Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. You can choose from 17 Belo Horizonte hostels. In total, there are 20 cheap places to stay in Belo Horizonte such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $6 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Belo Horizonte, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Belo Horizonte? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Belo Horizonte alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Belo Horizonte. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Belo Horizonte. To help you make friends with Belo Horizonte before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Belo Horizonte is the capital city of the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It has been the capital city of the area since the late 1800s. Originally a settlement for prospectors looking for gold called Curral Del Rei in the early 1700s, it was converted into a city later. The name of the city means “beautiful horizon” because of the ring of mountains around the town and the classical skyline.
Staying in Belo Horizonte is fun and easy, due to the fact that the lifeblood of the city is tourism. There are hostels around the city in all the different neighborhoods. You can probably find a hostel near the Praca de Liberdade and other attractions in the city. The hostel owners of Belo Horizonte are friendly, and the places are well-maintained and are indeed very affordable.
While staying here, be sure to check out the Praca de Liberdade, or the Freedom Square. It is a plaza in the middle of the city that has a park in it, along with the main government building and a public library. Built in the 1940s, this area has a lot of potential for relaxing walks, and it has a view of the Neoclassical architecture of the city.
Another architectural marvel in the city is a church called Sao Francisco de Assis Rosino. Built by the famed architect Oscar Niemeyer, it can be found in Pampulha, one of the many suburbs of Belo Horizonte. Surrounded by gardens and making use of gentle curves in the design, this church is situated right next to the lake and is reflected in the still waters.
For a taste of the diversity and culture of the city, go to the Central Market. Housed in a massive building, this market has everything from food to pets. The vendors are friendly, energetic, and a wonder to see in action. It is open daily, and the items in the market are very affordable.
Written by local enthusiast for Belo Horizonte hostels Jakob Lombardi
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Belo Horizonte. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Belo Horizonte. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
A hostel in Belo Horizonte costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Belo Horizonte with private rooms costs on average $25.
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Laranja Mecânica Hostel & Pousada is the best hostel in Belo Horizonte for families.
Hostel Belo Horizonte - Chalé Mineiro is the best hostel in Belo Horizonte for groups.
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Laranja Mecânica Hostel & Pousada is the best rated hostel for partying in Belo Horizonte.
It offers: Pub Crawls.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Belo Horizonte and Brazil.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.