We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Management photos
El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

422 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande
See the most recent reviews
Showing 92: English reviews
Ilha Grande, RJ
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Me and my bf payed fifty candiansp ps dollars for a dump. We wanted to run away in the morning, we could here everything outside our door, our door was difficult to close. The bathroom stunk. No towels. Bad breakfast. Eww.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Anaelle123
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make...

Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Had a really nice stay at El Misti, Pablo, I think his name is was super helpful with our many many scuba questions, definitely staying here again! Love The reception/longe area, its really chill and nice place to hangout after a long day of trekking, the breafast also is top notch!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mia Z
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear Mia, First of all allow me to thank you for choosing El Misti Hostels as host of your recent vacation. We are glad to know we provided you a relaxing experience, highlighted by our facilities and the excellent service offered by our attentive staff. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed at El Misti Rooms in Rio, where I had a great experience so I wanted to try the El Misti in Ilha Grande as well. Although I had a reservation and arrived there early in the morning, they could not give me a bed till 7:30 in the evening. I was really tired and all I wanted was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Banu Y
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear Banu, We appreciate your detailed review and we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make some improvements. We hope to see...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is honestly the worst place I have ever seen. As soon as I entered the hostel I was met with a rude man working behind the desk, who wouldn't even lift it head to greet me. We were simply handed our forms and not one welcoming word was spoken to us. We were brought to our room and immediately...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Niamh252015
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This was vile, rooms were so dirty with bugs on the beds and staff were rude and unhelpful. Receptionist told us on two occasions a bed was free so we put our bedding on and returned to the room and on both occasions our bedding had been chucked off by someone. I didn't meet on person whilst I was there...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Michael S
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make some...

Barcelona
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Having stayed in many hostels, good and bad, I can honestly say that this one takes the prize for the worst. Filthy room, terrible service (2 hour wait to check in), bare wires hanging out including in the showers, blood on the mattress and dogs coming in from the street... Although there isn't much choice of accommodation in Ilha Grande,...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Erbenton91
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I've been traveling a lot and I mainly stay in hostels (often cheaper than this one by the way) so I know what kind of basic comfort I should expect. But this El Misti Suites is one of the top 3 of the worst I've seen. Rats in the walls you can hear fighting all night long, dirty bed linen...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Louis G
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I only stayed at the El Misti for one night, but I wished I could have stayed longer. Very friendly people (both personnel as people staying at the Hostel), nice atmosphere. Liked the hostel as soon as walked in. Rooms were nice and breakfast delicious. I hope I get to back there one day.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank NameSteven
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you lived at El Misti and praising our services, there is no higher reward then to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the...

Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

It was my first time in brazil and in a hostel and all i can say is that it wont be my last. The country is amazing but the experience in ilha grande and in el Misti was even better. The staff is súper friendly, the location is One of the bests in town, the rooms have an excellent quality...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mdimarzio
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing with us the experience you lived at El Misti and praising our services, there is no higher reward then to know that our efforts resulted in you having the perfect stay. It is our commitment to make the service as personalized and attentive as possible, making our guests feel relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the...

Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

I'm firstly going to say what I liked about the hostel, because I think it's unfair to only mention the bad! Nice common room area, and the view from the terrace is sweet. The hostel cat is also a plus in my opinion and you won't go hungry with the breakfast. Good selection of everything! Unfortunately all of his is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ysdv
El Misti H, Gerente at El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your opinion about your recent stay at our hostel. It is the most important value to us to improve our facilities and quality of services. We would like to apologize that we did not reach your expectations. Based on your comment and suggestions, we will make a great effort at any cost to make...

140 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (109)
Viewed
Bathroom (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Other (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (31)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (26)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ilha Grande hotels
0.1 km away
Pousada Recreio da Praia
Pousada Recreio da Praia
#2 of 17 in Ilha Grande
436 reviews
0.8 km away
Che Lagarto Hostel Ilha Grande
0.2 km away
Hostel Papagaio
Hostel Papagaio
#9 of 20 in Vila do Abraao
12 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 km away
Paradise Hostel
Paradise Hostel
#60 of 78 in Ilha Grande
19 reviews
0.3 km away
Abraao Hostel
Abraao Hostel
#6 of 20 in Vila do Abraao
69 reviews
0.3 km away
Beach House Ilha Grande Hostel
Beach House Ilha Grande Hostel
#14 of 20 in Vila do Abraao
25 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Misti Ilha Grande is the perfect place for you to enjoy your next vacation on the southern coast of Rio de Janeiro. It has a wonderfully decorated social area, a terrace, bar, communal kitchen, living room, its own dinner service, free wireless internet and courtesy breakfast buffet. Its very well located, close to bars, restaurants and everything this paradise island has to offer. Here you will find clean and comfortable private and shared rooms with lockers and linen. A very friendly staff of trilingual receptionists will give you advice on parties, tours and even about how to get to the famous Lopes Mendes beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Don't waste any more time and book your bed now in this cozy hostel! Note: check-in time is as from 1pm and check-out is until 11am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande

Address: Rua Alice Kury da Silva, 8 | Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande Brazil
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Misti Hostel Ilha Grande staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The bed was so gross, no towels even when we asked for one, we could here everything going on in the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Anaelle123, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 3, a bit further from the social area so less noisy, however, they have silence hour and they are quite strict with that. The old security guy really did a good job on this one, coz some guests were noisy and didn't have any good common sense of others.”
 of 5 bubbles Adrianus2476, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“For those not wanting to be woken early, the rooms on the top floor are farthest from the common area where breakfast is served (at 8am).”
 of 5 bubbles 667colinb, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“No wifi that actually worked - kept kicking you off.”
 of 5 bubbles goingpagal, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for a room on the entrance side of the hostel as the sun hitting the back side of the hostel did make it really warm in the room during the day - but you should be at the beach anyway ;)”
 of 5 bubbles Briffaman, 13 May 2014 | Read review
5 of 5