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Rua Saint Roman 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22071-060 Brazil See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is located just outside a favela it didn't feel safe. The bathroom is filthy and the rooms were unpleasant. The staff were friendly and the beach is close but you still need to walk down an unsafe road. I would not stay here...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank kimstokesZA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed a lot my stay in Pura Vida Hostel, the bedrooms are confortables and location is good just 2 blocks from the beach, it has a big bar area and the parties are great, i enjoyed a lot of Rio de Janeiro

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank David_02010
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

I spent almost a week there and i really liked it.The staff is amazing (specially the reception).Its really close to the Copacabna beach and Ipanema.A lot of bar and restaurant around as well.Its a great value for a hostel. I definatlly recommend it!!!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Stefan A
Response from PuraVidaRio, Recepcionista at Pura Vida HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very happy with your feedback, we work so that our guests have an excellent experience in our Hostel, just like you! Great energy and see you soon! Andressa Team Pura Vida!

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This is a big spacious hostel with friendly and helpful staff. There's a bar on the deck and a good social scene. More oriented for travelers looking to hang out, cook food, meet people, amd go to the beach. It's been great for me.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank chrishsf
Response from PuraVidaRio, Recepcionista at Pura Vida HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

We hate feedback, it's a pleasure to have made your trip to Rio a great experience, we work for it! See you soon, Gratitude, Andressa from the Pure Life Team!

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Really cool hostel set at the foot of a favela. (do not be imposed by this) The bar area is open and they have some great unlimited beer offers at weekends. The staff are super friendly and up for a good laf

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank g2themc
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Opened in 2011 in a beautiful house (almost century - old) and 100m away from Copacabana beach and 15min from Arpoardor and Ipanema. Metro is a 5min walk and we also we offer transfers. TAVERNA - Our Bar: More Medieval style offers attractions, concerts, parties, events and promotions. BAR DO DECK: Outdoor, music, TV and connected to the house. SERVICES: Tours. From Sugar Loaf, Corcovado and Beaches to radical tours like hang gliding; climbing; bike rides; surf and trails. Bike Rental; BBQ area; Internet; Lunch; FUN ! DIRECTIONS: corner of Rua Sa Ferreira between Rua Raul Pompeia e Nossa Sra de Copacabana. Metro: drop off at Gen. Osorio Station, exit "D". Walk to the beach. By car:Through Rua Barata Ribeiro, after the tunnel, take 1st left. On the corner of Saint Roman with Sa Ferreira has always 1 or 2 police cars in front of Hotel Ducasse. Our house is the 3rd on the right. Parking: There are no vacancies in Saint Roman Street. Search vacancies in Sa Ferreira or Av. Atlantica. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$15 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pura Vida Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana / Zona Sul (South Zone)
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Suites, Family Rooms
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US$15 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pura Vida Hostel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana / Zona Sul (South Zone)
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Room & Suite (37)
Dining (8)
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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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"Bedbugs happily travel to beds/rooms nearby. Avoid all."
23 Mar 2018
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"Good vibes"
23 Dec 2017
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"Get a room above ground floor level, further away from main building the better, can be loud."
28 Oct 2017
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"Ask for a room with balcony!!!"
7 Jul 2017
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