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Samba Palace Hostel

Rua Alice 97, Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

We are a fun,nice and sincere home for international and Brazilian travelers who believe hostels are much more than a cheap place to stay. For us, it's about meeting fascinating people from all over the world, making lasting friendships, and creating a community. Our mission is to provide fun and local environment to our guests giving them the chance to experience Rio as a Carioca (local)! Read more

88% Overall Rating 84 out of 91 customers would recommend this property based on 91 reviews

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 89%

Facilities 88%

Location 83%

Safety 93%

Staff 94%

Value 85%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 24.71USD
  • Towel 4.63USD

Important Information

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will result in a charge equal to the first night of your stay.

During special periods like Carnival, New Year and holidays:

100% of the payment is required in advance
If the booking is cancelled 30 days before the check-in date, 70% of the deposit value will be refund.
If the booking is cancelled between 29 and 15 days before the check-in date, 50% of the deposit value will be refund.
If the booking is cancelled 15 days before the check-in date, there will be no refund.

* Underage policy
It is not allowed under 18.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

Contact us directly

We are a fun,nice and sincere home for international and Brazilian travelers who believe hostels are much more than a cheap place to stay. For us, it's about meeting fascinating people from all over the world, making lasting friendships, and creating a community. Our mission is to provide fun and local environment to our guests giving them the chance to experience Rio as a Carioca (local)! Read more

Shared Rooms

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Samba Palace

We are a fun,nice and sincere home for international and Brazilian travelers who believe hostels are much more than a cheap place to stay. For us, it's about meeting fascinating people from all over the world, making lasting friendships, and creating a community. Our mission is to provide fun and local environment to our guests giving them the chance to experience Rio as a Carioca. Samba Palace Hostel has 122 beds, free wi-fi and high speed internet, free breakfast, communal kitchen, cozy lounge and a really nice bar! We offer daily special dishes for a reasonable price, free walking tours and maps, daily hostel party's and tours!

Samba Palace Hostel is also in a great location,Laranjeiras, nestled comfortably between Flamengo and the City center, just a few minutes from Copacabana ,Ipanema and Lapa’s vibrant bars. A stone's throw from the metro station, and stumbling-home distance from Christ the Redeemer statue. There's transportation just about to anywhere in the city a few steps away. Our hostel is roughly located a few blocks from Flamengo beach and a Sao Salvador Square (among the most charming squares in Rio with live music every sunday!)

We are in the business of getting to know people. If you think this unique hostel is right up your alley, we invite you to come spend some time with us. Happy travels, and welcome!

Our Check-In is from: 14.00 hs and Check-Out until : 11.00 hs

* Half of the daily rate will be charged for late check out between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. After 2:00 PM a full daily rate will be charged. The hostel has luggage storage.

** Please, bring your own padlock for the locker


Cancellation Policy


During special periods , Festivals, and holidays:

100% of the payment is required in advance upon your booking.
If the booking is cancelled 30 days before the check-in date, 50% of the deposit value will be refund.

If the booking is cancelled 29 days before the check-in date, there will be no refund.

Olympic Games, Carnival And New Years 100% of non-refundable payment is required in advance upon your booking.

* Underage policy
It is not allowed under 18.

Accommodation Information

Samba Palace has shared and private rooms for all tastes!
All rooms have split air conditioner, really comfortable mattresses and beds with exclusive design, besides the very nice comfortable sheets and pillows!
Male and female bathrooms, individual toilets, 24hs hot showers. Fully equipped kitchen; with nice modern refrigerator, stove, microwave and toaster.
Laundry service and common area where guests can wash their own clothes. TV, games room with modern video games and chill out area.

Services included:

- Breakfast Buffet included (from 8 to 10hs)
- Guest Kitchen
- TV room
- Games room
- Bar
- Cleaning service
- 24hs hot water
- Air conditioning in all rooms
- Lockers in all rooms
- Tourist Information

Facilities extra charged:
- Transfer in & out
(To book a transfer, contact the hostel: hostel@sambapalace.com
- Tours
- Internet

* Tours offered: City tour – Favela Tour - Hang Gliding - Boat Party - Pub Crawl - Samba School - Boat Trip - Hiking Tours - Biking Tours and much more!

Location Information

Samba Palace Hostel is located in Laranjeiras, an excellent central spot for those who intend to explore Rio and not just the beaches. It has plenty of stores, banks, drugstores, bakeries, night clubs and restaurants. We are the closest Hostel to the Christ the Redeemer statue (Corcovado), you can easily walk to the gondola ascent of the statue!
It is 20 minutes by bus from Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and at the same time not far from the famous Lapa night life.
It is 15 min walking distance from the subway, there you can easily go to Copacabana or Ipanema in 15 minutes or downtown where Lapa is located , 10 minutes away.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.