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Hostel Terra da Luz

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I spent there for about a week and the experience couldn't be the best. The hostel is always full of funny people and always able to go out and have some fun. The employees are very polite and ready to help you if you need, most of them are bilingual and it makes all the difference. Installations are good and...

Thank Victor B
South America
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We stayed here in a private room for one night and we felt pretty safe here. When in Fortaleza, stay in the city center, since it is much safer than outside the center. And be careful when you are out at night. Nothing to complain about this hostel: very friendly owner and staff and decent rooms. We didn't meet a...

1Thank IncaGringo
Reviewed 20 December 2014

I visited Hostel Terra da Luz last summer during the World Cup. It was my first stop, and I had an absolute blast. Nico and Caritas were INCREDIBLY hospitable. They helped us set up a few nights in the hostel, a trip by 4x4 to Jericoacoara, and then another couple nights for a second World Cup game in Fortaleza. They...

Thank Rayna M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I am an older traveller and I stayed at this hostel during the soccer world cup (goooo USA!!), and I must admit, I was extremely disappointed. I booked a place in a 4 bed dorm and I was surprised to discover that it had been converted into a room packed full of DIY triple bunks - we felt like battery...

3Thank RolfHarris1930
San Mateo, California
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Hostel Terra da Luz was one of our best hostelling experiences. It was our first stop in Brazil for the World Cup, and couldn't have been a better introduction to the festival of football! The rooms were crowded (as you'd expect during the World Cup), but due to the helpfulness and attitude of the owners and staff, everyone had a...

2Thank Kyle H
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We´d stayed couple of days in the Terra do Luz and loved it. The staff is nice and helps out with everything! Very clean bathrooms and rooms with aircon where a plus. We had a incredible time during the last wouldcup games and could enjoy the lovely discussions of the holland-German footballrelationship with with the owner Nico and his wife...

2Thank Lutz S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2014

this is my honest opinion of the place. location: from the bus terminal, it is 30min trip using a local bus and then 5 min walk to the street. It is 20min walk to the unsafe area customer service: somewhat helpful , spoke english and dutch cleanness: place was clean and tidy everyday. bathrooms: 4 to choose from. Bedroom: the...

4Thank MrOzboy
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I don't normally write reviews on hostels, in fact most people these days only write reviews when they have a terrible experience. For the first time in my life, I want to write a review. My 3 friends and I from Sydney travelled to Fortaleza during the world cup and I have to say that our time in the hostel...

2Thank Belldiouf
San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 July 2014

In a very small room (about 3 x 4 square metes), they "fit' 18 people, head to head and feet t feet. The AC is no sufficient, no windows, in the "commun/longe areas" they have couples sleeping.... the worst experience,

1Thank BuenMex
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We arrived at this place after seeing all the previous positive reviews with high hopes. After staying at many hostels all over the world, this place was comfortably the worst. First of all I should mention our stay was during the World Cup so we expected the hostel to be a little crowded and all rooms full. This would not...

3Thank lee1888

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hostel Terra da Luz

Address: Rua Rodrigues Junior 278, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60060-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Ceara > Fortaleza
Price Range: $27 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Terra da Luz 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“You want a good room? Book another hostel.”
RolfHarris1930, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Choose the double bed.”
MrOzboy, 19 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The private room has no windows, the dorms are a breezier option.”
LilyC848, 24 Nov 2011 | Read review
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