Historical Hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Rio is full of history and culture. From old European colonial architecture to a Latin and Portuguese inspired cafe scene, the ambiance of this huge and eclectic city is something to absorb. The following hotels, hostels, and bed and breakfasts will help you make the most of your historical indulgences while you take in the fun and excitement of Rio.
How much do hostels in Rio de Janeiro cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$28 ($1 to $1,717)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$58 ($3 to $687)
Dorm Bed: $38.00
This charming XIX century house was recently restored in October, 2011. It was reopened in January, 2012 and it is ready to welcome the public in again. It's brand new look is fun for international travelers who are looking for a break from drab accommodation. There's a new lounge area that is a great place to gather and meet new friends. It if furnished with its own home theatre so you can enjoy some movies in the evening or afternoon if you are exhausted from exploring the city or hanging out on the beach. There's also a bar area with a wood burning pizza oven and a variety of other fun, new services available to guests. The location of the house remains unchanged. It still sits in a lovely area that gives you peace and quiet at the end of a dead end street. It's in one of the most pleasant neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, and area known as Santa Teresa's. It also offers a spectacular view that looks out toward Lapa, which is the center of night life in the city. It has many of the area's most famous attractions and you are sure to pass several evenings having some fun in this area.
The owners are eager for you to see all that is new at this wonderful hostel. It maintains its old world charm, but is up to date now with state of the art furnishings and a layout that is designed specifically with the weary traveler in mind.
Rua Murtinho Nobre 156 Santa Teresa ,
Rio de Janeiro,
Casa Mango Mango is unique in that it is one of the only places in the city where you can sit back and relax in a traditional and impressive colonial, tropical setting that is right beside some of Rio's best night life and many of the best activities you will find around town. The building is set along a quaint cobblestoned street that is in the most historic part of the city, known as Santa Teresa. It's in easy access to the beaches, the forest and the downtown part of the city. It sits along a one hundred year old tram route and it will take you only about ten minutes to make it to the city centre.
The beautiful house that holds the hotel is an old colonial mansion. It's set behind two mango trees (giving the facility its name) and has many impressive features. The house has been restored and is now decorated in a fun but funky, upbeat style that keeps the atmosphere lively. On the outside there are several beautiful, tropical gardens and a nice pool that you can relax beside.
The building was originally constructed by Julia Lopes who was a Brazilian novelist and journalist. Too keep who spirit alive the owners regularly invite local artists to display some of their work. Many members of the staff are also local musicians in the area as well.
There are many on site and nearby amenities for guests. These include a restaurant and many places to relax and soak up the Brazilian culture. There's also a lot of activity nearby and you are in close proximity to all that the city has to offer.
Rua Joaquim Murtinho 587 ,
Rio de Janeiro,
Dorm Bed: $15.62
Brazilians are known for their hospitality. It is a Brazilian custom to offer all visitors a cup of strong coffee. This is a sign of welcome in the country, and is something that is of great significances to Brazilians and "Cariocas,” the name given to people from Rio.
Cafe Rio Hostel's goal is to welcome you to this country with that same level of hospitality. It was named after this custom and a warm welcome is offered with every guest arriving. You will be greeted with a cup of fresh coffee on your arrival and you will be sent off with another in farewell.
The hostel strives to reflect those values and the authentic culture that holds true to Brazil.
Rua Alice, 293 ,
Rio de Janeiro,
This hotel offers its guests a variety of room sizes and styles to choose from. There are mixed dorms which are some of the best in the city. They come with air conditioning and natural ventilation. They located in a beautiful, old house that sits along a quiet street near some of the city's best night life. It's a warm and welcoming old, historic mansion that is part of the Cultural Tour and the Historical-Artistic patrimony of Rio de Janeiro. There are guests from everywhere around the world that visit this find facility.
The house also has a lovely outdoor area where guests can meet and relax and chat or share advice and travel stories. There's also a barbecue area where many visitors enjoy traditional, Brazilian style barbecue that is filling and sociable. In the television room guests can relax and watch any number of cable TV stations, or they can choose a book from the book exchange and sit down and pass some time reading. The reception area is staffed by some wonderful employees who can help you arrange any number of excursions or tours of the area. They will offer you a good deal with all kinds of insider advice, so do not pass up the opportunity to see and experience all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer.
Rua Francisco Muratori, 19. Santa Teresa. ,
Rio de Janeiro,
Global Rio de Janeiro is a wonderful, family owned facility in the heart of the city. It's very close to popular destinations such as Copacabana and Ipanema which can be easily reached in not too much time. It's also only a five minute walk from the most popular night life areas in the city, places like Lapa, where there is no shortage of clubs and discos. You're a short walk from both a subway station and tramway stop, so the entire city is easily accessible and not confusing to access at all.
There are a range of room types. You can stay in a private room for one or two people, or there are rooms that accommodation up to six people if you are traveling in a larger group. The rooms are quite large and open, giving them a very airy and fresh feel. On top of the facility there is a terrace that provides a panoramic view of the surrounding area. You can see the popular Lapa district and you can see the downtown skyline as well.
The hotel is owned by a lovely Brazilian couple and it's a great locally owned place to stay if you're looking for an authentic experience. It's a peaceful and quiet hotel and is not a party place, but you are in close proximity to some of the city's best nightlife.
Amenities that are provided to guests free of charge include a complimentary breakfast, luggage storage, wifi, and tours.
Ladeira de Santa Teresa 45 /101 ,
Rio de Janeiro,
Dorm Bed: $35.00
The Copa Fun Hostel is an excellent budget guesthouse that offers all kinds of interesting activities including Samba lessons and tours. There are amenities available to guests to ensure that their stay is comfortable and convenient. There a complete kitchen available that is fully stocked with supplies. There's also a quiet reading room where you can enjoy a peaceful escape with a good book. Guests are provided with a filling breakfast every morning as well. There's a living room area with a flatscreen tv, DVDs, video games, a bar area and plenty of opportunities to socialize.
There are staff available who are experts on the area and all of the tours available to you. They are able to answer any and all of the questions you might have and they can organize any number of outings and activities for you. The hostel also provides airport pickups, wifi, and laundry service, to ensure that you have everything you need at your fingertips.
Please do take note that all cancellations must be done at least four days in advance.
Rua Siqueira Campos, 214 ,
Rio de Janeiro,
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