Santa Mix Hostel Reviews
Reviews & Ratings Explained
The rating percentage is calculated from customers who booked within the last 12 months.
All ratings and reviews are based on the feedback and opinions of the customers who submitted them and do not express the opinions of Hostelworld.com. This way, you get an up-to-the-minute opinion of just how good a hostel really is.
Read our review guidelines »
The hostel is very nice, the location is good, but you have to walk like 10 min to the metrostation. The breakfast was ok, they told us that breakfast is at 8 o'clock, but it unfortun. started at 9 o'clock, so we lost time. The staff was nice but they could help more in my opinion. We asked to call a taxi because we had to leave in 5 minutes.But he didn't called a taxi yet, and then there was no taxi available, so we had to walk with our baggages the hole way to the metro when we were in a hurry
I only stayed here one night but could tell the hostel had a great atmosphere and the staff were very friendly. Dorm and bathroom very clean and well equipped, and the roof terrace is really nice!
We really enjoyed staying at Santa Mix. The location is very good, close to Lapa, Santa Teresa and the metro that takes you to the centre and the beaches. The hostel was very clean and the staff extremely helpful. The staff suggests an evening activity every night and you can join if you like to. And the wonderful roof terrace is a plus too. Would recommend it!!!
We had a fantastic stay at this hostel! The staff makes you feel very welcome. The vibe in the hostel is excellent, definitely a recommendation.
Friendly hostel super roof terrace with views over bay easy walk to Gloria metro. Helpful and efficient staff. Nice breakfast relaxed atmosphere.
Amazing stay: beds comfortable and bathrooms cleaned every day; hostel located in Santa Teresa district, 10 minutes walk to nice pubs and restaurants and 15 minutes walk to Lapa (clubs district); although the problems that a big city like Rio has, I never felt unsafe; there is a kitchen where to prepare excellent dinners and two fridges where to store your own stuff or pick up some cold beers; the icing on the cake are the music room and the terrace; but the really top are staff and atmosphere!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Situated in the Center of Santa Theresa (save and nice neighborhood) with a good connection to all major sights in Rio (by bus and/or metro)
I stayed there 9 nights because I was comfortable there. Staff is very nice, fun and pretty helpful. Location is good: close to the metro (gloria), close to lapa so you can walk back at night, close to santa theresa. The house has a fantastic patio at the top where bbq are organized on saturdays. Drinks are available at the hostel at a good price, which is convenient and helps socialize. English is readily spoken. Breakfast is better than average as well. This hostel is a very solid choice.
The best staying when travelling in Brazil for 3 weeks. Located in Santa Marta where is the most cozy and relaxing area in Rio, though it always takes a little time and muscle to walk 10-15 mins uphill to the hostel. Staff are great, friendly and helpful. Zebra cat is just too lovely!! The rooftop is a great spot to get lazy. Everyone gets a welcome Caipirinha! Clean, well-organized and good value for money. Definitely recommend Santa Mix.
Really enjoyed the stay at Santa Mix! Great staff (especially Thor and Jorge) who were helpful and good to have a beer with! Great rood terrace and overall Vibe! Highly recommend for the Santa Teresa central part of Rio!
A good hostel in santa teresa, breakfast ok, rooms were clean but A/C wasn't working well in the rooms and only one bathroom so can get crowded! But location and staff are nice
Best hostel I've stayed in the las months. Very nice atmosphere, amazing staff. Felt like being at home. Also it is closed to the main sightseeing points. I really recommend this hostel. Thanks Guys Miro and Yuki
Great little hostel in Santa Teresa, Clean and beautiful ! Can highly recommend it to everyone:-) You really feel welcome of the staff at Santa mix hostel, I only had two night there I wish I had more! Muito Obrigada Santa Mix hostel:-)
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
The hostel has a good vibe with some drinking etc, but quiet after 10pm so we could sleep fine. The staff are friendly, although it wasnt exactly clear who was on duty out of the 4 staff who seemed to come and go. I'd suggest some identification like a hostel shirt or something. The bathrooms are cleaned only once a day, and there are only 2 bathrooms for the hostel. Our dorm light broke twice. The breakfast is mediocre- bread, jam, juice and coffee. I would try somewhere else next time.
A great little hostel with a great atmosphere and awesome staff, who couldn't be more helpful.
Just go there and find out yourself, Way it is by far the best place to Crush in Rio de Jainero. Perfect neighberhood, excellence staff, good roof-Top, only 15 beds with great atmosphere for People Out of their 'Getting-shitfaced-Time' They have also aircon, a very good free breakfast and good advices Where to hang out. Close to Gloria Subway....so og and enjoy! Will be back for Worldcup and Olympics for sure!
All in all, the perfect hostel to stay at when you're in Rio. Staff is very very very! friendly and helpful. Included breakfast with fresh fruits, coffee and everything you need. Organized dinners with local dishes and pub visits. Incredible view from terrace over the whole city. Would definitely recommend the stay and would come back any time!!
Can not fault this hostel it is the best we have stayed at by far. New comfortable beds and pillows, clean bathrooms, rooftop terrace along with a blow up pool (thought this was a nice extra touch) great common area especially for socialising made many friends here. The atmosphere that this hostel created was the best we have also had, Jorge is the hostess with the mostest (altho I would never tell him) along with Tor and Sunny they made us feel at home. Everyone should be staying here now!!!
Excellent week end at Santa Mix, staff is great and make you feeling home! Santa Teresa is a really nice neighborhood and even if you'll have to climb a little to get to the hostel, it is really well located and close to the metro.
Some poeple from the staff not very professional, you have to wake them up by yourself in order to get a taxi and even if you ask for it the day before they order it late, shouldn't let your personal problems influence your work