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El Misti Hostel Rio

Rua Tonelero, 197, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-000, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

El Misti really great experience and i can recommend everyone, the athmosphere is great, the breakfast was so good, the location so close to the beach and in a street that is quiet and you can sleep with calm, i feel so confortable, the price was so good for a great service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff is super friendly especially Steph (the handsome receptionist) and the manager is very helpful. I had to partially cancel a reservation and he did it without any hesitation. Nice service. The location is pretty awesome as well. Less than 10 minutes of walking to the copacabana beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good: + friendly + cheap + good location (50m from metro) + aircondition + party ambiance downstairs Not so good: - wifi is less than average, third floor no connection at all - to few bathrooms for too many people, small and not really clean - towels for rent (it is stated differently on booking.com btw!) - no place to... More 

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South Denmark, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best hostels i stayed..Location being close to the beach and to subway..staff was always helpful and smiling and friendly. the staff was able to speak many languages.They serves perfect breakfast every morning. Lots of activities organised by hostel in the day. Very nice people in this hostel.

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LucianoChaumont, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Hi Kety, 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 

Cape Town
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a great location and really friendly helpful staff who can speak good English. There is a great bar and lovely social atmosphere. This is a really good value hostel and includes breakfast.

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LucianoChaumont, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Jen, We are so glad that you enjoy your stay with us at the hostel. We always work hard in order to attempt to every detail our guests need. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff is good friendly and comfortable hostel cheap and nice if you have plan to come rio i recomend this hostel i really nice you enjoy and more activities and free lunch and free internet i have destop for all

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LucianoChaumont, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Rio, 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, we hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very poor internet, breakfast was ok, hot in the common areas, very much a party hostel. air-con in rooms was good, rooms were clean. people and staff were very friendly. location was v.good. good hostel if you want to meet people and party

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LucianoChaumont, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Deenihaj, We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. All your comments have been passed to the El Misti team. We are already working on solving wi-fi problems, I´m sure that for your next visit it will be already solved. Kind regards Managemt More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a cycletourist and this place is most certainly the best place to stay if you are like myself. On entering the hostel I was greeted with a smiley and friendly bunch of staff members, which told me that because I am a cycletourist I receive 5 days free. This was great because other hostels around the area refused... More 

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LucianoChaumont, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Hi Tom, 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, and it was a pleassure to have you... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Third time I stay here. The staff is the best the speak fluently Portuguese, English and Spanish and the best is they are from Rio or they have been living there for a long time so do not doubt about asking for things to do off the beaten track, like hiking to Dois Irmaos or going to Pedra do Sal... More 

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LucianoChaumont, Manager at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Juan Pablo. 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. We look forward to welcome you soon. El Misti Staff. More 

England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The staff were very helpfull when it came to booking reasonable priced tours. good place to stay and spend their evening exchanging experiences with fellow backpackers from around the world. I felt safe at all time in the hostel and. The breakfast was good and the dinner to, the best value for money you ll get in the area .... More 

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LucianoChaumont, Manager at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Ursula Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services,this motivate us to keep putting our best effort in daily job. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management More 

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