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Tucano House
Ranked #30 of 252 Florianopolis B&B and Inns
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“The best hostel experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2010

Great Hostel, close to the LAgoa Center, full of great people, runned by great staff. Wfacilities and acomodations hardly found in other hostels. Totally recomend it! you won't regret!

Stayed February 2010, traveled with friends
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2010

OK, so if you are 19, want to party every night, dont mind staying in 12 bed dorms with no air conditioning, a dirty pool with people snogging all over the place, then this is the hostel for you. I am 29 and found the whole thing pretty grim even though I´ve been backpacking throughout South America and stayed in loads of hostels. Maybe, just maybe if you get a double room in the main house its a different expereince, but if you get a bed in a dorm of the new bit then set yourself up for a breath holding experience. A few positives, the dog was really nice, the beds are clean, the people that run it are OK (very young but quite helpful) and they do try and stop the alcohol intake after mid night and during the day. The breakfast was very average. Florianopolis is a bit of a weird place. Think a poor mans Ibiza where everything is really spaced out, expensive and you need a car. Expect loads of traffic as well as there is only one road around the island. Praie Mole beach is a highlight and is about 10 mins from the hostel.

Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2009

This hostel was voted 2nd best in South American, but it is definately the best hostel I've stayed in during my 12 month trip of the Americas.
The price includes an awesome breakfast every mourning, if you eat well in the morning you could definately make it through to dinner :D They have a chef come in every night to make awesome dinners - this cost extra but are totally worth it.
It's a bit of a hike to the beach, but the buses are really frequent during the week so it's really not a big deal. The hostel is also really close to one of the best clubs in Floripa and the hostel always gets guests on the door :D
The staff are super friendly and really helpful. The hostel is run by a brother and sister in the childhood family home, which makes the hostel feel like a family.
My boyfriend and I had such a good time at Tucano, meeting heaps of different people and always being part of the family.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Tucano House
Address: Rua das Araras 229 | Lagoa da Conceicao, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88062-075, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Santa Catarina > Florianopolis > Lagoa da Conceicao
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 252 B&Bs / Inns in Florianopolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tucano House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucano House is much more than just a bed for the night, we are owned and run by a team of friendly, young local & International staff who will make you feel completely relaxed and part of the Tucano House family. Whether you decide to chill out on the breathtaking beaches or party hard in Floripa's famous nightlife you will enjoy the warmth of our hospitality & lust for the brazilian lifestyle! ... more   less 
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