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Meiai Hostel
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Paris, France
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“nice hostel in botafogo”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

the room is cute but ask for one that doesnt face the street ( lots of noise ) , no bathroom products, the sink was broken, and no blanket.
the breakfast was served in a very obscure room and not in the garden (?!)

very nice and friendly service, good place to have a drink or diner

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Dear Pauline,

Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.
We are trying hard to improve these small things that are not working so well.
Concerning the bathroom, we are an hostel , not an hotel where sometimes you probably could find some bathroom products, eventhough as an Hostel , we prefere to guarantee a good service in terms of cleaness , we really think that's the most important thing to give to a customer ! We also didn't get the information about your suite that the sink was broken ... And also all the suites have a big blanket in each bed , even if you ask for an extra bed ! Our housecleaners always guarantee a blanket for all rooms , but in case it could happen , if you'd asked to the recepcionist , she would give you that in the same minute as we have blankets available.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2014

People are awesome and always.... I mean always helpful... Place is near to most of the landmarks and transport is easy... Good restaurants and shopping areas all around.. Overall experience was great....

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care.
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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
Reviewed July 21, 2014

A very nice hostel, clean, good breakfast and very attentive and friendly people. The only thing I dislike is that the rooms do not have keys, only have keys for drawers in beds that are too small. But other Super Recommended.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.
We are trying hard to improve these small things that are not working so well.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

excellent hostel. good service. good sailing. I found it excellent battery bathrooms. good space in the rooms. There is good space for common areas. the hostel
is quiet and cozy. I thingood coverage of wifi in the room. good breakfast. fulfilled our expectations. I recommend it.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Thank vfcl0524
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Status at Beach Backpackers best door and it was disgusting so as soon as this place opened up we moved here. This is definitely the best hostel I've stayed at while in Brasil. Extremely clean and cozy and the people at the front desk are very nice. Very close to the metro station!


Also, the girl at the front desk is just perfect. One of the cutest girls I've seen while here (I've been here for 7 wks).

  • Stayed July 2014
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Thank Erik M
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Dear Erik,

Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care.
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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
Reviewed July 15, 2014

It's near metro, market, bus stop. You don't have to worry about time to check in and check out to leave your luggage over there, the luggage won't stay in the room (locker), but you can just leave in a side. They've got a restaurant/bar, so you can get something or go to the market, one block. If it is morning, it's more vantage to get breakfast at the hostel, R$12. It has fruits, bread, coffee, milk n you can repeat .
The sheets and towel were clean. The bathroom is not small but the water doesn't flow, they are cleaned once a day, so if it is dirty, you were not lucky, people already used and made a mess.
They've got computers, wi-fi.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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Thank Danielle B
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Dear Danielle,

Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.
We are trying hard to improve these small things that are not working so well.
Concenring the bathrooms , they are cleaned 3 times a day and in case the hostel is full, we try that our housecleaners do it more times than usual.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care
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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Good location, staff is friendly and very helpful when needed. The rooms are ok, a little bit crowded. The bar in the hostel is a little bit loud, so you should have a ear plug. The bathrooms are not so clean and this is the only thing that really bothered me. The rest was fine comparing other hostels I stayed in Rio, it's a good option for a weekend.

  • Stayed July 2014
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Thank Carla D
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MeiaiGerencia, Gerente at Meiai Hostel, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Dear Carla,

Thank you for your nice comments about Meiai Hostel.
This kind of comments motivate and give us strength to continue on doing our best.
We are trying hard to improve these small things that are not working so well.

We hope to see you soon .
Take care
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Property: Meiai Hostel
Address: Rua Guilhermina Guinle 127, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22270-060, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 783 Specialty Lodging in Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Meiai Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Meiai Hostel does everything for you to feel at home. With modern and comfortable rooms (private and shared), warm care and personalized service, very typical of the cariocas (locals).With 7 shared rooms and 4 suites, the daily rates include bkf, rooms with air conditioning, bed linens, towel, pillow, electric outlets, reading lights and drawer with key, along with access to Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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