CR BJJ HOSTEL IS THE BEST WAY TO ENJOY BJJ IN RIO DE JANEIRO The amazing BJJ Hostel, with it’s huge garden, pool and beautiful view of the rainforest-covered soaring peak of Pedra da Gavea, has hosted nearly 2000 jiujiteiros from all over the world. From martial artists to recreational grapplers, professional athletes to UFC fighters, we’re hosted them all. The Connection Rio BJJ Hostel experience isn’t just about training. It’s about meeting people from other countries and cultures, making friends, and broadening horizons. Your time at CR BJJ Hostel is spent in the company of high level training partners who are ready to roll or drill at the drop of the hat. After training, you’ll head out together to explore the city, from sightseeing to hang in out at the beach, from meeting the locals to discovering the pleasures of the Marvellous City.
Why People Choose Us
Nobody else has the same level of experience or expertise as us. In the more than 6 years that we’ve been in operation, we’ve helped hundreds and hundreds of people from all walks of life get the most out of their time in Rio de Janeiro. We’re trustworthy and eager to help – that’s why you should choose us.
We're the worlds 1st BJJ Hostel & #1 BJJ Tourism Operator
From arranging an academy visit to train with a world famous black belt, trekking through the rainforest, visiting UFC fighters or even hang gliding off one of Rio’s many beautiful mountains – we’ve got the connections to make it happen. With our years of experience on the ground in Rio, we can help reveal a special side the city you may never find by yourself.
We're Connected In All The Right Ways
We’re a respected company with a worldwide reputation for helping people get the most out of their time in Brazil. With us, you know exactly what you’re getting before you arrive – No nasty surprises, no second-guessing. Still unsure? Look around our site for endless pics and videos of where you’ll stay and train.
No Mysteries, No Catches
What People Say About Us
"... I had the best time of my life here, I met a lot of great people, saw a lot of exciting parts of Rio and did a lot of different things. My favourite thing about staying at the Connection Rio house was you’re around jiu-jitsu athletes, I think it’s important... "Jeanne Chun New York city
"... I’m pretty happy to have finally made it here and it was definitely worth the effort in coming here. Connection Rio made it easier to live the jiu-jitsu lifestyle, it was so well located to do things like train, to eat and to do extracurricular activities like go out or... "Byron J Flourney Houston, USA
"... So far it’s been one of those adventures that’s once-in-a-lifetime. It’s an awesome place, everything is so easy. I can eat well, train well and everything I need and want is at my fingertips. It seems a little bit easier than when I was in Thailand. I’m working with my... "Chris Cariaso UFC fighter
Connection Rio BJJ Hostel is run by jiu-jitsu people for jiu-jitsu people. Training BJJ in Rio isn’t difficult but at times can be tricky to navigate. The team is always on-hand to help out, we know exactly what you’re looking for and it’s likely whatever questions you may have, we’ve already experienced it ourselves and are perfectly positioned to help.
THE BEST BJJ IN THE WORLD Most people will walk into a BJJ gym in Rio and be met by more black belts in one session than they’re ever seen in their lives. THE REAL JIU-JITSU LIFESTYLEYou will be exposed to a different culture and you’ll experience this side by side with like-minded people from around the world. Your new friends will motivate you to train harder, learn new techniques, and look past the confines of your day-to-day life back home. A PLACE UNLIKE ANY OTHERWe have a house unlike you’ll find anywhere else, perfectly located and in easy reach of many top BJJ gyms. Situated beneath beautiful mountains and with all the facilities you need.
Why we're your best choice
How We Help YouThe majority of our guests are travellers that come alone or with a friends or two, but we cater for groups of any size. Whatever your needs, we can help you out.We have the connections to ensure you enjoy every second of your stay. Our list of services are wide-ranging and include (but are not limited to) the following:
Still Unsure? Consider This...
Connection Rio BJJ Hostel is on average 25% the cost of an average tourist hotel in Rio, and hotels routinely raise their prices even higher during peak seasons and special events.
We Will Save You Money
No hidden costs, such as high laundry fees or paid internet access.
You’re seconds away from the nearest gym, we have mats in the house for drilling and rolling, we host events such as UFC parties and BBQs, and we can help you train at ANY jiu-jitsu gym in Rio.
The Best Place to Stay
Staying at Connection Rio is the best way to experience BJJ in Rio
Rio is right at your fingertips – you’ll wake up to beautiful rainforest-covered mountains every morning. The pure golden sands of the beach is right there waiting for you to soak up some rays, and there’s ALWAYS something going on, whether it’s a street party, a jungle trek, or just a night our with friends!