Pura Vida Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Built in the beginning of the last century by a Polish embassador, the house was uniquely constructed and still holds the special details and archietecture reminiscent of a European Castle.

We have mixed dorms that can hold 4, 6, 8 and 12 guests (bunk beds/coed) as well as a dorm room for girls (8 regular beds).
All Dorms have electronic lock on door and individual lockers.
Some of our Dorms have bathroom inside and air conditionining. They are our Best Dorms!
Private rooms are available for groups between 2 and 5 guests.
We also offer a Family Private Room (Family 5 Bed Private) which can fit up to 5 guests.
The room has air-conditioning, fan, bathroom, small kitchen with microwave, Cable TV, and small fridge.

Our private chalets (Double Bed Privates) are a great option for 1, 2 or 3 guests. The room includes a queen-size bed (extra mattress for a 3rd person), balcony, bathroom and air-conditioning. Some also have SmarTV.

Pura Vida Hostel is situated within walking distance between two of the most famous beaches in the world. Less than a 1 minute walk lands you in front of Lifeguard Tower 5 (Posto 5) of Copacabana Beach and within 10 minutes, you will find yourself in Ipanema Beach with a fantastic view of the famous mountains of Dois Irmãos and Gávea!
To get to Pura Vida Hostel, there are 3 options: Bus, Taxi / Uber or Metro.
No matter how you come, the best way to reach our home is by Copacabana, through Rua Sá Ferreira.
The Hostel’s address is Rua Saint Roman, number 20. Our house is the 2nd on the right, coming from Rua Sá Ferreira.

– Bar (Opens everyday – check scheduled)
– Hostel Events
– FREE Dance Classes (at least 3 times per week)
– Free Tours (at least 3 times per week. Check schedule)
– Tours in Rio de Janeiro and neighbor Cities (additional cost)
– Breakfast (not included)
– Wi-Fi Internet (included)
– Co-working area
– Living Room with SmarTv and Books
– Kitchen Facilities
– BBQ Area
– 24/7 Entry / Exit of Pura Vida Hostel
– Security 24 Hours

Book your Stay at Pura Vida Hostel Rio de Janeiro

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Private Room / Chale – Double Bed and wardrobe – Air Conditioning – Balcony – Bathroom Inside – Bed linen and towells – Garden view – Privacy and silence
from US$55/day

Basic 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Electronic lock on door – Fans (no Air Con) – Shared Bathroom – Bunk Beds – Access to the Balcony
from US$18/day

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Electronic lock on door – Fans (no Air Con) – Shared Bathroom – Bunk Beds – Access to the Balcony
from US$20/day

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Electronic door lock – Air Conditoning – Bathroom – Bunk Beds
from US$30/day

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