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Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Doesn't have much just enough to get by. I'll come again but not for much time. There isn't nothing to do near by. Good staff a part from the guy on the bar (grumpy and creepy). Great beaches... good for surfing.

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State of Sao Paulo
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Situation: I've just got back from this hostel. I went there with my friends to spend the Carnival. When we got there, we were very disappointed. Although the staff was very good, so was the breakfast, the room was really bad, and the hostel itself and the surroundings were all noise 24h a day. Details: The room where stinking like... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Really good location, close to bars and night life. But if the room and bathroom were cleaner it would be better. Simple breakfast. The hostel's bar is really nice because most of the guests meet there. The place is okay if you're only staying for a couple of days.

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São Paulo
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

This hostel is one of the cheapest accommodations in Maresias. Althought you get cheaper and better quality hostels around the world thinking about Brazil this can be considered a good cost benefit option. The best thing about it is it's location - you will be in the heart of Maresias close to restaurants and night clubs. Points for improvement are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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173 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013

this is surely one of the best hihostels in Brazil - maybe of the world. Very helpful and responsible staff, very nice decoration and furniture, very clean... If you are backpacker you´ll be in paradise. If you want to enjoy the night clubs, you´ll be near them and will have mates do go together, easily. These kind of people woudn´t... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

Pousada San Sebastian is a great hostel for people that want to stay in a place close to the beach and also pay a cheap price. Definitely, the hostel is situated in the "heard" of Maresias, the best bar and also the best club are just few steps from the hostel. The staff are very helpful and the breakfast is... More 

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Ricardo M, Proprietário at Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, Carolsousa ! The Hostel, the Hostel Bar and all the staff will welcome you next time again and again and again ! See you soon. More 

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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Ok so I stayed here a couple of years ago but still have great memories as it was on my first trip to Brazil. The hostel had a nice pool to chill out in and is a stones throw from the beach. Our room had a four poster bed in it and was good standard for hostels. The lobby has... More 

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Belo Horizonte
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2012

Situation: I've just got back from this hostel. I went there with my girlfriend to spend a holiday. When we got there, we were very disappointed. Although the staff was very good, so was the breakfast, the room was really bad, and the hostel itself and the surroundings were all noise 24h a day. Details: The room had not even... More 

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Ricardo M, Owner at Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian, responded to this review

Definitely, Maresias is not a good place to relax on holidays and weekends! It´s a destination where night life is very famous. There are many restaurants, discos and bars surrounding the Maresias Hostel, and the noise is unavoidable. Most of our guests come to Maresias to enjoy it. On the other hand, week days and wintertime are absolutely quiet and... More 

valencia
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53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2012

we spent only one night here, but you could see that is a well run hostel. Great value for our money. Eggs in the breakfast menu would be nice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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173 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2012

i´ve been to maresias hostel for my vacations since 2006. it´s a very well administered hostel, with everything you can look for - surf boards, books, films, games, swimming pool, resting corners, plants, snacks, special bar for those who wanna drink beer, sing, stay the night long awaken, a huge breakfast... they can book your next hostel via skype for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At this famous beach, where the surf is always up, the Maresias Youth Hostel guests can find facilities such as dorms with private bathrooms, private rooms, wi-fi zone, kitchen, swimming pool, BBQ area, and a great atmosphere night bar. And yes! Breakfast is definitely included! To top it off, the Maresias Hostel is strategically located in the heart of Maresias beach, near the bus stop, a block from the beach, only 170 km from Sao Paulo, and steps to the most exciting bars and nightclubs. Come, and enjoy the Sao Paulo finest costal beach, paying the best value accommodation deals in Maresias. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian

Address: Rua Sebastiao Romao Cesar, 406, Maresias, Sao Sebastiao, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Sao Sebastiao > Maresias
Price Range: $9 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian Hotel Sao Sebastiao
Maresias Hostel - Pousada San Sebastian Brazil
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“try to look for bedrooms far from night clubs, far from the Hostel Bar, and far from the swimming pool - noisy places.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretep_11, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“If you are considering this hostel, ask for a room with a window and clean sheets. And don't forget to take with you soap and shampoo.”
 of 5 bubbles gbvaz, 3 May 2012 | Read review
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