Just three blocks from the famous Teatro Amazonas, two from the main bus line that leads to the airport, and one block from the Museu do Homem do Norte - Hostel Manaus is the perfect base to explore this unique city and to prepare yourself for the mysteries of the surrounding Amazon jungle.
Hostel Manaus is on Rua Lauro Cavalcante, a quiet residential street set back from the noise of the thriving metropolis. Here the weary traveller can recuperate from a long journey, relaxing in the beer garden with fellow backpackers or enjoying the view of the famous Palacio Rio Negro from the roof top patio. With local family festivals held regularly at the end of the street, staying at Hostel Manaus gives you a taste of local Brazilian lifestyle with all the convenience of being close to the action of downtown.
Hostel Manaus is a heritage listed site, built during the rubber boom of the 19th century. With its high ceilings and chandeliers, it boasts space for forty beds, communal kitchen and washing facilities. Dormitory rooms have four to six beds, some with air-conditioning and ensuite bathrooms. A family/couple room and safe long term luggage storage is also available - everything the savvy traveller would expect.
Hostel Manaus is the only hostel in the city affiliated with the HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL group. Also recommended by The Lonely Planet, Footprints travel guide, and featured on Discovery Channel's '5 Takes does Latin America'
Warning: Travellers arriving at the airport may be approached by unauthorised tour operators offering transportation back to the city in the hope of selling a Jungle tour. Since Hostel Manaus does not recommend these tour operators to its guests and does not offer them commission, they may try to convince you not to stay here. Don't be mislead by false information. Hostel Manaus is a quality hostel and has the reviews to show for it. Come and see for yourself why Hostel Manaus is the best backpacker accommodation available in the city.