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Donauworth, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was really a great atmophere in this hostel. The employed people could answer all our questions and made our stay incredible. The rooms are ok, even if you can not lock the doors. The only thing that botherd was that there are just three bathrooms which is not enough for all the people staying there.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel was pretty clean. Good lockers for you're backpack. Staff was nice. Staff could pay more attention for bad behaving visitors. I had 5 guys from Uruguay in my room. They did cocaine in the room every day, drank their own beer etc.. I don't mind usually, but this happened every night around 2-6 am. Room was next to a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels that I've been in one of the most famous neighbohoods very close to the beach and the subway station very clean and organized, the staff is very nice and welcoming, also very cheap, perfect for backpackers!

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Adriano, thank you so much for taking the time to make a review for us! We really appreciate it, it is so good to hear that you had a great time here at El Misti, we hope you can come back again for some more Rio de Janeiro fun time!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

I ended up in this hostel because the one I was staying was fully booked but I was more than happy to come here. Amazing vibe. Cheering staff. Located in Copacabana which is a safe and beautiful place, close to the beach which is what i wanted after living in London for the last 6 months. Clean and good rooms....

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Analia F, thank you so much for your review! We hope you can come again from London to enjoy some sun in beautifull Rio de Janeiro and enjoy the vibe here at El Misti with us! Thank you so much, El Misti staff

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Really cool spot! Basically didn't have to leave the area unless I wanted to sight see ( Crist and Sugar Loaf only 20 min away). Rooms were nice and clean and the bathrooms were clean as well! Always something going on at their bar, so basically you can party and meet people each night!! Such a good time !!

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear Amie L, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hostel to other travelers. Our hostel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care!

Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I felt disappointed as the whole 3 nights me and my friend stayed there we had no working showers,toilets (they smelled really bad) and no running water! We had to go the other hostel which was not far to walk but I felt embarrassed as I was dying my hair as I wasn't aware the showers were not working. Also...

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello elynch_779829, thank you so much for your review! We are very sorry about the problem with the water, it was an specific problem we had with the pump, but we made everything in our power to fix it promptly so our guests wouldn't suffer from it. We are sorry about the incovenience and hope we can, in another occasion,...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Perfect place to stay in Rio. The hostel is located in Copacabana - which is a really nice area. The area round the hostel is safe to walk around by yourself. Staff is really helpful! They helped me a lot with planning my days in Rio and also gave a lot of information about other areas in Brazil. Stayed there...

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Dear hellengyemant22, thank you so much for your review! Our mission here at El Misti is to give our guest's the best experience they can have in Rio de Janeiro, and all our staff is comitted to that, it is so good to be rewarded with a comment like yours! Thank you for recommending us to other travelers!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

One of the best hostels I have stayed in while travelling the world. I was happy to pay more to be comfortable especially because I was in Rio for more than one week. I got to know the staff and they are kind and helpful. The facilities are in great condition and they are clean. I loved the caipirinhas and...

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hey gisselaperth1234, thank you so much for your review! We are so glad to hear that you had such a good time here at El Misti! It is really important for us to get that feedback from our guests, hope you can come back for more caipirinhas sometime!

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I've been there for one week, and I totally fell in love with this place! Firstly the staff is great, they are always available for everything , and they suggest you a lot of good places where to go! By night the atmosphere gets so good! Thanks to the music and mostly to the caipirinha! One more thing I suggest...

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hey Mikela C! It is so nice to hear that you felt a part of the El Misti family, that's exactly how we want our guest's to feel at the hostel! All the staff here will be waiting for your return, soon, we hope! Thank you so much for your comment!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing Location. Close to the beach, metro station and buses.. Easy to get around the city from the hostel. Helpful staff that will go an extra mile to help you out.. Breakfast was pretty tasty and full of options. I would come back here.

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El Misti H, Guest Relations Manager at El Misti Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello Steph G, thank you so much for your review! We are really glad to know that the effort from our staff to give our guests the best experience they can have in Rio is rewarded by comments like yours. We would love to have you back here at the hostel for another great vacation!

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
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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El Misti Copacabana is located only a few meters away from restaurants and bars, offering easy access to public transport and the beach. In this hostel you will taste typical Brazilian drinks made by the bartender, courtesy breakfast buffet and even a delicious low cost dinner as the hostel has its own exclusive cook. In the hostel you will find free Wi-fi access, living-room, shared kitchen and comfortable private rooms and shared dorms equipped with lockers and linen. This hostel has trilingual receptionists 24 hs a day who will assist you with great tips on tours and cool parties. An awesome programme called El Misti Experience ** with which you will get to know a ¨must see ¨spot in Rio de Janeiro for free with a member of El Misti staff. Live an unforgettable experience and get to know people from all around the world at El Misti Copacabana! El Misti Hostel offers you a free pick up upon your arrival in Rio de Janeiro from the airport to our hostel. Must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Minimum stay 4 nights and one of these two conditions: Reservations for 1 to 3 persons - Total amount of the booking must be R$ 250 or more - Available from 8am to 7pm Reservations for 4 to 6 persons - Total amount of the booking must be R$ 500 or more - Available from 8am to 7pm ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Misti Hostel Copacabana

Address: Travessa Frederico Pamplona 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-080, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: £9 - £92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Misti Hostel Copacabana 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“do not take the 18 dorm”
 of 5 bubbles romainv4, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go in the double room next to the kitchen, you're woken early every morning with the noise from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyC07, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Very sweaty, loud big dorms. Or overpay for a single, double or triple.”
 of 5 bubbles alexrP8916XU, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“try to avoid no. 2 there´s no air condition”
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“Always pick the rooms with less beds.”
 of 5 bubbles ginaalpe, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
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