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Papaya Hostel Bonito

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Papaya Hostel is a brand new hostel in the centre of Bonito, Brazil´s leading ecotourism destination. It is run by a Brazilian/English couple, with personal experience of backpacking and travel around the world. We aim to provide friendly, comfortable and quality accommodation at economical prices.

We have a range of apartments, including dormitories and private rooms. All rooms have private bathrooms and air conditioning. Rates include breakfast, sheets and free WiFi.

The pousada has a communal living room with Sky TV. We have a swimming pool, with a deck for sunbathing. There is also a large veranda and lawn with a churrasqueira (barbeque!), hammocks and seating, perfect for rest and relaxation after a day of touring in Bonito.

We have free WiFi for guests with their own laptops, and for those without we have a public computer.

We are very knowledgeable about Bonito and the tours that you can do in the area, and we have a large amount of information in the pousada about tours. We are able to book tours and transport for our guests.

We have bicycles for rent, for 20 reais per day, to help you get around the town, or to the Balneario Municipal.

We are also specialists in arranging tours of the Pantanal, including personalized itineraries, and day trips to take you to Corumba and the border with Bolivia.

Please note that there are 2 pet cats at the Hostel. If you are allergic to cats, we recommend that you stay elsewhere! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 9.2


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Jun 2019
    Good location relative to downtown, a nice common area, clean kitchen, decent breakfast. Overall, I would come back here again.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    01 Jul 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The staff are really friendly and hard working. They can organise a selection of tours which michael patiently talked through. Breakfast is delicious, the rooms are clean and the whole place has a really nice relaxed feel to it - Pool, hammocks, communal kitchen/lounge.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    31 Jan 2019
    Great hostel, the breakfast was amazing with lots of variety! Nice chill/ kitchen area. Pool etc kept very clean. Michael was super helpful! Would recommend!
    Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Dec 2018
    I am very happy with my stay. The staff is just amazing, everyone friendly and talkative. The breakfast was just amazing, lots of variety of food - fruit, desserts, yogurt, eggs etc. I was wondering if I'm gonna have enough time to eat breakfast and leave for an early morning trip - I asked about that and the lady working there simply responded that she is going to open the kitchen earlier for me to have enough time in the morning. Best wishes for everyone working there.
    Lithuania, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 May 2018
    This is probably the cleanest hostel I’ve stayed in during my time in South America. The pool is cleaned/maintained daily. Staff is helpful with excursion information, suggestions, and can book things for you easily. Love the hammocks! Breakfast is fantastic with many different options. The only negative is the kitchen, it needs more equipment. During my visit there were 2 plates, 2 bowls, 1 cutting board, and 1 knife which was an issue even during low season. I’d stay here again!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    24 Aug 2018
    Overall recommended, just staff seemed at some moments to condescend to serve hostel guests. I received wrong info from a woman at reception about main route to Campo Grande (the one she indicated to me was indeed geographically the shortest, but it was an unpaved road).
    Poland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    05 Nov 2018
    This is a great hostel. Very clean, friendly staff, and you can book your tours directly with the office staff at the hostel. One of the downsides is that there are not enough bathrooms for the amount of people that can stay there, and that the beds are really rickety and shake a lot when you're climbing up into them. You'll wake the person above or below you when you move. Otherwise, it's super comfortable, I love the hammocks in the courtyard, the location, and the staff. Great value stay!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    25 Feb 2018
    The staff are good here with helping to organise tours aroind the area. They do seem overworked though! Breakfast was good. WiFi was strong. Location is perfect, very close to supermarket and bus terminal and only a short walk to town. They need to fix the lockers in the dorms as many locks were broken. They also need to get more blankets in the rooms as the AC was cold.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    06 Jul 2019
    I liked that the hostel is centrally located and has a good (standard Brazilian) breakfast. Maycon will help you book your activities and transfers. I stayed in the 8 bed dorm, it was freezing while I was there and the blanket they gave me was really thin and not sufficient. I would say the room needs a bit of maintenance to fix the damp/mould on the walls and the bathroom door handle, which kept falling off. The pool area is nice.
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 2.0

    Rating

    06 Nov 2018
    Hostel cancelled my booking and didn't inform me, despite contacting me with information about the hostel. Excuse was 'overbooking' even though I booked 4 days in advance and there was plenty of availability on hostelworld at the time. Offered to put me up in another hostel the other side of town which has no reviews so didn't feel a suitable replacement compared to Papaya being a central located, reviewed hostel. Poor customer service & handling of the situation.
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


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