Copacabana Wave Hostel

About Copacabana Wave Hostel
Travessa Cristiano Lacorte, 46 - Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22071-010
2227 6458
*** It´s the world cup!***
Brazilians love football and Parties.
The whole of Brazil will stop working and start partying during all of the Brazil the end we have waited four years for this!

Rio de Janeiro will be one big party, and we at Copacabana Wave Hostel are bringing the best of the World Cup to you!
We will be transmitting all of the World Cup games and celebrating with lots of parties, drinks and typical food from every region.
And there will be a free round of Caipirinhas every time Brazil scores a goal!

There will be parties in the street and parties in all corners of the city, and we will be giving you hot tips about all the best places in the city to enjoy this World Cup .

You can´t miss this! Come on, Copacabana Wave and Rio de Janeiro are waiting for you!

The hostel is located in a quiet/safe street in the heart of Copacabana(2min walk to the beach)
Recommended by Lonely Planet as one of the nicest hostels in Rio, the Wave Hostel brand has grown up, now the Wave Hostel Family have the pleasure to introduce - Copacabana Wave Hostel.
Reservations thru this website(3-day min)
We save beds for walk-ins, phone calls and e-mails. Do not hesitate to do so.
Only two hostel chains in Rio are located both in Copacabana and Ipanema and we are one of them. As pioneers in the hostelling business in Rio, the Wave Hostel is known as a traditional brand. Perfect for low-budget travellers looking for the best cost/benefit option, we have the same relaxed atmosphere in a nice house.

Run by independent travellers who have visited more than 20 countries, the Wave Hostel certainly knows what backpackers need. We facilitate access to beautiful spots both within the city and off the beaten track with services like city tours, group transfers to football matches at Maracanã Stadium, surfing tips or surfing lessons, tandem flights, tips for the nightlife and much more…

Also very convenient for surfers willing to ride some waves, we are in walking-distance to Arpoador beach, one of most consistent breaks in the city.

We offer the best and cheapest price for dorm rooms in a maximium 6-bed dorm!
Check our promotional rates all year round, with discounts for long stays and, if you don't resist the "Carioca" way of living, you can also apply for a job with us.

Rio de Janeiro's endless summer is waiting for you!

*** Come to pass the NEW YEAR with us! We offer a FREE BBQ with many brazilian fruits and music. All to get ready for the BIG PARTY at the Copacabana Beach.

*** At CARNIVAL we'll be organising our usual crazy 'Fancy Dress Party' with prizes for the winners!!! ***

*** If you don´t have a costume NO WORRIES!
You can use ours!***

First prize: Hang Gliding
Second prize: Favela Tour
Third prize: City Tour
Fourth prize: Three Free night (after Carnival)
Fifth prize: Free drinks

Specials Event Booking - NYE & Carnival 2010 Conditions
NEW YEAR: we only accept 5 days package, prior confirmed reservation, and a full prepayment is needed in order to warranty the booking, after booking the Hostel will contact you for the prepayment details
CARNIVAL:we only accept 7 days package, prior confirmed reservation, and a full prepayment is needed in order to warranty the booking, after booking the Hostel will contact you for the prepayment details

Important information:
Even if the booking engine allows you to book less nights for the Carnival and New Year's Packages, your booking will not be valid if you do not book the whole package. (which means you will lose the deposit paid).

New Years Package 2010 (5 nights - 27/12/2010 -01/01/2011)
Carnaval Package 2010 (7 nights - 02/03/2011 -10/03/2011)
Bookings for New Year or Carnival must be for the whole period of the package, any booking that breaks into the New Year's or Carnival dates
will be automatically cancelled and the deposit amount not refunded and we are going to contact you about the payment from the whole package.

Please not that once you have paid the 10% deposit through hostelworld for our carnival or new years packages the reservation will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment for another 40% of the total within 01 November. (NYE)
Carnival - 15 January

The remaining 50% needs to be paid at the latest until 05 December (NYE) and
Carnival - 05 February. We will contact you with our payment options.

24 Hour Check In
Airport Pick Up
BBQ Area
Bicycle Hire
Bike Parking
Breakfast Included
Common Room
Guest Kitchen
Internet Access
Linen Included
Luggage Storage
Security Lockers
Travel Desk/Travel Info
Payment Accepted:
Getting there:
From the airport/bus station:

Take the bus called Leblon from outside the terminal. The name of the bus company is REAL. It will cost you some R$5 and will take approximately one hour.

Ask the driver to drop you at Rua Miguel Lemos at the beach avenue. Walk two blocks through Rua Miguel Lemos, cross two streets and take the left at the third one - Travessa Cristiano Lacorte (before the a bus stop - there's a sign at the corner saying Wave Hostel).

You can also take a taxi (R$75) from outside the terminal but give preference to the ones registered by the airport, with "kiosks" inside the arrival lounge. They also take payment in advance with your credit card. This avoids surprises on the cost and saves you some cash right in the beginning of the trip.
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