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El Misti Hostel Rio Reviews

Rua Tonelero 197, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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76%

Rating
249 Total Reviews
  • 70%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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83%

Too many people with not enough common space. Kitchen staff are rude.


66%

I wasn't allowed to finish eating after the breakfast was over the last day , I felt i was being kicked out of the table. that was kind of rude.

  • 26th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


60%

I stayed in the only female room during the world cup, which was a closet. They decided to shove all 8 girls in a tiny room. It was very tiny and the guys next to us had a spacious room with their own bathroom and they would go to the main bathrooms to stink them up. I would go back only if it was the last resort.


86%

Staff are awesome, the breakfast and dinners are the best I have ever had in a hostel. Will definitely stay here again.

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Dear Jonathan 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

97%

kind staff, good and secure place..

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Dear Aristoteles. 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

100%

One of the best hostels so far in south america. The staff is very hepful, the rooms and toilets are clean, breakfast is great. I would totally come back again. Best hostel to meet people, the common area is always full of travellers , the wifi worked really well. Theres always something going on in this hostel, you will always have something to do. An advice, get the dinner at the hostel, every night they have a different menu made by a chef, for only 15 reais you can eat all you want.

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Dear Juan Pablot, We truly appreciate your review! Our top priority is to offer an exceptional service to each of our guest and it is very satisfying to read that this was your case. Thank you for your comments, El Misti Staff.

100%

I really enjoyed my stay at El Misti Rio Hostel. They have a great location in Copacabana, just a few blocks from the beach. The hostel has a great ambiance in the common areas. They play good music and have a nice and comfortable hang out area with couches, free wifi, computers, and a small bar. The staff was friendly and helpful with any questions I had about the area and excursions in the city. The beds were comfortable and the rooms are air conditioned. There is free breakfast!

  • 18th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear Toby 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

83%

Security: Large lockers, gate with a buzzer Location: right opposite the metro. Short walk to Copacabana Staff: friendly but just people working for a big chain of hostels so different to staying somewhere family run etc Atmosphere: not much space for the number of people. No real outside space. No chilling space. You´re either in the kitchen or the bar. Value for money: you´re paying for the location. Facilities: good breakfast, small bathrooms, 2 computers with internet, kitchen ok

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Dear Helen, 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, We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management

91%

good value for money for copacabana - good hostel

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Dear Albert, Thanks for the review, we look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management

63%

Amazing location, the rest is medium and under...

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Dear Itamar 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

40%

The 15 people room, it is horrible! It is impossible to open the suitcase! The bathroom was totally dirty. I will never come back and I will not recommend this hostel


89%

El Misti was incredible! Made my brother and I's stay for carnival unforgettable! The location is awesome...short walk to the beach and literally right across the street from the metro, a hospital, and a police station. The staff was super friendly and helpful with any info we needed and Paul the bartender was amazing...he made every night at the hostel tons of fun! Met a lot of great people here and when i come back to Rio I will absolutely be staying here again.

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Dear Sam, We truly appreciate your review! Our top priority is to offer an exceptional service to each of our guest and it is very satisfying to read that this was your case. Thank you for your comments, this motivate us to keep putting our best effort in daily job. Kind regards, Management

69%

Once all the argentinian staff learns how to smile and be more charismatic, the hostel ratings will improve. The second bad aspect is the rooms seemed a little small for so many beds. That won't be a problem depending on who you have in your room. Good aspects: great breakfast, great location. I strongly recommend this location if you want to have an easy life in Rio: supermarkets all around, subway nearby, 5 min walk to the beach, etc.

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Dear Sanja 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

66%

This hostel is at a perfect location, just across from the metro station and close to the busses. The staff was really friendly and helpfull. Although the bathrooms were sometimes really disgusting. And sometimes it took a really long time before they were cleaned. Some dorms have really little place to put your bag. In my dorm it was sometimes inpossible to walk to your bed.


54%

the location is fine, and security is really kept, but the rooms are packed in a way that doesnt respact the costumer. 10 people are sleeping in a space that feats 6 at best. The common space is ok, but again, there is no justification to pack so many people in such a tiny room, and when you pay 40 reals, witch is not cheap, it doesnt make sance.




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