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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. 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: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


The Backpacker Cat Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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Property Description

Our hostel is oriented to travelers from different nationalities and cultures who wants to exchange experiences with other cultures. The concept of The Backpacker Cat Hostel Rio is to bring people together, in order to share his cultures and experiences. Focused in the traveler's life style, we offer a modern and cozy atmosphere, added to a pleasant social experience to be lived during your stay with us. Our enterprise has a good infrastructure, specially prepared to offer the best to our guests as: shared dormitories, lockers available for each guest inside the room, locker room and individual restrooms, and also a Pub/Bar to enjoy your stay with us. Our hostel has many facilities: 24 hours reception, and we have many ambient for our guests to enjoy their free time : an yard in the lateral of the house, one living room in the reception with one TV and 2 computers for accessing the internet, and also a big area with a bar to promote the integration of our guests.

Located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the largest international tourist destination in Brazil, also in Latin America and from the Southern Hemisphere perspective, Rio de Janeiro is the most famous Brazilian city , and well-known abroad. We are located at Catete, in a very quiet street, and close to the metro station, so you can access the hostel easily from the airport, and move to many locations as city centre, South Zone and Lapa. Our neighbourhood is very familiar, and we are near to bars, restaurants and stores.

Our dormitories are ideal for groups and also for individuals, offering you the opportunity to meet people from all over the world, listening interesting and funny stories, and share nice travels tips.

The Backpacker Cat Hostel policies and conditions:

Check-in time starts at 11 am.
Check-out time is 11.30 am.
Please advice your arrival time.

Payment types accepted at this property: cash, credit card and debit card.
This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival.

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Taxes included.

Breakfast included.


24-hour reception.

No curfew.

We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age.

Pets are not allowed.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.3

  • Security 7.1

  • Location 7.7

  • Staff 7.4

  • Atmosphere 6.3

  • Cleanliness 5.1

  • Facilities 5.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Aug 2017
    I have no words to describe how was the experience in that place. It's was awesome.
    Monaco, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    11 May 2017
    My experience there was AMAZING!! I could felt in the real Rio de Janeiro, with friendly people, awesome tour with the guys. The hostel is walk distance to the subway, good food near and beer near. The room is clean, no noises, comfortable beds and good atmosphere. I recommend!!! Cheers
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 May 2017
    Very good hostel, a house located in a calm residential street in Rio, close the main streets and metro. The staff is very attentive and helpfull, providing a good atmosphere. The house is confortable and tidy, and it has many facilities , with clean bed clothes and a full kitchen available for the guests. They have a good tropical breakfast with fruits and juice, and also the continental breakfast.
    Brazil, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    04 Feb 2018
    good hostel, central position, good staff and good price.
    Italy, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    16 Feb 2020
    I do not recommend. I checked in at 7.45pm and there were no bedsheets on my bed, the person who checked me in said she’ll get them. Only one of the staff spoke English. At 10pm I chased my bedsheets because I wanted to go to bed, I was told 5 minutes they were waiting for an Uber to drop them. At 10.20 I complained and was told soon, I said I was going to go bed and wanted compensation because I’ve got no sheets, this wasn’t possible. I was then woken up at 11.15pm with damp sheets.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    24 May 2017
    Good stuff: free towels, nice breakfast. But overall we felt disappointed. Bathrooms were dirty. Never saw anybody cleaning them. Staff was nice, but didn't speak English (one spoke French). They tried to be helpful, but they didn't even know where the bus station was or how to get there. They don't seem to have much experience. Neither of our beds had been made up prior to our arrival. We had to do it ourselves. We even had to ask for pillows!
    Philippines, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.7


    15 Dec 2017
    I am from Rio and I have been to many many many hostels in Latam and Europe, but never been hosted so badly - and in my own city. Staff was kind of lazy, breakfast was just OK, guys didn't know much about my payment methods and took a while to figure it out, couldn't find toilet paper at the shared bathroom. Bad to say but I do not recommend this hostel. Such a pity!
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    17 Aug 2018
    1st: the staff cannot speak english at all! 2nd: the staff meets up in their pyamas. That is not professional. 3rd: the kitchen is soooo dirty 4th: I had a upperbed, and a woman who apparently have stayed at the hostel for weeks/months turned on the airconditioner which was right infront of my face the whole night because she was hot! And I was freezing the whole night. 5th: the promised us netflix in the private room and then they didnt give up netflix. we paid more to have a private room+film
    Denmark, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Board Games
  • Wii