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El Misti Hostel Rio Reviews

Rua Tonelero 197, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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81%

Rating
401 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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100%

I was expecting a better breakfast but its was alright tough. Clean and good atmosphere. Thanks Juan for helping us planning our trip in south america.

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Dear Robbie Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the expectations. Hope to see you again in sunny Rio de Janeiro. Kind regards, Management

100%

El Misti on Rua Tonelero has a great location with the metro across the street. The atmosphere is very good and the hostel has a nice bar where people get together and talk in the evening. It's well organized and they offer a nice selection of day trips in Rio. Especially the staff is very friendly and helpful. Juan from the reception helped me on matters on how to get around in Rio etc, and also with my trip further.


100%

Generalmente escribo comentarios cuando el hostel es muy malo o muy bueno. Por suerte, este es un hostel muy bueno, ubicado cerca de todo lo interesante, la gente que trabaja siempre contenta y tratando de ayudar, buenas bebidas en el bar, solamente faltaria arreglar las zapatillas de electricidad y el wifi. Recomiendo probar las caipirinhas de Paul y el daytrip por la ciudad. Gracias a todo el staff sobretodo el chino.

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Albania
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Estimado Juan Gracias por tomarte el tiempo de compartir tu experiencia con nosotros. Es un placer el saber que disfrutaste de nuestros servicios e instalaciones. Esperamos tener la oportunidad de recibirte en un futuro próximo! Saludos cordiales Staff El Misti

100%

Home for a month! El Misti was my home for a month and it's definitely because of the best friendly staff and amazing vibe at this place! )) it has everything to enjoy your stay in Rio - great location near the metro and 5min to the beach, spacious reception and kitchen, lockers for your bags and documents, showers which are mostly free despite that the hostel is always full, wi-fi, breakfast, it's clean and safe, and there are many tours organised by staff for any budget. Thanks for everything!

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear Eugenia Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the expectations. Hope to see you again in sunny Rio de Janeiro. Kind regards, Management

100%

Really nice clean hostel. Perfect location and friendly staff. Obrigado Juan

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Angola
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Federico 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

100%

Ideal hostel. Good caipirinahs,good music and perfect staff Thanks Juan

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Azerbaijan
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear Ignacio 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

100%

Hostel limpio, buen desayuno, el personal que trabaja ahi siempre con buena onda. Volveria de nuevo. Muchas gracias a Juan Pablo por todo y al resto del personal

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Estimado Fernando Gracias por tomarte el tiempo de compartir tu experiencia con nosotros. Es un placer el saber que disfrutaste de nuestros servicios e instalaciones. Esperamos tener la oportunidad de recibirte en un futuro próximo! Saludos cordiales Staff El Misti

100%

I stayed here twice, during the carnaval and after it. Theres a big difference right now, everything looks fixed and clean and i would totally recommend this hostel to anyone. The staff is really helpful and full of life. Well the location is perfect, the hostel is close to all the main attraccions and 4 blocks away from Copacabana Beach, opposite to the hospital and the metro station. Thanks to all the staff, speacially to Juan Pablo

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Paraguay
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear Julian Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the expectations. Hope to see you again in sunny Rio de Janeiro. Kind regards, Management

63%

Great location and cheap! But I felt really packed in the room as well as in the common areas. Not super clean eitherr.

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Dear Charçptte 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

89%

Good hostel for what it costs. There's a good atmosphere with excellent and really friendly staff who are willing to help with anything. Nice bar downstairs with awesome guy serving drinks. Room was a bit cramped and smelled a bit and beds were not the best. Breakfast and dinner were great. Definitely good overall.

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Dear Arash Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the expectations. Hope to see you again in sunny Rio de Janeiro. Kind regards, Management

86%

Best stuff in the world, alwayd caring

  • 22nd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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

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