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Rua Emilio Berla 41, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-060 Brazil See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved my time at el Misti hostel, the staff were a delight and the rooms clean and comfortable. The location is also perfect; five minutes from the beach, a short walk to ipanema and across the road from a metro statioMore

Thank raphael j
Response from El Misti H, Gerente de relações públicas at El Misti RoomsResponded July 11, 2018

Hi, Raphael! 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. All your comments have been passed to...More

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Such helpful staff who all spoke english and the location was perfect and felt so safe- really close to a metro and the beach is literally down a road. Room was very basic but you get what you pay for. Has a kitchen you can...More

Thank Anna H
Response from El Misti H, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Misti RoomsResponded June 25, 2018

Dear Anna, 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...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I had the best time in this hostel and came back twice. The staff is amazing and the bedrooms small but very clean. Everything what is traveler needs is included :) thank you el misti rooms for everything! AMore

Thank xeniapiat
Response from El Misti H, Gerente de recepção at El Misti RoomsResponded May 15, 2018

Xeni! How are you my friend? Thank you very much for yours gentil words. Everyone misses you a lot. We were waiting for you last month to spend your birthday with you. I even bought you a gift hahaha. You can be sure that you...More

Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Rooms were sooooo tiny and triple bunk beds. The ladders weren’t fixed onto the beds so it was absolutely terrifying climbing up and down them. They did actually move us to another room after we complained, however the room was still ridiculously small. The location...More

1  Thank rosiekateburns
Response from El Misti H, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Misti RoomsResponded December 5, 2017

Dear guest! Thank you for taking the time and evaluating your stay at El Misti Rooms; We're glad that you enjoyed our location! However, we apologize for any inconveniences mentioned during your stay. We seek to invest more and more in the improvement of our...More

Reviewed September 26, 2017

I went to Rio de Janeiro for the festival Rock in Rio and I stayed at El Misti Rooms with couple of friends. We reserved a room just for us and it was just our best choice. The employees are fantastic! They are very welcome,...More

Thank Alef1994
Response from El Misti H, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Misti RoomsResponded December 5, 2017

Dear guest! Our team would like to thank you so much for writing such a positive review and choosing El Misti Hostels as your stay place in the Marvelous City! We're totally happy to know that you loved to stay with us, making your time...More

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To get to know the ¨Cidade Maravilhosa¨ staying in a cool place and meet people from the entire world spending very little money? You will find all that at El Misti Rooms, a very cozy hostel located only a few ...More blocks from the beach which counts with private rooms and shared dorms equipped with lockers and linen; a welcoming living room where plenty of Brazilian music is played; a well equipped kitchen and even a dining area. In addition, low cost dinners and low cost buffet breakfast are offered every day and the courtesy of free Wi-Fi. Its staff is composed by young cariocas and foreigners. They will provide great assistance and information about tours, parties and even about El Misti Experience**, a programme that offers courtesy tours with a Misti staff member. Fully enjoy your next trip to Rio de Janeiro by choosing El Misti Rooms. A highlight: This hostel is very close to Ipanema and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. El Misti Hostel offers you a free pick up upon your arrival in Rio de Janeiro from the airport to our hostel. Minimum stay 4 nights and one of these two conditions: For bookings of 1 to 3 people For bookings of 4 to 6 people In order to get the free transfer, passenger has to reserve with the hostel or our Booking Center at least, 48 hours in advance. Please note that in case of flight delays or cancellations, it is the passenger's responsibility to inform El Misti about the new time of arrival. In case the passenger has not informed sufficiently in advance to our staff about the delay , El Misti will not be responsible for the transfer charge. The passenger will be held responsible for the total amount of the transfer in. Schedule: This free transfer service is offered between 07.00am to 10.00pm, with the exception of 25/12, 31/12 and 01/01, days when we DO NOT OFFER pick up. The transfers are done every hour by van. Right to use the service is subject to time and space availability. ** Subject to availability NOTE: check-in is as from 1pm and the check-out is until 11am. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$12 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Misti Rooms Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$12 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Misti Rooms Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
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Traveler (83)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (9)
Amenities (7)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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"Share the rooms with strange people is good way to make friends."
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"All the rooms are a similar layout, however if you want less noise i'd suggest a smaller dorm. 12 man..."
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