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Sao Paulo Hostel Downtown

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

We only stayed here the one night connecting flight. The staff were great, explaining where's good to go and where to avoid. Great recommendations! The room (private double) was massive and really quiet. I slept so well and I can't say that for many places in brazil :-) Breakfast was great!!! I'd thoroughly recommend

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

This is in the centre of Sao Paulo and is slightly cheaper than in some of the safer districts. We had booked through the HI website, and when we arrived and checked in we discovered that we could have got a better rate if we hadn't, which was annoying, as surely HI website should give members the best rates? We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Very good value for money! Our twin room was big and comfy, great beds and ensuite. Breakfast excellent - proper buffet style - nothing like the standard hostel coffee and toast! Great staff too! Agrees with everything glamismac wrote previously - and downtown S.P. is safe nowadays although parts are a bit dodgy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012 via mobile

Rooms were clean but kitchen was dirty & breakfast was horrible. The staff were nice & helpful. Very expensive

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

During our Brazilian trip we've been in several places, some very dirty and some very clean and good. This was old but very cleaned and well organized (it's part of Hostelling International chain). The Sao Paulo Hostel Downtown is in a pretty old building, but overall is a good if you're low on budget. We took the double with private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

We stayed in 2009 and the staff were very friendly and helpful; giving us advice and directions. The room was clean and fresh. There was a fridge, TV, extra blankets, hangars and effective air conditioning. The bathroom was spacious enough and clean. The shower had good pressure and temperature control. The curtains weren't very good at keeping out the bright... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

After reading a few revues I was not sure what to expect. This Hostel is in a great location for seeing the sights of Sao Paulo. I never felt unsafe in the area and did walk about in the evenings. The staff are very helpful and the Wifi certainly worked while I was there. My room double for single was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

It seemed more like a hotel than a hostel, with clean towels every day and the large, multi-storey building. The staff were very professional and helpful. The breakfast was very good. Free wi-fi and a decent kitchen were an added bonus. It was close enough to restaurants, supermarkets and the metro station to be convenient. Not much personality, but a... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sao Paulo Hostel Downtown

Address: Rua Barao de Campinas 94, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01201-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo
Price Range: $20 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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