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El Misti Hostel Rio Reviews

Rua Tonelero 197, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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84%

Rating
314 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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57%

The dorms were way too stuffed-they had just stacked higher bunkbeds in way-too-small rooms so that they could fit more people in. They had lockers for backpacks under the beds, but some were unreachable because of how close the beds were put together. There were only two bathrooms/floor (which had showers in them,too) and because of the amount of people in the hostel there was always a line+at least one of the toilets was clogged. There wasn't enough room/staff for all the breakfast eaters

  • 22nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Really lovely staff and an awesome breakfast! Awesome vibes.


100%

The staff were amazing! Great breakfast and they always have things lined up for us to do!

  • 29th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Everything OK!

  • 11th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear Pedro. We appreciate your review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post it! Kind Regard

60%

The hole building needs actually to be reniewed, maybe less rooms

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Dear Johann We appreciate your review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post it.. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management

100%

Very friendly and helpfull staff. The atmosphere was chilled and welcoming. Free caipirinha was an added bonus. Would recommend this hostel or one of the other El Misti hostels to anyone.

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Dear Rene. First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management

66%

Cramped and not especially clean, probably to be expected for the location/budget. Good location and, friendly staff.


57%

Very disappointed with this hostel. Staff were ok, not the most helpful at times but the cleanliness and general atmosphere were both very poor. The 8 bed dorm we were in should have been a 4 bed at the very most. Not even enough room for 8 people to stand in the room, nevermind have their rucksacks there. The room and bathrooms were in serious need of a clean. The sheets were badly stained and very old. It wasn't particularly welcoming and there wasn't much atmosphere for parties at night.


100%

Great place to live. Nice and friendly staff with all the amenities.

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Dear Nitish, We truly appreciate your review! Hope to see yu again soon!

83%

This would be a great hostel if it wasn't so cramped. Misti have cramped the rooms with far too many beds just to make a fast buck. The location of this hostel is fantastic, and it is good value. It's close to the beach and metro. But for a hostel next to the beach there is no outdoor space to hang wet clothes, resulting in people hanging their wet clothes in the already stuffy rooms. Misti needs an open outdoor court yard. There is one upstairs, I'm not sure why they keep it locked to guests.

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Dear Ashley We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post it. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management

86%

Crowded hostel with little social area and sometimes weird mixture of people, rooms are tiny. But still, staff and people I met made a good time in rio at the hostel..

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Anett,, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make some improvements. We hope to see you again in the future. kind regards Management

43%

incredibly small rooms and bathrooms, no space for backpacks, poor breakfast

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Dear Vanessa We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post it. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management

40%

This is the worst hostel I have stayed at in my 3 months of travelling around South America. It has too many people for the tiny space that it occupies. Not enough bathrooms, only one plug socket was working in our dorm, lockers are small, the luggage storage is in the ground floor toilet & the linen was dirty. It's just an all round DUMP of a place to stay. Juan, one of the staff at reception, was kind and accommodating but I can only describe the manager with words that are not fit to publish.


77%

Breakfast hours were late if you wanted to leave early, and there weren't many options. Good location. Not a crazy party hostel, but definitely not a quiet hostel either.

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Dear Zachary We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on HostelWorld. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management

100%

Good hostel, clean, good location, good breakfast and great staff.

  • 7th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Emanuel, Thank you very much for your comment, was a pleasure to have you as a guest so many days, hope you have a safe trip back home! Kind regards, Management and staff

100%

Staff are friendly, welcoming and v helpful. V relaxed atmosphere. Good breakfast - including fruit and fresh juice!.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Kathleen, First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you a relaxing experience, see you in a next trip! Kind regards, Management

100%

Really good hostel with good location and great staff

  • 31st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Very friendly place! I was meant to travel around brazil but spent more than two weeks here! The staff are all very welcoming and helpful, they even go on nights out with you! Plenty of activities on offer so if you haven´t made any plans they can help you out. The rooms are clean and the breakfast is good. Dinner is great value for money!

  • 28th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi James, was really nice to have you and Olivia as our guests, we all hope you come back soon! Management and staff



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