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El Misti Hostel Copacabana Reviews

Travessa Frederico Pamplona n# 20, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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283 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 58%Cleanliness
  • 61%Facilities

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The breakfast is good and complete. It is not far away from the beach and this is good. But I think that it is expensive for the place it has. There are so many beds and rooms inside other rooms, I felt that this is people that only want to make money, and I don not like it I felt very uncomfortable. It should be cheaper, or have less beds and more space on common area. And internet is extremely bad. It is imposible even to use watsupp


This hostel was absolutely disgusting, neva stayed in one so bad. The staff did not give a good first impression, but then were nice. Heard lots of people got there stuff stolen so if you go lock your things away, even your clothes.

  • 15th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very nice place. The stuff very helpful.excellent breakfast. Environment been perfect if the air-condition was not too high. Very bad Internet


Thanks to all the staff form making my staystay so enjoyable. This hostel is excelent value for money, the staff are great across the board. The best breakfast among alln the hostels Istayed at as well as being the cheapest dorm. Just two suggestions: mosquito mesh on the bedroom windows as we all got loads of bites and a water filter on a tap to cut down on plástic bottles. This would compliment the El Místi policy of reducing waste and caring for the environment.

  • 7th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


El minging. I stayed at this hostel with two friends, all of us have been travelling for 3 months so fairly relaxed about standards. It is terrible, most dorms had three tier bunk beds in a dorm that is really made for 4. 9 people cannot all stand in such a minute space. Also the room stank, even though there was aircon, when it wasn't on (because a bed was 2 inches below it) it was so hot you could hardly breathe, let alone sleep. Breakfast was below average. Don't go!


The hostel was great in every way, the only thing that drag down my review is because some of the toailets were nasty.. And that the wi-fi didn't work for us. But on further notice, I think all of this depends on the other guests. We maybe had some bad neighbors, and when the wi-fi didn't work it has to be because 5 different people watched movies on Netflix. That is not how you respect the other guests..


Absolutely loved it! The staff is just fantastic and the atmosphere is amazing. Made friends 1 min after arrival. If you are a young person who loves being around people and sharing stories this is the place to be. Location is great. You have a direct bus from the airports that drops you 5 min walking distance from the hostel. Wrote a email before arrival asking for dirrections. Got an detailed answer in a very short time.


Me and my friends left the hostel immediately after we saw the dirty and smelly room. The staff was excellent, very understanding and helpful!


great experience the athmosphere is great, the breakfast was so good, the location so close to the beach and in so confortable, the price was so good for a great service.

  • 15th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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