The Hostel EN

Your Refúgio

masculine noun
(lat refugiu)
Save place where someone is taking refuge

Nomen est omen (lat "the name says it all"): Pousada Refúgio Hostel Fortaleza is an excellent option for those who are in search of a place to relax, silent, cozy, clean and safe in an appropriate environment for good conversation with our staff and other international travelers.

  • 2014: Inauguration of Refúgio Hostel Fortaleza
  • 2015Nostel Nº1 in Fortaleza on TripAdvisor
  • 2016: Fortaleza’s best Hostel on Lonely Planet
  • 2017: On of 10 Top Hostels in Brazil on “The Culture Trip”
  • 2018: Award for extraordinary services on
  • 2019: Award “Best of Fortaleza” on TripExpert
  • 2020: Inauguration of our 2nd unit Refúgio Pousada Fortaleza
  • 2020: Award “Travellers’ Choice” of TripAdvisor, we are between 10% of the best worldwide
  • 2021: Kayak Travel Award Accomodation
  • 2022: Current degree on 9.2/10

At Pousada Refúgio Hostel Fortaleza under German management, you will find a familiar and ecologically correct environment with own solar panels to generate our energy, solar water heaters and water reuse system, offering comfort at European level, with a highly motivated team to take care of you and with the clear mission to provide an unforgettable stay at "YOUT" Refúgio.

Comfort at European level

Our guest will receive every kind of support necessary to enjoy the best of Fortaleza with comfort and security, with a perfect relation between cost and benefit in a mansion carefully and completely renovated in 2014 and then again end of 2021 right after the Pandemic.

Pousada Refúgio Hostel Fortaleza is offering at our original HOSTEL unit, spacious private rooms with smart TV, with air conditioning, minibar, writing desk and dorms from two up to eight beds, light flooded bathrooms with hairdryer and hot water heated by green energy through our solar panels, two terraces with a professional sonte BBQ grill, two nice gardens where you can hang up in our hammocks, a complete equipped kitchen, open 24/7 for our guests, a TV room, High Speed Internet in all rooms and much more. 

At our POUSADA (Inn) unit we offer various types of private private Suites up to 5 persons, with air conditioning, with minibar, with smart TV, with writing desk, coat rack, full size mirrors, modern bathrooms with hot water and hair dryer. 

We attend in English, Portuguese, Spanish and German and we understand French and Italian as well, but we are not that fluent 😉

If you want to discover the city by bike, do a boat trip, or explore one of the paradisiac beaches close by, or whatever it is, we are at your services to fulfill your wishes.

Our team is waiting for you!