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Rio Forest Hostel

Hostel | Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 517, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20241-320

85.7% Overall Rating

5 out of 5 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/08/2013)

"i have enjoyed the city view of Rio and an amazing sunrise in this hostel~ the staff there are nice and helpful."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.08

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

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In Santa Teresa district, the gastronomy and art center of Rio, a 10 minute walk from the popular bars, restaurants, and clubs of Lapa, Rio´s nightlife district. Rio Forest Hostel offers free breakfast, free wifi, free caipirinha from our pool-side bar, urban food garden, free wi-fi, air conditioning in all the rooms, shared kitchen,24h security system and cable TV. We offer various tours:hang gliding, favela and city tours in addition to yoga classes, massage services and evening meals. 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.

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About Rio Forest Hostel

Rio Forest Hostel includes:

-- 10 minute walk from Lapa, Rio´s bohemian neighborhood with restaurants, bars, clubs, plazas

-- 20 minute walk from the Cinelândia Metro station and a 25 minute bus ride from Copacabana Beach

-- Free Breakfast. Bread, jam, butter, cream cheese, cupcake, fruits,granola, cold and hot milk, chocolate milk, coffee, tea and fresh juices, all free.

-- Free wi-fi in all the rooms. 24/7

-- Free complimentary Caipirinha to enjoy at our pool-side bar.

--Free complementary Rio de Janeiro City Map

-- Pool-side bar offering caipirinhas (traditional Brazilian drink), beer, liquors, sodas, and water. Open everyday with music.

-- Unique FULL panoramic view of Downtown Rio de Janeiro, Gunabara Bay, Lapa and Niteroí.

-- Urban food garden, sorrounding tropical forests with ocassional monkey sightings .

-- Secure storage lockers

-- Air conditioning in all of the rooms

-- Pillow, pillow cases, bed linens and blankets included

-- Shared Television room with Cable TV with over 500 Brazilian and International channels (including HD Channels)

-- Internet stations/ loungue. Available 24 hours!

-- Laundry Service

-- Towels available for a small fee

-- 24 hour hot showers

--24 hour security system with cameras

-- 24 hour reception desk. No curfews!

-- 24 hour fullly equipped,shared kitchen with refrigerator, stove,sink, table, plates and utensils

-- Available print services!

-- Tours : Favela Tours, City Tours, Tijuca National Forest Hiking Tours, Daily Rio nightlife tours, Transfers to Ilha Grande Island and Paraty, Airport Transfer (Pick-up and Drop-off), Hangliding

-- Reception mini shop offering various drinks, chips, chocolates, mints, gums

-- Evening meals available

-- Yoga classes and massage services available

-- Free entrance to our hostel Brazilian cultural events

-- Credit and debit cards accepted!

Accommodation Information

-- Dormitories with 6 beds and internal private bathroom (some with a balcony and a garden/city view)

-- Dorms with 8 and 9 beds with internal private bathroom

-- Dorms with 9 beds and an external restroom

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, lockers (bring your own lock), free wifi, linens, and towels for rent.

Location Information

Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 517 - Santa Teresa
20241-320 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

In the colonial district of Santa Teresa, 10 minutes from Lapa (Rio´s nightlife capital), 15 minutes form Cinelândia Metro station, and a 25 minute bus ride from Copacabana beach.