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Hostel Portunhol Reviews

Rua Armando Jos� Afonso 65, Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis, Brazil

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192 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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just 2 minutes away from the beach. you can easily go for a swim whenever you want. very hidden in a side street so fairly quiet. offer to cook dinner that brings people together. The staff is very cool, always friendly & helpful, plays Reggae all day long. Breakfast simple but good, available until 12am, great coffee. wifi quick and reliable. I ended up staying there for 17days. Last but not least, Potunhol holds the record for the highest girls quote I have ever seen in a hostel: 21 out of 26!

  • 3rd Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The pillow of our bedroom was smelly and the bathroom could be cleaner. About the Staff i want to say that Chris is very kind and the girl who make the breakfast. The Brazilian who received us was very kind to.

  • 2nd Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It is what it is: a cheap hostel. If you expect a clean bathroom, attentive staff, a nice room and things to do then don't come here. If you want a cheap place to stay and smoke weed then do come here. Very nice owner but the rest of the staff were more like vegetables and no security at all.


Great location, super nice staff and fantastic caipirinhas! The rooms were okay, but quite small. The bathrooms and the kitchen were clean.

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