CabanaCopa Hostel
Travessa Guimarães Natal, 12, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Located three blocks from the famous Copacabana Beach, one block from the metro and next to a beautiful natural park, were waiting to welcome you to Rio!

Our large colonial house is fully renovated with new clean spacious dorms and bathrooms with hot showers and excellent social areas (indoor and outdoor), in a street with 24hr security.

We offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere with free Brazilian breakfast, free high-speed internet and Wi-Fi, free bed linen, free maps and tourist info, free drinkable water, ceiling fans, big individual lockers and free luggage storage. Theres no curfew so you can enjoy the best of Rio at any time of day or night!

We have double bunk beds (no triples!), women-only dorms, two fully equipped kitchens, a cool bar with music and a pool table, a lounge with a 42 LCD TV and DVDs, an open-air backyard with BBQ, free book exchange, towels, hairdryers, and ironing facilities.

Nearby you can find all sorts of restaurants, bars, clubs, supermarkets, banks, laundry services, shops and easy transport to all parts of the city. We are next to a 36km park with wildlife, eco-hiking and even a football court available.

Our friendly and helpful staff speak great English and are happy to help you book flights or exchange money. We know all the best events, activities and parties in Rio!

Check-In: 14.00 hs
Check-Out: 11.00 hs

* Half of the daily rate will be charged for late check out between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. After 2:00 PM a full daily rate will be charged. The hostel has luggage storage from 11AM to 11PM.

Services included:
- Breakfast Buffet included (from 8 to 10AM)
- 2 Guest Kitchens (from 12 to 10PM)
- Computers lounge with free Internet access
- Free Wi-Fi in the Lobby/Bar
- TV Lounge & Book exchange
- Cabana Bar (from 12 to 11PM)
- Daily cleaning service
- Self service laundry
- 24 hour hot water
- Tourist Information, daily activities & parties
- Air conditioning, individual lamps & power outlets in in most rooms
- Lockers, black out curtains, lower bunk bed curtains & ceiling fan in all rooms

Services with extra charge:
- Transfer in & out (To book a transfer, contact the hostel)
- Tours City tour, Favela Tour, Football games, Samba, Funk & Boat parties

** Please, bring your own padlock for the locker or buy one at reception.

Cancellation Policy
This property has a 2 day (48hs) cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

* Rates
Our rates vary according to our occupancy. Early bookers will get most of the time the best rate.

During special periods like Carnival, New Year, World Cup and holidays:
100% of the payment is required in advance. The remaining 90% balance will be due directly after the on-line booking is made. The guest must contact the property to arrange payment. Non payment of the remaining balance will result in cancellation.
If the booking is canceled 90 days before the check-in date, 50% of the deposit value can be refunded. After that the booking is non refundable.

* Payment options
You can pay for your stay in most Credit/Debit Cards, PayPal, Brazilian Reals, US Dollars or Euros. Our exchange rate might be different than one on this website. Please visit our website for more information.

* Shared Dorm:
Each reservation is for an individual bed, although you book the same number of beds as the room has, this does not guarantee that all the people are going to be in the same room.

* Underage policy
Under 18 years not allowed, unless in student groups with a leader.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wii


CabanaCopa Hostel is very easy to find - it's only one block from the Arcoverde metro station. A big colonial house located in the heart of Copacabana beach, the most famous neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.

By Taxi to Arcoverde metro station:
From the Airport:
Depending on the time, a yellow taxi should cost between 30-40 Reais. A special taxi (white, blue or red) should cost between 80-100 Reais. Simply show or tell the driver to go to the Arcoverde metro station, together with our street address they will know where to go. We also can arrange an airport transfer service if you prefer!

From the Bus Terminal:
Take a special taxi from just outside the bus terminal. You pay a fixed fee at the counter. It will cost about 20 Reais to get to Copacabana. Simply show or tell the driver to go to the Arcoverde metro station, together with our street address they will know where to go.

By Bus to Arcoverde metro station:
From the airport:
The cheaper option is the 'Real' bus. Walk out of the arrivals lounge, take a right past the waiting taxis and look out for the airport bus stop. It costs around 6 Reais and the driver speaks English. It goes along the main beach road of Copacabana - 'Avenida Atlantica'. Ask to stop at the Copacabana Palace Hotel. Then you walk down the street 'Rodolfo Dantas' up to the Cardeal Arco Verde metro station.

From the Bus Terminal:
Take the 'Real' Bus from in front of the bus terminal. It costs 4 Reais and the driver speaks English. Walk past the taxi rank just outside the station and wait for the bus at the side of the road opposite. They run every 15 minutes and will stop on the main beach road (Avenida Atlantica). Ask to stop at the Copacabana Palace Hotel. Then you walk down the street 'Rodolfo Dantas' up to the Cardeal Arco Verde metro station.

From Arcoverde metro station to CabanaCopa Hostel:
Go behind the station and turn right next to the gas station - you will see the street 'Rua Guimaraes Natal'. Walk until you see the Chacrinha Park. We are at house number 12 up the park street. A big green and yellow house with a bamboo fence. It's easy to see!