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GOL Backpackers Hostel

Rua Sao Carlos do Pinhal, 461 | Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It was a while ago me and my sister set off to travel the world, our first destination was Brazil, our first city Sao paulo. We stayed in a hostel for one evening that had continuous loud building work outside it. In the morning we made a reservation through hostel world for Gol. When we arrived we were greeted by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

When I stayed here during the World Cup it was surprisingly quiet, not very good if you're a solo traveller, but a good nights sleep. On one of my 4 nights here I was alone in a 6 bed dorm and the most full my room became was 5 of us. The International airport bus service stops right outside and... More 

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Mogi Mirim, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Amazing staff and location! I lived there for a month and I can't wait to go back ! The bar is awesome and I've met some wonderful people there. Everybody is always up to something. The subway is very close to the hostel and the bus from the airport stops right in front of it. Couldn't think of a better... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I stayed here with a couple of friends, and chose it because its location and reasonable prices. It is located one block away to Paulista Avenue and shuttles to the Guarulhos airport stop just in front of this hostel. By the time we stayed at Gol, there were not so many people so we did not have to queue for... More 

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Campo Grande, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The people were really nice there and I had no problems to sleep. I shared room and bathroom and they were perfectly clean. It's close to one of the most famous avenue in São Paulo and the Underground as well.

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This Hostel has a very good location, clean rooms, friendly staff and cool beer all time! Good times there. The subway is just 2 blocks from there and the airporto bus service stop in front of there. I recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I stayed in this hostel some hours before a meeting and much tired from a night flight. I got luck to go to the apartment under de Reception with 8 beds but empty. Take your own padlock and the safe cabinet support a medium bag. O maitress was not so confort, but with its low price it's OK. The soccer... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

I was one of the first guests of this hostel and every up and then I stay there. One block of Paulista Av, next to metro and 24 hrs stores. The airport shuttle stops in front. Very clean and friendly staff. Love the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

It's all about the game here - FUTEBOL! This hostel is located in the downtown Sao Paulo. The Avenida Paulista is only one block away. The closest subway station, the Tríanon-Masp station, is only about 300 m of safe walk. The hostel is located across the street from one major hotel. I had a bit hard time finding the place... More 

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Staying in Bela Vista

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Bela Vista
Known for its Italian cantinas, Bela Vista is the place to go for great pasta. Also called “Bixiga”, the area is an important cultural part of the city, with the bohemian and the religious costumes of its inhabitants on full display. In August, the large Nossa Senhora Achiropita party fills the streets with a variety of Italian food and music. You can experience the liveliness of the neighborhood walking through the antiquities fair at Dom Orione Square or visiting the “Brazilian Caminito”, a version of the Argentinian street complete with colorful buildings. Bela Vista is also home to the traditional samba school “Vai-Vai”. Buy a ticket to a rehearsal and get a taste of what Carnival is like.
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