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Emilio Berla 41, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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188 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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The hostel is very clean - the bathrooms are cleaned several times daily! The staff were really helpful with organising tours and transportation; in particular Sol, who was just fantastic and went out of her way to make sure our stay was comfortable (thank you!) They organise lots of group meals and activities in the evenings, although we never actually attended any, but great if you're looking to meet people. Definitely recommended.

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Dear Guest 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 with a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Management


Situated in the heart of Copacabana, 5 min to a metro station and with a lot of buses just 2 blocks away, you can reach to beach in few minutes and go to the city center in 45 min. The hostel itself is a nice house where you can easily meet other travellers and share stories. There is a big common area with tables and sofas and every night you can have dinner there for a small money. The stuff is excellent, they are always smiling and the give you advices and tips. I hope I could come back soon!


The best Location ever for me :) They Cleanes 4 times a day, evertime that i used the bathrooms was cleaned Fair price for a good service They helps you with everthing you need The best breakfast, the chef make a organic and nice bread every morning and everydays have a nice dinner :3 The manager is so cute with everyone for for sure i gonna back

  • 8th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear guest 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 will congratulate the cleaning staff, and our chef Christian, because they work is always escellent! We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, El Misti Staff


The dorm I stayed in here was tiny, three triple bunks in a room that should probably only have six in which made a very uncomfortable stay. The staff weren't particularly helpful on arrival and the breakfast was not very nice with cheese and ham that looked like it had see better days. The communal area is also very small and the sofas crammed together in a small space. Wouldn't recommend this hostel at all

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Dear valued guest, 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. All your comments have been passed to the El Misti team. Make sure that, problems as the staff not being helpful enough, or the breakfast don´t look the way that you spected, will be solved as soon as possible. We hope to see you again in the future and give you great experience. Kind regards, El Misti Staff


Nice hostel in good location. Near the beach and Ipanema . The metro just a few blocks away. The rooms are not that big but who wants to be in a room when you are in beautiful Rio. Nice common area. Wi-fii could be better but hey you are on vacation, be social with the others. Really nice staff and I got a lesson how to do a caipirinha behind the bar, awesome.


Great Hostel :) The staff, the dinner, the breakfast, the reception (Fernando, Federico, Sol and Philipe) the cleaning ladies, the bar woman, everything and everyone made me feel like home. The matress was comfortable, the bathrooms were enough for the people staying at the hostel and quite clean! I´ll definitely be back!!!

  • 7th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


horrible, terrible place, matresses very dirty, rooms cramped sets of 3 bunk beds in a very small space, bed linnen well used with holes, facilities are old, loud terrible music in the sitting area. i left 30 minutes after checking in, went to another hostel , there are many in a better condition.


Nice place about 4 or 5 blocks from Copacabana Beach. No locks in any of the doors but big lockers to hold backpacks All staff very nice and friendly but one of the guys made quite a few inappropriate remarks about women & gays


nice hostel with amazing staff. good location, nice rooms, although not so clean. the staff will help u with everything and the atmosphere there great.


I stayed in this hostel for over a week to discover beautiful Rio. The staff were very helpfull when it came to booking reasonable priced tours. It s a good place for those who wish to go out and party around the city but also for those who wish to stay in and spend their evening exchanging experiences with fellow backpackers from around the world. I felt safe at all time in the hostel and in the area. The food was good and is the best value for money you ll get in the area . thank you

  • 2nd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear Sam 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, El Misti Rooms Staff

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