All Hostels in Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to your detailed guide for Rio de Janeiro hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Rio de Janeiro, Brésil. Compare prices for Rio de Janeiro hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Rio de Janeiro


(Vidigal Varandas Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Rio de Janeiro


(021 Hostel is the best rated)

Most Rio de Janeiro hostels are located in

Copacabana, Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Santa Teresa

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Hostels in Rio de Janeiro for all Traveller Types

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.

Best Hostels in Rio de Janeiro for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Rio de Janeiro? 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 Rio de Janeiro alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Rio de Janeiro. 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.

Get to know Rio de Janeiro (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Rio de Janeiro here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Niterói Niterói (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Recreio dos Bandeirantes Recreio dos Bandeirantes (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Petrópolis Petrópolis (44 Km / 28 mi.)
Teresópolis Teresópolis (59 Km / 37 mi.)
Saquarema Saquarema (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Araruama Araruama (89 Km / 55 mi.)
Ipiabas Ipiabas (90 Km / 56 mi.)

FAQ about Rio de Janeiro Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Rio de Janeiro. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Rio de Janeiro. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Rio de Janeiro Hostels

A hostel in Rio de Janeiro costs on average $11 for a dorm. A hostel in Rio de Janeiro with private rooms costs on average $65. shows all 142 Hostels in Rio de Janeiro. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Copa Villa Hostel is the best hostel in Rio de Janeiro for families. compares prices for 142 hostels in Rio de Janeiro, Brésil. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Rio de Janeiro such as

  • 21 hotels
  • 41 guesthouses
  • 12 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Rio de Janeiro.

021 Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Rio de Janeiro.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Travel Tips for Rio de Janeiro - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Rio de Janeiro

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Rio de Janeiro and Brésil.

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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.

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Your Packing List for Rio de Janeiro