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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Situated in possibly the most convenient position for catching a bus to most places in Foz, but most conveniently the bus to the falls themselves! I arrived exhausted but felt immediately welcomed into this unique hostel and spent three restful nights there. The atmosphere was very nice no matter how many or few guests where around on any particular day.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Favela chic is run by al lovely, charming couple. It's a story of an Englishman in Brazil traying all he can to make this a great place (out of passion). He and his wife happen to have bad luck in the past, circumstances beyond one's control, but survived all this with a super cool hostel as a result. Our stay... More

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The staff at this hostel are very friendly and helpful. It is a really good value, but the beds and facilties aren't the best. The beds are small and close together, so you can't sit up on the bottom bunk of the bunkbeds and there is no ladder to get to the top bunk (which is rickity anyway). If you... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, they put on BBQs and activities at night it feels like a family, staff were extremely friendly and helpful in booking all of our activities at the falls. Hostel is very close to the bus stop. Would definitely stay here again!! Only negative is no bathrooms outside the rooms.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I would definitely recommend this hostel. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the breakfast was nice and the hostel's interior and decoration is absolutely unique. I stayed for two nights and had nothing to complain about :) It is the perfect hostel for backpackers since it is not expensive at all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

The only redeeming thing about this hostel was one of the staff who was super helpful and friendly - and helped me book my ongoing bus. Otherwise, not a great place. Dorm was cramped, and the bed was tiny. Once I had checked in I went out for the day to the falls, only to come back and find someone... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A fun hostel with great paintings etc all over the walls. Staff have an incredible Stuart and owner Nicholas have an incredible knowledge of all available tours for the falls and Itaipu Dam and will arrange everything for you. A good bar is at the end of the road along with a bus stop which links to all main attractions... More

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Additional Information about Favela Chic Hostel

Also Known As:
Favela Chic Hostel Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil
Address: Rua Major Raul de Mattos 78, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85853-180, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Parana > Foz do Iguacu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 56 Specialty lodging in Foz do Iguacu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Favela Chic Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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