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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was expecting a simple place but it was worse than I was expecting. When i arrived i had to go down a long stone stair with poor ilumination carring my luggage. In the bedroom the walls and shower curtain were moldy and dirty. The blanket was smelly and seemed not be cleaned for a long time. There was no... More 

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Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lu c, Thanks for your review. We are sorry for your bad experience, but the stairs are part of the natural terrain as we are located on a hill amongst beautiful nature and an awsome view of the Lagoon. Concerning the room, it would be nice to know in which room you stayed so we can provide the necessary... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is 100% fine. We were in the five bed female dorm which has a giant jacuzzi tub in the bathroom and a patio overlooking the Lagoa. We were there on a Monday which is a bummer because the bar and a lot around the hostel were closed, but we still got a free caipirinha during the sunset hour!... More 

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Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Glad that you liked! Always welcome :) More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this hostel is situated at the top of the hill before reaching Praia Mole. Which means that you have no choice but to get a cab or bus wherever you need to go. There are you shops or restaurants within walking distance and Lagoa is ten mins away by bus, which run every half hour. The hostel itself was... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

An amzing place for travellers, a really good location just 5 minutes walk from praia mole and 30 minutes from Joaquina. The atmostphere is fantastic and its a very sociable place. I have stayed here twice now and i would highly recomend it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I have been here a few times now but it doesn't get any better. Location and views are good. Standard of food, price of food and service is bad. Uncomfortable seats and a terrible sounding sound system. Typical Florianópolis rip off. My burger tasted like bad sausage meat, it was supposed to come with thick cut chips, 4 medium sized... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

This place really needs to get its act together! The first day I was there they didn't have a bed for me until I repeatedly asked in the evening, when they removed some bed sheets from another bed and said the person had gone. They turned up later and had to be moved as I was already in bed. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

I had a great time on this place again, I have been in this place 3 times already and every time there is some new, now they have the elementum temple, it is a brew pub with really good craft beers , nice staffs , nice view from the lake and a amazing sunset.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This should be the best hostel in Floripa without question. Should be. It has absolutely everything going for it. Great central location next to several beaches, hiking trails, and the best part of the city for nightlife, food, and shopping - Lagoa. It has an outstanding view of the lake where you can watch the sunset at night from the... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I stayed in the Hostel for only one night, but maybe I would come back, if I wanted to stay at this area of Floripa. The price was fair (50 Reais for 4 Bed Dorm). The view from our room was very nice, you can look to the Lago do Conceicao. There are many little houses so it feels not... More 

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I knew that I am visiting Ilha de Santa Catarina during winter time but I didn't expected so low temperatures. Outside there was around 8 degrees and inside hostel was the same temperature. One blanket provided by hostel wasn't enough :/ and I am not sure if it was washed after each visit. Bed cloths wasn't very clean as the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Much more than a privileged spot to become a guest, surrounded by exuberant nature, a dazzling view, the Backpackers Sunset offers complete and innovative services , making your stay more comfortable, attractive with lots of fun. We are strategically located at the top of Praia do Mole (Mole's beach) hill, with panoramic view of Lagoa da Conceicao (Conceicao Lagoon), where you can enjoy a beautiful scenery and a breathtaking sunset, just at a 5 minutes walk to Floripa's best beach. We are located in a 3.000m2 area, in contact with nature and with more than 100 different species of native flowers and trees. The structure offers spacious leisure opened and closed areas, pool, hydro massage tub in the ladies room, hammocks for resting, fire area for special moments around the fireplace, barbecue area, bar with panoramic view of the island's east side and a young and enthusiastic staff to help you with any doubt and information regarding the Santa Catarina island. Besides, we have our own restaurant and bar, the Sunset Resto Pub located at the top of all structure, in a privileged place with an incredible view and climatized environment. The Backpacker's Party Bus, is an American school bus customized, that apart from offering the guests the option to get to know Florianopolis, through tours, offers adventure and fun, like the night life , and discounts in the best parties. A schedule of activities involving sports, ecology, culture and entertainment, with lots of music and fun. The Sunset Backpackers is 100m and 15 minutes walk from the most famous beaches worldwide known as surf spots such as Joaquina and Praia do Mole . Two sceneries among many others, that unite sports, thrill and lots of beautiful people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Backpackers

Address: Rodovia Jornalista Manoel de Menezes 631 | Praia Mole, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88061243, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Santa Catarina > Florianopolis
Price Range: $20 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Sunset Backpackers Florianopolis, Brazil
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