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Pura Vida Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Rua Saint Roman #20 , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.2
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Built in the beginning of the last century by a Polish embassador, the house was uniquely constructed and still holds the special details and archietecture reminiscent of a European castle.

We have collective dorms that can hold 4, 6, and 12 people (bunk beds/coed) as well as a dorm room for girls (10 regular beds).
All of them with electronic lock at the door and individual lockers.

Private rooms are available for groups between 2-6 people.
Of these private rooms for groups, our best room is our deluxe suite (Deluxe 5 Bed Private) which can fit a group of 5.
The room comes with air-conditioning, fan, small kitchen with microwave, Cable TV, and small fridge.

Our private chalets (Deluxe Double Bed Private) are a great option for 1, 2 or 3 guests. The room includes a queen-size bed and air-conditioning.

All bathrooms are shared bathrooms with the exception of our chalets and deluxe suite, which include a private bathroom.

Pura Vida Hostel is situated within walking distance between some of the most famous beaches in the world.
Less than a 1 minute walk lands you in front of Lifeguard Tower 5 (Posto 5) of Copacabana Beach and within 10 minutes, you will find yourself in Ipanema and Arpoador Beach with a fantastic view of the famous mountains of Dois Irmãos and Gávea!

We are 5 min away from Metro Station (General Osório - Exit D) and from the main bus lines. We have easy access from our house to all Rio points of interest.

To get to Copacabana, you can get a registered cab at any of the kiosks in the airport or central bus station. The landmark/point of reference is Posto 5 and Rua Sa Ferreira. The address of the hostel is Rua Saint Roman street, number 20. The street is located off Rua Sa Ferreira, in between the main streets of Copacabana beach, Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana and Rua Raul Pompeia.

Facilities
- Breakfast (additional cost)
- Wi-Fi Internet (included)
- Bar (opens daily except when we have events)
- Events and Parties (discounted entrance)
- Bikes, Surf and Skateboard Rentals
- Kitchen Facilities
- BBQ Area (depending on availabilty)
- 24/7 Entry / Exit of Pura Vida Hostel
- Security 24 Hours
- Transfers to airport/central bus station (additional cost)
- Tours of Rio de Janeiro (additional cost)

Times for Check-In and Check-Out
- Check-In is after 14:00
- Check-Out is till 12:00 (check reception for late check out)

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 7.0

  • Facilities 8.5


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    26 Apr 2018
    Is a really nice place to stay, and the staff so nice too, i felt like at home.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    27 Jun 2018
    We booked it without realising that is was at the bottom of a favela however that turned out fine so don’t be put off by that. We enjoyed our stay there. Staff was friendly and helpful location was great 2 minutes walking from Copacabana beach and few more to the Ipanema beach. Rooms were clean and had AC. WiFi was all right in the common areas and they have a bar inside where you can get 2 drinks for the price of one between 7-8pm.
    Romania, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    30 Mar 2018
    I'd recommend coming here. Only stayed one night as didn't have much time at the end of my trip but perfect place. Easy to get to copacabana and ipanema beach from here. Lots of nice places to go in this area too. Bar seems good and nice chill out areas. They have stuff on every night for you to do and get involved. Breakfast is not free so didn't get it. Very safe. Staff were not always at the reception when you wanted them, bit annoying when I wanted to check out.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    16 Feb 2018
    Great location, 1 block from the beach. 2 supermarkets less than 3 minutes away. Rooms are a bit small, but common spaces are very spacious. Equipped kitchen, however, not very organized. The staff is kind and very helpful.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
Entertainment
  • Nightclub

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Things to Note

General policies for the entire year 7 days

It is necessary 7 days for any cancelation or modification, it is necessary to pay the first night to confirm the reservation, after that you will have a penalization of 100% of the payment, in case of no-show you will be charged 100% of the payment.

For Special Dates

Carnaval

New Year

Easter

The policy is non-refundable, you need to pay 50% of the total price to confirm the reservation, after that you will have a penalization of 100% of the payment, in case of no-show you will be charged 100% of the payment.


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