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Giramondo Hostel

Rua Girassol, 471 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05433-001, Brazil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

It is a nice house, in a good location. The 8 bed dorm we stayed in was on par with most hostels. The pillows were filthy, around a quarter of the hooks on the lockers were broken but the beds were comfortable and the room clean. I'd say it's a safe place. It seemed to be mostly used by locals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

The location near all the restaurants and bars of vila madalena is just perfect. I liked the Atmosphere in thos quite hostel. Thanks to Sandro the Owner who helped me with everything i needed. The Hostel is very clean and i had hot water in the shower everytime. I couldn t lock my stuff in the dorm..but i stayed alone... More 

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Sao Carlos, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The hostel is located in a nice house in Vila Madalena, a beautiful area in Sao Paulo. I stayed there only one night, and it was ok, but honestly it was not nothing special. I think that the main reason for my very "cold" opinion it that the hostel was packed, because a big rock festival was ongoing in Sao... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Nice hostel in Vila Madalena with lovely host who was always checking to see if he can make our stay better. They had a great jazz party on Sunday, and otherwise a very relaxed vibe (might be different if the hostel were full). Good WiFi. Great value for money.

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Campina Grande, PB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Simplicity, security and tranquility. Is an excellent place to stay with friends, close to many parties. Beer without leaving home , great breakfast and many places for lunch and cheap snacks nearby..

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Vaerloese, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had a very nice stay at giramondo hostel. The owner gave very good advice about good restaurants and places in São Paulo. Located in the safe but at the same time interesting area of Vila Madelena, and is situation close to the metro. Nice and clean rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Was here for the start of the World Cup, & can't say anything bad about my stay here. The owner/staff are very nice & helpful especially with the craziness of the activities of the city during WC. We even received special passes to go to a local place to watch the opening match since we didn't know we needed to... More 

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Staying in Pinheiros

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Pinheiros
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A quiet place within a cheerful neighboorhood, the Giramondo Hostel is located in the most lively places in Sao Paulo. A charming 2-floor house with 6 shared rooms, 4 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, garden and solarium. Our location is a central point in the city, where you can easily reach work, fun, culture or tranquility. Here you will be able to find bars, restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries and other tons of interesting places, no matter how old you are or where you come from. But inside Giramondo you will find a completely different atmosphere. Despite the friendly and lively behavior of our staff, the place inspires quietness and comfort. A two-floor house, with 6 rooms - very close to each other- connected by the outside garden and the upper terrace. The house is a proper place to host a large group of friends or to make new ones. From Giramondo is not hard to get to financial centers of SP, such as Berrini or Avenida Paulista. Brazil's largest city and main financial center of Latin America, Sao Paulo is able to cause hate and love (not necessarily in that order) to visiting this metropolis with over 11 million inhabitants. In the area of ​​culture and leisure, Sao Paulo seems to have no competitors in other South American destination. The city is home to 160 theaters, more than a hundred museums, where you can lose yourself for hours in interactive exhibition centers such as the fascinating Portuguese Language Museum and Football Museum, 55 cinemas including digital screens and 3D projections, and more 60 green areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Giramondo Hostel

Address: Rua Girassol, 471 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05433-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Paulo > Pinheiros
Price Range: $35 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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