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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Pura Vida Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.9
  • Great 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) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 7.8

  • Location 7.0

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 7.8


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    12 Jan 2019
    Would definitely stay here again. Great location so close to Copacabana Beach & Ipanema. Don’t be put off by the favela comments (it’s a long road that leads to a favela, but you have no need to go that way!), the hostel is in a good location. Very friendly/helpful staff and clean/comfy rooms. The music could be a bit too loud at night but didn’t bother me as heavy sleeper
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Oct 2018
    Friendly staff who were very welcoming and organized nights out and daytime hikes or trips to the beach, Karroll was a great guide. There's a fun outdoor bar and seating area which live music some nights. Big dining area and kitchen. Short walk to Copacabana and on a hill that has a very local feel.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 6.6

    Good

    31 Dec 2018
    The location of this hostel was excellent - right by the entrance to a favela and minutes walk to copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Nice communal area and relatively friendly staff. However, we wouldn’t recommend this hostel again. Very dirty rooms - sheets were given to us with fresh stains on them, which the staff claimed was ‘normal’. We didn’t have AC and had only one fan in the room which pointed in one direction. The communal bathroom and toilets were really poor and constantly blocked.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6

    Rating

    12 Oct 2018
    The location and lack of entrance security made me feel unsafe here. The dorm rooms had key cards but the bathrooms could potentially be accessed by non-guests. The common areas were kept very clean by the cleaner whom I saw regularly, but the dorm room was very messy and smelled bad. I didn’t think that it was very good value for money, especially since the cost of breakfast was separate, but that may have been because it was a national holiday so prices were higher than usual.
    England, Female, 25-30
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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
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
Entertainment
  • Nightclub

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