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Reviews of El Misti Botafogo Hostel e Pousada Rio de Janeiro Hostel

Av. R. Praia de Botafogo 462, Casa 9, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 64%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 75%

Value 71%

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

Age Restrictions:
No persons under 18 years old can book shared rooms

CANCELATIONS POLICIES BY DATES:

* Cancellations for groups of 6 or more people must be made with at least a full 30 days notice. In this case, the group may collect 100% of their deposit paid to El Misti (not including deposits made through 3rd party sites). Any cancellations made with insufficient notice will not have any portion of the deposit refunded.

* For Olympic Games Packages (02-08-2016 to 22-08-2016) it is necessary to pay 50% of the value of the reservation, at the time booking is submitted. Cancellations will only be processed 90 days prior check-in date. After that date or in the event of a no-show the hostel charges the full amount of balance. For cancellation requests which fall within the stipulated time will be charged an administrative fee of 12.5% of the total amount.

* For the Winter High Season 2016 (01-09-2016 to 26-12-2016) it is necessary to pay 50% of the value of the reservation, at the time booking is submitted. Cancellations will only be processed 4 days prior check-in date. After that time, no deposit refunds will be made. In the event of a no-show the hostel charges the full amount of balance.

* For New Year's Package 2016/17 (27-12-16 to 04-01-17) it is necessary to pay 50% of the value of the reservation, at the time booking is submitted. Cancellations will only be processed 30 days prior check-in date. After that time, no deposit refunds will be made. In the event of a no-show the hostel charges the full amount of balance.

*For the Summer High Season Package 2017(05-01-2017 to 20/02/2017) it is necessary to pay 50% of the value of the reservation, at the time booking is submitted. Cancellations will only be processed 15 days prior check-in date. After that time, no deposit refunds will be made. In the event of a no-show the hostel charges the full amount of balance.

*For the Carnival Package 2017(21-02-2017 to 04/03/2017) it is necessary to pay 50% of the value of the reservation, at the time booking is submitted. Cancellations will only be processed 30 days prior check-in date. After that time, no deposit refunds will be made. In the event of a no-show the hostel charges the full amount of balance.

* For any other dates not included above have to be made 72hs before check-in, otherwise no reimbursement is performed.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

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Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 64%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 75%

Value 71%

Showing 1-10 of 13 reviews

26% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 20%
26% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: nothing!

Disliked: too many guests for few toilets and shower rooms (around 50 guests to 3 bathrooms.) extremely dirty, especially in the toilets and showers. staff not friendly. the guests are made to use wristbands, to identify they are staying at the hostel.

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Liked: The property was nearby the metro and the busstops. Easy access to everywhere in Rio. Very friendly and helpfull staff with a common room/bar.

Disliked: The internet connection wasn't the best I've had but you could use their computer which always worked.

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Cant say much Abit the p rivate room and ensuite! Juli columbian girl and Bruno the brazilian guy éreis really helpful and Nice to talk to. Aldo the Venezuelan bar girl was Nice and makes a good caprina

Disliked: Rivate room. Girls dor ms werent bad i ended up in there one night lol

Customer would recommend this property

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The atmosphere, the staff, the breakfast

Disliked: Bathrooms unclean, Internet unstable, Ambient music was too loud early in the morning throughout the day

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you Vinicius for sharing 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 a nice stay.

We will strengthen our efforts with the bathrooms, thanks for the heads up!

Hope to see you again here!

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing, Business / conference, City break, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: price

Disliked: bathrooms

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: the breakfast is very good

Disliked: after 20 pm guests cannot use the kitchen, because theres a cook preparing the dinner. (Which can be bought for about 18R$)

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa

Liked: First of all, the location is very convenient..close to both supermarkets, busses and metro. The breakfast is very decent with proper baguettes, fruits, coffee and juice.

Disliked: There could have been more power plugs, better situated in the rooms.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Very friendly staff.12 bed dorm is sometimes too exhausting and during the nights it is not that calm and silent.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Dear Raphael
Thank you for sharing 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 relaxed and comfortable, exceeding the expectations.
Hope to see you again in sunny Rio de Janeiro.
Kind regards,
Management

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The staff

Disliked: There aré not toilets enough

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Estimado Jorge!
Al momento de extenderle un calido saludo de parte de todos nuestros miembros, quiero agradecerle por el tiempo invertido en compartir sus comentarios en relación a su reciente visita a nuestro hostel.

Esperamos tener el gusto de recibirle nuevamente en El Misti Hostels.
Staff El Misti

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good location and kindly staffs.

Disliked: Room is too small.

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