Favela Experience - Pvt Room Air Con - Vidigal
Favela Experience - Pvt Room Air Con - Vidigal
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Gaze upon stunning ocean views while staying in our guesthouse in your own private bedroom with private bathroom located in the safe and vibrant favela of Vidigal. Experience the real Rio and support an NGO supporting favela youth and their families.

Der Wohnraum

See our other affordable rooms and apartments in Rio's safe, vibrant, centrally-located favelas here: https://www.airbnb.com/s?host_id=408900


Favela Experience and the NGO “SER Alzira de Aleluia” partnered up to create a high social impact accommodation in one of Rio’s most beautiful and safe favelas. Both the NGO and the hostel are located in the same property, so the guests can actually meet the locals, participate in the social programs as volunteers, and experience the real life in Rio, while staying at one of our recently renovated rooms planned specifically to offer a comfortable stay. After Airbnb's fees, a significant part of your payment goes directly to the NGO, so it can continue to provide important social services to favela youth and their families. As such, you're helping to make the nonprofit financially sustainable, so it doesn't have to depend on small donations to survive. You'll have a wonderful stay and contribute to the development of the community!


Immerse yourself in the real Rio de Janeiro by staying in the favela of Vidigal, a safe urban community vibrant with music, food, art, and fun. Staying in a private bedroom with 3 beds in a small, international hostel, you'll marvel at amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and Vidigal. You'll have fast wi-fi, a shared bathroom, and a kitchen shared with a few international guests. Enjoy many cultural and adventure activities in or near Vidigal, including hang gliding, surfing, rock climbing, trekking, favela walking tours, samba, martial arts, and "funk carioca" parties. (We can even get you discounts--just ask!) Moreover, located in the heart of Rio's exclusive South Zone, you'll be a short walk, van, bus, or taxi ride away from the beaches of Ipanema, Copacabana, and Leblon and the alternative scene of Botafogo.


Vidigal's new 24/7 police protect the community as part of a government program in advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. In reality, tourists are safer in Vidigal than in some of Rio's most "touristy" areas. Unlike other parts of the city, you'll feel a real sense of community in the favelas, where everyone looks out for their neighbors.

You can maximize your safety if you:
• Don't take photos of people without permission
• Never use or buy illegal drugs
• Consume alcohol in moderation
• Listen to your hosts about safety


Your private bedroom is on the fifth floor of the building. The bedroom was recently renovated and features a bunk bed with 2 individual-sized beds, a single bed, as well as a shared bathroom with hot water from the electric shower. Furthermore, there's fast wi-fi.

Please inquire about pricing as we have many different rooms and offer discounts for longer stays and larger groups.


The hostel is located on a quiet, cobble-stone street in the Rua Três section of Vidigal, about a 15-minute walk (or 3-minute mototaxi ride) uphill from the entrance to the community and a 20-minute walk to Vidigal's quiet beach. The guesthouse has nine total rooms on the third, fourth and fifth floors of a building owned by the NGO SER Alzira de Aleluia, which offers education, sports, and arts activities for local youth. (You're welcome to volunteer with the kids or simply participate in the activities) There's a tranquil yet social atmosphere among the other guests who enjoy hanging out on the large outdoor deck with a shared kitchen. On the top there’s an open terrace with the most amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean, the beaches and urban areas of Leblon, Ipanema and Arpoador, the Cagarras Islands, and the hill that flows from the rock walls, to the forest, to the favela, and down to the coast line. Enjoying a beer up there with that view and the wind on your face is just priceless. If you wait for sunrise, it’s even better.

We have availability and very affordable prices for:
• Carnival (February 2016)
• New Year's (Reveillon)
• Rock in Rio (Sep 2015)
• Olympics Rio 2016

Zugang für Gäste

Kitchen, Terrace with bar and hammocks, shared bathrooms, lockers.

Interaktion mit Gästen

Reception is open 16 hours a day to assist you.

Weitere wichtige Infos

Be aware that since the hostel in on a hill side, there are many stairs.

Familien- / kinderfreundlich


• Turn off all lights and appliances and unplug all electronics when not in use
• Keep the shared kitchen clean and organized
• Don't leave personal possessions in the common areas
• Keep audio and noise levels quiet during late night and early morning hours
• Lock room door when leaving and other entrances as instructed by the administration
• Don't bring other guests without explicit permission from the administration
• Never engage in illegal activity, including drug use, since Brazilian law will hold hosts responsible



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2 Bewertungen

Nutzerprofil von Lukas
Dezember 2016
Perfect to live like a local. Amazing ocean view! I highly recommend to take a mototaxi to Trilha to topo Dois Irmaos!!!! It's a MUST!!!

Nutzerprofil von Allen
Mai 2014
I had a great time at the Favela Guesthouse. I felt it was safe and Elliot showed me around when I first arrived, telling me the best places to eat. I would definitely stay again. Great view from the terrace! Allen

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NOTE: I manage bookings for the actual hosts and do not own, lease or live on the properties.

I am an American who is passionate about Rio de Janeiro's favelas and the communities of people that define them. My mission is to give you an unforgettable experience in the home of favela residents and in conjunction with NGO's. Ultimately the goal is to provide favela residents additional sustainable income and empower while enabling them to improve their lives and communities alike.

NOTA: Administro las reservaciones para los anfitriones verdaderos y no soy propietario, arrendatario o residente de las propiedades.

Yo soy un americano apasionado de las favelas de Rio de Janeiro y mi misión es proporcionarte una experiencia inolvidable en la casa de residentes de una favela y oferecerles renta sustentable a los residentes de las favelas.

NOTA: Administro as reservas para os hospedeiros verdadeiros e não sou proprietário, locatário ou residente das propriedades.

Eu sou um americano apaixonado pelas favelas do Rio de Janeiro e a minha missão é te proporcionar uma experiência inesquecível na casa de residentes de uma favela e oferecer uma renda sustentável a residentes das favelas.

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