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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“great location”(30 reviews)
“copacabana beach”(29 reviews)
“arrange tours”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and cheap place to stay, is close to the beach and the center of Copacabana. Is a good option for those who like to just crash and spend the night. The o my bad thing is there’s to many stairs to go up to...More

Thank Sebastian R
Response from PuraVidaRio, reception at Pura Vida HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your opinion and for choosing us! Your satisfaction is our fuel and it makes us work harder to have more fun with guests here. Please note that returning guests get a 10% discount! Just book by email (info@puravidahostel.com.br) and mention the code "PURAVIDA...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was stupid enough to think they had been rid of the bed bugs they had a month and a half earlier in another room. Even asked them and they claimed to be clean. Not the case. Furthermore, when it rains outdoors, it rains indoors...More

Thank LadyGreenmilne
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This hostel is a great experience, you can walk to the beach easily, and you’re also near a safe favela which shows you some true Rio culture! The beds are a good size too and there’s plenty of space in the common room and bar.More

Thank Sarah F
Response from PuraVidaRio, RECEPCION at Pura Vida HostelResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Pura Vida Hostel Guest, Thanks for your preference and for your feedback! We are very happy to know that everything went well with your stay. :) If you are thinking of returning to Rio and want to stay with us again, just send us...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome hostel with great bar and laughs to start your night in rio! Very calm during the day, great staff that is willing to help you any questions you could have and solve any problems you could have in here.More

Thank Andoni H
Response from PuraVidaRio, Atendimento ao Cliente at Pura Vida HostelResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for choosing Pura Vida Hostel and for your evaluation! Your satisfaction keeps us motivated and gives us energy to do even better next time! When you return, make your reservation directly with us by email (info@puravidahostel.com.br) and mention the code "PURAVIDA FRIEND" to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Came to pura vida hostel for New Year's Eve weekend. It was a very fun experience. The staff was awesome and friendly and the amenities were great. Everything is close by including the beach. Would come back again.More

Thank Jaqueline Tuane B
Response from PuraVidaRio, atendimento ao cliente at Pura Vida HostelResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks for your opinion and for choosing us! Your satisfaction is our fuel and it makes us work harder to have more fun with guests here. Please note that returning guests get a 10% discount! Just book by email (info@puravidahostel.com.br) and mention the code "PURAVIDA...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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USD 13 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 13 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (184)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (12)
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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
...More
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kimdel2013
22 December 2016|
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"Bedbugs happily travel to beds/rooms nearby. Avoid all."
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"Good vibes"
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"Get a room above ground floor level, further away from main building the better, can be loud."
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"Ask for a room with balcony!!!"
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