Samba Palace

Rua Alice 97, Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Distance from city centre: 5.9km
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Rating: 84%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities
All rooms have split air conditioner, really comfortable mattresses and beds with international design, besides the same sheets and pillows used by top hotels. Male and female bathrooms, individual toilets, 24hs hot showers .

Fully equipped kitchen with nice and modern refrigerator, stove, microwave and toaster.
Laundry service and area where guests can wash their own clothes.
TV , games room with modern video games and chill out area.

At Samba Palace you can enjoy an elegant TV lounge and game room with PS3 and Xbox360.

You can also use the kitchen, relax on the terrace and enjoy the free wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) available in public areas.

If you have to cancel your booking, you must do it at least 48hrs before arrival.

Check in: anytime
Check out: 10:00

If you book between December 15th and March 15th you will be charged 50% in advance in order to secure your booking (non refundable).
You also may be contacted by the property requesting the CVV code of the credit card used for this booking or asked for a deposit.
When you book you can be charged 40% in advance in order to secure your booking (non refundable), you may be contacted by the property requesting the CVV code of the credit card used for this booking or asked for a deposit.

New Years , Carnival , City Events, special periods or Bank Holidays we need a payment of 100% of the total stay will be required to confirm the booking.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Currency exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 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.


Our check-in time is anytime, but please inform us prior if you scheduled arrival time is after 10pm. Our check-out time is 10am.
Late check-outs may be available upon prior arrangement; please liaise with the Management team to discuss this option. A fee may be applied for guests checking out after 10am who has not made prior arrangement .

Payment must be made at the check in. Extension of the stay must be made until 10 am and paid immediately in order to secure your bed.


It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure that his/her behaviour does not detrimentally affect the comfort or safety of other guests or visitors in the building. Management has the right to eject guests from the building if it is deemed that his/her behaviour is inappropriate and any accommodation charges previously levied will not be refunded.

Smoking Indoors Is Forbidden

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From Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG):

Get the Real Bus, the blue one, number 2018 until the Rio Branco Ave. Then take the subway at Cinel�ndia Station to zona sul direction. You will leave at Largo do Machado Station and from there you will get the subway bus line number 133.
By taxi you will pay around R$60. Go outside the airport and get the yellow one.

From Santos Dumont Airport (SDU):

Take the subway at Cinel�ndia Station to zona sul direction. You will leave at Largo do Machado Station and from there you will get the subway bus line number 133.
By taxi it will cost around R$30. Get the yellow one outside the airport.

From bus station Rodovi�ria Novo Rio:

Get the bus line number 133 which will leave you in front of the hostel.

Located Near

Samba Palace Hostel is located in Laranjeiras, an excellent central spot for those who intend to explore Rio and not just the beaches. It has plenty of stores, banks, drugstores, bakeries, night clubs and restaurants.
It is 20 minutes by bus from Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and at the same time not far from the famous Lapa night life.
It is 15 min walking distance from the subway, there you can easily go to Copacabana or Ipanema in 15 minutes or downtown where Lapa is located in 10 minutes.

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