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Rua Lauro Cavalcante 231 - Centro, Manaus, Brazil

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222 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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the hostel is a bit far from the opera house 15-20 min walk where other hostels are 2 min walk. staff are nice, breakfast is average, beds are good and AC is very good


GET A ROOM WITH AN AC!! The rooms with just a fan are like sleeping in a hot box. We ended up crashing on couches in the lobby is was so hot in our room. The place is really clean and you can see people cleaning it. They offer breakfast early (helpful for tours) and you can stay in the hostel until 10pm after check out if you fly out late. Lots of social spaces/lobby. Also robbery happens everywhere but an FYI, woman robbed on the block at gun point. Still, I would book at this hostel again.


Very friendly hostel with agreat breakfast. Everything interesting in the center of Manaus is located in walking distance and they also have a tour booking agency in house (different company).


One of the best Hostels in my stay in Brazil. Thank you!


We only stayed one night and arrived late and left early as we were heading in to the jungle, but our stay was very straight forward and enjoyable. Arrived at 1.30am and checkin at this time was no problem. Lovely breakfast the next morning! Staff very accommodating. Can't properly comment on location as we were dropped and picked up at the door.


good that you can check out if you go to the jungle tour


The staff was really great and so was breakfast.


there was no atmosphere or facilities really. the whole place was open to the courtyard, so i got bitten by mosquitoes when in the common room and the rain came in in a rain storm. it cost £10 which is a bit much


I found the communal area of this hostel very dark and quite depressing. The rooftop where you have breakfast is probably the best thing about the place. The staff are knowledgable about the area and always happy to help but they love rules! For instance, when I told them all the breakfast had run out they told me I should have got there earlier! The rooms are also the hottest I have stayed in in Brazil- they have fans but they dont make much difference.


The staff were so welcoming and helpful

  • 27th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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Staff very helpful, bit overpriced, keep your eye out avidly for 'ice cream place' when following directions on bus as could very easily miss it, cold showers, some belongings of mine weirdly got taken from common kitchen so watch your stuff, bed bugs


The hostel was grungy, smelled, did not inspire a sense of well-being, and just generally left something to be desired. One of the bathrooms was out of toilet paper, and the person working the front desk did not know where to find more. On the plus side, in the morning the empregada (lady preparing breakfast) very nicely let us have breakfast early, as we were leaving early for the day.


Not your top of the line place, unfortunately. You do get help from staff, no complain there, but bathrooms need cleaning more often and rooms could use some fresh air. And please, give the sofa covers a good wash, they smell awfully. I understand the weather in Manaus doesn't help, but still...


Nice quaint hostel...really appreciated the excellent breatkfast: bread, lots of fruit, eggs, etc. Nice base for activiites.


I spend there just a night. I made my reservation one month before, but when I came there was no my reservation, they gave my room to someone else, and spend around 30-40 minutes before could prove, my reservation and finally got my room. At a beginning the guy on a desk just see that he is new there and he can not help me. If not the guide-man which lead me, I do not know how it could finished.


The staff would prepare better the bedrooms because they confuse couples, big groups and small groups. Alert! There is another Hostel Manaus and the taxis mistakes the trajets!

  • 26th Jun 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


I made my reservation through hostelworld, but when I got to the scene found the bad location. A boy from the region told me that the place was kind of dangerous, so I decided not to be staying there.


Thanks for a lovely stay - only one night but it was fantastic and a great start to my trip in Amazonas!

  • 4th Jun 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The staff here were unbelievably rude, in addition to the fact that they barely spoke English (which was particularly frustrating when I was sick and needed help). They also tried to swindle us by putting us in a lesser room than what we paid for, and refused to issue a refund for the difference. On top of that, the showers were freezing cold and our room literally smelled like urine. Would never stay here again. Worst hostel I've ever stayed in (though I usually only stay in 80%+rated ones


Conveniently placed for walking around Manaus. They didn't have the room we'd requested (double with en suite) since they'd let it to someone else even though we arrived there in early afternoon. HI confirmation didn't specify so maybe there had been poor communication (price quoted was for double with en suite). But we accepted a double room with bath across the hallway instead and it was fine. They were very helpful in all regards. Breakfast very good - rooftop so definitely a good view.

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