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Rua Girassol, 519 | Via Madalena, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 5433001, Brazil
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Ranked #24 of 370 Specialty lodging in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
Darren D Dublin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here during World Cup. The accommodation was simple but clean and Deborah was super friendly. However our experience was tainted by other staff who were quite rude and acted as though any request was a major inconvenience. Also, I get that we were there during World Cup, but I do think that letting people party until 5am is... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I am 38 years old travelling south America for 5 months. Managed to pick this Hostel by chance.....and glad did!! It is very Brazilian style. I love to party and so does this place:-) one of the Owners Deborah and main cool Lara Adrianna ate just doo welcoming. On my check in I got a smile bar of chocolate, Brazilian... More

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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good Hostel, in a nice part of sap Paulo. The stuff was really friendly and always willing to help. Only negative to say about this hostel is that's a little but price. But definitely a recomandation if you are willing to pay a little more.

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Santpoort-Zuid, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

If you're going for cheap and basic this is your spot. People are really friendly and it has a positive feel. But personally I would have liked a little more charm and comfort. The building is rundown, pretty bare. But hey, what was I expecting. For the price, it's a good deal. I wouldn't have minded to pay a little... More

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Deborah_Cavalieri, Manager at Sampa Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Martino, I´m really sorry that you didn´t like our structure, but rundown it´s to much to say about the house. I don´t know why you had this feeling because in December we made all the maintenance for the high season and everrything is fine, but maybe you didin´t feel so comfortable, it happens sometimes when we are travelling... Thanks... More

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What I loved about the hostel was it's location. It's in Villa Madalena which is where I would live if I had to move to São Paulo. Laid back, adorable area. The dorms are standard and clean. The common area is fine. The staff is helpful. I would stay here again.

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Deborah_Cavalieri, Manager at Sampa Hostel, responded to this review

Hope to see you again, thanks for your words! Best regards, Sampa Hostel More

Baar, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The hostel is very cosy and charming. The staff is very friendly and helps you with everything you need. The rooms are simple but clean and they do have lockers. The breakfast is included and very nice. And they still have computers with free Internet access for people who are travelling without smart phone-like me :) The hostel is located... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I love this place, clean, well equipped friendly hostal in the great location of Villa Madalena, the super cool are of Sao Paulo. But whats really special about this hostal is the staff working there. They are all very nice and make you feel really welcome there. They help you with all your little requests and know a lot about... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I stayed at Sampa Hostel for three nights and was very pleased. The environment was so nice and the staff so helpful and friendly so it felt like we had knew them for a year. Well almost. We got maps and all the advices we needed. The breakfasts was also one of the best on my trip.

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Vienna, Va
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I stayed 12 days at the Sampa Hostel, and I highly recommend it! The location is great -- right in the center of Vila Madalena, a stone's throw from great bars and restaurants. Friendly staff, they took me in as a part of their family and made my time in Brazil very memorable! Thank you Sampa!

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Konstanz, Germany
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We felt good accommodated at the Sampa Hostel. It was clean and nice. Especially the staff of the Hostel should be remaked positivly, Petro and Natalie gave us good advice for sightseeing and helped by booking the next hostel.

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Address: Rua Girassol, 519 | Via Madalena, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 5433001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect place for people with young spirit who look for an environment of integration, with an affordable price and safety as if they were in a hotel.Sampa Hostel is part of Hostelling International and is located in the center of Vila Madalena, a super cool neighborhood full of bars, clubs, restaurants and art galleries.Offering single, double, couple and family rooms and also dorms, Sampa Hostel has a 24 hour reception, personalized service and bilingual staff ready to provide full information on what to do in the city, where to go and how to arrive.Sampa Hostel is certificated as one of the Quality Hostels from HI.We are waiting for you to show the largest city in South America, in a totally different way that you have never seen so far. ... more   less 
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