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This is what all hostels should be like. Was made feel completely at home and the staff went out of their way to make sure everyone was enjoying their time in the hostel and in Rio. Hostel was beautiful too but the staff really made the stay enjoyable. Cant wait to return to santa mix someday.
This hostel is like a home away from home and we were treated like family as soon as we got in the door! Breakfast is much better than the usual stale bread and jam, the rooms are spotless and the staff are the nicest people I've come across in South America, I honestly can't rate this hostel enough!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great vibe here at this smallish hostel in Rio. Jorge the staff here goes out of his way to make sure you have a good time, and the place is small enough that everyone seems to know each other.
Santa Mix is hands down the best hostel I've ever stayed at. The entire staff is amazing. They are super welcoming, helpful, and fun. Santa Mix is a small hostel with a wonderful atmosphere. My sister and I booked a week there and ended up staying a month. If you are in Rio and you want a more authentic experience than you'll find in Copacabana or Ipanema, stay at the Santa Mix!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Really cool staff, good location, fair walk distance from Metro. Near Lapa nightlife. Deffo recommend it, would deffo stay there again!
This is an excellent hostel! Great atmosphere and helpful staff. It's a bit of a walk on top of the hill, but the location is good next to Santa Teresa and Lapa.
Good hostel. Excellent if you are in Rio for the nightlife.
has almost everything you want from a hostel - amazing location in Santa Teresa, really friendly and laidback staff, and the crowd there in general was a nice mix of chill but also fun and eager to go out. the roof-top patio is hard to beat. Nick the owner was kind enough to give me a ride to the Rio harbour - he's pretty much the coolest
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Lovely place with nice atmosphere! George (one of the staff) is maybe the nicest guy you've ever met, he makes this hostel special, takes you to cool places and makes you feel like home! Also good breakfast and a great rooftop!
Very cosy and friendly. Small happy hostel so it gets a good vibe, can get to know everyone. Rooftop barbecues with the owner, view over Rio. Rooms a bit small, showers need cleaning a more often - once a day isn't good enough in a hostel! Lockers are metal and it's impossible to open and close them quietly. Could do with some more power points for charging. These are minor points though, overall very good and would stay here again.
Absolutely wonderful hostel. Travelling on my own in Rio and went for this place as it was high on the hostelworld ratings. It´s small , only 17 beds but full of energy. I found it a great place to meet people and good for finding buddies up for adventures. The mattresses are perfect the place is really clean and the staff are wonderful. The nights out and BBQs on the roof are great. I really liked the staff, Nico, george, Stephanie, Martha and the ever beautiful Flora! See you soon Omar
Santa Mix is a great hostel. Comfortable beds, proximity to the nightlife district of Lapa and easy access to the Metrô make staying here well worth the money. Highly recommended!
Excellent hostel with a home-like feel to it with comfortable wooden beds to sleep in. George and the staff makes everyone feel at home. Everything you want in a hostel is at Santa Mix.
My stay at Santa Mix was great: awesome people, great environment. I literally felt like home. It is a very good value for money and the people make it all worth it.
We stayed in santa mix for three days and had a great time. The staff are great (george is the man) and it has such a great chiled vibe but with good partying tacked on. Close to lappa and all the sites great kitcken but best of all the roof top deck with city views were amazing!!! Stay hear you will love it
Stayed here for my last couple nights in Rio, and it was my second stay in Santa Teresa. A much better option than Santa Teresa View. Great staff here and a good atmosphere overall. Decent location to the Gloria Station
This is honestly the best hostel I've ever stayed at. I was a bit skeptical after reading all of the raving reviews, but from the moment we walked through the door of this small, 15-bed hostel, we felt welcomed into a family. Within minutes we knew all of the staff and all of the other backpackers, went out together almost every night, and got great advice on not only what to do in the city, but what it's really like to be from Rio. :) Definitely staying here every time I end up in Rio.
Great Hostel with an excellent atmosphere. Location is also great. They oraganize things such as bar crawls, BBQ, etc. Best of all: they guys took me on a tour through Rio in their private car! Thanks again, that was great. Hostel is totally recommended.
one of the best hostals I have been.. If you get to know Gorge is a great person he teach me to play on a guitar and made me fill that he did it with pleasure and not just because i wanted, every night we had something to do in town, thay have a board on the wall and they wright on it in the day whats going to be the plan for the night and everybody is invited.. We had BBQ in the rooftop and thay have a really nice cat! Usually i prefer dogs.. But this cat is so cute. And thay put good music!