We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hostel Carioca

29, Lacerda Coutinho Street | One Block to Sta Clara and Toneleiro Street, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-030, Brazil
Hotel amenities
Hostel Carioca
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Cancelon to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Add Photo Write a Review

53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    2
    13
    8
    11
    19
See reviews for
1
10
5
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (53)
  • Mar-May only
    (12)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (14)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (12)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (15)
All months
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Come to this hostel: • Want to lose weight? You will lose it in sweat alone at this hostel! To save money, power to AC device is turned off during most of the day until about 9:30. • Cold water is better for you isn't it? To save money, there is no hot water here. • Would hate to eat... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stayed in a private room paid for 8 days in cash otherwise I would have never stayed here why? 1. fan in room doesn't work. 2. once got up during the night finding a bed bug on me 3. the owner didn't pay the electricity bill on time so they shot here off we didn't have electricity all day... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers are raving about these Rio de Janeiro hotels

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm telling you there are lots of bedbugs there. Me and my boyfriend stayed there in a private room and we got lots of bites and we saw bed bugs crawling in our bed and was hiding in my boyfriend's shirt. The owner didn't care and didn't give our refund. Rooms are not good and bathroom is gross!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Bedbugs, I think thats enough said. The price didn't match my expectations(overpriced private room.) Checked out after 1hour... This is rubbish! I would advise you to stay away from this hostel. You can get a O.K hotel in Norway for almost the same price, REALLY disappointed and kind of offended.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Santiago, Chile
Level Contributor
39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We arrived to Carioca hostel at 20:00, the day before the match between Spain and Chile, we've booked a 6p private room. First of all we had to wait like an hour in the lobby with our bags, then they told us that hostel is oversold and they are going to give us an apartment close to the beach. So... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My friends and I stayed at hostel Carioca during our time travelling Brasil for the World Cup. We did not have huge expectations staying at Hostel Carioca but definitely enjoyed our time there. Although the facilities were a little small, it made meeting everyone easier. I met a lot of great people at this hostel- from Russia, South Africa, Argentina,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The hostel is in a nice location just a couple of blocks from the beach. The dorms are quite large and the ones upstairs at least are quite bright and airy. The staff are friendly and do their best to make the place comfortable and welcoming (shout out to Pedro). The most serious drawback is with the bathroom facilities. There... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

I did really want to give this place a decent rating & review but I can only tell it how it is. We stayed here 31/05/13 & 01/06/13. My friend and I were in 8 bed dorm & the beds were that crammed in there that I could not get to my bed properly or even get my bag through... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Claudia508, Proprietário at Hostel Carioca, responded to this review
Google Translation

Infelizmente foi uma sucessão de fatos que atingiram nossa hóspede,porém tomamos como problema muito sério e tentamos resolve-los: em relação... More 

Arad, Romania
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We were there just for one night, a weekend night. We didn't expect too much. It is a hostel, what can you want more that to be close to beach (Copacabana, 15 minutes, walking) , to have a place where you can sleep, to take a shower and charge phone or laptop. The staff were nice, helpful, the internet wifi... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

The rooms are decent are clean, as well as the bathrooms. Great location in copacabana, close to public transportation and the beach. The staff is nice and helpful. The breakfast is included in the price and is served on a nice terrace. Although I think the price is a bit too high (45 reais per night).

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

16 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rio de Janeiro hotels
Copacabana
Rio Backpackers
Rio Backpackers
#152 of 233 in Rio de Janeiro
3.0 of 5 stars 111 reviews
Copacabana
Rio Rockers Hostel
Rio Rockers Hostel
#103 of 514 in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 of 5 stars 94 reviews
Copacabana
eHostel
eHostel
#160 of 514 in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 of 5 stars 61 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Copacabana
CabanaCopa Hostel
CabanaCopa Hostel
#94 of 514 in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 of 5 stars 329 reviews
Copacabana
Bamboo Rio Hostel
Bamboo Rio Hostel
#65 of 514 in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 of 5 stars 264 reviews
Botafogo
Vila Carioca Hostel
Vila Carioca Hostel
#39 of 514 in Rio de Janeiro
4.5 of 5 stars 402 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay