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El Misti Hostel Copacabana

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Travessa Frederico Pamplona, 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-080, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in El Misti for 6 nights, the place is cheap, the breakfast is good with loads of choice but it isn't very clean. Also, even though I didn't have any problem, I don't think it is very safe because everybody walks in and out of the hostel without any kind of control so any stranger can come in.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the bathrooms are sub standard and there is a lack of cleanliness about the place, it was the most fun place in Rio that we stayed. It is incredibly social and has a great atmosphere with great drink prices. The breakfast was brilliant too. It had a great selection of fruits, meats and breads. The location is brilliant, just... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed few nights in el Misti hostel and I don't regret my choice. The staff is awesome above all Hugo! Very helpful! Great atmosphere! The rooms are functional and clean. The location is perfect 5mn walk from Copacabana beach. The breakfast is good also. I recommand the place !

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El Misti H, Owner at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Lea, Thank you for the feedback, it´s really important for us to hear our guests. I am happy to feel so much happiness on your words !! We hope you for another experience at EL MISTI. Cheers The Managment More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is THE WORST hostel I have ever stayed. And I have traveled to aprox. 26 countries. The location is great, but the rooms are so small that you can barely walk inside them. The bathroom is just disgusting, they don't even clean it. They clean once in the morning and then it gets filthy til the night. TIm also... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

tiny rooms with 15 people in a room. 2 tiny bathrooms for 60 people. bad atmosphere. not clean. dirty sheets. we went there for one night and the next morning just moved to a different hostel ( we didnt ever take a shower because it was so unclean)

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El Misti H, Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Yuvaly, first of all, I am so sorry about your experience at El Misti, unfortunately some things i cannot control all the time, but for your information we count whith 6 bathrooms not 2, and we have two turns of cleanning the toilets, anyway, sorry again for your bad experience at the house. Att The Managment More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Really great experience and i can recommend everyone, the athmosphere is great,the staff are so friendly, 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, so confortable, the price was so good for a great service. 100% very good!

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El-Misti-Copacabana, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

"Dear Guest 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 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The hostel staff was so nice and friendly that they created a good atmosphere and because of that it was easy to meet new people too. This hostel is really lcated in the heart of Copacabana, really close to the beach and the metro station...Perfect location! the staff is great and welcoming everyone! Awesome people, I definitely recommend it!!!!

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El-Misti-Copacabana, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

"Dear Guest 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 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The staff makes this place. I really couldn't ask for anything more. So helpful and friendly. Nothing is a problem. With this wonderful service and the combination of travellers from all around the world, it was extremely hard to leave. I will miss this place extremely. Especially Josefina! Who has wonderland energy and a smile to match it. Muito obrigado!... More 

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El-Misti-Copacabana, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, 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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Good location from the metro, copocobana beach and restaurants but overpriced, I suppose that's carnaval for you! Wifi is quite limited upstairs - time to socialise! Kitchen available and a 'resident cook' with organised meals available.

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El-Misti-Copacabana, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was on backpacking trip on my own and I loved my experience at this hostel, the staff is so helpful and nice. They speak all languages and will always make you so comfortable . The ambiance is nice and the hostel is very well decorated. Was my first time at a hostel and I totally recommand it. You Will... More 

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El-Misti-Copacabana, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, 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 

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