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Garoa Hostel Reviews

Rua Guaiçuí, 72, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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91%

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34 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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97%

Great place, friendly, helpful staff. Had an awesome stay, would definetely recommend.


100%

The staff is so so so helpful, the building is new, good furniture, good breakfast, spaces for convivence. Amazing location. Welcoming atmosphere. Lots of respect and love!


66%

The location not that good but at least near metro. Atmosphere not great for international travelers, lots of locals seem to use as a business guest house or something. They asked us to change from our dorm to a more expensive dorm because somebody had booked before us which is cool but later we found out the booking got cancelled but they kept us in more expensive dorm. The trick with the shower is to use low pressure it's hotter like that. It's a clean place average breakfast. Friendly staff.


100%

really good place to stay!! really good staff and nice breakfast if I go to SP, would like to stay ones again


89%

Nice little hostel. Comfortable beds with power points and lights on each one. Good wifi. Clean throughout .


100%

garoa hostel is one my favorite hostels in all of south america. the location is excellent, it is a 2 minute walk to the metro. the hostel itself is new so it is in very good condition, good facilities, lots of toilets. however my favorite part of garoa hostel was definitely the staff. a special thank you to vinicius, thais and carneiro! they were so amazing at helping me with any question i had and ended up being more than just hostel workers but great friends also! obrigado

  • 14th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Best hostel in Brazil! Lovely staff, spacious rooms (even the 10-bed dorm!), 2 individual plugs to every bed, good showers and nice lounge area and bar. I found the hostel faultless!


83%

Good hostel, reasonable price and clean. Advise taking the metro to/from bus station / airport (expensive in a taxi)


100%

I loved this place, the staff are all so friendly, there are regular events and activities that bring the real Brazil into the hostel. It´s location means that it is easy to get around this massive city with ease. I highly recommend Garoa.


89%

amazing hostel. chilled but sociable and the staff were great. toasties for breakfast were great. however, cold showers.


89%

Nice area, very helpful staff, comfortable beds. Unfortunately, probably due to a large group of argentines (during the FIFA cup) the toilets were often not very 'sanitary'. But the facilities themselves are very nice!

  • 27th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Really nice hostel!


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83%

Wifi was good , staff knowledgable and helpful about local area and metro etc , it's not a party hostel but a good relaxed hostel right near the meto was is good , you have your own private locker with lock under your bed with plug and reading light there's even a plug socket inside the locker which is a nice touch , and the showers really good an powerful ,would stay again .

  • 14th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The Garoa Hostel is located very close to the São Paulo´s subway. This means that, whatever the purpose of your trip, everything is at your fingertips. The staff is highly professional and friendly, they do whatever it takes to your stay to be as pleasant as possible. The breakfast is served with fresh and high quality food . Also the atmosphere created in the hostel is extremely good, respect and friendship are feelings that prevail in this environment. I'm not from São Paulo, and i don´t know.


86%

Cozy hostel, really close from the subway station Faria Lima. The facilities are brand new and the atmosphere is the chilling out type. Comfortable common areas, nice bar and nice backyard, it brings people together. The neighborhood is not the best but the new subway station has been changing things in there. Overall it's a safe place and the location is really good to move around the city - in a 10 million people city you'll see how much a difference does it make. Worth the money!

  • 27th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

Near a subway station but otherwise not a great area. Bring earplugs as you're directly under the flight path for Congonhas airport. Breakfast was poor. Not much atmosphere.


89%

Nice and brand new hostel, well located,and very close to the metro.

  • 2nd Sep 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The hostel is just amazing! It is in a big house, with front and back garden, so it was great to enjoy sunny days! The room was very spacious, my bed was confortable and the toilets were all very clean. The staff was extremely friendly, they helped me with everything I needed. It is next to the subway, so the lopcation was very convenient to go everywhere in Sao Paulo! EXCELLENT!

  • 16th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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