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Refugio Hostel

Rua das Laranjeiras, 125, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • 89%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

Property Information:

Located in Laranjeiras, one of the oldest and most central neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, Refugio Hostel offers easy access to major bus routes that connect the city. Besides, we are only a 10 minute walk to the Christ the Redeemer statue, a 5 minute walk from the subway station Largo do Machado and a 10 minute bus ride from Lapa!

Refugio Hostel is a completely restored 19th century house that belongs to the Historical Patrimony of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
This beautiful 2-storey house holds 9 rooms, divided between privates, 10 bed mixed dorms, 8 bed mixed dorms, 6 bed mixed dorms and 6 bed female dorms.

The first floor holds the reception area and the lovely Refugio Bistrô that offers breakfast (included in the daily rate), lunch and an occasional happy hour during the week.

We offer free Wi-Fi, free lockers (bring your own pad lock), free linen and towels, a free common kitchen as well as air conditioning in every room, a reading light and an outlet by each bed.

We also have a climbing wall, bikes to rent, and a terrace, a great area to chill out and meet other travelers. Refúgio is your home away from home, no matter what type of traveller you are. If you are a climber, however, don´t even think twice! Here you will find all rock climbing guides of the state of Rio de Janeiro and the most important ones on the surrounding areas, certified guides (in case you need one) and a great possibility of finding partners for your climb. We are climbers ourselves and always enjoy climbing with our guests.

Our main goal is to help our guests have the best experience possible while in Rio. Our staff is always willing to help with tips on tours, restaurants and the best parties in town!

Come experience Rio and have a great time with us!

If you have to cancel your booking, you must do it at least 2 days before your arrival.

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  • Latest Review

    The hostel is fine, location is good. The WiFi should work in the whole hostel, it's not hard to do but hostels in South America can't seem to figure this out. Also the computers in this hostel barely work at all, one doesn't even have the monitor plugged in and the others WiFi drops off every 5 minutes. Also the A/C + fan in the dorm was overkill.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 5 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Things to Note

The hostel may require your CVV code in order to confirm your booking. If your arrival time is different from reception hours (8am-10pm) or you are changing your arrival time, e-mail or call us directly to confirm your check-in. The reception should be made aware of any changes in your schedule. Our cancellation policy is 5 days in advance of arrival. If you do not show up for your reservation the first two nights of you reservation will be charged to your credit card. Please contact us in case of Special Bookings: New Years Eve, Carnival and World Cup bookings: Please note we work with minimum stay policy .To confirm the reservation you must reply the hostel in 72 hours. We will send you a form to fill. For these Events we will charge the full balance due from your credit card. If you dont send us your credit card details filled on the form, we will contact Hostelworld for cancelling your reservation. Its agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there is no refunds.

Refugio Hostel Located at Rua das Laranjeiras, 125, , Rio de Janeiro.
Refugio Hostel
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro 22240-000 Rua das Laranjeiras, 125
90% 129
-22.9326067 -43.1830673
Refugio Hostel
    Rooms available     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Basic 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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