Welcome backpackers and free mind/soul people!
All rates less than 45 reais per night per person DO NOT include breakfast.
Near bars, shops and restaurants, Ace Backpackers Hostel is right by Botafogo Beach and only 1.5 km from the Sugarloaf. It offers free Wi-Fi.
All rooms and dormitories are equipped with Wi-Fi and air conditioning and contain either a shared or private bathroom.
Guests at Ace Backpackers enjoy a daily buffet breakfast with a variety of fruits. They can benefit from a TV room and a 24-hour front desk as well. Additional services include laundry and towel rental.
Christ the Redeemer monument is located 3 km from Ace Backpackers Hostel. Botafogo Subway Station can be reached within a 2-minute walk, providing easy access to other areas of Rio de Janeiro.
FOR REGULAR BOOKINGS (Not Carnival, NYE, World Cup, Olympics and holidays): For regular bookings your credit card will be charged 50% of the total, non-refundable. In case of just 1 night stay your credit card will be fully charged.
MANDATORY: Non-refundable rates
New Years´Eve 2013/14 - Dec 28, 29, 30, 31 - 4 nights
Carnival 2014 - Feb 28, Mar 01, 02, 03, 04 - 5 nights
If your booking show up without any of the dates above it will be ammended by us automatically or cancelled and you will lose your deposit to HB.com
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary by room type/dates/availability
Carnival, NYE, World Cup, Olympics and holidays should be paid in advance 50% via credit card or bank deposit and the remaining 50% is payable upon arrival (only cash please, R$, USD, Euro or GBP). All rates are non refundable.
For ALL bookings made through HB it is absolutely necessary to send the hostel only the security code of your credit card (last 3 numbers on the back of the card) by phone, mail, fax or SMS. If we do not receive it in 24h of your reservation your booking will be cancelled and you will lose your deposit and your beds.
All rates less than 45 reais per night per person do not include breakfast.
We use 2 tier bunk-beds with the best mattresses (renovated November 2011) even better than many 3 stars hotel. The rooms and bathrooms are cleaned daily and the sheets are clean and fresh.
The biggest dorm is 6 beds and all our rooms have air conditioning, so bring a jumper! Seriously! From 10 pm to 10am maybe you can freeze.
Special rates lower than 45 reais do not include breakfast. Please be aware, if you decide to have it during your stay it is just 15 Reais on top of your rates. Cheap prices for sure!
This is a family hostel, so there is a strict no-drugs policy.
From Tom Jobim (Galeão) International Airport (GIG)
- Take the Real Company bus outside the airport and get off at the Botafogo Praia Shopping Centre. Walk one more block in the same direction that the bus was going, turn right onto Rua Sao Clemente and we’re located about 20 metres down the road on the left.
From Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
- Take the Real Company bus outside the airport and get off at the Botafogo Praia Shopping Centre. Walk one more block in the same direction that the bus was going, turn right onto Rua Sao Clemente and we’re located about 20 meters down the road on the left.
If you take a taxi, it shouldn’t cost more than R$50.00.
If you book a package, the hostel requests full payment 5 days after making the online booking to secure your bed. After booking for New Years or Carnival get in touch with the hostel via e-mail to get instructions on how to proceed and to get full information about their policies. If the property’s our e-mails aren’t answered before 5 weeks of the first day of the package, the reservation will be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded.
***Carnival bookings, New Year’s Eve and Rock in Rio information***
Mandatory: seven (7) nights for Carnival, (4) nights for New Years Eve and (3) nights per weekend for Rock in Rio.
If you are booking a package, the hostel requests 50%l payment 2 days after making the online booking to secure your bed / beds. After making the booking for New Years, Carnival or Rock in Rio you should send a western union and send us back a 10 digit track number in order to find your deposit and confirm your booking. After 5 days of your booking package for New Year’s Eve, Carnival and Rock in Rio you already agree in charge your credit card in 100% of your balance due plus a tax of R$ 70.00. Please send us your credit card security number in order to confirm your booking.
There are no refunds in case of cancellation of this money paid in advance.
For regular bookings (except NYE, Christmas, Carnival and Rock in Rio) if you do not cancel your reservation prior to 72 hours your first night will be charged to your credit card.
MANDATORY: No Refundable Rates
New Years´Eve - Dec 28, 29, 30, 31 - 2012 - 4 nights
Carnival - Feb 08, 09,10,11,12 - 2013 - 5 nights
Whenever you make a booking, it's mandatory that you send to the hostel your security code in 24 hrs. If we don´t receive the required information in 24 hrs your booking will be cancelled and you will lose your beds and your deposit to Hostelbookers.com For regular bookings your credit card will be charged 50% of the total, non-refundable.
If you book a special package like NYE, Carnival, Rock in Rio, Confederation Cup, World Cup, Youth Day and Olympics, the hostel requires full payment in advance, non-refundable.
There are no refunds in case of cancellation of this money paid in advance
Seven (7) nights for carnival and (5) nights for New Years.
If you are booking a package, there are no refunds in case of cancellation. This payment should be made by money transfer via Western Union.
After you check-in, there is no refund of money. In case of cancellation less than 72 hours in advance you will be charged for the first night.
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