Bossa in Rio Hostel

Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Distance from city centre: 5.5km

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We are a boutique hostel strategically located in Santa Teresa, the city's most charming neighborhood, offering all the facilities you might want, and a great value for your money.

For your comfort and convenience, Bossa in Rio Hostel offers three Standard Suites and two Master Suites. All are well designed and appointed with air conditioning, ceiling fan, free WiFi, and private bathrooms with hot water. The two Master Suites have their own balcony, from where guests can enjoy the expansive views of downtown Rio, the Guanabara Bay and the mountains that surround the city.

The Bossa in Rio Hostel offers shared rooms for all tastes. There are options for 4, 6 or 10 people. Regardless of the format chosen, the guest will have individual lighting, power outlet, locker, in addition to split air conditioning.

Bossa in Rio Hostel has been carefully crafted to provide you with a comfortable, safe and unforgettable stay. We are waiting for you!

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 5 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

* Please, send an email to the hostel informing the security number (3 digits) of the credit card you used to make the booking

* We accept credit cards (Visa and Mastercard)

Cancelation Policy: (except for Carnival, RiR and holidays).

Cancelation Policy: Without any charge if canceled 5 days before arrival. After that, we will charge 90% of the total amount of the booking, or the first 3 days of the booking.


Reveillon 2018 (New Year 2018)
- New Year´s has a minimum stay of 2 nights between Dec 29th 2017 and Jan 3rd 2018
- We´ll charge 50% of the total on the day we receive the booking.
- We will charge the remaining 50% on November 20th 2017. After this date, 100% will be charged.

Charge will be made on the credit card used to make the reservation.
The non-payment results in the cancelation of the booking, with no refund.
- Cancellation requested until Nov 01st 2017, will receive 50% of the total already paid as reimbursement.
- Cancellation requested after Nov 01st 2017, won’t be refunded.
- “No show” or “Early check-out” won’t be refunded.

Carnival period has a minimum stay of 2 nights, between Feb 09rd 2018 and Feb 13st 2018

- We´ll charge 50% of the total on the day we receive the booking.
- We will charge the remaining 50% on December 15th, 2017. - The non-payment results in the cancellation of the booking, with no refund.
- In order to confirm your booking, please inform your cvv number by email directly to the hostel.
- Cancellation requested after Dec 01st 2017, won’t be refunded.
- “No show” or “Early check-out” won’t be refunded.

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Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531 - Santa Teresa - Rio de Janeiro

We are on the main access road to Santa Teresa and just 10 minutes away from numerous bars and restaurants, open every day of the week.

Guests can still proceed on foot to visit Lapa (7 min) and the historical center of Rio (15 min), or enjoy the architectural beauties, shops and museums of our neighborhood (10 min). Our central location enables quick and easy access to all points of interest!


Txi: 30-35 minutes. Price: around R$ 60

Bus+Txi: 45 minutes. Price: R$ 25,00
Take the bus to Santos Dumont Airport and from there, take a taxi to Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 531.


Options to go to the hostel from Lapa are walking, taking a taxi, or taking a bus.


Taxi: 5-10 minutes. Price: R$20

From the BUS STATION Novo Rio-

Taxi: 10-15 minutes. Price: R$ 30

Bus: Take one of the many buses that goes downtown. From Carioca Station take bus number 006 ,or 007 or 014. R$3,80 (each bus).

Uber and Cabify are good apps. They work fine in Rio and are cheaper than taxis.

Located Near

The picturesque neighbourhood of Santa Teresa, is the most charming neighborhood of Rio. In a very short walking distance to Lapa, its narrow streets hide old mansions, handicraft shops, restaurants and bars.

It is the best place in town to enjoy the Carnival as it is close to Sambodromo and to the main blocos (Street Parties Carnival).

Note that Santa Teresa is located on a hill, and we that have ramps and stairs.

Our central location enables quick and easy access to all points of interest!

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