Rio Backpackers
Travessa Santa Leoc�dia n� 38, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Warmly and Friendly hostel, a welcome Free caipirinha , Stay 10 nigths and get the next night for free, Free WiFi in lobby and rooms, Capoeira Shows, and more...( See terms bellow).

We are recomended by Lonely Planet, Foot Print and other guides, always offering many facilites for the guest, so you can save money and feel even more welcome with us.

Located in a beatifull and big 3 storey house from the 1940s which was redesigned by hostel owner/architect. It is just four blocks from Copacabana Beach in a quiet cobblestone street set up at the foot of Cabrito hill between Ipanema and Copacabana. Either a short walk or a quick cab/bus ride or metro will take you to many day-time and night-time entertainment options.

Just 5 min walking to copabana beach and 20 min walking to Ipanema beach, 2 blocks for a metro station. Our staff will definately do the best to help you with informations, free maps and tours.

We offer a friendly and welcoming environment within our facilities. There is great contact between guests and staff, meaning this is a place you can call your home in Rio.

Besides being a warmly welcoming hostel, Rio Backpackers will help you to enjoy our Brazilian culture through our Capoeira Shows, every friday night you can watch and join the Brazilian Capoeira Group. We also can organize Portuguese lessons and Brazilian dancing such as forr or samba.

Come to stay with us and be part of our family!!

Pick up service R$70,00 from the airport to here

****Free Night Stay:
Stay 10 nights and get the next night for free. You will see its easy to get this promotion!

****Free Caipirinhas drink:
Stay with us and get 01 welcome caipirinha .
but please note this promotion is valid just for the nights that the bar is open which is 6 days a week.


  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Airport Transfers 
  • Bar 
  • BBQ 
  • Bicycle Parking 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Cable TV 
  • Card Phones 
  • Common Room 
  • Free Internet Access 
  • Kitchen 
  • Linen Included 
  • Lockers 
  • Parking 
  • Pool Table 
  • Reading Light 
  • Tours/Travel Desk 
  • Towels for hire 


How to reach us from the Airport

The International Airport Galeão (GIG) is situated just outside the city (around 30/40 minutes by car).

By Taxi
A taxi from the International Airport should cost around R$ 70 reais (US$ 40).

By Bus
1. Please take the Real bus 'Frescão' on the departure floor which costs R$8,00 reais and leaves every 30 minutes.
2. Catch it in front of the exit gate and get off at the Atlantica Avenue on the corner of Barão de Ipanema Street (in front of Hotel Rio Atlântica).
3. At the Barão de Ipanema Street you will walk 4 blocks until arriving at Pompeu Loureiro Street.
4. From there you will see a quiet cobblestone street called Travessa Santa Leocádia no 38, and that's where we are.

Airport Transfer:
We offer an Airport transfer for R$ 65 reais for max. 4 people .