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Only 20 minutes away from Maracanã stadium, Safari Hostel is perfectly centered in town, offering access to every quarter of Rio de Janeiro. Right at the access of Christ Redeemer Road which is mid way between Alto and Santa Teresa, we are within a mere 15 minutes of downtown and it subway stations, whether its Santa Teresas Restaurants, Barra da Tijucas beaches or shopping malls, Copacabanas boardwalk, the beach and bars of Ipanema, or the nightlife of Lapa, Leblon and Tijuca; its all quickly accessible from our doorstep. Many magical waterfalls, fauna and flora that cover 3.5 million hectares of rich Atlantic forest surround our unique location right in town.

Home of the hang gliders launch point The National Park of Tijuca is a haven for all adventure-seeking people, and their diverse sports. Some of the activities that can be done within The Park or just near by include hang gliding, skating, hiking, rappelling, trekking, climbing, mountain biking, surfing, kite surfing, body boarding, diving etc. Just inside the town.

Founded in an 1850′s coffee depot and lodge, the building remains intact and preserved from the days when the Viscount of Mau had its steel beams ordered from London and assembled in Praa Afonso Viseu, where, still surrounded by the great mansions of the age, the house served as a meeting ground for coffee farmers and traders. Adorned by the natural beauty of Tijuca Forest, the point rapidly grew in popularity. Today, at the entrance of Tijuca Forests National Park, the house has been refurbished to the most modern of standards. With its comfortable and acclimatized rooms the house once again comes alive to host your every desire.


o WiFi;

o Guest Kitchen & Fridge

o Barbecue Area

o Mens and Womens shower rooms

o Independent mens and womens changing rooms

o Feminine Dorms and Mixed Dorms

o Independent Shower rooms

o Feminine powder rooms with hairdryers and ironing board

o Sheets, towels, and 24 Hs. hot water.

- Staff speaks English, French & Spanish.

- We are a Perfect Family Friendly Hostel as well Eco and Adventure

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Luggage Storage

Cancellation policy: 48hrs

In order to guarantee your reservation at NYE and Carnival, besides the deposit made to you will need to pay 50% in advance in order to secure your booking for those periods. We will contact you to send you the money transfer details.

Subsede Top of the World Cup and 2014 Olympic host der 2016, Rio de Janeiro was chosen in the Best City, the Best Design Award 2011, awarded by the British magazine Wallpaper, a global benchmark in design and fashion style. The Marvelous City beat Chicago, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Oslo in the poll sponsored by the publication. Besides the natural beauty and friendly inhabitants, peacemaking in poor communities in Rio decisively contributed to the choice of Rio



  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

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

We accept Visa & Master Card and Pay Pal Check In is at 14:00 and Check Out at 12:00

Please note that in order to confirm your booking you will be requested to confirm your arrival time. If you don't reply within 72 hours your booking can maybe be cancelled.

For Bookings during world cup fifa, you must request instructions to pay in advance 100% after realise your reservation

For Bookings in NYE minimum of 03 nights package between December 30 to January 01 and Carnival minimum of 05 night package between Feb 13th to Feb 19th we may In order to guarantee your reservation, beside the 10% deposit made on request you to pay 50% in advance in order to secure your booking for those periods. In this case we will contact you to send you the money transfer details.

please note that the check in is possible just until 8pm

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overall i did not liked the location at all ... it is deep inside and far away from all the aspects like shopping malls,shops,restaurants.
40 BRL was the price/night (Bed+breakfast+wireless internet) ... it is ok if someone just wants to drop off luggage and to sleep at night ... but forget about the breakfast which is ZERO and as per this hostel's policey of WIRELESS INTERNET ... which wasnt available ... the safari hostel have a problem in the line and for this i was completely dissatissfied ... i paid for 2 nights + half price of the bed for over staying only 3 hours ... i did not liked this because as per safari hostel's WORDS "the free wireless" WAS not there ... so i am supposed to reduce the money BUT instead of giving me discount for the past 2 days NO INTERNET ... he charged 20 BRL for just 3 hours ... well overall i will never ever recommend anyone to stay there.
cheers !
Yousuf Younus


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Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Towels Included


  • Bicycle Parking

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light

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