Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Garoa Hostel is located in Pinheiros, one of the safest and vibrant areas of Sao Paulo. We are surrounded by countless bars, restaurants, cafes, cultural centres and nightlife for all tastes. We offer cozy rooms with comfy beds for you to relax in after a tiring day out. Check out our amazing garden with a bar where you can enjoy a cold beer!

We are just a 4-minute walk from subway (Faria Lima station) and just 10-minute walk from Vila Madalena, which along with Pinheiros, make these two neighborhoods the most exciting areas of Sao Paulo because of its excellent bars, restaurants and nightclubs for all tastes, especially for those looking for forró, samba, jazz and rock!

Cultural centres such as Tomie Ohtake Institute and Sesc Pinheiros are within a short walking distance and they offer lots of concerts, shows, exhibitions, activities and most of them are free.

Benedito Calixto Market is also close and it's the perfect place to find some unique souvenirs to remember your time in Brazil.

Villa Lobos Park is another landmark of west Sao Paulo and it's about 10 minutes cycling through Sao Paulo’s newest green cycle lane!

Our common areas include:
- Free wi-fi
- Amazing garden
- Living space with a sofa, hammock, billiard table, DVD, cable TV, books and computer
- Fitted kitchen equipped with everything you may need to prepare your meals

We have friendly staff who speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish and they're always ready to help you and provide you the best experience ever.

Tour and trips can be arranged at our 24-hour reception and you can also get helpful insights about Sao Paulo.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2019
    This Hostel is very Awesome. The tour guide guy there is a great dude, he needs a raise because he makes the hostel that much better. This one has the perfect amount of everything of what's good about a hostel. It definitely has that social community vibe but not a party 24hrs. The location literally couldn't be any better. The bar and restaurant is great, good food, vibes and drinks. -there is one major downfall though- The laundry is f****n $R 60, yes six- zero, What the f**k?!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Nov 2019
    Funcionários excepcionais e super atenciosos. Além de tudo o Hostel possui um bar com muita variedade de bebidas. Recomendo!
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    18 Jun 2019
    I loved this hostel. The room was comfortable and clean. The staff was friendly. Location was perfect for going out to dinner, exploring, or having a nightcap. SP has a smell, which did permeate to the room and was sometimes unbearable, however that was at no fault of the hostel. Would stay here again and recommend it
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    20 Jun 2018
    Great little hostel in the best possible location in SP. Lucas was a champion during his late night shift and called an Uber for me because my app wasn't working in Brasil. 11/10
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    20 Oct 2019
    I really liked this place. First of all, the location is fantastic, it is really close to many restaurants, bars and supermarkets. El dorado shop is also very close, just a few blocks from the place. The impression I had this week is that the area is quite secure. Finally, The accommodation and the common areas are very confortable, with the advantage of a great wifi that works in the entire place.
    Colombia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    01 Jul 2019
    Luckily, I found Garoa Hostel before my last flight to São Paulo, just hours before arriving. I thought that the price was extremely reasonable and it was located on a lively street with easy access from the metro station, which made it easier to get to since it was on the opposite side of the city from the airport. I really would have liked to spend more time in the area to get more of a feel of the place and the people but I was only there one night. I will keep it in mind for future trips.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    01 Apr 2019
    Truly amazing location. This hostel is one a fantastic little street for bars and restaurants. I was very comfortable here.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    29 Jun 2018
    Very sparse breakfast. Really cool street with buzzing nightlife. Toilets were ok. Shower was ok. Friendly and helpful staff.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    09 Jun 2018
    Stayed here for a couple of nights and the place in general is nice and clean. The location is fantastic! Only few downsides was that the kitchen facilities are poor and that the security and staffing there were issues. One member of staff who was meant to be on reception was just chilling in the bar with his mates drinking whilst he had 3 customers waiting, not on really.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.7


    05 Jul 2018
    This hostel's primary function is as a bar- it felt like we were sleeping in the bar itself Thursday-Sunday. The rooms smelled like sewer at night. While most of the staff was wonderful, one was quite rude. The hostel primarily caters to Brazilians living in Sao Paolo rather than tourists, so there was no vibe or sense of travelers' community. The staff didn't really have suggestions for fun things to do in the city other than the free walking tour.
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi