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Favela Chic Hostel

2.0 of 5 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like any terrible experience staying at Favela Chic leaves its imprint, an indelible mark on your trip that allows an unspoken connection with other travelers and membership to a special group of hardy souls. Emerging from the doors after a troubled sleep you'll forever have a look in your eye, a look that says you've been there, you "watched roaches... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location for visiting both sides of the waterfalls. Friendly staff that arranged our bus tickets to buenos aires and gave us great tips. The English owner wasn't much around, but the other guys spoke enough English to make themselves clear. Lovely outdoor area where we turned on the BBQ 2 days in a row and also relaxed in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The owner was very friendly and helpt as with booking our tours there and pointing out some nice restaurants in the neighbourhood. The hostel has a nice hippie vibe to it and is located well, only 20minutes from the falls / airport and the borders of argentina and paraguay. The only negative comments; is was raining when we left, and... More 

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Le Francois, Martinique
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

So this place has a really unique vibe too it, in that it feels kinda roughed up, but still charming at the same time, almost like you're camping, but indoors, hard to describe. Very open air feel to the place. Bathrooms need work, and most things could definitely be newer. That said, the ambiance and atmosphere was one coolest I've... More 

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Campinas, SP
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband and I came here and stayed in the converted van (just for the fun of it). I thought we were supposed to have our own bathroom in the back of the lot but it seemed more and more that people would go there to do their business that would take a long time..... Annoyingly people were always in... More 

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Lillehammer, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 2
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