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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

After 2 hours sleep I was woken by visible insects biting me. I had several on my foot, causing it to swell. Two large ones on my back and another on my thigh. Not mosquito bites. I found several small insects in my bed. The staff asked us to move rooms. We did. We shook the sheets before trying to...

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The two guests were not polite ata all with our recepcionist. They were speaking loud and saying bad words with no respect. They asked to talk to me (the manager) and I wasn't there only because it was on a sunday and sundays are my day off and thanks GOD I deserve it. With all the respect, all the other...

Jersey, UK
Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Not the best hostel, but there is not much choice in Recife. Rooms did not look as good as the pictures made them look. Room and common areas were swarming with mossies. Just to note this hostel is a good location for the airport but the bus station is nearly an hour out of the city. Also it is worth...

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

Cosmopolitan hostel was the best choice I could make! Close to the beach and to lots of buses that bring you everywhere. Breakfast was perfect, rooms and public space always clean and I fell in love with the nice small garden and the two sweet rabbits that ran around it all the time. But what I especially liked were the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 29, 2015

I stayed at the Cosmpolitan Hostel in March and I am so glad I did! I had my own room which was basic but more then sufficient. The staff were very friendly and had all my tours booked within 30 minues of my arrival. I was quite concerned about the area prior to my arrival however it turned out to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 30, 2015

We picked this place based on the Lonely Planet's recommendation but I'm afraid it didn't live up to the hype. The staff were fine but not what I would call welcoming (surely you need to be more so in the low season?!), the breakfast was plentiful but didn't taste great and I'm afraid I barely slept because of one main...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed in The Cosmopolitan Hostel for the carnival of Recife for 5 nights. I had heard that the most cultural and traditional carnival in Brazil was the recife and Olinda, and it really was. Since I arrived I meet incredible people, specially from Brazil, so we create a group to go out every night to the concerts and cultural...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed February 26, 2015

In my stay, something I consider serious happened: A pest control was held two days before starting the carnival, with the hostel full of guests, without the guests were warned. When I and other guests returned from the beach, all the objects were out of the room, including mattresses and personal items (some were exchanged of the bedrooms and retrieved...

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Kranj
Reviewed September 4, 2014

In August 2014 I spent one month in the hostel because I was doing a student exchange in one of the hospitals in Recife. I was sleeping in a dormitory, sharing my room with five other people. I liked the hostel a lot. A lot. The best place to be in Recife!!!!! Hostel is located in a perfect place -...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed July 16, 2014

The location is terrible. Taxi drivers will constantly get lost because it is located on a back alley behind a grocery store. The road it's on shares the same name of a popular road more in town which is where we found every taxi driver taking us when given the address. If you do have to stay here print out...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed March 7, 2014

The hostel wasn't anything extraordinary, it had beds, a descent breakfast, and the location was mais o menos. However the people were very friendly and helpful, no problem in helping you find the right bus, rent bicycles, or accommodating requests. The owner Felipe was very nice and knowledgeable, he gave us tons of info about the city, a lesson in...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A harming hostel located in Boa Viagem, one of the most beautiful and well-known areas of Recife. Near the beach and the most famous bars, restaurants and nightclubs. We have a very nice house and comfy rooms. We offer private ensuites and mixed or female dorms. Free full breakfast and internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cosmopolitan Hostel

Address: Rua Paulo Setubal 53 | Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51011-520, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Recife
Price Range: $11 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cosmopolitan Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The sofa! You'll get eaten alive in the beds.”
 of 5 bubbles Travellingnurse79, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“Find another hostel better located in town”
 of 5 bubbles 815andym, Jul 16, 2014 | Read review
“This hostel do not provide towels as part of the price. You can hire them or I would just suggest taking your own.”
 of 5 bubbles Goggles17, Oct 10, 2012 | Read review
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