This Rio Hostel is a Vibrant Window into Brazil's Capital City

This Rio hostel is a stunning former house converted into a vibrant downtown hub of local culture. A great budget accommodations option for young travelers, the space is filled with as much color as one would expect when sauntering through busy Rio de Janeiro streets.

The energetic hostel is an example of a growing movement that sees the hostel becoming an upscale experience more likely to host cost savvy professional travelers than the stereotypical cash-strapped backpacker. The RIOOW Hostel boasts a colorful courtyard patio filled with contemporary furniture designs that highlight the city's mix of old and new inspirations.

This stunning example of the emerging luxury hostel experience is one to keep in mind if you are considering finding yourself in vibrant Brazil.