Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Rio

The original bjj hostel: best combination of accommodation & bjj.

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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
We’re the worlds 1st BJJ Hostel & #1 BJJ Tourism Operator training BJJ in Rio
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 Connected In All The Right Ways
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.

No Mysteries, No Catches
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.