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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: 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.
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Rua Saint Roman 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22071-060 Brazil
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Getting there
Santos Dumont Airport9 km
Internacional Airport19 km
Cantagalo7 min
General Osório10 min
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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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This hostel is located in the heart of Rio and is close to everything from stores, restaurants, public transportation, and the beach, walking distance to Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. All basic necessities are met and all staff are nice and very helpful. The house is lively
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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 again.
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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
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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!!!
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Response from PuraVidaRio, Recepcionista at Pura Vida Hostel
Responded 15 Dec 2018
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!
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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.
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Response from PuraVidaRio, Recepcionista at Pura Vida Hostel
Responded 15 Dec 2018
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!
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Excursión al Jardín Botánico con el staff del Pura Vida
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A que distancia esta del aeropuerto Galeao?
Olá Micaela! ficamos a uns 45 min de carro ou de ônibus. Pura Vida Staff
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ola, entre em contato diretamente com o hostel, somente eles lhe passam a disponibilidade . muito gringo, se der sorte nesta semana ter festa na caverna, é irada .
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oi..gostaria de saber qual o valor da diaria p 3 pessoas?
O valor pode variar de acordo com o quarto. Quartos compartilhados, você pode encontrar a partir de 45 reais, se desejar algo mais privativo, com suíte, o valor pode mudar. Sem dúvida nenhuma, você não irá se arrepender de fechar uma reserva nesse hostel. Tem um ambiente fantástico. Consulte o site do Hostel Pura Vida, e tire todas as suas dúvidas.
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"Bedbugs happily travel to beds/rooms nearby. Avoid all."
"Good vibes"
"Get a room above ground floor level, further away from main building the better, can be loud."
"Ask for a room with balcony!!!"
"Go for the private bungalow"
US$11 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroZona Sul (South Zone)Copacabana
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