers can take a small tour in the city.