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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I've held off writing this to see if we could find anywhere worse but in eight months of travelling i can honestly say that we haven't. The roof leaked and because nobody warned us about that, we came home to find that my backpack was soaked through, having been right under the point of the leak. The internet didn't work...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I am always suspicious of people who write "worst hostel I've stayed in" but honestly, my boyfriend and I still talk (well, laugh - hindsight is a blessed thing) about how crappy Favela Chic was and we stayed there months ago! First thing to say is that it looks kind of quirky and cool and probably was once (although honestly,...

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Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We arrived from Rio expecting a chilled vibe hostel to relax in. It didn't exactly meet our expectations. There were only two other people there when we arrived. We had booked a twin room, which turned out to have a full set of toiletries already there as well as one filthy set of bedding! Once we got over this we...

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Stop twice at Favela Chic during a little trip around Brasil, Argentina and Paraguay. Nick the owner was very kind and helpful. Always in the mood for small talks or answering my questions. He speaks perfect french which is always nice even if we could speak portuguese or english. The commun areas are great to meet people, with one big...

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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

This is a great value hostel in a great location - ideally placed to easily see the falls from both sides. Lovely atmosphere and some nice chill out areas, especially the bar. Staff are really friendly and will help with trips / advice on where to eat / picks ups etc. Stayed in the private room with own bathroom, which...

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2Thank Mvg104
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Like any terrible experience staying at Favela Chic leaves its imprint, an indelible mark on your trip that allows an unspoken connection with other travelers and membership to a special group of hardy souls. Emerging from the doors after a troubled sleep you'll forever have a look in your eye, a look that says you've been there, you "watched roaches...

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5Thank Raphael M
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Good location for visiting both sides of the waterfalls. Friendly staff that arranged our bus tickets to buenos aires and gave us great tips. The English owner wasn't much around, but the other guys spoke enough English to make themselves clear. Lovely outdoor area where we turned on the BBQ 2 days in a row and also relaxed in the...

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2Thank Dirk V
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

The owner was very friendly and helpt as with booking our tours there and pointing out some nice restaurants in the neighbourhood. The hostel has a nice hippie vibe to it and is located well, only 20minutes from the falls / airport and the borders of argentina and paraguay. The only negative comments; is was raining when we left, and...

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Le Francois, Martinique
Reviewed 4 September 2014

So this place has a really unique vibe too it, in that it feels kinda roughed up, but still charming at the same time, almost like you're camping, but indoors, hard to describe. Very open air feel to the place. Bathrooms need work, and most things could definitely be newer. That said, the ambiance and atmosphere was one coolest I've...

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Campinas, SP
Reviewed 1 September 2014

My husband and I came here and stayed in the converted van (just for the fun of it). I thought we were supposed to have our own bathroom in the back of the lot but it seemed more and more that people would go there to do their business that would take a long time..... Annoyingly people were always in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owned and managed by a veteran English traveller, we are unique, passionate about travelling and fully committed to providing an outstanding service to travellers. We want your stay to be memorable. We have incorporated the architectural feel and authentic colour scheme of a Favela & have creatively used a lot of recycling in decorating our hostel. We have a large mixed dorm, a private room, an active bar & a lot of relaxing space.A sense of freedomWe love travelling and sense of freedom that this brings. We aim to be a little different to most pit stops on the road.We do our utmost to create a fun, lively & sociable atmosphere so that you will always remember your time in Foz do Iguassu, not just for the incredible experience of visiting the greatest waterfalls in the world, but also because you found a homely, relaxed and creative atmosphere to hang out in. Our goal is that you will look back on your time here as one of your most memorable in South America.Our hammocks are set in grounds with lots of trees and an outdoor relaxation area which includes a magnificent & peaceful fountain.Active barOur active bar is a place where you can meet travellers from throughout the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Favela Chic Hostel

Address: Rua Major Raul de Mattos 78, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85853-180, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Parana > Foz do Iguacu
Price Range: £31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Favela Chic Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Favela Chic Hostel Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil - Parana
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“The wifi doesn't reach the room without air condition at the end of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles alexisl130, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I usually just go for the cheapest room, but in this case, I feel like the 6 bed room here is a better buy.”
 of 5 bubbles Golpeador09, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in the converted Van and I would honestly recommend that or the small room in the back so you can shut the windows at night. There are INSANELY loud cats and loud neighbors, normal hostel activity.”
 of 5 bubbles christyd61, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“There is a funky " private room" bus if you like to experience a new way of sleeping.”
  • Bus room :-)
 of 5 bubbles Nance-JM, 25 Jan 2014 | Read review
“choose the dorm with more beds in the summer - it has air conditioning!”
 of 5 bubbles 96laurak, 5 Jan 2014 | Read review
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