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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
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed in this hostel for a week while in Copacabana it was so good! The staff are all super friendly and speak really good English, they have dinner at the hostel every night for only 18 real and it's awesome food! Breakfast is standard but good, hot showers and comfy beds! Also a lot of information... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I only used the premises to sleep and take a bath. House rules are posted all throughout the property and guests seem to be obedient and considerate. They serve simple yet satisfying breakfast, enough to energize you in the morning. Expectations met, pretty much.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

honestly most of the workers are somewhat nice, i stayed here 1 week and was traveling alone, everything was foing by smoothly until my last day, one of the workers there (male french guy) decided to be a total jerk (cant use profanity) and yell at everyone to "shut their mouths" because the hostel is located right next to a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in hostel when first arrived and was in a full dorm. It is good for the price we paid considering per person per night. Basic amenities. Good for budget travelling. I stored half my luggage in the free storage area as there was no lockers free in my room. Wifi is ok in the room. Only downside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one and a half week in july, 2015 and I must say, I was quite sceptical to start with, being a few reviews of this place have been more than bad. Well I'll tell you this right away; if you know how a hostel works, you are gonna love this. The staff at El Misti is... More 

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Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I stayed two nights in el Misti hostel and it was a very good choice. It is near Copacabana and for me it was fantastic to have fun during the weekend with friends!! It is clean and the staff is friendly and helpful! Go to the el Misti hostel and you will not regret!! :)

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

Dear Amanda, thank you for your words, we really apreciatte the guest's reviews, we consider a very importan channel to improve our business and mainly continue to offer an excellent experience for our guests We are here doors open, waiting for you for another for another experience at EL MISTI HOSTEL More 

Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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

Dear Carla Tahnk you for your feedback, is really important for us to count wiht that. About the security, i just want to remind that we have a security system wiht IP Cameras on all the comuns areas, and we identify each guest with a bracelet of el Misti. Anyway, thank you again for sharing your opinions We hope you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

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

Dear Alex Thank you for your feedback, its really important to improve. I am really sorry about the cleaning standars, we are focused on get better and better on that point, for the rest Tank you again Hope to see you back soon Cheers Matias More 

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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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