El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande Reviews
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To have a bad location on Ilha Grande is pretty hard. But El Misti is right in the middle of everything. The hostel is really nice. The common area is a piece of have with good music and a great athmosfere. The stuf is friendly and helpful and the barkeeper mixes great caipirinhas every evening! The rooms are ok. You should not expect too much. But you will not want to spend your time in the room anyway.
The room was very dirty and smelly. The bed had many insects. The bathroom was used by people who were not in the room and did not have a cleaning rags. The breakfast was released very good, the location is very good and the atmosphere was very young and lively.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Unable to use kitchen, staff always cooking in there and was very poorly equipped. Triple bunk beds are too much especially in such small rooms. Decent breakfast though. Jasper on reception was nice and helpful.
clean the place
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Room are very small, with not enough space for people to put their bags away.
The common area was really nice. breakfast very complete and tasty. employees very kind in general. but my room was really dark, really small for the amount of people, and the bathrooom was REALLY dirty. Once the toilet went down and it took a day and a half to get it fixed. Also, the toilet leaked water and was all over the floor.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
You can find better in Ilha grande. A kind of factory.
The biggest advantage of Misti are localization and breakfast... Not so nice stuff and definately not so clean bathroom.
I don't even know where to start. The rooms are damp & smell bad, and after our 3 night stay everything we owned was damp, moldy and smelly as well. The sheets we were given were stained & little bugs were crawling all over the room. The room itself is dirty, in terrible condition & there's no hot water in the shower. Staff is rude & not helpful at all - when we checked in the lady refused to speak in English (although she obviously understood us) and rolled her eyes repeatedly at us. AVOID!!!!!
Not the best hostel we've stayed in! Staff weren't very welcoming and informative/helpful of what to do around the little village and island itself...apparently you can book tours there, no evidence! Rooms were ok, don't expect much, we're at the end of a four month travel so our cleanliness and room expectations have been tested! Breakfast was good lots of choice...atmosphere was awful, no feelings or interaction with other guests, recognised that's not solely the hostels fault!
The hostel is on one of the main streets so its easy to find and near everything you need. Natalia who works there was extremely helpful, friendly and approachable however the same cant be said for most of the other staff. In the 9 bed dorm, there wasn't much space but the ensuite bathroom was large and with a hot shower. The BBQ night was good and so was breakfast.
Very good hostel, especially their staff, which was so friendly and helpful. Rooms are very basic-but come on, check how much you payed!
I booked for 3 days and ended staying one month! The staff are the best ever. The free breakfast was the best I've had anywhere ever. Location is 30 seconds walk to the beach. Comfy beds. There's always staff cleaning somewhere. There is a bar in the hostel with good priced drinks, and a nice area indoors and outdoors to socialize. There are cheap meals that the hostel puts on that are soooo yummy. Thank you so much nico, natalia and vanessa you make this place amazing
The hostel was very pricey over the weekend, even though it wasn't quite full. The staff were helpful and they had an excellent common area. What marred it for us was an obviously drunk guy, ruining the atmosphere in the common area. Not the hostel's fault, though at some point I would have expected the staff to rein him in.
Nice spot. Cheap if you book online, they try to charge more if you go in person. Staff are English speaking and friendly. Common area has a cool vibe, free Caparinha at check in. The free breakfast is really good. The worst part is the rooms. Dorms are TINY for 9 people. Triple bunks with very little floorspace. So crowded when people are trying to get ready at the same time. Not enough lockers inside the room though there are some in the hallway.
This hostel is cheap but you really get what you pay for.... the 9 bed dorm is way too small, with three triple bunks in one very small room. Also, there are no comunal bathrooms or even toilets, so if you need to use bathroom you will have to wait for a very very long time if there are others showering etc. Breakfast and the communal areas are good, just the rooms are very bad.
A great hostel, friendly staff, perfect location and a good vibe. Breakfast is included and is an awesome spread of fruit, bread, coffee, etc. There were a few water issues when I was there and the shower wasn`t great, but the caipirinhas more than made up for it :)
The place is really dirty. They don't replace te beddings and cover for you, you had to ask for it. The beds and walls are reaking with a bad odor. My Friends had rashes after sleeping on the bed.
Was a very good vibe to the hostel, staff were helpful and friendly, not greatvwifibreception but your on an island so.... Rooms are cramped 9 bed bunks in a very small room, no one wants the top bunk very near to the ceiling and no communal shower rooms which means waiting for showers a lot. The location however is perfect and the communal rooms are cosy and welcoming, I enjoyed ,my stay there.