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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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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
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
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
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$15 - US$93 (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
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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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Since the moment i arrived i love this place!! Perfect location in Copacabana but very close to Ipanema beach. Since the beginning everybody received me very well and if you like party Pura Vida hostel is definetley the best place to be!!

Thank Matías R
Response from PuraVidaRio, Gerente at Pura Vida HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pura Vida Hostel Guest, Thanks for your preference and for your feedback! We are very happy to know that everything went well with your stay. :) We hope to see you soon! All the best and Pura Vida!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

In a good location. Copacabana and Ipanema is a quick walk away. Very good prices but you get what you pay for. Mediocre bed. Awful linen. Luke warm shower. Sad old towels. Noise levels were just too much for me. I understand it's a hostel...More

Thank CindyE1065
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Good and cheap place to stay, is close to the beach and the center of Copacabana. Is a good option for those who like to just crash and spend the night. The o my bad thing is there’s to many stairs to go up to...More

Thank Sebastian R
Response from PuraVidaRio, reception at Pura Vida HostelResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks for your opinion and for choosing us! Your satisfaction is our fuel and it makes us work harder to have more fun with guests here. Please note that returning guests get a 10% discount! Just book by email (info@puravidahostel.com.br) and mention the code "PURAVIDA...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was stupid enough to think they had been rid of the bed bugs they had a month and a half earlier in another room. Even asked them and they claimed to be clean. Not the case. Furthermore, when it rains outdoors, it rains indoors...More

Thank LadyGreenmilne
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This hostel is a great experience, you can walk to the beach easily, and you’re also near a safe favela which shows you some true Rio culture! The beds are a good size too and there’s plenty of space in the common room and bar.More

Thank Sarah F
Response from PuraVidaRio, RECEPCION at Pura Vida HostelResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Pura Vida Hostel Guest, Thanks for your preference and for your feedback! We are very happy to know that everything went well with your stay. :) If you are thinking of returning to Rio and want to stay with us again, just send us...More

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"Bedbugs happily travel to beds/rooms nearby. Avoid all."
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"Good vibes"
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"Get a room above ground floor level, further away from main building the better, can be loud."
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