Cheap Hostels in Rio de Janeiro

Cheap Hostels in Rio de Janeiro
It's like paradise: beautiful beaches covered in beautiful bodies, amazing food, stunning landscapes, and a party atmosphere with drinks and music at every turn. Who wouldn't want to stay forever? Keeping your spending down can help you stretch your budget even further. Then, you can stay for much longer, but perhaps not forever. The following hostels are known for their inexpensive prices and festive atmosphere.
How much do hostels in Rio de Janeiro cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Rio de Janeiro here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



Dorm Bed from $20.21
Private Room from $29.39
Overall Rating: 84%
R. Joana Angélica 47, Rio de Janeiro
Located just 1 minute from Ipanema Beach, and 10 minutes from Copacabana Beach, this hostel is not just affordable, but also perfectly located. The neighborhood here is terrific, as you'll find plenty to do and plenty to eat nearby. The hostel has dorm beds in rooms of various sizes, as well as private rooms at different price levels, too.

You can also have a great time at the bar which serves drinks and plays music into the evenings. They also serve meals here so you can grab a bite before exploring Rio. This is a great find as it's a social hostel with affordable prices and plenty of modern comforts.


Dorm Bed from $13.41
Private Room from $14.64
Overall Rating: 92%
Rua Lacerda Coutinho # 45, Rio de Janeiro
This hostel offers a great combination in Rio of a relaxing atmosphere that is close to everything but still hidden away from most of the tourists. It's in a nice local area of the city so you won't feel like you are stuck amid the tourist traps. It's still easily accessible to all of the sights and you won't have to go far to experience all of the city's best night life or entertainment. You're sure to have the experience of a lifetime at this facility and you'll make memories that you will never forget.

The building is located close to Copacabana Beach. Nearby you'll find plenty of things to do and places to visit such as local bars, restaurants and parks.

If you're traveling to the city center, Ipanema, Santa Teressa, or Corcovado, among other places throughout the city you can easily take either a metro or bus to your destination. Both can be caught very close to the hostel. The world famous Copacabana is also just five minutes away.

You can choose between dorms or private rooms. All of the rooms are clean and comfortable and the atmosphere of the hostel is very welcoming. There's a kitchen area which guests can use and there is space where you can relax with a good book or play a game with other guests. They also throw parties fairly often with plenty of drinks and music.

You'll also find a small swimming pool here, along with plenty of space to relax, lounge, have a drink, and make some friends!


Dorm Bed from $8.35
Overall Rating: 65%
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1102, Rio de Janeiro
Here's an affordable and fun option located near Copacabana Beach as well as plenty of activities, restaurants, a grocery store, and bars. The staff is proud of their hostel and work hard to make sure everyone has a good time, is comfortable, and is safe. They offer dorm beds that have private bathrooms, air conditioning, lockers, Wi-Fi, and more. The hostel also has a kitchen where you can cook your own meals. You can't go wrong here, so check it out if you're looking so save some money in Rio.


Dorm Bed from $14.46
Private Room from $20.60
Overall Rating: 80%
Rua Barao da Torre, 485 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
This hostel is the perfect place to chill out for a while during your time in Rio, as it's near the beach and has a pool, too. There are some great, comfortable couches that guests enjoy relaxing on and there are large common areas that have an inviting atmosphere and are always filled with other guests who you can get to know and make friends with.

There's a fully equipped kitchen which all of the guests are welcome to use and share. There you can make your own meals and cut down on the costs of eating all of your meals out at expensive restaurants. The employees at this hostel are all young travelers themselves and they come from all over the world. They understand what travelers need and want and will go out of their way to provide to guests.

Once the sun goes down you can enjoy some time hanging out at the bar, the pool or playing billiards. The staff can recommend any number of places where you can go later in the night to experience some of Rio's infamous night life.


Dorm Bed from $11.69
Private Room from $30.58
Overall Rating: 87%
Rua Paul Redfern N?41 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
One block from Ipanema Beach, this popular and active hostel has great prices, free breakfast, and great amenities for backpackers and travelers of all types. With private bathrooms, free WiFi and internet, full air conditioning throughout the building, and great customer service, you can't go wrong here. Mixed and same sex dorm rooms are also available, as well as private bedrooms with TV's and private baths.

A bar and breakfast buffet also help make this place more social.

Che Lagarto also offers transfer services, plus tours and excursions to see everything in Rio.


Dorm Bed from $0.21
Private Room from $16.74
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 93%
R. Camuirano, 109, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, a games room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant, a cafe, and a microwave. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $5.21
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 37%
R. Conselheiro Zacarias, 4 Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro
Hostel Porto Maravilha is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, 24 hour reception, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $5.96
Private Room from $5.96
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 63%
R. Prof. Euríco Rabêlo, 16, Rio de Janeiro
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. Laundry facilities, security lockers, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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