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El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande

Rua Alice Kury da Silva, 8 | Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been traveling a lot and I mainly stay in hostels (often cheaper than this one by the way) so I know what kind of basic comfort I should expect. But this El Misti Suites is one of the top 3 of the worst I've seen. Rats in the walls you can hear fighting all night long, dirty bed linen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only stayed at the El Misti for one night, but I wished I could have stayed longer. Very friendly people (both personnel as people staying at the Hostel), nice atmosphere. Liked the hostel as soon as walked in. Rooms were nice and breakfast delicious. I hope I get to back there one day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

It was my first time in brazil and in a hostel and all i can say is that it wont be my last. The country is amazing but the experience in ilha grande and in el Misti was even better. The staff is súper friendly, the location is One of the bests in town, the rooms have an excellent quality... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you lived at El Misti and praising our services, there is no higher reward then to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

I'm firstly going to say what I liked about the hostel, because I think it's unfair to only mention the bad! Nice common room area, and the view from the terrace is sweet. The hostel cat is also a plus in my opinion and you won't go hungry with the breakfast. Good selection of everything! Unfortunately all of his is... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I travel a lot so when I come across a bad place I always review it to warn people as there are many other amazing hostels which deserve your money. This place was really dirty with underwear on the ground and rubbish. There are 3 bunk beds on top of one another so you feel like an animal in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

When booking with El Misti, my friends and I were not looking for a luxury hostel or hotel, just an average place to sleep and keep our things. I have stayed in a number of other hostels in Central and South America and this one was, by far, the worst. Upon arriving to El Misti, we were told that we... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

"Dear valued guest, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Terrible wifi sometimes you can connect but mostly you can't, mediocre accommodation but a really cool vibe. Has a bar and people come from other hostels to drinks there before heading out so the atmosphere is great and the caipirinha cocktails are strong and relatively cheap

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I spent two days at El Misti Ilha Grande and the only positive thing about this place is the location. The staff is unfriendly (some of them extremely rude), the whole place is very dirty, the rooms and the bathroom are terrible and everything is old. The breakfast isn't good and even the dishes are dirty. I would never come... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Did not enjoy my stay in this hostel, the barman makes a good cocktail but thats about it. The rooms remind me of a prison there, the bathroom was flooded and the toilet was very blocked and disgusting. The wifi is also awful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The best things about this hostel were the breakfast and meeting other travellers. But that was it. The staff were unhelpful, there were only 4 lockers for a room with 9 people staying in it. There was an open door policy which is okay, as long as you have access to a locker... which we did not. Wifi did not... More 

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