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El Misti Botafogo

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very friendly and the overall vibe was funky, it is defently a youthful place for a quick stop. I stayed only for a few hours and felt very welcomed. Thou the rooms and bathrooms were fitly it did not bother me.

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were absolutely amazing. There are LOTS of staff (it almost seemed more than guests!) who are always in the common area, laughing and having a good time. They treat you like family. Lots of cleaning and maintenance staff there too - I witnessed the floor of my room being disinfected two days in a row when I stayed...

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear Nicole Dear guest Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and...

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

I had such a good stay at el misti that I'm already planning my return next year! The hostel is basic but the breakfast is good and the staff completely made the stay for me. We stayed for 8 nights during Rio carnival 2017 in a private room as they had a carnival deal on, which was excellent value for...

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear Afton. Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding...

Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time at Misti Botafogo. The best atention! Always kind and cheerful. Orlando, who works there, is such a nice person! He made us pass the best time ever. Go misti! Unforgettable! The location it's perfect to move in rio with metro and bus. Also very seccure. If you want to visit the best city points...

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear Lucía! Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding...

Mendoza, Argentina
Reviewed November 23, 2016

The place is really good, I liked it pretty much, is very simple for the people who only goes to the hostel to rest (and have their breakfast c: ). And they offer party everyday! Really good place to go and know Rio. Also, the location is really nice.

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest. First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you with a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We offer parties, tours and other services everyday for our guest. Hope you had...

Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice hostel, some of the staff especially the tall guy that works at reception was unbelievably friendly and helpful! The rooms are nice and cold at night and the location is good right next to the metro. However.. we had huge issue with the kitchen situation, as listed as a kitchen available to guests, it's actually only...

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El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. At that time, when you were here, we served a delicious dinner for a really cheap price, that is why the kitchen was a available till 6 pm. But now our kitchen is...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at El Misti Botafogo for almost 6 weeks during the Olympic Games, and it was a very nice experience. The rooms are a bit small, but the atmosphere in the hostel is super cool. Both stuff and guests made my stay unforgettable! Good breakfast is a plus.

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest The Olympic games was really importat even for us. And we are really glad to you enjoyed with us. Thank you for sharing with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room itself had no window and only a fan rather than air con as advertised but the beds were comfortable. The kitchen and bathrooms were filthy with cold showers most of the time. The hostel is in a great location and really close to the metro.

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest Thanks for sharing your El Misti experience. We are really glad that enjoyed your stay. All our bedrooms have air con, except the low cost bedroom. We are glad to say that our bathroom has been reformed and now those problems doesn't happen anymore. We looking forward to have you here again. Kind regards,

Reviewed October 12, 2016

Safe location in the middle of Botafogo. I went to the sugar loaf by foot to enjoy the sunset, and i would say that was one of the highlights of Rio. Close to the hostel you can find really good restaurants and bar, mainly with locals and a few tourist which i found really interesting to see how they live...

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Fabiana_d_Santos, Manager at El Misti Botafogo, responded to this review

Dear guest First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you with a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We are in the best gastronomic areas in Botafogo and have dinner every day...

Reviewed October 11, 2016

The staff was fantastic. They told us all the things to do inRio and how to get around on foot and bus. Lots of really good information to make our stay easier. One of the staff was really concerned when I needed a taxi to get to the airport and she kept on phoning until she got a taxi to...

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Staying in Botafogo

Neighborhood Profile
Botafogo
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Misti Botafogo is a cozy hostel that runs in a colonial mansion from 1913 retaining some original features. Located in the traditional neighborhood of Botafogo, only one metro stop from Copacabana, it is close to bars, restaurants and also public transportation to all areas of the city. The Sugar Loaf is the postcard that can be seen right at the entrance of the hostel's street, which makes us feel even more present in Rio de Janeiro. We offer a large common kitchen, a cozy living room, TV and computer available for guests. At the bar we offer delicious tropical drinks and our barman promotes the famous El Misti Hour, where the guests can socialize with each other drinking fantastic caipirinhas. We have comfortable private and shared accommodations with individual lockers and bedding, dining service and buffet breakfast both at a low cost fee, free internet connection and also a delicious barbecue every Friday. In addition, it offers a complimentary arrival transportation for reservations of 4 nights or more * and the El Misti Experience ** a combo of trails through the main viewpoints of the Wonderful City. It is the perfect place for those traveling on a budget and wants to make the most of this lively city. The trilingual receptionists will give you excellent options on parties and exclusive tours in Rio de Janeiro that occur every day, in addition to the friendly, fun and welcoming treatment. Do not miss this opportunity and book your bed at El Misti Botafogo. * You must reserve the service with the hostel at least 48 hours in advance. For bookings of 1 to 3 people - The total amount of the reservation must be equal to or higher than R$ 250 - Service available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm For bookings of 4 to 6 people - The total amount of the reservation must be equal to or higher than R$ 500 - Service available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ** Subject to availability ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Misti Botafogo

Address: Rua Praia de Botafogo 462, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-040, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Price Range: $19 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Misti Botafogo 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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