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    CityLights Hostel

    Rua Padre Garcia Velho 44 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05421-030, Brazil
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    • Average13%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible1%
    18 Sep 2017
    24 Oct 2015
    “Makes you feel at home! Good vibe”
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    1 - 5 of 26 reviews

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    Great location in Sao Paulo, in Pinheiros area, very near Vila Magdalena, Beco do Batman, Faria Lima underground station, shops, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, etc. Very friendly staff and great bar downstairs with live music and DJs almost every night!! Nice rooms and cooking facilities.

    Thank Camilo M
    Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

    Really nice hostel! If you wanna go for a hostel with a good vibe, meet nice and relaxed people and feel at home this is the right one. I had a great time in the city lights! Felipe, Janete and Lucas helped us good, but...More

    Thank Kirsten N
    Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

    We only had one night in Sao Paulo, but CityLights made us want to stay longer. Felipe, the manager, was so welcoming and helpful - advising us on arrival to run down the road to Sunset Square to see the sun go down. One of...More

    1  Thank lausilov
    Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

    Rooms were big and comfortable, place was very nice, kitchen was great, staff very helpful! The wifi was very in and out, there was almost no running water, hot or cold, breakfast was usual but minimal, and the location was descent but a bit of...More

    Thank Rachelle V
    Reviewed 21 July 2015

    Me and a friend stayed in the female room with 6 beds for a week in the beginning of June this year. From the start I felt very welcomed and when I called the hostel late the night before to tell them that we would...More

    1  Thank Anja B
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    • Price range
    • USD 19 - USD 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Brazil >
    • State of Sao Paulo >
    • Sao Paulo >
    • Pinheiros
    • Also Known As
    • CityLights Hostel Sao Paulo, Brazil
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    Traveller (39)
    Dining (9)
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    Hotel & Grounds (17)
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    Exploring Pinheiros, a neighbourhood known for cozy
    restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful
    energy. Several cultural centres and institutes
    surround the area and even its main church, Calvário,
    hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a
    celebration with traditional music, dance, and food
    during the months of June and July. On the weekends,
    residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud
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    "all female 6 beds was good"
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    "I choose one room with 11 beds and it is ok."
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    "All rooms have lock boxes for personal belongings but it all felt safe there."
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    "ask for the room for 4 on the second floor, its window is on the side of the bld, so you have minimal sun and..."
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