We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Books Hostel

    Rua Francisco Muratori 10, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-080, Brazil
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (43)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (3)
          Rio Forest Hostel
          262 reviews
          #5 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Santa Tere Hostel
          307 reviews
          #2 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Discovery Hostel
          470 reviews
          #1 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Bossa in Rio Hostel
          407 reviews
          #15 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Overview
          • Excellent64%
          • Very good20%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Bar/Lounge
          1.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}}}
          Rio Forest Hostel
          262 reviews
          #5 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Santa Tere Hostel
          307 reviews
          #2 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Discovery Hostel
          470 reviews
          #1 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Bossa in Rio Hostel
          407 reviews
          #15 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Rooms
          2 Jul3 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$18.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Rio de Janeiro hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "fc61aa3f10594fb8879092782bcdd7b0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1066503,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"fc61aa3f10594fb8879092782bcdd7b0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":18,"lowestMetaPrice":18,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":18,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":18,"lowestMetaPrice":18,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":18,"hotelName":"Books Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImZjNjFhYTNmMTA1OTRmYjg4NzkwOTI3ODJiY2RkN2IwIiwiQUlLIjoiM2JkZjhmZjhjNjU3NGY3M2I0MDFhZTlmYzdhOTBiN2UifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$18", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (185)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages
          There are newer reviews for Books Hostel See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 185 reviews

          Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

          Wow sitting at breakfast in my next hostel and missing books. I loved everything, the rooms are clean and big, the bathrooms always perfectly clean and the kitchen ready to use. The breakfast is amazing, loads of fruit cereal and yummy toasties do you need...More

          Thank marlene_zaiger
          Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

          Books hostel is for sure a hostel you would want to visit if you like to party and talk to a lot of people. The atmosphere is always great and the owner Felipe is always helpful. One of the things he helped me with was...More

          Thank Mette W
          Reviewed 23 October 2016

          If you are on your own and are looking for friends to travel with or drink with, this is your spot!!! I wish I would've gone here sooner and used them instead of Airbnb! I immediately made friends with the workers and the people living...More

          Thank Cora B
          Reviewed 19 September 2016

          I flew from Dubai to Rio to meet my posh lawyer friend who was taking a year out to travel South America and other exciting places across the globe. We met in Rio and she planned the whole two weeks accommodation wise. I am not...More

          Thank Charlotte F
          Reviewed 5 September 2016

          This was a fantastic hostel, a great nightlife from here and the staff are extremely friendly. I would say that the staff are the most friendly from over 20 hostels I have stayed in across Europe and South America! They very kindly let me use...More

          Thank danielmac08
          Rio Forest Hostel
          262 reviews
          #5 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Santa Tere Hostel
          307 reviews
          #2 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Discovery Hostel
          470 reviews
          #1 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          Bossa in Rio Hostel
          407 reviews
          #15 of 784 Speciality lodging in Rio de Janeiro
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$13 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Number of rooms
          • 28
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Booking.com, TripOnline SA, Priceline and HRS so you can book your Books Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Brazil >
          • State of Rio de Janeiro >
          • Rio de Janeiro >
          • Santa Teresa
          • Also Known As
          • Books Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (43)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (92)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
          Nearby
          Santa Teresa
          Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
          artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
          neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
          can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
          mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
          century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
          former mansion turned museum which houses works by
          prominent Brazilian modern artists.
          ...More
          Hotel Pouso Real
          133 reviews
          .25 km away
           
          Vila Gale Rio de Janeiro
          617 reviews
          .24 km away
           
          Arcos Rio Palace Hotel
          386 reviews
          .24 km away
           
          Parque Hotel
          16 reviews
          .18 km away
           
          Slaviero Lifestyle Rio de Janeiro
          263 reviews
          .36 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Nova Capela
          493 reviews
          .17 km away
          Lapa 40 Graus
          298 reviews
          .10 km away
          Botequim Os Ximenes
          72 reviews
          .10 km away
          Boteko do Juca
          85 reviews
          .16 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Escadaria Selaron
          6,768 reviews
          .34 km away
          Fundicao Progresso
          221 reviews
          .34 km away
          Museus Castro Maya
          10 reviews
          .35 km away
          Igreja Ortodoxa Sao Nicolau de Rio de Janeiro
          10 reviews
          .31 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          1985Goldie
          I have booked this hostel for new year for 5 days. After booking and paying a deposit i recieved an email from a guy claiming to work there asking for full payment up front which could not be done by paypal. Has anyone else had to do this? Seems a little dodgy to me? Thanks.
          7 December 2014|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Jessie P | Reviewed this property |
          Hey there, We paid at the end of our stay so this sounds a little bit strange. Especially since you can't pay via PayPal. Felipe is the boss there, was the email from him? And was there a reason why you had to pay in full... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Ask for the room up the back stairs by the kitchen, on the far side of the bathroom. It's the quietest..."
          Read review
          "Try to stay upstairs, it is a bit more quiet at night."
          Read review
          "all room are good!"
          Read review
          "The 10 Bed dorm you will not be able to get to sleep before 11pm as it is right above the bar."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing