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LimeTime Hostels - Paulista Avenue Reviews

Rua Treze de Maio, 1552, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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704 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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Overall good experience. Overpriced during the world cup time but the location was pretty good. Walking distance to Metro stops, the staff was very helpful, and the place was clean. I would stay there again.


Great location, everything else was ok. Staff was somewhat helpful


Disappointed with the hostel for the money we paid for it. We were left outside for 15 minutes before we could get in when we first arrived. Sheets were also in poor condition. Rooms could have been cleaner.


Good times.... Be back in 6 weeks.... Adam, sydney


Awesome hostel! Very near paulista avenue and near 2 subway stations which can easily get you to the downtown in minutes.


No breakfast


Clogged shower drain is unforgivable ... in the bathroom, very bad smell, everything flooded. Ridiculous the requirement for wearing a bracelet in a hostel ... unbelievable. I certainly would not recommend it.

  • 9th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


good location! staff was nice, didn't really stay around enough to check the atmosphere :p facilities were ok for a hostel in são paulo!


the staff were awesome helped me with every question i have asked ! they speak english also. free caipirinha each evening, great company, went to a club with people from the hostel- great party !!! i felt very comfortable there highly recommended ! Andres the bartender in the boss !


In general this hostel is a good value for money, safe, with very friendly staff. Location is excellent! the beds have curtains and private light and socket (female dorm). My room was very spacious. The toilets upstairs are horrible, separated with a half-wall with foldable door. Although I am an animal lover, I must say the dog which lives in the hostel shouldn't be there. He begs for food and barks all the time, very annoying


Nice hostel, in a nice and safe area of the city! The washrooms are tiny but always clean! The staff is very warm and welcoming!


I was there for two nights and had a room in the second building. The bathroom did not work both nights there so I had to answer nature's call and take showers in the other building every time. It was quite inconvenient. To make matters worse, the light in the room and the outside hall were broken and never fixed after a complaint was made.


Good sized hostel in a decent location.. The 30 reis deposit for bed sheets is a bit annoying.. Never had this in any other hostel we have stayed in


The toilets at our side of the hostel had flooded due to the rain, staff very helpful and polite. The bed was very uncomfortable due to the lats been broken. Close to public transport.

  • 10th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


pros- although the `free caipri` is actually tiny (more like a shot) it does bring everybody to the bar to socialise which i thought was a really good idea cons- The Brazilian male member of staff was rude and completely uninterested in providing any help or advice on any matter which was rather frusrating, and the hostel organised Ǵringo night was a bit of a con. There must be better hostels in SP and id advise trying somewhere else


No breakfast, which I am used to. But if you can live without then it's located perfectly - near the metro and city centre.

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No breakfast (altough we serve coffee, milk and we make bread, but we don't call it breakfast) but FREE CAIPIRINHA EVERY NIGHT! :)


A nice hostel. Very friendly staff and good location. Caipi time is a good idea to get guests to mingle, although some seem to not take advantage of this... Stiffs. The motion sensors in the bathrooms could probably do with a tweak as I found myself showering in the dark a couple of times.


just had 5 night there. the hostel is clean, the dorm rooms are good and not crowded. security is really good - u get your own key and looker, and u can charg your devices in the locker! other then that the owner Bebeto, and the rest of the staff were so kind, and many time joined us going out at night. oh, and they have a capirinia time every night at 9 , when every body gather to get their free capirinia and plan where to go out. overall, i had a great time and i definetly recomend!

  • 1st Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The hostel is nice enough. Kitchen facilities are good, dorms are functional but lacking a little space. Free cocktail each night a bonus, bar tender Adrian friendly guy.


Such an awsom hostel! The staff were amazing, so caring, fun and welcoming! always people around to go out with, and the hostels location is so easy to get around! would definatly recomend!

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