We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Walk On The Beach Hostel

Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bunk beds”(6 reviews)
“free caipirinha”(3 reviews)
“great location”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (159)
Filter reviews
90 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbunk bedsfree caipirinhagreat locationwould definitely stay here againrooms are smallthe air conditioninglockersrioeduardopadlockvibesbackpackerssafetyneighborhood
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 90 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Staring from the bedroom - beds were absolutely old, uncomfortable, bed sheets very old and not clean enough. Bathroom was very very dirty all the days we spent there, toilet was unable to splash, both in Male and Female toilets > therefore stinky and unhygienic....More

Thank BarboraSk
Response from Alcira B, Owner at Walk On The Beach HostelResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for your review. We do apologise for the problem we had we with the flush our toilet, which happened over a weekend and required some building work that took more than a day to be finished. We instructed our guests to use one of...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Everybody there, starting from cleaning lady and finishing on manager are super nice and helpful. Location is safe. Breakfast is simple but tasty and in good price. I got free caipirinha voucher and free map on check in :)

Thank EwaEveOleOle
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This will be one of your favourite, most welcoming and sociable hostels in South America. Do it miss it! Dora in the kitchen is hilarious also, and the bar man will play live music in. Chilled setting most evenings!

Thank LondonerAbroad29
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stayed here as the last part of my Brazil trip. Staff is fabulous and helpful while the backpackers I met were a diverse and friendly bunch that I still stay in touch with to this day. The neighborhood is as safe as Rio can be...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stayed at the hostel for 4 nights. The best hostel staff!! They were all so friendly (especially Eduardo and Dominic <3). They give you very good advice for tours and some tips for your safety inside the hostel and out in the city. The...More

Thank Elizabeth G
View more reviews
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Price range
US$11 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Price range
US$11 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Walk On The Beach Hostel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"best hostel staf, good location,"
Read review
"All rooms are good."
Read review
"It's a good hostel, just choose a room and that's all!"
Read review
"If you travel in group try to get a room only for you."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing