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Cosmopolitan Hostel

Rua Paulo Setubal, 53 | Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51011-520, Brazil
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Jersey, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Not the best hostel, but there is not much choice in Recife. Rooms did not look as good as the pictures made them look. Room and common areas were swarming with mossies. Just to note this hostel is a good location for the airport but the bus station is nearly an hour out of the city. Also it is worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Cosmopolitan hostel was the best choice I could make! Close to the beach and to lots of buses that bring you everywhere. Breakfast was perfect, rooms and public space always clean and I fell in love with the nice small garden and the two sweet rabbits that ran around it all the time. But what I especially liked were the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I stayed at the Cosmpolitan Hostel in March and I am so glad I did! I had my own room which was basic but more then sufficient. The staff were very friendly and had all my tours booked within 30 minues of my arrival. I was quite concerned about the area prior to my arrival however it turned out to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We picked this place based on the Lonely Planet's recommendation but I'm afraid it didn't live up to the hype. The staff were fine but not what I would call welcoming (surely you need to be more so in the low season?!), the breakfast was plentiful but didn't taste great and I'm afraid I barely slept because of one main... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed in The Cosmopolitan Hostel for the carnival of Recife for 5 nights. I had heard that the most cultural and traditional carnival in Brazil was the recife and Olinda, and it really was. Since I arrived I meet incredible people, specially from Brazil, so we create a group to go out every night to the concerts and cultural... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

In my stay, something I consider serious happened: A pest control was held two days before starting the carnival, with the hostel full of guests, without the guests were warned. When I and other guests returned from the beach, all the objects were out of the room, including mattresses and personal items (some were exchanged of the bedrooms and retrieved... More 

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Kranj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

In August 2014 I spent one month in the hostel because I was doing a student exchange in one of the hospitals in Recife. I was sleeping in a dormitory, sharing my room with five other people. I liked the hostel a lot. A lot. The best place to be in Recife!!!!! Hostel is located in a perfect place -... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The location is terrible. Taxi drivers will constantly get lost because it is located on a back alley behind a grocery store. The road it's on shares the same name of a popular road more in town which is where we found every taxi driver taking us when given the address. If you do have to stay here print out... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The hostel wasn't anything extraordinary, it had beds, a descent breakfast, and the location was mais o menos. However the people were very friendly and helpful, no problem in helping you find the right bus, rent bicycles, or accommodating requests. The owner Felipe was very nice and knowledgeable, he gave us tons of info about the city, a lesson in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Cosmopolitan Hostel is comfy, looks good, feels safe, is well located, has a decent breakfast, and helpful staff. There is a large kitchen, a spacious common room, and a nice courtyard for drinks in the evening. What you make of it is further up to you and the rest of the crowd.

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