Useful Accommodation Tips in Rio de Janeiro

El Misti Hostel-Rio de Janeiro


Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular city in South America and also the 2nd largest in Brazil. There are at least 5 things that people immediately associate, when they hear Rio de Janeiro. Which are these 5 things? So here they are: Samba, Carnival, Copacabana, Ipanema and Chris the Redeemer. However the city of Rio has much more attractions that are worth see. Some of the visitors think that because it is a world-wide known city, is hardly affordable for budget travelers, but no, as there is shortage of accommodation to choose from. So here are some useful accommodation tips in Rio de Janeiro, hope it helps you decide where to stay during your holiday.

As most of the tourists visit the city during the carnival time, this is the peak season in Rio and if you do not want to stress in the last-minute secure your accommodation by booking in advance. In order to help you find the most suitable accommodation for you, we give you short information about the varieties of accommodations available in the city.


Most of the hotels in the city are located around the world-famous Copacabana Beaches. Of course the hotel price rates vary, however if you are looking for luxury you should check Le Meridian and Copacabana Palace. Most of the luxury hotels have restaurants featuring fascinating ocean views.


El Misti Hostel in Rio


As Rio turned to be a favorite travel destination spot, the city offers a variety of hostels for those who travel on a budget. For those visitors whose need of socializing is a must during their holiday, the hostels are definitely the place for meeting other travelers. The atmosphere in the hostels are less strict as they are open 24 hours a day and they are all featuring a tourist friendly setting.

Pousadas off-Rio

If you want solitude on your budget trip and a laid back atmosphere, rather than the bustling city life, you can choose from the pleasant hostels and pousads in Paraty and Buzuios which are also ideal accommodations for travelers.


Renting an apartment in Rio is becoming more and more popular. There are a variety of options for those who are traveling on budget and for those who do not mind to spend a bit more to have on own privacy. The apartments in most of the cases offer a higher standard of luxury with modern amenities where travelers can prepare their own meal.

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