Books Hostel

Rua Francisco Muratori, 10, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 213 437 3783

based on 407 reviews

Books Hostel
Sat 21/5
Sun 22/5
Provider for Books Hostel
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About Books Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Books Hostel offers dormitory rooms and twin rooms with shared bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi is available. It is situated in Santa Teresa, just a few 100 metres from famous Lapa area. Breakfast is included and guests can enjoy the communal barbecue area or cook in the shared kitchen. Books bar offers a variety of drinks during the day such as Brazilian caipirinhas and cold beers. There is an on-site library and a room with TV and computer. Guests can also benefit from the 24-hour front desk service that is provided. It is situated less than 2 km from the bus station and the subway is around the corner, from where many places of interest in Rio de Janeiro can be explored.

Rooms available at Books Hostel

Sat 21/5
Sun 22/5
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Amenities at Books Hostel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Currency exchange on-site

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Lockers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Detached
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Table tennis


  • Socket near the bed

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Rua Francisco Muratori, 10, Rio de Janeiro

What's nearby

  • Arcos da Lapa348 yd
  • Escadaria Selarón385 yd
  • Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião0.3 mi
  • Passeio Publico0.4 mi
  • Theatro Municipal0.5 mi
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Gloria do Outeiro0.7 mi
  • Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro0.7 mi
  • Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí0.9 mi
  • Museu Histórico Nacional1 mi
  • Mosteiro de São Bento1.3 mi
  • Quinta da Boa Vista2.7 mi
  • Pão de Açúcar3 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Books Hostel

  • Books Hostel is located at Rua Francisco Muratori, 10 in Santa Teresa, 0.5 miles from the centre of Rio de Janeiro. Arcos da Lapa is the closest landmark to Books Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Books Hostel.

  • Yes, Books Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Books Hostel is 1.3 miles from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont.

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Distance to city centre

0.5 mi

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