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1 room, 2 adults

Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro

2-star2 stars
Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 517, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20241-320, Brazil

Hostel with outdoor pool, near Flamengo Beach
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.4
Fantastic service
Great location
Great pool
Complaints about WiFi
22See all 22 reviews
From 320 reviews

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Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro

from $51
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (9 Camas )
  • Quarto Misto, 8 camas, banheiro ensuite
  • Quarto Misto, 6 camas, banheiro ensuite
  • Suite, Balcony
  • Suite, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room
  • Quadruple Room

What’s around Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro


  • In Santa Teresa
  • Flamengo Beach - 31 min walk
  • Sambodrome - 33 min walk
  • Museum of Tomorrow - 40 min walk
  • Guanabara Bay - 4 min walk
  • Selaron Steps - 9 min walk
  • Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas) - 10 min walk
  • Arcos da Lapa - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont) - 11 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Central Station - 12 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station - 13 min drive
  • Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station - 14 min drive
  • Gloria Station - 18 min walk
  • Cinelandia Station - 20 min walk
  • Carioca Station - 25 min walk
  • Free parking nearby
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (16 years old and younger) not allowed

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro’s small print

Also known as

  • Forest Hostel Rio
  • Rio Forest Hostel
  • Rio Forest Hostel Rio De Janeiro
  • Rio Forest Rio De Janeiro
  • Rio Forest


Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels from Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing 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 authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 11 PM.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of BRL 0 for adults and BRL 0 for children (approximately)

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.4 From 22 reviews

    Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro
    Great place
    Great staff
    Greg, us3 night business trip
    Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro
    Rio Forest Hotel.. delightful stay!! !!!
    Rio Forest Hostel was like a villa on the cliffs of Rio. Scenery beautiful accommodations wonderful staff very helpful and delightful. All you could wish for in a community that was nostalgic and gorgeous. The staff was wonderful and catered to your every need. I give this hostel 5 stars and would definitely return here whenever in Rio de Janeiro.
    Deborah, usOther trip
    Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro
    Great Place in Lapa
    Very unique place, with a quick 5-10 minute walk to Lapa. Loved this hostel!
    Eric, au2 night romance trip
    Rio Forest Hostel, Rio de Janeiro
    Very Good8.0
    Nicely located place, decent breakfast, some interesting travellers, and lots of space to hang out or sit in silence. The neighbourhood is apparently not the safest but I didn't have problems.
    Rosano, caOther trip

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