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Favela Chic Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Major Raul de Mattos 78, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85853-180, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lillehammer, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the colourful gate a door opens to step from the random side street into a magical and unique oasis! The mingle of pure nature and art is the perfect surrounding to relax and reflect upon the beautiful adventures of iguacu while the various hammocks, arm chairs and couches as well as the football table and the hostel bar offer... More

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San Pablo, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel has great location especially if you want to experience the diffrent landmarks, such as the iguazu falls.The breakfast is good with yogurt, bread, fruits and sometimes a little extra. The owner is really helpful and goes the extra mile when it comes to service, for example he gave us a ride to the center when needed. Overall a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a great stay, plenty of fun. A few weird experiences: large sexual tension between 2 members of staff, saw a guest taking a wet poo right outside, great info from the staff boring though, another guest kept falling off his bed and got some horrible bruises, lastly on my last night I awoke to a weird girl putting her... More

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Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed some days in Nov 2013. I loved this hostel that much, that I still remember it now (after sooo many other hostels). It is clean and so colorful. The staff is very helpful and friendly - always smiling. To stay at their bar is a pleasure. As it is a relatively small hostel you get easy around with... More

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Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We opted to camp- and the tent was fairly dirty, but we got what we paid for- dirt. It got cold in the night, which was a first for our time in Brazil, so if you do opt to camp, be ready. The indoors has good wifi, nice bunk beds, and outdoors has a bar, a cool converted minivan/room, and... More

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Favela Chic in March and everything was FANTASIC!!! The hostel has heaps of space to chill out and relax in. The loung room was built around a beautiful tree, the floors are unique from mosaic tiles to rock gardens with tree cut stepping pads across it. The bar is relaxing and has hammocks and... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Lovely lovely place! I stayed 3 days at the hostel because it's a great place to chill after a day to the waterfalls but also to just relax a whole day. Nick and Pablo make you feel at home right away (pablo makes the best caiperinhas) and they hep you with everything. Also, amazing design of the hostel with the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

All round good hostel. Nick (owner) and Pablo make you feel very at ease. A home away from home. We initially planned to stay for one night and get a bus the following afternoon. Nick kindly let my friends and I stick around until our bus later that afternoon. When the bus was full we head straight back to Favela... More

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Perros-Guirec, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Tudo Bem... Best Chilling sessions ever... The garden, the pool, the host... THE HAMMOCK por favor (I've past like 5 days in this hammock and it was perfect...) Very close to the bus and with facilities to go to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world (Argentine side and Brezilian side too). The host is gonna make you... More

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here. The communal garden is very chill - lots of hammocks, sofas for a relaxing time. Most people are out at the falls all day, but it does get a bit more lively in the evenings. The staff are friendly but NEVER around - I know they have a lot of problems with people not paying.... More

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Address: Rua Major Raul de Mattos 78, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85853-180, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Parana > Foz do Iguacu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Favela Chic Hostel 2*
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Owned and managed by a veteran English traveller, we are unique, passionate about travelling and fully committed to providing an outstanding service to travellers. We want your stay to be memorable. We have incorporated the architectural feel and authentic colour scheme of a Favela & have creatively used a lot of recycling in decorating our hostel. We have a large mixed dorm, a private room, an active bar & a lot of relaxing space.A sense of freedomWe love travelling and sense of freedom that this brings. We aim to be a little different to most pit stops on the road.We do our utmost to create a fun, lively & sociable atmosphere so that you will always remember your time in Foz do Iguassu, not just for the incredible experience of visiting the greatest waterfalls in the world, but also because you found a homely, relaxed and creative atmosphere to hang out in. Our goal is that you will look back on your time here as one of your most memorable in South America.Our hammocks are set in grounds with lots of trees and an outdoor relaxation area which includes a magnificent & peaceful fountain.Active barOur active bar is a place where you can meet travellers from throughout the world. ... more   less 
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