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Babilonia Rio Hostel

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Superior Double Room, Sea View (Rocinha) | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Superior Double Room, Sea View (Rocinha) | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Babilonia Rio Hostel

Babilonia Rio Hostel

2.0 star property
Hostel with bar/lounge, near Copacabana Beach

7.4/10 Good

3 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
Ladeira Ary Barroso, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22010060
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Communal living room
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • BBQ(s)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Copacabana
  • Copacabana Beach - 7 min walk
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain - 11 min drive
  • Ipanema Beach - 15 min drive
  • Jornalista Mario Filho Stadium - 29 min drive
  • Museum of Tomorrow - 45 min drive
  • Shopping Tijuca - 34 min drive
  • Christ the Redeemer - 66 min drive

Getting around

  • Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 16 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG) - 44 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro (RRJ-Jacarepaguá-Roberto Marinho) - 52 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Central Station - 10 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 10 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station - 11 min drive
  • Cardeal Arcoverde Station - 20 min walk


  • Bar do David - 3 min walk
  • Gaia Art Café - 3 min walk
  • Da Brambini Ristorante - 4 min walk
  • La Fiorentina - 4 min walk
  • Restaurante Shirley - 6 min walk

About this property

Babilonia Rio Hostel

Babilonia Rio Hostel puts you 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Copacabana Beach and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Ipanema Beach. Other features include a bar/lounge and a terrace.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices))


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices))


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Parents or a legal guardian travelling with children under 18 years of age must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels to Brazil, if just one of the parents is travelling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorising the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorisation, a judicial authorisation is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before travelling for more information.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Babilonia Hostel Janeiro
Babilonia Rio Hostel Rio de Janeiro
Babilonia Rio Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Babilonia Rio Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Babilonia Rio Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Babilonia Rio Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Babilonia Rio Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Babilonia Rio Hostel?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Babilonia Rio Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Babilonia Rio Hostel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
Are there restaurants at or near Babilonia Rio Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bar do David (3-min walk), Gaia Art Café (3-min walk) and Da Brambini Ristorante (4-min walk).
What's the area around Babilonia Rio Hostel like?
Babilonia Rio Hostel is a short 7-minute walk from Copacabana Beach and 5 minutes' walk from Avenida Atlantica.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

great view of ocean. good outdoor space. close to leme and copacabana.
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Preço bom, lugar agradável.
Gostei, os funcionários sempre atenciosos e simpáticos.
Jose Nilberto, 3-night family trip
Verified guest review

2/10 Poor

Estoy muh molesto con este lugar, llegué al lugar y me dí cuenta que estaba al lado de una favela , cosa que no mencionan en la pagina! No me quedé ningún dia en el hostal porque me preocupó mi seguridad y nisiquiera me dieron oportunidad de poder cancelar o recuperar parte del dinero siquiera
12-night romance trip
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