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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My experience staying at El Misti was incredible from the moment we checked in. We got a discount since we came from other el misti in Rio De Janeiro. They have this program called 'next destination'. The staff were nice, helpful and fun. We met other guests from different parts of the world. The hostel is a but old, but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I stayed at the El Misti Hostel during January 2015 High Season. The following is based solely on my experience. I’m sure that every experience is different. Pros: -Super friendly staff -A lot of young people in their 20’s from all over the world, all with an appetite for partying. Nightly parties at the hotel bar. -Breakfast is included and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When we arrived there was no running water from the taps or in the shower. Then there was a power cut, this happens all the time apparently, so most places were only off for 5 minutes before their own generators were turned on to provide power again. The hostel didn't have a generator. We then wanted to get our bedding... 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 December 22, 2014

Couple of the staff were really friendly and helpful and the breakfast was quite good but don't expect to have a shower. When the water did work hardly any water came out, and of course it was cold. Oh and the bathroom light sensors that only turn the light on for 3 seconds are fun... Kitchen is also crap. Having... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

The people and staff were very nice but everything else about the place was about to break apart. The wifi never worked, there was only one electric plug that worked in the entire room, no light in the bathroom or shower (we used emergency light ) and people were falling from there bed at night! (No joke) at least they... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We came to Ilha Grande during a storm. Came to the hostel and we got to know we didn't have any electricity in our room. The next morning we didn't have water either. Our room lit up with a candle and we got to flush the toilet with a bucket of water. It was a terrible week. The staff was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Illha Grande is beautiful (aside from the stray dogs) the island itself is nothing short of breathtaking - if you're short on cash and at the end of your budget, i'd recommend staying here, it's not the cleanest by any stretch of the imagination, or really suitable for couples, but as far as a £10 or less hostel a night,... More 

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

Dear Chris First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your vacation. We are glad to know we provided you a good experience. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management " More 

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I stayed for 5 nights and I had an amazing time. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this hostel was. I was not sure what to expect based on some of the photos I had seen, but the level of finish of the property was fantastic. Good atmosphere and the service is very professional. The room was very clean,... More 

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

Dear Magnanni M, 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... More 

Haifa District, Israel
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I spent 4 nights on the island and stayed them all in El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande. It was the cheapest i could find and it was pretty good: They have a nice lobby with big TV, the rooms are nice and clean, big shower, they have a very good breakfast and they have all kinds of the island´s tours... More 

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

"Dear Medellin, 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was there for three nights. Great location. The room was clean and big enough for the 6 of us. Beds were comfortable. Stuff was very friendly and helpful. Love the free breakfast. I would definitely stay at El Misty again. Overall great experience.

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

Dear NIcholle, First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management More 

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