Over the years, hostels have been popping up all around the marvelous city of Rio de Janeiro. The increase in the number of hostels in Rio has made this a very popular form of accommodation, and travelers will find hostels to fit all budgets. From hostels in the favelas to cozy youth hostels in Centro Rio, to hostels in the posh neighborhoods of Leblon and Ipanema, affordable accommodations are possible for everyone, despite the high price of swanky beachfront hotels. If you are traveling to Rio Carnival on a budget, consider staying in one of the many hostels available to book now through our sister site, RIO.com.

About Hostels in Rio de Janeiro

In Rio de Janeiro, you will find that most hostels feature dormitory-style bunk beds. Typically hostels will also feature one or two shared bathrooms and a main living area that usually includes a kitchen. Some hostels separate bunkrooms by gender but many are coed. Some Rio de Janeiro hostels will offer private rooms. Staying in a hostel on your trip to Rio Carnival provides another benefit beyond the savings at the bank: it’s a great way to meet new people from all corners of the globe and share the experience of the magic of Rio Carnival.