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CityLights Hostel

Rua Padre Garcia velho, 44 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05421-030, Brazil (Pinheiros)
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Ranked #57 of 376 Specialty Lodging in Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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San Luis, Argentina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Beautiful hostel with a nice style. The kitchen is big so you can cook easily. Beds are made by the owners, and they are hudge, I really appriciate that. The staff is nice and helpfull. Good location next to the subway and Vila Madalena neigbourhood.

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I simply can't say anything bad. The location is great - very close to villa Magdalena which has the best nightlife and art, plus easy to get into other areas for different sightseeing. Everywhere is spotless and the showers are amazing - hot with great pressure and lots of space. The rooms are new and smart - each bed has... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I always have been skeptical about staying in hostels . I have never been to any until I came to stay at Citylights. I had planned to stay one night and I found myself staying for more than 2 weeks. I have to say i felt like home away from home, the place is clean, its located near most tourist... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

I've been in São Paulo before and I always stayed in top rated hostels in the city, and I can tell, CityLights Hostel has the best environment for travelers, always clean, staff super helpful, nice common areas, comfortable beds and rooms, nice showers, quite good breakfast and amazing music. Located blocks from Faria Lima metro station and the best bars... More

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Troy, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Nice place and staff, includes a really nice buffet breakfast. Room with AC, WIFI and a comfortable bed. The location is really good, and safe, considering the ideas that I had about Sao Paulo's safety before visiting. It's very close to bars and pubs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

So my friend and I hadn't stayed in a hostel in over 5 years so weren't sure what to expect. Walking in there was a great party on in the courtyard and lots of friendly people with welcome drinks. They weren't actually staying at the hostel, just friends of some of the people who run the hostel. Citylights has around... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I loved the stay - the staff was exceptionally nice: always friendly, helpful, funny, honnest, relaxed but at the same time experienced in their job. - The bathrooms are beautifully designed, clean (every day), and there was always paper and soap - The breakfast was rich and healthy and this standard was kept every day - The kitchen was clean... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

I really enjoyed this hostel. The staff were nice and helpful. The accomodations were a little small but nice and comfortable. They have a lovely outdoor common area, full kitchen for cooking, and a bar. My only complaint was the fact that we didn't have air conditioning in our room above the bar and I was thus eaten up by... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Stayed in this hostel for two nights and it turned out to be a good base to see some of SPs attractions. Lots of bars and cafes in the area. Municipal market is also about 30mins away if you walk and take the subway - it's a must, definitely go do it. My girlfriend and I stayed in a large... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

City LIghts is not only beautiful but it is comfortable and well designed. Everyone that works there is super friendly and help to provide a full experience. The accessibility to the kitchen allows you to cook full meals and enjoy them in the beautiful courtyard. It is a peaceful and cool escape from the city once you walk through the... More

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Address: Rua Padre Garcia velho, 44 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05421-030, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo > Pinheiros
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