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9.3
Superb 341 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.5
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.4
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9.3
Superb 341 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.5
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.4

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  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
21st Apr 2017
10.0

This hostel finds the perfect line between being sociable + granting you your right to a good night of sleep! I loved it. Im pretty sure that this is among the best places on offer in the city. Great attention to details that are important for people travelling: comfortable beds in pods (that block out a lot) with your own (soft) lighting, plug connection. Events organised like barbeques or caipirinha nights. Great helpful staff on reception. Fabulous area 5 mins from metro. Will be going back.

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21st Apr 2017
9.4

Plenty of social spaces with large, comfortable couches. Staff were very helpful with daily life questions and seemed to really want to be useful. Met plenty of other solo travelers here too.

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11th Apr 2017
10.0

The best hostel I've ever been to. The staff knows the city and always wants to help, and the location is a five minute walk from a major metro line and a 10 minute walk from a trendy bar area. The facilities are great -- the beds are comfortable, the lockers are sturdy and have electric outlets in them, the common areas are huge, and the showers are hot. It's a bit pricey but you get what you paid for.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
25th Mar 2017
9.1

Really nice hostel, common areas are lovely and its in a great location in vila madelena and close to the metro

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • funkychilli
  • Australia, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 26 reviews
20th Mar 2017
9.4

Amazing kitchen with everything you needed, and extra special touches like vegan food served and organised hostel nights out. The staff are super helpful especially when we had difficulties with tickets for the Lollapalooza festival. They also gave us numerous ideas for São Paolo touring! Special mention for the concrete bunker beds; we loved them because it gave us the feeling of privacy even in an 8 bed dorm.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
9th Mar 2017
9.4

BRILLIANT HOSTEL! so so clean, amazing kitchen like you would have in your house at home, nice beds that are like pods with some privacy, great tv room and nice bar downstairs. Located all near bars and restaurants. Couldn't recommend this hostel more highly!

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  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
8th Mar 2017
8.3

Only stayed here one night, had booked a dorm but due to aircon problems was upgraded to a private room which was great! Good location, clean & spacious! Excellent wifi!! Atmosphere slightly dull & Breakfast was a bit lacking but staff were very helpful & overall really enjoyed my stay!

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21st Feb 2017
8.9

Nice hostel in quiet and safe place. Easy to get to via subway (and fastest) although count on getting some exercise as a bonus - lots of stairs to get from hostel to subway. Area is nice, graffiti art is close by, cute cafés and there's a barstreet close by. Facilities was clean and really good but the atmosphere was dead. Nice place if u just wanna relax and recover a little from traveling:)

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
18th Feb 2017
10.0

I got to visit Viva Hostel Design during carnival period which was a magical.The hostel staff where committed to sharing the carnival experience with all the guests.Being extremely helpful with all questions and assistance required. Even going the extra mile by taking us themselves. The hostel itself had 3 spacious social areas which encouraged meeting new people. The rooms where neat and clean.With big spacious lockers for our bags.I really enjoyed my stay here and couldn't recommend it more!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
18th Feb 2017
9.4

Really great place to stay - hostel is clean, spacious and has great facilities. Staff are awesome too. Only drawback is you have to climb some steep stairs to get there!

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