Mambembe Hostel

Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 251, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Distance from city centre: 5.6km
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Rating: 87%from 5 reviews

  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 72%Security
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 92%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
The Mambembes invite you to stay at the Mambembe Hostel which is strategically located in the cultural neighborhood of Santa Teresa. Within five minutes by foot the neighborhood´s cobblestones, quiet streets take you to the city´s historic center and to the famous bohemian neighborhood Lapa. Bus and metro stops are as well a mere five minute walk away which guarantees a easy and fast access to Rio´s picturesque beaches.

We present a hostel created by people who got together because of their passion to travel and hunger to meet new cultures. We would like to share our experiences and invite you to a hostel built by backpackers for backpackers.
Our goal is to show you why Rio de Janeiro is so special for us. A place where music, carnival, fun and joy are often present in the most unexpected places and moments.

We want to treat people like we would like to be treated and offer our help in whatever is necessary. We are the owners, as well as the staff working every day in order to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Our doors are open to receive you!

But let´s move on the interesting stuff, the Mambembe hostel offers:

Private rooms as well as shared dorms, with custom made mattresses and quality sheets for better comfort. The maximum capacity is 35 guests in rooms of 9 or 4 people or private rooms. The common areas are: living room with access to the full cable tv program, our personal DVD collection, international sports channels such as ESPN; computer room with PCs at your disposal, free WiFi, book exchange; movie room with a projector for periodical cinema sessions; shared kitchen.

We also have an outside area with hammock, BBQ and garden where you can relax and enjoy the view in the middle of the city.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Playstation
  • Reading Light
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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.

If you have to cancel your booking, you must do it at least 48hrs before arrival.
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 12:00
You may be contacted by the property requesting the CVV code of the credit card used for this booking. When paying by credit or debit card a fee of 4% of the total price will be charged.

New year's eve 2017 from 29.12 to 01.01.2018

Carnival 2018 from 09.02 to 13.02

Payment Method: Credit card or bank transfer.
Payment policy for Carnaval: 50% payment in advance is required.

After your booking is confirmed by hostelworld.com you will be contacted to proceed and arrange the payment method. Failure to complete the payment within 72 hours will result in cancellation of your booking. Cancellation Policy for Carnaval and New year's eve: A MINIMUM OF ONE MOTH prior to check in date is required.

2017 New year's eve: Conditions: Minimum of 4 nights (Dec 28th - Jan 4th) & 2018 Carnival: Conditions: Minimum of 4 nights (Feb 8th - 14th) Payment Method: Credit card or bank transfer. Payment policy for New year: 50% payment in advance is required. After your booking is confirmed by hostelworld.com you will be contacted to proceed and arrange the payment method. Failure to complete the payment within 72 hours will result in cancellation of your booking. Cancellation Policy for New years: A minimum of one month prior to check in date is required.

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From the international airport “Galeão” (GIG):

Option 1:
Taxi direct (BRL 50,00 - BRL 60,00): When you are in the arrival area go outside to the area where all the taxis stop. Look for the line of yellow taxis. Get in the first taxi in line and make sure the taxi driver turns on the taximeter. Do NOT order your taxi at the taxi counters inside the building as they have a fixed price of BRL 100,00.

Option 2:
Bus + Taxi ( BRL 25,00): When you are in the arrival area go outside where all the taxis are, look to the right and at the far end you should see a blue bus with 'premium auto ônibus' written on it. Take the bus (BRL 13,50) and get off at Cinelandia metro station. From there you can get a normal taxi on the street to the Hostel. The taxi from 'Cinelandia' to the Hostel shouldn't cost more tha BRL 10,00. If you are traveling light you may also walk from 'Cinelandia' to Mambembe Hostel as it is only 1km.

Option 3:
Bus + Metro (BRL 6,50): This option is for the budget minded traveler who doesn't mind to spend a little more time for transportation to the hostel in order to save some extra money. When you are in the arrival area look for the ticket booth that sells tickets for the BRT bus. Buy your ticket, then go outside and slightly to your left you will see a blue modern looking bus. Get on the bus and get off at the stop called 'Vicente de Carvalho'. Take the pedestrian bridge and follow the 'metro' signs. Get on the metro direction 'Botafogo' and get off at 'Cinelandia' metro station. From 'Cinelandia' it´s a 1km walk to Mambembe Hostel.

From Airport Santos Dumont:
Taxi: 10 min - R$ 20
(taxi is the best option)

From Rodoviária Novo Rio:
Taxi: 15 min R$25

Bus: Take the 497 bus and get off at the last stop before the arches of Lapa. Walk back for half a block on Riachuelo street and turn left at the first cross road (Silvio Romero street). Go up until the end of the street where you´ll see a large stairway on your left hand side. Go up the stairway, the white house with red windows in front of you is the Mambembe Hostel. Address: Joaquim Murtinho street 251 - Santa Teresa

Located Near

We are strategically located in the cultural neighborhood of Santa Teresa. Within five minutes by foot the neighborhood�ôs cobblestones, quiet streets take you to the city�ôs historic center and to the famous bohemian neighborhood LAPA. Bus and metro stops are as well a mere five minute walk away which guarantees a easy and fast access to Rio�ôs picturesque beaches.

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