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Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Hostel | Rua Guilhermina Guinle #95, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22270-060

81.9% Overall Rating

417 out of 479 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/08/2015)

Gabrielle Osen thinks…

"Reasonably clean. Towels provided as standard free of charge. Nice staff. Probably quite sociable if you speak Portuguese. I left my phone on charge in the kitchen all day by accident and it was…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 26.79
  • Luggage Room USD 2.68

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”]. CARNAVAL - MINIMUM STAY 7 NIGHTS FROM THE 16TH FEB. BOOKINGS WITH LESS THAN 7 NIGHTS FROM THE 16TH SHALL BE CANCELLED AND THE 10% PAID TO HB IS NOT REFUNDABLE. NEW YEARS - MINIMUM STAY 5 NIGHTS FROM THE 27TH DECEMBER. BOOKINGS WITH LESS THAN 5 NIGHTS FROM THE 27TH SHALL BE CANCELLED AND THE 10% PAID TO HB IS NOT REFUNDABLE. **AFTER YOUR BOOKING THE HOSTEL WILL GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU TO PROCEED WITH A 50% DEPOSIT OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL, IN ORDER TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION**

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

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Welcome to Beach Backpackers Hostel, Rio de Janeiro!

Our mission is to provide comfortable, secure and clean accommodation to the budget traveller. We offer competitive prices and extras such as free breakfast, free internet and WiFi, free lockers and free bed linen and towel.

Our 24-hour reception is operated by helpful staff that are ready to answer all of your questions and offer the best advice about the local area. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

15 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

9 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Single (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

About Beach Backpackers Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Our large social area offers a great place to relax on comfortable couches. You can make use of our flat screen TV with satellite channels for watching sports and movies. We have a DVD selection, a PlayStation 2, a book exchange and board games.

You will also find free internet stations with Skype headphones and free Wi-Fi with a strong, fast connection. There is a guest phone for receiving calls from home or for making local or international calls.

Our fully equipped kitchen has two large fridges for our guests to store food. We also have a built in water filter to top up your drinking bottles with fresh filtered water.

Our private courtyard garden is a peaceful space to chill out and enjoy morning coffee or have an evening drink while listening to music and get to know your fellow travellers. We also have regular BBQ nights here with really excellent food and a fun party atmosphere.

Tours and Activities:
We have a fantastic night-life guide for travellers keen to party, which includes information for gay and lesbian backpackers. We have loads of ideas for people on a tight budget or for travellers who want to splurge and treat themselves to a great Brazilian meal.

We also offer the best tours available to all tourist attractions in Rio including; Sugar Loaf, Christ Statue, Maracanã Stadium, Botanical Garden, Santa Tereza Stairs, Lapa (the most famous bohemian neighbourhood where a huge street party takes place every Friday).

Carnaval – minimum stay 5 nights from the 05th Feb. Bookings with less than 5 nights from the 05th shall be cancelled and the 10% paid to HostelBookers is not refundable.
New Years – Minimum stay 3 nights from the 30th of December. Bookings with less than 3 nights from the 30th shall be cancelled and the 10% paid to HostelBookers is not refundable.
**After your booking the hostel will get in touch with you to proceed with a 50% deposit of the total amount by credit card, in order to confirm your reservation**

Accommodation Information

We have private and dormitory rooms available with ensuite or shared bathrooms. Our rooms are spacious with modern furnishings and have new, comfortable mattresses. Our wi-fi signal is strong in all our rooms.


Location Information

Our hostel is situated in Botafogo - a safe, central location.

Within walking distance of our hostel you will find Botafogo Beach (5 mins) where you can see the famous Sugar Loaf. You can also walk to the world renowned Copacobana Beach (18 mins).

We are beside many great local amenities including the metro, bus stops to all tourist attractions, trendy bars, restaurants, night clubs, frozen yogurt stores, juice bars, and supermarkets, local markets, two large shopping malls (Starbucks!), 24-hour ATM (HSBC), pharmacies and a public hospital.