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El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada

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Praia de Botafogo, 462 - Casa 9, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-040, Brazil
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5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Misti is a great hostel. The evening meal is very good value for money and the social area is a great place to meet people. highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff... Recommand

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Monica, 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an absolutely excellent time in this hostel. I was really scared at coming to Rio by myself at first but I could not have had chosen a better hostel to stay in, even extended my stay here!! The staff are amazing, so friendly and the hostel has such a family feel to it. You feel at home as... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than 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 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, only minutes to the public transportion to other parts of Rio is very convenient, near to the beach to. Breakfast is just excellent and dinner cooked by the chef is really value for money. Good Option!!!

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, 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 

Warsaw, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reading other reviews I feel as if I stayed in some other place... I understand a hostel as a simple and basic place to stay, but this one was really not good one. 1st of all - everything was so dirty! Room, breakfast table, bathrooms, floors, everything was sticky. Too many people in small location, always problem to find free... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear guest 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 

Porto, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There are few good points about Misti Botafogo: first and the main, location is simply great. Close to everywhere and area is pretty safe. It's quite 'moving' hostel, they have a bar with nice cheap drinks and at some evenings there were activities like pizza-party or smth. People are nice. But it's not really clean (sometimes even very unclean)) and... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Slavinica, 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. All your comments have been passed to the El Misti team. We'll make sure that on your next visit, the problems will be already solved. Kind regards,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Awsome staff,very helpful,goodatmosphere and a young people hostel.good breakfas,very good barbecue.the only bad thing was the shower....never with hot water.ahh and the computer didn't work sisucks. Its funny cause I'm now in el misti buzios and there is a problem with the water(no water) and the computer here doesn't work too...lol but i love el misti,i hope the review will... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Nimrod, 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 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Its located at a great place and easily accesible by metro. I traveled alone Rio de Janeiro but i returned after making many new friends and with many sweet memories. Spending time at El Misty was my best time ever. The people at receptiom are awesome and the Barman Daniel is the best guy one could imagine in Rio ;)

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear… 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 

Santiago, Chile
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a really great place to go alone, meet a lot of people and have a good time, the staff are friendly, they help you in anything you need and the place is nice and quiet. you should go to misti botafogo, worth it!

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very nice people, great location (near the metro, bus station) in a non-dangerous area (Botafogo). The wifi could be better and the restrooms were not that clean all the time, but for the price it worth it. Definetly would stay there again. Great breakfast!

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Fernnando, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Been in this hostel multiple times and always the atmosphere is good and relax. I stayed in room number 3 it's a big room with 3 bunkbeds and air conditioning so always nice temperature in the room, te neighbourhood is very nice and safe and near to the subway. If you travel on a budget you can always eat at... More 

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo Hostel & Pousada, responded to this review

Dear Daniel, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than 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 

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