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Hostel Alice

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Rua Harmonia, 1275 | one block away from Vila Madalena subway station and bus terminal, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, the very comfortable and stable beds made a very good fundament for being well rested to both party in the very famous and boheme bar area in Vila Madelena - as well as having the energy to seeing the many famous attractions in Sao Paulo in generel: Parks to get sun ( which I also could in this hostel... More 

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Brasília, Brasil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The hostel is very well located in Vila Madalena, a great neighborhood of São Paulo. The subway station is very close, well-lit and passes a sense of security even close to its closure schedule. The attendants are very attentive and will give you great tips on city attractions.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very nice place to stay. Has a nice outdoor area with hammocks. Bathrooms were clean. The staff was super friendly and helpful, and helped me figure out how to fix the broken vivo cell service. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The hostel is located two blocks from the Vila Madalena Subway Station in Sao Paulo. Sorrounding area is a nice neighborhood with supermarkets and restaurants a few blocks away. I would say that Vila Madalena is a very good choice for spend some days in Sao Paulo. It is far from the Paulista Avenue though, but you can get easily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We ended up at Alice after trying a few other hostels in the area which were full. It was our lucky day as this hostel was really great! We stayed in a 8 bed dorm which was bright and clean with lockers. Each bed had it's own light, power outlet and little basket for storage. Breakfast was amazing with freshly... More 

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Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed in this lovely place in December 2014. Located in Vila Madalena, a very nice neighborhood, this hostel allows you to see everything of Sao Paulo quickly. Bars and restaurants are some minutes away, also a Metro stop. This place is very creative and cosy: The staff was always very helpful, and very polite from the first moment. Nina,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've stayed on several occasions at this place and I can tell that it is all about the charm of your grandma’s house, with a little twist. The place is really great and the staff is always helpfull. Even though I don't stay there this much (I'm living in Sao Paulo) I still go there on their parties and events.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If I were to get stuck in a hostel I would choose this one. It had a welcoming feeling without the 'in crowd' that some hostels have. I felt at home with the friendly staff who took their time to show us around and help us with language problems we'd been having online. It was clean and spacious, I stayed... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A secure, clean and friendly hostel recommended to solo travellers and more. The reception is like a tourist information and the staff will go out of their way to help and make recommendations. It's close to the hustle and bustle but far enough away for a silent nights sleep. Lockers and reading lights for every bed and even though we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here twice once at the beginning and at the end of the 3 week holiday to Brazil. Once we found it, read the directions before turning up, it's really easy to find and close to the metro. All the staff were great and on return visit we weren't as shy at helping ourselves to the free coffee ans... More 

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