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Sao Paulo Global Hostel

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Rua Eca de Queiroz, 560, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04011-032, Brazil
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Sao Paulo Global Hostel
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Ranked #67 of 401 Specialty Lodging in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014
TripMember112420141 Brisbane
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My bed had bed bugs, the sheets were torn and stained, the dorm rooms reeked, I saw a rat running around by the bathrooms, the neighborhood is not great. But it's close to the metro. Stay in Vila Madalena instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The hostel is located in Paraiso, about 15-20 minutes walked from Avenida Paulista and 5-10 minutes walk from the nearest metro station. There are plenty of restaurants and supermarkets within walking distance, and it is possible to walk to Liberdade and other parts of town in under an hour. The hostel itself is rather homey with very friendly staff who... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We booked this due to the great reviews. Turning up at midnight we were horrified to see the pictures look nothing like the actual run down filthy place. Many of the reviews are fake. There is a sign saying they will give you a free drink for a good review. It's a shame people do this as it was a... More 

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rwiedman, Owner at Sao Paulo Global Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Nikhil! Reviews are real and we just ask people to give their opnions! Nothing wrong about that! We try to give the best service as possible, we have a daily cleaning laid and all the staff speaks at least 03 languages! You guys arrived 01 o clock in the morning after a big event here in the hostel -... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Great welcome with English speaking staff. Made real effort to give map, point out local interests and advise on tours. Stayed in dorms. Great big lockers under bed to store luggage. Dorm beds already made on arrival. No breakfast included in price. Wifi was very good. Shower was warm and adequate. Feels like place needs a good spruce up/renovation, felt... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Had a fantastic month here whilst doing a course in Sao Paulo. Staff are brilliant, really make you feel at home. The whole place has a relaxed atmosphere; great living room with projector screen, good kitchen facilities, nice outdoor communal area. The whole place is kept very clean, hot water in shower, gym/meditation room to use whenever you like. If... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Highly recommended, gold star! The staff are really fun and friendly and the hostel has a nice relaxed atmosphere. Facilities were good, really clean with cosy beds (slept like a baby!) The location is great, safe area and short walk to the metro with food shops and good places for breakfast nearby. It really made our stay in São Paulo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in our tour if South America. The staff here are extremely helpful and pleasant and go out of their way to make you feel at home. The bedrooms are clean and so are all the facilities. Good coffee and tasty fruit every morning was also a nice addition.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I had such a wonderful time staying at the Zen Hostel, the whole staff was super friendly and told us all the right places to go to. The location is splendid and the bed are very comfortable. I would book there again without hesitation next time I visit Sao Paulo !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I spent a great time here this summer. The people are very friendly, the room i stayed in was clean and very comfortable. Very strategic location, no loud noises. Simply a great place to spend your vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The atmosphere is really great at the hostel, open and friendly. The staff is welcoming and helpful and helped make my stay very good. The location of the hostel is good. Really enjoyed the time there.

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