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Buena Vista Hostel Ouro Preto Reviews

Rua Henri Gorceix, 198 Centro, Ouro Preto, Brazil

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68 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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The hostel is close to the center of town and has a great atmosphere. I loved the lockers in the room and the breakfast. Please add directions to your description so that travelers understand how to arrive there from the bus station.


it would have been better if the pc worked

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Our computer is already been fixed, but we have free WI FI for our guests.


Some of the staff has reasonable or good English, the rest speak only Portuguese. Good location, good value for money.


Loved the location and feel of the hostel, the staff were really friendly too. I wish i could have stayed longer


Great hostel.

  • 28th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


It is in a very good location....it is one of the nearest hotels from the bus station...yet far from the madding crowd. They have wonderful breakfast and even have facilities for cooking...it is spacious....wonderful staff...10/10 !

  • 24th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


The staff are welcoming and very helpful. The hostel is close to the centre but like any location in Ouro Preto, is a steep walk back.


Stayed for one night, got upgraded for free to a private room and were allowed to zuse showers and have breakfast the morning before we checked in. We stayed while a Brazil match was on and the helpful and friendly ownerbset up TVs and drinks in the garden to watch it. Loud if you were trying to sleep but a good atmosphere. Room was clean, breakfast was good. Would recommend.


All was really good. I wish the staff had more local knowledge of the area to go out and explore. Everything was great though! I would definitely recommend it and go back.

  • 15th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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A good hostel, very nice and helpful staff - besides one person who welcomed us at our early check-in (6 am), we´ve announced it but yet he said we had to wait until 2pm to got our room - still other beds were free, but our tired faces did not convince him... all that to end up with our room not ready at 2pm! His lovely colleague let us enter another dorm and was super sociable, nice and helpful : let us do our laundry, indicated us good leisure spots.The breakfast was very good and diversified


Really great place to stay. The team are awesome and the accommodation is top notch

  • 9th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24


Really excellent hostel! Great location, super close to both bus station and town centre. Awesome friendly staff who are very happy to help with anything you need. Really comfortable beds, good bathroom facilities, good breakfast with fresh fruits and homemade cake. Thoroughly recommend.


Great hostel. Friendly staff. Good breakfast. Near bus station.


It's new! The staff is very friendly and helpfull . Big sitting room, kitchen and female dormitory is very large with big bathroom. Good wifi! It's very near the bus station and the center. If I return to Ouro Preto, I will stay there again.


Great place to stay,,, staff professional,,friendly,,, fantastic breakfast,,,,very hommie climate Lindo sitio para hospedarte,,,con actitud professional y amigable,, como estar en casa,,,delicioso desayuno " cafecito " fresco todos los dias,, Leonardo, Isabella y Edson Reis profesionalisimos,,,bravisimos 'Se los recomiendo con todo felicidades "


Fantastic place to stay in Ouro Preto. The staff are really friendly and will help with anything. It is also clean and secure and only a couple of minutes walk away from the centre of town.


Buena Vista was quite good, however I was the only person staying in the hostel at the time. Perhaps it was the time of year, but every other hostel I have stayed at has had lots of people so Im not sure where everyone was. As a solo traveller it made my time in Ouro Preto a bit lonely, but the hostel itself is good and the staff are good. If there were more people it would be a great choice-.


Nice Hostel and Staff!


The hostel is well situated and quiet. We had a nice stay here, despite being woken up by screaming kids at 7AM...


I loved the staying :) Recommended!

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