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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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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is awesome! They are very polite and told me what was going on in the city every night. And the location is perfect! It is close to the metro and there are lots of bars and restaurants around. I recomend it!

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

Dear Danilo Cataneo 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, Daniel. More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

All I can say about this place is warm and calm, may be it's because of the season. Staff were helpful and attentive. Nothing fancy at breakfast but I guess it matched of what I paid for...fair enough. It's located in less crowded neighbor than Copacabana area but it's quite central and easy to get around for sure. Subway station... More 

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

Dear guest Sauda 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,... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

this hostel is amazing; perfect location, close to the beach, metro and buses. The staff can't do enough to help .The free breakfast is fantastic, good dinners in the evening The atmosphere here is very warm, welcoming, fun and safe. The best hostel and I have stayed in lots.........

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

Dear David, thank you for you kind and honest opinion about our hostel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay, and enjoyed the service given by our staff. We'd hope to see you again in the future! Take care. Sincerely, El Misti Botafogo More 

Colonia Suiza, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The best friendly staff and amazing vibe at this place! )) it has everything to enjoy your stay in Rio - great location near the metro and restaurants, spacious reception and kitchen, lockers for your bags and documents, showers which are mostly free despite that the hostel is always full, wi-fi, breakfast, it's clean and safe, and there are many... More 

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

Dear Ruth, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our property. We are more than happy to know that you had a great time with us. Brazil is very big and there is so much left to see, so we hope you'd come back and stay with us again in the future. Thank you... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 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 

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