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Telstar Hostel

Rua Cap Cavalcanti, 177 | Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04017-000, Brazil
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Ranked #15 of 372 Specialty lodging in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed three nights at the Telstar Hostel - and I really enjoyed it. The staff members are helpful and polite, the breakfast is decent - and the rooms are pretty ok. Nothing to say about the hostel location aswell, it is just a five minutes walk from the Vila Mariana metro station. The only downside must be the dark... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

I would reccomend this hotel for its warmth x homeliness, it is immaculately clean x the beds are blissfull. We had a delicious cooked breakfast x will definat ly stay here again. It is ideally situated for the centre of town x the mainline railway station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Telstar is a cool place, especially if you have a little geek in you(: Fabio, The owner is amazingly kind. He let me store my stuff at the hostel for three weeks when I was traveling around Brazil and was super helpful otherwise too! I stayed in Telstar over the holidays and he and his mother and sister even cooked... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I spent 3 nights in this hostel and have to say it was probably the best one I stayed in during my 4 week trip to Brazil. The dorm I stayed in was really spacious and clean, the staff were friendly/helpful and spoke good English and the manager Fabio was brilliant with all his guests. I cant recommend this hostel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We spent 2 days at Telstar Hostel and had a really great time.There's a real backpacker feel here - very social, some nights there are parties by the pool with good drinks and music. So if you're travelling alone you are sure to make friends here. The staff speak English, breakfast was tasty and the main common rooms are spacious,... More

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay there. Staff is there so friendly and helpful. Location was very nice, nearby Metro and 20 min walk distance from park. Pool was nice and small yard next to it. Every one has locker under bed, which was so huge, that all my stuff fitted there. First I was little scared, coz prize was so... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I had 5 nights here. Great place - so close to the metro makes navigating Sao Paulo very easy. Very friendly staff, bright and welcoming common areas and dorm. Very clean bathrooms and the hostel in general. During my time there were 3 parties there, but not sure if this is normal as it was quiet season for travellers, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Showed up at the door owner gave us a room by our selves for the four of us, and sorted out us getting food from his chief mate who came round the second night we stayed, very cool relaxed place. Breakfast wasn't that great, bread and a toasty with a slice of ham, had worst but had better.

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Munich, Germany
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27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The common area around the entrance is very nice and cozy with big couches and magazines and a bar, a very nice spot to hang out. The room we stayed in was big, but a bit 'without soul' -white bunk beds, white walls, nothing special, but better that than dirty. The ensuite bathroom was surprisingly big, even had a bath... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I chose this hostel knowing that I would be exhausted after a trip around Europe. I hired their pick up service, only to have one of the owners come to greet me! It was great getting to chat and to have someone who could give me a basic orientation of the city. Fabio was wonderful. His son Victor checked me... More

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Address: Rua Cap Cavalcanti, 177 | Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04017-000, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo
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Established in a calm and safe neighborhood, Telstar is a cool hostel situated only 200 meters far from Vila Mariana subway station, perfect located to explore the best that Sao Paulo has to offer. Graffiti on the walls demonstrates a young and artistic atmosphere of the place, extremely similar to the urban and cosmopolitan lifestyle of Sao Paulo. Telstar is more than just a hostel, transcends the concept of simple accommodation service and becomes a stage for art, exhibitions, graffiti and artists everything shows that Telstar is not indifferent to the creative and art life. Also, we are surrounded by bars, restaurants, museums and in a short distance of Ibirapuera Park and Paulista Avenue.Telstar offers:Chill out area with swimming pool.Living room with comfy sofas.Two different options for breakfast.Free computers with fast internet access and wi-fi connection.Bar with cable TV. Optional services:Laundry.Transfers from Congonhas and Cumbica airports.Choose from:6 bed female dorm 8 bed mixed ensuite7 bed mixed dorm8 bed mixed dormDouble bed private ensuiteFree Linen.24/7 hot showers.All beds are equipped with huge security locker. (padlock no needed) If you have to cancel your booking, you must do it at least 72hrs before arrival.Check in: 14:00Check out: 12:00 ... more   less 
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