Hostel Sol e Mar

Rua Major Toja Martinês Filho 126, Rio de Janeiro 22450-270, Brazil
+55 212 420 4689

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based on 39 reviews
Hostel Sol e Mar - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Value for money 9.0
Distance to city center 6.5 mi
Location rating 8.3


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  • Excellent
    Jul 2019

    The staff were lovely, so helpful and welcoming. The kitchen(s) were well equipped, really cool views of Rio and Vidigal. Comfy sofas, TV, soundsystem, hammock etc :) visited by some tiny monkeys which we fed banana to which was so sweet!! Behind the hostel is a football pitch where locals play and there's an area when you can watch if you like, was wet when we were there so didn't see any unfortunately but definitely cool to do. Up a steep hill but you can get taxis if you don't like the walk. (It only takes ten minutes to walk the hill to the hostel from bottom of Vidigal) The area is cool, really nice to see parts of Rio that are less visited, with that in mind though it's not built for tourists and is further away from touristy stuff. But we really loved it. You can get Ubers from the bottom of Vidigal, you just need to walk down the hill which takes ten mins, but they are really cheap compared to taxis so it's worth it.

    The duvet smelled like damp

  • Excellent
    Mar 2019

    Staff was very friendly, cooked me a meal, recommended events, etc. Views of the ocean were great. In general experience of living in a favela is interesting :)

    Location is very hard to get, uber does not come up the favela. Also a big staircase to reach the hostel-hard with backpacks. Inside the rooms there's a humidity smell.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2019

    It was a wonderful experience staying in hostel Sol e Mar. The staff was really nice and ready to give us all the tips about Rio and the favelas of Vidigal. A welcoming atmosphere. One of the best part was weaking up with a stunning view of the sea. A good way to see and live another part of the Brazilian culture. It was a pity leaving this hostel and the amazing people we met there. Highly recommended! P.s: don't get afraid about the area, it is safe:)

  • Okay
    Jan 2019

    The view

    Location, room

  • Excellent
    Mar 2018

    Freedom and peace

    Low internet

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Located in Rio de Janeiro, Hostel Sol e Mar offers beachfront accommodation 500 metres from Praia do Vidigal and provides various facilities, such as a bar, a shared lounge and barbecue facilities. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. You can play table tennis at the hostel. Leblon is 1.2 km from Hostel Sol e Mar, while Sao Conrado Beach is 1.8 km away. The nearest airport is Santos Dumont Airport, 18 km from the accommodation.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.7 Excellent

based on 39 reviews








Value for money

Check in

1:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Game room
Express check out
24hr front desk
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Free Wi-Fi
Laundry facilities
Room service

FAQs when booking at Hostel Sol e Mar

Where is Hostel Sol e Mar located?

Hostel Sol e Mar is located at Rua Major Toja Martinês Filho 126 in Vidigal, 6.5 miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro is the closest landmark to Hostel Sol e Mar.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Hostel Sol e Mar?

Check-in time is 1:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Hostel Sol e Mar.

Does Hostel Sol e Mar offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Hostel Sol e Mar offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Hostel Sol e Mar offer free parking?

No, Hostel Sol e Mar does not offer free parking.

Does Hostel Sol e Mar offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Hostel Sol e Mar does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Hostel Sol e Mar from the airport?

Hostel Sol e Mar is 7.5 miles from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Does Hostel Sol e Mar have a pool?

No, Hostel Sol e Mar does not have a pool onsite.


Most Popular Landmarks

  • Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro 2 mi
  • Forte de Copacabana 3.3 mi
  • Cristo Redentor 3.4 mi
  • Floresta da Tijuca 4 mi
  • Copacabana Beach 4.1 mi
  • Estádio do Maracanã 5.6 mi

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Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl 13.4 mi

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