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El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Alice Kury da Silva, 8 | Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really really recommend finding another place to stay. While the location is good, and the reception and common area look nice, the place is a dump and has serious security issues which DO exist on this island. Everyone who steps into the rooms for the first time says *this looks like a jail* The bunks vertically are so close... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

triple bunk beds, pretty comfy, rooms are a bit cramped when full. Due to an error our room got overbooked on the first night so they had to split us up but the staff were really nice and offered us a free night and a caipirinha (jackpot!!). good location, really near everything, nice common area, massive TV showing extreme sports... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in El Misti with some friends to enjoy our last days in Brazil, that by coincidence, were he last days of the World Cup. Overall the hostel was nice, just that one of the staff members misbehavied and that made us feel very uncomfortable for the rest of our stay. I can understand the rivality between Brazil and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Had a very good time at this hostel, I stayed a few nights at another hostel before moving here as was full. Spent most of my time here as met people staying here so was here for the majority of my time in Ilha Grande. The comfort of this hostel wasn't as good as others but was really easy to... More

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Estimado hóspede, muito obrigada por compartilhar conosco sua opinião. Ficamos muito satisfeitos em saber que você passou umas agradáveis férias... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We didnt like this hostel specifically because they dont allow anyone else to come in if theyre not staying in the hostel. We met people in the island and wanted to hang out with them inside, and they werent allowed in. Also, a couple of staff members were very rude. Bed sheets grossed me out a little, they should buy... More

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Dear Natalia, We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The good stuff : Firstly, the breakfast here was outstanding - probably the best I've encountered after 18 months backpacking in Latin America, location is great, nice little social hostel and easy to meet people. Helpful staff. The bad stuff : Three triple bunks in a tiny room was just way too cramped. There were 4 lockers for 9 people.... More

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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 some improvements. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We felt so welcome and comfortable at el misti we stayed in ilha grande for 5 weeks instead of 3 days!! The staff were really friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was great! Best breakfast we've had so far while travelling and amazing friendly down to earth owner :) thanks so much el misti! :)

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Dear Cassandra!!! 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Our originally four nights stay became five since we liked it so much. The cozy common room is a perfect place for spending time and meeting new people, both during day and night. The five bed room that we stayed in during our first nights was fresh and comfortable. El mistis international staff is really friendly and eager to help... More

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We truly appreciate your review! Our top priority is to offer an exceptional service to each of our guest and it is very satisfying to read that this was your case. Thank you for your comments, this motivate us to keep putting our best effort in daily job. Kind regards, Management More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed there for 2 days and it was amazing. For what I paid for it was worthed, the staff were nice and breakfast was awesome. For such a small island the hostel offers many activities and attractions, incredible. I was also informed upon my arrival that the island itself sometime has resources failures such as black out or water shortage... More

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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 expectations. Hope... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Great breakfast but bad ugly dorms! The toilets are often stuck and there is only one shower every 9 people dorm so, it can be very busy when everyone is back after the beach and wants to take a shower. However, it's a good place to meet people and enjoy the island. They also organize dinners and bbq for fair... More

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We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. Please rest assured that we will address your recommendations for the improvement of our hostel. Kind regards, Management More

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Address: Rua Alice Kury da Silva, 8 | Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande 2*
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