Hostels in Recife, Brazil

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Get to know Recife (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you 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 Recife.

Recife, the capital of the state of Pernambuco, is an amazing city, well known for its culture and rich history (the city is a mix of Indian, Portuguese, and Dutch settlements), amazing coastline (there are beautiful beaches with green colours), relaxed lifestyle, and friendly people. Recife is a really developed city, so you can easily find a good variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, and local markets where you can buy the typical art crafts. During your stay, don't miss the chance to try the delicious Brazilian food (fresh fish, seafood, and meat -– everything is delicious).

In Recife you can relax on the most famous urban beach, “Boa Viagem,” or explore the quiet and beautiful beaches nearby – you can rent a buggy and explore on your own or join a tour. The staff in Recife's hostels will help you organize your days' activities and your trips. If you have time, try to visit other nice cities in Brazil like Natal (about four hours' driving distance) and Joao Pessoa (about two hours' driving distance. Recife also has an international airport, so you can easily reach any other city in Brazil or any other country.

There are not so many hostels in Recife, so you need to book in advance. Recife's hostels are simple and cheap but with great facilities (everything that you can expect) and a helpful staff that will make you to feel at home.

Written by local enthusiast for Recife hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Recife hostels Grace

FAQ about Recife Hostels

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A hostel in Recife costs $12 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Recife costs $25. (based on price comparison)
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Recife Hostel Cheatsheet

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 Recife, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
8 Total number of hostels
$12 Average dorm price
$25 Average private room price
$10 Cheapest hostel in Recife
Quarto Compartilhado Misto is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Recife
Ramon Hostel is the best rated
Most Recife hostels are located in
Boa Viagem Beach
6.8 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Olinda (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Ilha de Itamaraca (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Ipojuca (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Porto de Galinhas (52 Km / 32 mi.)
Pitimbu (65 Km / 41 mi.)
Tamandare (82 Km / 51 mi.)
João Pessoa (104 Km / 65 mi.)

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