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Geko Hostel Paraty

Orlando Carpinelli, 5. | Praia do Pontal, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
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Ranked #28 of 134 Specialty Lodging in Paraty
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed one night in that hostel because the hostel I first wanted to go was full. The Geko hostel is quite nice, the location on the beach with a beach bar, the rooms with ac and also the breakfast is very good (compared to other hostels). The staff was always friendly and helpful. However, the lockers are bad, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best breakfasts I have had in Brazil and it is served right on the beach. Stayed in a 12 bed dorm which was actually more like 2 separate 6 beds and private bathroom (2 level bunks). Quite a social hostel so easy to find someone wanting to do the same as you. Staff were helpful with organising... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this place ap much we came back. Why? The staff. They were welcoming and never stopped working even after the job had finished. Highlights were Leo, Veronica and Natalio who made us laugh, dance and sing. The adhoc and random singing and guitar sessions were the best and unforgetable. Thank you to these guys and y the great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is one of the best hostels we have stayed in South America. The atmosphere is amazing and the hostel is clean, that's all that really matters. The main difference between hotels and hostels is that hotels do not have any atmosphere or personality, Geko is managed by Leo a Brazilian guy that speaks perfect English is really a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This hostel is situated in front of the Beach of paraty. It is well located away from the center. Internet: good wifi but only working at the front door and one computer Kitchen: outside / front door - but you can Cook - you have all you need Lockers: small ones in the corridor upstairs. Rooms: simple, clean With AC... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was reading all the reviews from the people here and decided to book. Well here's the lowdown - it was Carnival and it cost two person a huge bomb - £50 per night for 12 bed dorm!!!! And there's only one toilet/shower to share. The good: Breakfast buffet by the beach - great selection and nice Kitchen available -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Geko hostel is a really good place to stay near from the beach and not far at all from the beautiful historic center ! Room are clean and the breakfast is really good ! a spécial thanks to Thaïs and Micaela for their kidness and their Hospitality !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

From a general point of view this is a great hostel to stay at. Some things could get better as the wifi company they hired and also the the lockers that could be bigger.. But it wins on location.. 5 minute walking from the centre and in front of a beach, you have breakfast at the beach. Lots of activities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great hostel! The best one I stayed in paraty. Mainly because of the: - great WIFI - great breakfast - really great staff, mainly Iuri and Debora (the blond one). Very useful people and good vibes. Highly recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Nice hostel, which welcomes you with a free caipirinha at the beach! Good breakfast, also by the beach! Had a little bit of trouble in my room, which first didnt seem to have air conditioning (problem solved by the girls in the other room, the staff didnt care much) and with a very noisy and unpolite family that was in... More 

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