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Barra Surf Hostel Reviews

Angelina Joaquina dos Santos, 90, Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis, Brazil

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96%

Rating
33 Total Reviews
  • 97%Value For Money
  • 97%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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89%

Our stay with Rodrigo and Mariane was lovely. They were wonderful hosts and made our time in Floripa a good one. Private room was very nice and clean. We would definitely recommend.


100%

We had a great stay. Perfect location, right by the beach and the hosts were amazing.


91%

Owned by a delightful family, this hostel is the place to go if you want to roll out of bed and onto the surfboard. Rodrigo and Mariane (owners) are kind, helpful, generous, and just overall great folks. So good that I stayed for 3 weeks! While there are a few things that need ironing out (like a finnicky lock on the front gate) but the hostel's 8 months old, and these things are being worked out as we speak. Also, in high season the 4-bed dorms, though very nice, might be a bit cramped.


91%

We stayed there for a couple of nights with no worries. The hosts are nice people. The place is just a couple of blocks from the beach.


100%

Great places and lovely owners!


94%

Planned to stay for only 2 nights but felt so at home in this hostel that we ended up staying for 5. The owners Rod and Marianne couldn't be more hospitable. They went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and are great people, upgrading our room to a double bed private for free as it was the low season. The hostel is right near the beach and is kept very clean with good bathrooms and a very well equipped kitchen. Highly recommend.


94%

An excellent place considering the cheap rates, located just a few hundred metres from the beach. Rod and his staff were very friendly and accommodating and were always willing to help in whatever way they could. It is more of a pousada than a typical hostel, and the rooms are spacious and well-maintained. We enjoyed the quiet, peaceful atmosphere of the place and would definitely return if we ever pass through Florianopolis again.


100%

Staying at the Barra Surf Hostel definitely made our Floripa unforgettable. Rodrigo, the hostel's owner, was the best host our group (of 8) had ever had. Not only did he put on barbecues of restaurant quality food every second night but he was always available for information whenever we needed it and even drove us to other areas in Floripa when the bus was unavailable. By the end it felt like us and the other hostel guests were almost members of his family. Best location in Floripa as well.


100%

Barra surf hostel was my home in Floripa. Rodrigo, the owner, was my dad. He did whatever he could to make sure we had an amazing stay. I was in Floripa in the winter, and unfortunately it was raining the whole time for me, but i had an amazing and relaxing stay thanks to the comfort of this hostel and it's workers. I will definitely be back, thank you dad.

  • 25th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel and lovely owners! Thank you so much for our stay and when we return to England we will send you some some PG tips Rodreigo!


91%

We were here in winter which is off season for Florianopolis, so my experience might not apply in summer. Nice hostel, located in a quiet beachy area. The owner Rodrigo is awesome, super helpful

  • 19th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Nice atmosphere, great and beautiful place, close to the beach and restaurants, safe and clean. The staff is very kind and available. I would definitely stay there again

  • 19th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Rodrigo and Mariane are perfect hosts! The ostel is right by the beach, 2 mins from a supermarket and close to many good places to eat. Our room was immaculate. A great place to stay!


94%

Very beautiful new location in Barro da Lagoa which is close to beautiful beaches but about 30min by car outside of the center of Floripa (so take a public bus to get there, it is easy! The cab costs about 60BRL one way!) Kitchen is nice, everything clean and the host family very friendly. Would definitely recommend it.


100%

Awesome value for money, staff ver.y helpful and friendly. Great beds with nice , big blankets. Kitchen has everything you need, even an electric jug! Beach is at the end of the road, would be great for short or long stays.

  • 3rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Rodrigo's place was great. Right in barra de lagao. 2 minute walk from a great beach with football and volleyball courts. They also have surfing at this beach. Rodrigo was very accommodating with any requirements we had, whether it was a lift into town or where to rent scooters. The place also had a great deck with a BBQ that his friend Paulo would cook on for us in exchange for some of the food. Would definitely stay here again.

  • 2nd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Absolutely great hostel to relax at. Rodrigo and family will look after you the best ways possible. If your lucky enough to get Paulo the BBQ king definately ask for him. Great stay, stay for week.. from the kiwi boys :)

  • 30th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

We had a great time here. The hostel is so great and especially the hosts and all the staff are so friendly and nice! We had a delicious fish barbecue, great informations what to do in the area and even a lift to the bus terminal when we got no taxi! We will definetely stay again when we come back to barra one day. Thank you very much! Best regards, Janosch and Marcela

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)




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