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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Spent a wonderful week with my friends at this place. Super well located hostel, close to the beach, sugar loaf, Christ redeemer. Easy to get around, just opposite the metro station and buses... the staff is wonderful

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed only two nights before we moved to another El Misti. The location is really good, you can reach any place from the hostel, easy to go shopping, to the beach, supermarket and to move around the area. We found Copacabana better than we have expected. Full of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, shops and more. Staff at el misti were kind,...

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ElMistiRio, Gerente de recepção at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking a time to share with us the experience you had at El Misti and to rate our services, there is no higher reward than 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...

Paris, France
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I found this to be the only big chain hostel where it worked great to be a solo traveler! I felt welcome and included immediately and met so many cool people. The vibe is so friendly and social and it is clean and the staff is so on top of everything! This was a great hostel all around!!

Thank elizabethgrimpsy132
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Fantastic stay here in Octuber. Great, fun place to stay. Lovely, friendly staff! We were there on a night where they had live music, which was great with a good crowd. Rooms were clean & comfy beds. Location is just awesome, you are where you need to be.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent hostel; I had the double room on the second floor which was nice and quiet. There is a huge equipped kitchen with The lounge areas are really cool with good atmosphere. Every member of staff I met was extremely helpful really going out of there way to help me with everything! Recommended!!!

Thank Kaitlin C
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I booked the hostel via hostworld.com for 4 nights. On this site the review was 9. But I rate it 5. Two times there was no water. The shower is terribly. Only very hot or very cold water. Airco was broken or off so very hot dorms. Breakfast was crap and the overall atomsphere was average. Location is good.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The place is nice. Staff is caring. Rooms and toilets are clean. Breakfast is okay. YNear to Tube Station and close to the Copacabana Beach and all local facilities. Receptionists are the Best. Management is caring and helpful. Cleaning ladies ate so sweet. You will have the best offer as a Hostel in Rio

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Thank JarbasMayk
Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The hostel was clean and the staff very helpful. I had stayed in a few hostels recently in the area, and your's was the best. The receptionists in the day were very helpful with the sights we wanted to see. Big breakfast and very clean facilities

Thank roseellen445
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great place . Good location . Next to metro and beach . Friendly helpful staff . Comfy beds . Stayed 13 days . Breakfast is enough and free . Tours available . Free ealking tours too . Bar is good . Variety of drinks

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ElMistiRio, Gerente de recepção at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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 with a kind experience here in Rio. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, El Misti Staff

Reviewed 13 October 2016

El misti rio was incredible, by far the best hostel I've ever stayed in. The staff were amazing, helpful and very welcoming. The hostel itself is very clean and comfortable with great facilities and a friendly atmosphere. The location is perfect as well, being a 5 minute walk from the beach and close to a ton of local restaurants and...

Thank Greg G
ElMistiRio, Gerente de recepção at El Misti Hostel Rio, responded to this review

Dear Greg, We're really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay here in Rio. Thanks for the comments about our team, and our vibe. Hope to see you soon, here in our sunny city! Best wishes, El Misti Staff

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Staying in Copacabana

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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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With an excellent location in the heart of Copacabana, right in front of a metro station, El Misti Rio has three storeys and nice comfortable facilities. It´s the perfect place to get a good rest after a full day exploring Rio de Janeiro or even after a party night. The hostel offers a delicious breakfast buffet and a dinner service both at very low cost, a large shared kitchen, a large dining area with TV, free Wi-Fi and dorms equipped with lockers and linen. Its attentive trilingual receptionists are available 24 hours a day to assist you with great advice on tours, parties and everything you may need. This hostel also offers the El Misti Experience programme** with which you will have the chance to get to know one of Rio de Janeiro`s ¨must see ¨ spots for free with one of the members of El Misti staff. Make the most of your next trip to Rio de Janeiro staying at El Misti Rio! El Misti Hostel Rio offers you a free pick up upon your arrival in Rio de Janeiro from the airport to our hostel. Minimum stay 4 nights and one of these two conditions: For bookings of 1 to 3 people: The total booking value must be equal to or higher than R$250. For bookings of 4 to 6 people: The total booking value must be equal to or higher than R$500. In order to get the free transfer, passenger has to reserve with the hostel or our Booking Center at least, 48 hours in advance. Please note that in case of flight delays or cancellations, it is the passenger's responsibility to inform El Misti about the new time of arrival. In case the passenger has not informed our staff about the delay, El Misti will not be responsible for the transfer charge. The passenger will be held responsible for the total amount of the transfer in. Schedule: This free transfer service is offered between 07.00am to 10.00pm, with the exception of 25/12, 31/12 and 01/01, days when we DO NOT OFFER pick up. The transfers are done every hour by van. Right to use the service is subject to time and space availability. The free transfer is not valid for groups. It is offered only for reservations of no more than 6 people. NOTE: check-in is as from 1pm and the check-out is until 11am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Misti Hostel Rio

Address: Rua Tonelero 197, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $18 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Misti Hostel Rio 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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