Mirante do Arvrao

Top choice hostel in Rio de Janeiro

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8.3 out of 10

A surprising find in Vidigal, the Mirante do Arvrão has beautifully set rooms, the best of which offer gorgeous views over the ocean. It's worth paying extra for a deluxe room with floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony. The hostel is built from sustainable materials and uses solar power to heat the showers.

Quick description via booking.com

Located on top of the Vidigal Favela, Mirante do Arvrao features a deck with panoramic and outstanding views of Leblon and Ipanema Beaches. This modern and elegant hostel offers free Wi-Fi throughout, restaurant and breakfast (Breakfast is charged separated from rate of per night). Private guestrooms boast large windows with stunning sea views from Rio de Janeiro`s coast, and come ideally equipped with air conditioning and an en suite modern bathroom. Accommodation is also provided in shared dormitories, which are fitted with individual lockers and a shared bathroom. Linens and towels are provided as well as a shared TV area for guests use. This eco-friendly hostel is 2.4 km from Leblon Beach, 12.4 km from Sugarloaf Mountain and 19 km from Novo Rio Bus Station. Mirante do Arvrao is 16 km away from Santos Dumont Airport.

Important information

Note that the property offers parties every weekend. Please contact hotel for more details. Early check-in and late check-out are available for a surcharge, subject to availability. Please note this property is located within a pacified slum. Please note that renovations are currently taking place in the property. Guests may experience noise disturbances during working hours. Be aware that restaurant does not work on Tuesdays. For more information, contact property directly.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Please inform Mirante do Arvrao in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Features of Mirante do Arvrao


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Daily maid service

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant (à la carte)


  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bridal suite
  • Internet services
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Nightclub/dj
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Evening entertainment
  • Adult only
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Children television networks
  • Street parking


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Free WiFi available