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Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels Rio de Janeiro

Hostel | Rua São Clemente, 23 - 1st. fl, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22260-001

70.4% Overall Rating

130 out of 198 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/03/2013)

Lawrence Pang thinks…

"Great and friendly staff ... Helpful with local info , etc. great location for local bus travel to sights and GIG airport. And a fantastic breakfast spread !"

Read all Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels Rio de Janeiro reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

If you book a package, the hostel requests full payment 5 days after making the online booking to secure your bed. After booking for New Years or Carnival get in touch with the hostel via e-mail to get instructions on how to proceed and to get full information about their policies. If the property’s our e-mails aren’t answered before 5 weeks of the first day of the package, the reservation will be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded. ***Carnival bookings, New Year’s Eve and Rock in Rio information*** Mandatory: seven (7) nights for Carnival, (4) nights for New Years Eve and (3) nights per weekend for Rock in Rio. If you are booking a package, the hostel requests 50%l payment 2 days after making the online booking to secure your bed / beds. After making the booking for New Years, Carnival or Rock in Rio you should send a western union and send us back a 10 digit track number in order to find your deposit and confirm your booking. After 5 days of your booking package for New Year’s Eve, Carnival and Rock in Rio you already agree in charge your credit card in 100% of your balance due plus a tax of R$ 70.00. Please send us your credit card security number in order to confirm your booking. There are no refunds in case of cancellation of this money paid in advance. For regular bookings (except NYE, Christmas, Carnival and Rock in Rio) if you do not cancel your reservation prior to 72 hours your first night will be charged to your credit card. MANDATORY: No Refundable Rates New Years´Eve - Dec 28, 29, 30, 31 - 2012 - 4 nights Carnival - Feb 08, 09,10,11,12 - 2013 - 5 nights Whenever you make a booking, it's mandatory that you send to the hostel your security code in 24 hrs. If we don´t receive the required information in 24 hrs your booking will be cancelled and you will lose your beds and your deposit to Hostelbookers.com For regular bookings your credit card will be charged 50% of the total, non-refundable. If you book a special package like NYE, Carnival, Rock in Rio, Confederation Cup, World Cup, Youth Day and Olympics, the hostel requires full payment in advance, non-refundable. There are no refunds in case of cancellation of this money paid in advance

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

Contact us directly

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In order to confirm your reservation your credit card details including expire date and security code, should be provided immediatelly after make the booking, otherwise your booking will be cancelled and you will loose your reservation. If your credit card decline your booking will not be confirmed and well.
Your booking will be confirmed via email charging 50% of the total amount of the reservation which is not refundable in case of cancelation, no show and do not give credits to the future.
Send a local phone number as well as a mobile and a skype contact if possible just in case we have to be in touch urgent with you. Please include country code and city code.
The other 50% can be payed upon arrival in Euros, Dolars, Pounds or major credit cards.

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About Ace Backpackers Youth Hostels Rio de Janeiro

Right across Botafogo Beach, Ace Suites Hostel is near bars, shops and restaurants, and less than 1 minute on foot from Botafogo Subway Station. It offers a bar and free Wi-Fi.

All rooms and dormitories is the smoking-free Ace Suites Hostel are equipped with Wi-Fi and air conditioning and all rooms has a private bathroom.

Guests enjoy a daily buffet breakfast (check if your rate has this facility included ) with a variety of fruits, hot and cold items. They can benefit from a TV room and a 24-hour front desk as well. Additional services include laundry and locker.

Christ the Redeemer monument is located 3 km from Ace Suites. The famous Sugarloaf Mount is located only 1.5 km from this hostel.

Accommodation Information

All 18 rooms are ensuite and has air conditioning available. If you want private rooms upon arrival you check on the reception for availability.
This is not a party hostel. We prefer to accomodate couples, families and small groups of friends. PLease if possible check our reviews on Trip Advisor. OLd reviews do not reflect reality. CHeck in out 2013 on.

Location Information

We are located just off the main road in front of Botafogo Beach and we are less than 30 metres from Botafogo Metro station. We are one metro stop away from Copacabana Beach and three stops from Ipanema (about a 15 minute ride).

The hostel has a central location where you can reach Sugar Loaf, Santa Teresa, downtown Rio, the Botanical Gardens, Flamengo, and Leblon within 20 minutes by bus or metro. The buses stop outside of the Botafogo Shopping Mall, which is one block from the hostel, and from there you can get everywhere in the city.