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Geckos Hostel

2.5 of 5 Rita Lourenco da Silveira, 325, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88062060, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is excelent in its localization and structure. Near the central area of the Lagoa da Conceição, there are banks, restaurants and many supermarkets around it. Also, you can go quite easily to the beaches in the south of the island by bus or taxi, since they are really near. The prices are really fair (A caipirinha was R$6)... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great place to stay while in Floripa. We stayed there for more than 15 days and it felt just like home. It is very clean, common areas are spacious and you have a well equipped kitchen to cook. all members of the staff are super nice and friendly, they would advise on places to go, beaches that you shouldn't miss... More 

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Goiania, GO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

It is a great hostel! the best located, few metres far from downtown lagoa that is the mst famouse touristic area of Florianopolis.It is really clean and the breackfast it is really good!The staff is uer helpful and know everything about trips/parties/activities

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Best hostel I stayed in Brazil. Location is perfect, supermarket in 10mtrs, centre in 200mtrs. Hostel has a nice vibe, felt like home and met a lot of new friends. Staff are experienced backpackers, so they know what you want. Ross has some great travel stories. Enjoy!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

loved our stay here, staff were very friendly with good English with good helpful knowledge. Bathrooms and social areas were spacious as well as a large kitchen. Very close to the Lagoa and 30 min walk to the nearest beach so good location.

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Varese
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The house is really big and comfortable. Living room and kitchen are huge and fully equipped. The pool also is big and clean. Good staff . Everynow and then they prepare a deliciouse barbeque. I slept in the 8 bed dorm that was big and it has air conditioninig. A friend of mine has been in the upstair AC dorm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Maybe we visited in a quiet time (just after carnival), but I expected more given the reviews and how great hostels can be. No complaints - everything was clean, not too loud so could sleep, some socialising, but just not amazing. Location is ok bit realised that staying further away from the inland and transport links may be better than... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Centrally located in Lagoa da Conceição, Gecko's is close to the best beach (Praia Mole) in Floripa, walking distance to bars and clubs (Confraria is amazing!), and most importantly, close to ATMs (Floripa does not have many of these). Rossa and Max make you feel right at home, and can always point you in the right direction for daytime and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The atmosphere of the house is ok, like a regular beach house. The location is excellent, next of Lagoa da Conceição. But the facilities were terrible. Very hot room, with terrible bed (it was like a stone). The bathroom was very dirty, the floor was a mess to take shower and the toilet impossible to use.

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Sao Caetano do Sul, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The best part of the hostel is its location, very close to the hottest spot (Lagoa da Conceição) in Florianópolis. During summer, when traffic is terrible, being able to just walk to the places everybody wants to go is amazing. The house is a little bit old, some revamp would fit well to it. The rooms have no air conditioning,... More 

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Address: Rita Lourenco da Silveira, 325, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88062060, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Santa Catarina > Florianopolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Geckos Hostel 2.5*
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