Santa Mix Hostel Reviews
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This was one of my favourites hostels I've stayed at, and I've stayed at a lot. Jorge and the rest of the staff were excellent, and extremely helpful & welcoming! Jorge would take us out different places each night to show us nightlife in different parts of the city. The location is beautiful and very convenient - close to the Metro and a grocery store. Highly recommend this place!
Terrific hostel...these guys care about people and help to make your experience in Rio unforgettable. The place itself was really conducive to meeting people, the bed was comfy and the place is pretty well kept. Small drawbacks to note are: its on a steep hill (but close to bars) and there were two days the bread at breakfast had mold on it. Overall, I love this place and would recommend it to all my friends...I might even come back for Carnival:-)
Really, really great people working there. Perfect location.
Good place to stay, nice staff but a bit expensive for the service provided.
Excellent price and location for Rio, you immediately feel welcomed and 'part of the family', a great way to meet fellow travellers. Facilities are excellent with some of the best beds I've stayed in. Nico and Jorge ensure you have a good time and I'd definitely return. Oh and the copious amounts of 'lethal' welcome Caipirinhas weren't too bad either!!!
Cool place worth walking up the hill for. Would stay again =)
I had a really great stay at Santa Mix Hostel! All the facilities, rooms, bathrooms were very clean. The beds were comfortable and they had fan and AC in the room. Breakfast was simple but very good. The location was good, close to Santos Dumont airport, close to the subway, but the walk was a little tough up the steep street. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Would stay here again!
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
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