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CaipiHostel

Hostel | Av. Gomes Freire, 373, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20231-012

89.7% Overall Rating

61 out of 71 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/06/2014)

Jack Crabtree thinks…

"Great friendly staff. Rooms are safe and secure. Just has a great atmosphere in a really good location. When i stayed there everyone in the hostel would party together and got do daily activities.…"

Read all CaipiHostel reviews

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

28 to 08/02 - Carnival (7) 18 to 21/04 - National Holyday (3) 01 to 03/05 - National Holyday (2) 12/06 to 13/07 - Fifa World Cup (7) 26/12 to 03/01/2015 - NYE (5) For reservations withing any of these special dates above, theses rules will be applied: - reservations with less then the minimum nights required will be canceled without notice. - to confirm the reservation you must contact the hostel in 48 hours to proceed with the additional informations. If you do not contact us in 48 hours we will contact Hostelbookers cancelling your reservation. We will charge the full balance due from your credit card. If the hostel isn t able to charge the credit card, the hostel will contact you with other options of payment (PayPal). If you don t send us your credit card details we will contact Hostelbookers cancelling your reservation. Its agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there s no refunds.

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?

Contact us directly

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Overview

Located in Lapa - the heart of the nightlife in Rio - CaipiHostel offers the best value in Rio de Janeiro. We offer you awesome facilities for free and a cheap price for a place to crash: spring mattresses, big individual lockers and bed light, WiFi, air conditioning and security cards for each room. Taste the best caipirinha and make friends around the world. 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.

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

12 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

About CaipiHostel

Top location in Lapa, great value for money & free caipirinhas every night at the most fun and social hostel in Rio! Go on and read more

Welcome to CaipiHostel!!!

We are located in the heart of the buzzing nightlife district of Lapa just minutes away from all the best Rio street parties! We´ll show you how to party like a local and give you a real taste of the Rio you imagined and much, much more.

Here at Caipi we love our amazing city and enjoy nothing more than sharing our local knowledge so you leave loving it as much as us. (the only danger of course is that you may never want to leave!)

Our central and safe location is also close to the main streets, several bus routes and two metro stations. The Centro area of the city is within easy walking distance and the fabled beaches are within easy reach.

Another reason to book? Stay with us and get a free Caipirinha every night. Curious? Go ahead and see why you should stay with us

So, what exactly do we have to offer you?

Top Location
- Two blocks from the famous Lapa arches (Party HQ) and two subway stations (Carioca and Cinelandia);
- Right in the middle of the city, close to supermarkets, Restaurants (one next door), ATMs, shopping mall, bars, clubs and most tourist attractions;

Fun, Fun, Fun
- The most social hostel in the city. Here you will make friends;
- Lots of beautiful staff and 2 ugly ones;
- Caipi Bar, with the cheapest drinks in town and Free Caipirinhas;
- Big Screen with sports and Nintendo WII for lazy days;
- Only hostel which holds weekly live music events and radio broadcasts of the best of new Brazilian music.
- Only hostel that actually cares about your entertainment. Day and night;

Rooms
- Spacious 12 bed dorms, and one dorm for the ladies only
- New spring mattresses
- Individual bedside power sockets and two lockers per guest;
- Air conditioning in all dorms

Bathrooms
- One girls' only bathroom;
- High spec separated showers, toilets and sinks;
- No queues to brush your teeth while someone is taking a long shower;

Safety
- Individual keycard for the bedrooms, which are always locked;
- Two lockers per guest, a small one built into each pillowside and one underneath
- individual power sockets per guest as well as more available throughout the room;
- 24 hour reception and safety cameras throughout;

Other amenities
- Helpful and young Brazilian and international staff, ready to help and make sure you'll love Rio as much as they do;
- Free use of Computers and Wi-Fi everywhere;
- Free tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day
- Breakfast included

Should I book now?
Well, Caipi is not for everyone. If you are someone who would prefer just to stay in the expensive area near the beach, and go to empty overpriced clubs full of other gringos we strongly suggest you book elsewhere.


Check in: 14:00
Check out: 12:00

Special Dates 2015 (minimum nights required)

13 to 17/02 - Carnival (5)
02 to 05/04 - National Holiday (2)
17 to 21/04 - National Holiday (3)
30/04 to 03/05 - National Holiday (2)
04 to 07/06 - National Holiday (3)
04 to 07/09 - National Holiday (3)
09 to 12/10 - National Holiday (3)
30/10 to 02/11 - National Holiday (3)
31/12 to 03/01/2016 - NYE (4)


For the special dates above, theses rules will be applied:
- reservations with less then the minimum nights required will be canceled without notice.
- to confirm the reservation you must contact the hostel in 48 hours to proceed with the confirmation. If you do not contact us in 48 hours we will contact HostelBookers cancelling your reservation. We will charge 50% from your credit card. If the hostel isn't able to charge the credit card, the hostel will contact you with other options of payment (PayPal). If you don t send us your credit card details we will contact HostelBookers cancelling your reservation. Its agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there s no refunds.

Accommodation Information

We don't have private rooms because we want you to meet new people and make friends. We also don’t have breakfast neither kitchen facilities because of some building issues. But food around here is really cheap.
# 24 Hour reception
# Security card for the rooms
# Happy hour bar for the guests
# Age restriction (we accept check in from any person under 18 and over 40)
# Must have fun!

READ OUR INFO BEFORE YOU BOOK IT!!!

If you have to cancel your booking, you must do it at least 48hrs before arrival.

Check in: 14:00
Check out: 12:00

Special Dates 2014 (minimum nights required)

31/12 to 03/01/2015 - NYE (4)


Special Dates 2015 (minimum nights required)

13 to 17/02 - Carnival (5)
02 to 05/04 - National Holiday (2)
17 to 21/04 - National Holiday (3)
30/04 to 03/05 - National Holiday (2)
04 to 07/06 - National Holiday (3)
04 to 07/09 - National Holiday (3)
09 to 12/10 - National Holiday (3)
30/10 to 02/11 - National Holiday (3)
31/12 to 03/01/2016 - NYE (4)

Special Dates 2016 (minimum nights required)

05 to 09/02 - Carnival (5)
25 to 27/03 - National Holiday (2)
21 to 24/04 - National Holiday (3)
26/05 to 29/05 - National Holiday (3)
05 to 21/08 - Olympics (7)
11 to 15/11 - National Holiday (3)
30/12 to 02/01/2017 - NYE (4)


For the special dates above, theses rules will be applied:
- reservations with less then the minimum nights required will be canceled without notice.
- to confirm the reservation you must contact the hostel in 48 hours to proceed with the confirmation. If you do not contact us in 48 hours we will contact HostelBookers cancelling your reservation. We will charge 50% from your credit card. If the hostel isn't able to charge the credit card, the hostel will contact you with other options of payment (PayPal). If you don t send us your credit card details we will contact HostelBookers cancelling your reservation. Its agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there s no refunds.

Location Information

Lapa's street party is around the corner and during the day, you can walk to museums, cultural centers and fairs.
Lots of restaurants in walking distance for those who want to spare or spend.
Close to the subway where you can easily access the beach.
Closer to the airports and bus station.
To the tourist maniacs (by bus):
20 min to Christ, the Redeemer;
30 min to Sugar Loaf;
40 min to Bothanical Garden.