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Hanover, CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I really enjoyed this hostel. Very nice people. Bathrooms always spotless. Family atmosphere. Almost all the guests are foreigners. Previous owner (who left a couple days after I arrived) swears nothing has ever been stolen. Good security with someone at the front desk at all times, opening the gate only for people who look worthy. By Brazilian standards, the beds... More 

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New York
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We stayed there two nights during the World Cup (June 21 & 22, 2014) and the owners gouged us viciously. This was the only room we could find on the internet when we booked accommodations in April and they charged us 960 Reals a night. This room was worth perhaps $20-30 but since the World Cup was going on and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here during the World Cup after our jungle tour. We were planning on just chilling for a few days before we left for Salvador. A few things to note. As stated before the water next the hostel is stagnant and breeds a lot of Mosquitoes! I'm an Australian and it's pretty bad! The first night we were eaten alive... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

I stayed here during the World Cup because hotels were too expensive. Even though the place was packed, the owners did a commendable job of looking after all the guests. They were literally available around the clock to answer questions and address concerns. The cleaning staff managed to keep up with us masses of stinky, sweaty dudes almost all of... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Well, ok, it is world cup period. but spending almost 80 US$ for a dorm with 20 or more beds and no breakfast it is really incredible, never imagined to see something similar at it. Seen that, location is good

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San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

the good: the owners try really hard and the private rooms are nice. the bad: The 14 bed dorm has one tiny bathroom, with no AC from 8am to 6pm. Someone destroyed the bathroom twice while I was there and I wont elaborate.... Raw sewage floating in the river next door. Mosquitos everywhere! Their laundry service is just washing (not... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Big Hostel Brasil had an incredibly hospitable staff. The family is present most of the time and they do everything they can to make your stay wonderful. They even did some of my laundry for free and moved me to a better room. Everything is modern and clean and there's plenty of places to relax and hang out as well.... More 

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Thank ripken8bo
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Rooms are clean, family is so friendly And even i couldnt speak Portugees The family try To help me And tell me Good restaurants To eat. Some of The staff can speak englisch. I like The back garden where You coud lay. Also did my laundry. I Loved my stay their!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Good welcome, clean hostel with large rooms. 24 hr reception, important if travelling on early morning boat trips. Wifi available but patchy service in some areas and in room. Manaus in general not known for fast wifi. Good shower but lukewarm at most, unfortunately air conditioning didn't work and had a very hot night. Top bed sheet not provided but... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

Perfect place! We did the reservation, without detail searchings for specific accommodation, but we have chosen one of the best hostels we've ever been to. This is very nice and cosy place lead by a brazilian family who are very hospitable and have a lot of tips what to do and how to do in Manaus. They spent three hours... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The modern world forces us to move major shares of energy in search for survival and improvement of our lives.The increasing in responsibilities while leisure moments and true peace of mind become scarce.given this, tourism has become indispensable.Traveling and "turning off" currently has been indetified as a powerful antidote against stress, anxiety and even against depression.but it is just not enough to travel, physically be absent from routine environment, it is necessary relaxation; nothing is worth the charm of known places if one is not accompanied by leisure and complete good physical and mental rest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Hostel Brasil

Address: Avenida 7 de Setembro 1655 | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69020-120, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Amazonas > Amazon River > Manaus > City Center
Price Range: €10 - €15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Big Hostel Brasil Manaus, AM, Brazil
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“Larger rooms are hotter!”
 of 5 bubbles 582teshas, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If dorm rooms are full, you might want to consider a private room. Bathrooms are shared, but they're clean. Good wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles glenncheney, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“You meed to have Brazilian R$ to pay your bill. They will let you pay by debit card, but you cannot use a credit card here.”
 of 5 bubbles zip98221, 27 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Tudo ta tranquilo. mas se eu tem um dica pra voce e escolher um quatro com menos pessoas :)”
 of 5 bubbles Austinho, 24 Aug 2013 | Read review
“really pleasant rooms downstairs, we enjoyed one with a lilttle seating area outside to work on our laptop using the WIFI.”
 of 5 bubbles davidl575, 8 Aug 2013 | Read review
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