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El Misti Hostel Rio Reviews

Rua Tonelero 197, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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82%

Rating
327 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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54%

The hostel is OK and fairly near of Copacabana beach, but my room was very tight, what became even worse since it seemed that everybody there was moving to the hostel, withe 2 or 3 big bags. It very difficult to sleep also, because there was a lot of mosquitoes. On the the other hand, the staff was friendly and thoughtful, and the atmosphere is very good.

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Dear Erick 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 and give you great experience at out hostel also to exceed your highest expectations. Kindregards, Management

49%

Rooms are small, lockers as well, bad air all the time and rooms very messy...nobody clean or check them during the day. 2 toilets per floor (app.36 persons) cleand once a day and to small even to put you clothes on. Staff was not really friendly and helpful except bartender and "sub manager". It is just not worthet of that money. Very dirty and crowded. Not enough facilitys for all these people. But location is very good.

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Dear Urska 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 and give you great experience at out hostel also to exceed your highest expectations. Kindregards, Management

77%

It was amazing stay some days in El Misti rio de janeiro, amazing service and amazing atmosphere, but the best part is that it's very close to the metro station.

  • 1st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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)

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Dear Laura,, 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 and give you great experience at out hostel also to exceed your highest expectations. Kind regards, Management

77%

I stayed at El Misti for carnival, so I expected it to be crazy busy & non stop party, which it was. location is fantastic, across from the metro & few blocks from the beach. common area is pretty small, & room with 8 beds was cramped. the breakfast was so so, staff was really nice & helpful, good sized lockers for all of your bags, bathroom really small with limited space- they are cleaned regularly but are still old dirty grungy bathrooms. there are 2 on each floor for about 35 ppl.

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Dear Elise 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. Kindregards, Management

100%

Really lovely staff and an awesome breakfast! Awesome vibes.

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Dear Blanche 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 forwardtowelcomeyousoon. Kindregards, Management

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)

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Dear Anna 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 forwardtowelcomeyousoon. Kindregards, Management

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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Nitish, We truly appreciate your review! Hope to see yu again soon!



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