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Cosmopolitan Hostel
Ranked #11 of 148 Specialty Lodging in Recife
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“Not the best hostel in Brazil”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

On arrival I was very impressed. The court yard is lovely and the main reception desk is modern making the feel of the place a breath of fresh air. That breath of fresh air was soon disrupted by the nasty stench of the drains from the kitchen area! The bathrooms and toilets were also quite poor with the toilet seat broken and the shower only trickling out cold water. Make sure you take flip flops to shower with as well as it wasn't overly clean. I also didn't think much to the breakfast compared to other hostels in Brazil. The fruit didn't seem very fresh however the cake was lovely. The staff are great and offer lots of information so they made up for the negative aspects of the stay. Overall I didn't think much to Recife and this may have had a pessimistic view to the accommodation.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 14, 2012

I found this place great! Good accomodation, location and staff. A very good option while in Recife.

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Property: Cosmopolitan Hostel
Address: Rua Paulo Setubal 53 | Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51011-520, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Recife
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 148 Specialty Lodging in Recife
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cosmopolitan Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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 
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