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The perfect place for people with young spirit who look for an environment of integration, with an affordable price and safety as if they were in a hotel.Sampa Hostel is part of Hostelling International and is located in the center of Vila Madalena, a super cool neighborhood full of bars, clubs, restaurants and art galleries.Offering single, double, couple and family rooms and also dorms, Sampa Hostel has a 24 hour reception, personalized service and bilingual staff ready to provide full information on what to do in the city, where to go and how to arrive.Sampa Hostel is certificated as one of the Quality Hostels from HI.We are waiting for you to show the largest city in South America, in a totally different way that you have never seen so far.
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Rua Girassol 519 Via Madalena, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05433-001 Brazil
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Getting there
Congonhas Airport5 mi
Guarulhos Intl Airport16 mi
Vila Madalena11 min
São Paulo-Morumbi16 min
Exploring Pinheiros, a neighborhood known for cozy restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful energy. Several cultural centers and institutes surround the area and even its main church, Calvário, hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a celebration with traditional music, dance, and food during the months of June and July. On the weekends, residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud and crowded area where people enjoy live music drinks alongside the antiquities fair.
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I did a solo trip through Sao Paolo in Feb 2013 and spent about a week at Sampa. It's a great little place with great staff. I loved that it was set off the street aways, and had a huge courtyard with hammocks for those days caipirinha and nap days ;) It's close to a few corner
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Response from sampah2014, Proprietário at Sampa Hostel
Responded Dec 6, 2015
Hello Catherine! It´s time to come back! More caipirinhas are waiting for you :) The atmosphere is the same and we still have fun preparing good caipirinhas and trying to make people socialyze and make friends from all around the world! Hope to see you again here! Best regards, Deborah
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I backpacked through Brazil in 2011 as a young woman on my own, and I can't tell you enough how welcomed and taken-care of I was made to feel at my first stop in the country. I arrived there at 4:30am not speaking a lick of Portuguese and with only enough reais to pay for my
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Response from sampah2014, Proprietário at Sampa Hostel
Responded Feb 8, 2016
Thanks for your words! I´m really happy that you had an amazing time here and that we could helped you to fell safe and confortable while staying in Sao Paulo and Vila Madalena. Hope to see you again around here! Best regards, Sampa Hostel Team!
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The hostel rooms are clean, prices reasonable and the internet is AWESOME. Exactly what you want in a place to stay! Gonçalo is extremely helpful with activity and restaurant suggestions. Plus the neighborhood is safe and pretty (which is saying something for Sao Paulo!). I
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Response from sampah2014, Proprietário at Sampa Hostel
Responded Nov 16, 2015
Thanks for your words! We are really happy that you had a nice experience here with us and at Vila Madalena, as you said a safe and with a lot of entertainment neighborhood. Hope to see you again, best regards! Sampa Hostel
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Was in Sampa Hostel in 2011 in December. Excelent service, very clean (just as I like hostels to be). Gonca is an incredible host, always ready to serve patrons, solve our questions, even take us to the best places to eat and have a drink in the neighborhood. The area, Vila
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Response from Deborah_Cavalieri, Proprietário at Sampa Hostel
Responded Nov 7, 2015
Hello Angela, thanks for your words! It´s time do came back!! Hope to see you again here with us! Gonçalo is still here with new tips for bars and places to visit! Best regards, Deborah
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This was the most friendly hostel during our trip in South America.The room was comfortable, the breakfast was great and there was much much beer & caipirinha at night. Obrigado, Gonçalo:) and the district is the best in the city - clubs, bars, shopping, but not as crowded as in
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Response from sampah2014, Proprietário at Sampa Hostel
Responded Nov 16, 2015
Thanks for your words! It´s really awsome to know that you had a nice experience here with us and that you liked our Caipirinha!!! Best regards, Sampa Hostel.
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It's a pretty chill place. There is a large terrace - complete with hammocks and even an outdoor kitchen - there that people use frequently to have a few drinks or just kick back in a hammock to read. From what I remember there weren't many rules there but at the same time there were never any gatherings that got out of control. Villa Madalena is a great little area and this was a great little place to stay. It was mellow without being dull.
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"Just visit it u won't regret! :)"
"Take the Room number 6, it has a privative bathroom, best Room."
"It is a very quiet place."
"Private room is fantastic"
"The rooms in the back are more quieter, but the rooms in the front is more spacious"
$18 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BrazilState of Sao PauloSao PauloPinheiros
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