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The Hostel Paulista Reviews

Rua Pamplona, 793, Jardins, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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82%

Rating
124 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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80%

Our stay in the hostel was nice. Nice breakfast, atmosphere and good location, even if it is hard to choose where to stay in Sao Paulo. But it is safe there! The bad is that there are few bathrooms...


83%

Very good location, close to the metro station. Good breakfast. Kind staff.


94%

Excellent breakfast, good location, nice staffs, WIFI works great. A little hot in the room.


77%

Te hostel location is very good, and the staff helpful, but the atmosphere could be happier. The staff could stimulate the interaction among the travalers and schedule events to bring people together. Another thing that could improve are the matresses, pillows and blankets, becouse they look very old.


74%

Great location, staff can be more friendly, cold at times, overall decent place.


80%

Decent location for this hostel, not in the party area of town, but rather in the posh area, some things to visit. The organization/facilities/design of the hotel are nice.


80%

Good setup but was let down by poor showers and a toilet that overflowed. The guys in my room did not help leaving a bomb sight on departure.

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Hi, Daryl. Unfortunately, it's hard to control how people use the bathrooms and showers. Our cleanners staff works untill 17h and after that if we have to count on good sense of guests.

89%

the lack of hot water was the only real downside

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Thanks for your feedback. We already fixed this problem with the showers. Cheers

83%

Nice hostel, central to train station and quick cab ride to bars. Good free breakfast

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Hello, Marc. Thanks for your feedback. Cheers

83%

Probably the best hostel in Sampa. Excellent location close to a metro station (MASP TRIANON) and right by Paulista Av. Very good breakfast, no curfew, possibility to cook, easy place to socialize with other travelers. Paulista Av Hostel is a rare gem !

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Hello, Axel. Thanks for your feedback. We are very glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! Cheers

83%

Great location


91%

One of the better hostels I've ever stayed at. Great location near Paulista, bar on roof, friendly staff.

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Hello, Scott! Thanks for your feedback! We are very glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! Cheers

100%

The best hostel that i visit in my trip in Brasil. Very good location near Av. Paulista. Clean, they have good activities, modern. It s all that you expect about an hostel.

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Hola, Alejandro. Thanks for your feedback. We are very glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! Cheers!

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86%

I had a really good time in this hostel, The people were friendly the staff was cool and the location is really good. It's a really good place if you're traveling alone

  • 11th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello, Kevin. Thanks for your feedback! Cheers

83%

I found hostel Paulista a good adress in SP, especially for solo travelers, as the hostel is really tailored on the needs of backpackers. Friendly and available staff, room available to have a chat, another room to watch movies, balcony with bar. Bathrooms and toilet clean and confortable. Location super convenient, must be 300 meters from TrianonMASP underground stop. I would definitely recommend it. Just to mention that I have been there in March (single room), and I came back in May (dorm).

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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Hi, Manuela. Thank you for your feedback.

86%

The staff are really friendly, and for São Paulo they have a GREAT location. I didn't like the bathrooms, they don't have any place to hang your bath stuff while your taking shower that it's outside of the showerbox, and it's very small, too. But that's a detail, I will coem back for sure, only a street distant they have the Trianon-Masp subway station, and the place it's very confortable, too.

  • 10th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello, Daphne. Thanks for your feedback. We already installed some hangs in the bathrooms. Thank you.

89%

Staff were very friendly and helpful Hostel had a very relaxed atmosphere and was easy to meet other Travellers

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Hi, Allan. We are glad to know that you've had great time here with us. Thank you.

94%

Decent hostel, great staff.

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Thanks, Iona!

94%

Really enjoyed my stay here. The staff were great (especially the pair who danced for me in reception!! [guy = lindo!]). Huuuuuuge hostel. Big communal areas, bar and terrace. Room was sufficient with big lockers. Really clean and nice chilled atmosphere. Few snags... Front door security into the hostel is lax, anybody can walk at anytime of day. Also showers were cold BUT that aside an ~>awesome

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Hi, Phillip. We are very glad to know that you really enjoyed and had fun with us! The front door is already fixed :) Thanks!!

69%

I was happy with my stay at the Paulista. It is a worn-down, low-end hostel but it was clean and quiet. There are lockers in the hallways for locking up your stuff (may or may not be safer than keeping it in your room). The staff were extremely nice and helpful, all of them. One or two did not speak English but used google translate to make sure they could help me. Breakfast is basic. Location is good. Social atmosphere is so-so for english-speakers, most guests are latino.

  • 11th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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