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Featuring a pool set on a terrace with panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro, Rio Forest is 1,650 feet from Lapa district. It also offers a communal kitchen, daily breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

All air-conditioned accommodations are furnished with wooden floors. The dormitories may have internal or external shared bathroom facilities, while the rooms have a private bathroom.

Rio Forest Hostel is 1,650 feet from Largo dos Guimarães square, and 4.7 mi from Sugar Loaf hill. Maracanã Stadium is 4.2 mi away. City tours and shuttle service can be arranged by the staff for a fee.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Rio Forest Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 28, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info

American


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Standard Double Room
  • 2 twin beds
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  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Sea View
  • 3 twin beds
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  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

4 reasons to choose Rio Forest Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Flamengo Beach

    Flamengo Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Botafogo Beach

    Botafogo Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    1.8 miles from property

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Selarón Steps
    0.2 miles
  • Arcos da Lapa - Carioca Acqueduct
    0.3 miles
  • Santa Teresa Neighborhood
    0.4 miles
  • Santa Teresa Tram
    0.4 miles
  • Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro
    0.4 miles
  • Public Promenade
    0.5 miles
  • Municipal Theater
    0.5 miles
  • Cinelândia Square
    0.5 miles
  • Rio Scenarium
    0.6 miles
  • Tiradentes Square
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Adega do Pimenta
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Contemporâneo
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Simplesmente
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant Gohan
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Espaço Lapa Café
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Explorer Cocktail Bar
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Modern Art Museum
    0.7 miles
  • Museum of Tomorrow
    1.5 miles
  • AquaRio Rio Marine Aquarium
    1.7 miles
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
    2.9 miles
  • Christ the Redeemer
    3 miles
  • Corcovado
    3.1 miles
  • Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
    4.2 miles
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Gardens
    4.4 miles
  • Ipanema Beach
    5.2 miles
  • Pedra Bonita
    7.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Corcovado
    4.5 miles
  • Lake Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
    6.8 miles
  • Mountain Cristo Redentor
    6.8 miles
Ski lifts
  • Pão de açúcar
    5.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Flamengo Beach
    1 miles
  • Botafogo Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Urca Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Fora Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Red Beach
    2.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Santos Dumont Airport
    1.1 miles
  • Rio de Janeiro/Galeao International Airport
    8.3 miles
How to get to Rio Forest Hostel from Rio de Janeiro/Galeao International Airport
    Private shuttle
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Amenities of Rio Forest Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool bar
Spa
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Rio Forest Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Rio Forest Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Kindly note that this hostel is accessible by stairs only, therefore it may not be suitable for guests with mobility impairment.
All requests for late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property.
Please note that towels are not provided. Guests can bring their own or rent them at the property for the following extra charges: Towel: R$10 per person

Early check in: subject to availability and additional fee.

It is not allowed to bring alcoholic beverages from outside, but we have here at the reception and also in our rooftop bar.

As we are a hostel, our accommodations is informal.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Rio Forest Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Rio Forest Hostel

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Rio Forest Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Rio Forest Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Rio Forest Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Rio Forest Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Rio Forest Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Rio Forest Hostel is 1.1 miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rio Forest Hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 40min