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Geko Hostel Paraty

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Orlando Carpinelli, 5. | Praia do Pontal, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Fraser M London, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • 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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we were only in Paraty for 2 nights, this hostel still ticked all the right boxes. Staying for such a short time meant we were not around during the day however in the mornings and evenngs we felt comfortable with the owners and the people around us. The hostel is very clean and Paty was very welcoming and... More

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Sydney
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

the hostel is right on the beach but the beach isnt that great. you need to get ou of town to see the nice beches. but the hostel itsself is nice, a bit crammped in the dorm but no problems. you have to pay for the internet

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

my experience at geko hostel ws great! free transportation, good price for beers, beatifull brekfast in front of the beach! friendly staff, dorms was clean and beds very confortable. the guy at reception SIRO was very helpfull and friendly.

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Columbus, Indiana
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I was travelling alone and I chose Geko for the location. The beach is right across the road from the hostel.The dorm was okay, but for the price I can't complain. The breakfast was really good at the beach bar / restaurant. Its a short walk from the bus station and the hostel is easy to find. I think they... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Friendly staff, nice beach bar opposite playing good tunes. Rooms basic but clean. Good shower in quadruple room at front. However, when extending our stay at previously agreed rates in morning were told that rooms had doubled in price so were forced to move as outside of our budget. Also paid more as booked through hotels.com so would recommend booking... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We had a very rich breakfast on the beach. A wonderful scene!! Friendly staff! Very cheap accomondation! The beach bar played very nice music during breakfast and at the night. I could go back there for a couple of nights :)

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Tonyc32
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I hate to write this kind of review and make these accusations but all emails to the hostel requesting the Managers / owners contact details have gone unanswered. In fact every email sent to Geko, even before my drama, simply went unanswered. So........I believe I was a victim of theft and that the theft was carried out by a member... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The staff were super friendly & great at English. They also provided us with travel/activity tips. The location is amazing and the breakfast was the most varied of all he hostels I stayed in during my trip. The rooms were ok, th plastic bedding was slightly noisy and the mattresses were really soft, but they were ok. It's worth shelling... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

The place was clean and the staff friendly, and in my view much better than chilli next door (same owners). If you want a quiet place I'd go elsewhere as the front porch is noisy until late with music, but hopefully you're part of the noise and not in bed early. Breakfast was good on the beach. The shower in... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This hostel has rather average rooms, but the location is just perfect! It is located few meters from the beach where they serve the breakfast as well (which was very tasty and rich in fruits). So when the weather is nice it is the perfect way to start the day :) And then just heading in any direction you can... More

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Additional Information about Geko Hostel Paraty

Also Known As:
Geko Hostel Paraty Brazil
Address: Orlando Carpinelli, 5. | Praia do Pontal, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 87 Specialty lodging in Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Geko Hostel Paraty 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Geko Hostel is everything you need if you are looking for fun: • BEACH-FRONT LOCATION, 5 minutes walking from the Historic Centre,• All for a really LOW PRICE, • Mixed or all-female dormitory style accommodation, and private rooms ALL with an EN-SUITE BATHROOM,• Daily accommodation includes en-suite bedrooms, kitchen, a Free Taxi from the Bus station, friendly environment,• Bilingual services and a great atmosphere, • Geko’s treat, a full Brazilian breakfast with your feet in the sand of the Pontal Beach. • OUR BEACH BAR, Geko Chill, it´s famous for its outrageous parties! Our beers are always icy cold and our barmen make the best caipirinhas on Pontal beach! We also organize barbecues and cocktail parties in our Beach Bar. ... more   less 
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