São Paulo Global Hostel
The hip, contemporary budget accommodations of the São Paulo Global Hostel are ideal for backpackers seeking a friendly and laid-back introduction to Brazil's largest city. Staffed by tourism students who are always ready and eager to help with everything from purchasing event tickets to finding the best nightlife, the hostel offers travelers an authentic cultural experience and plenty of opportunities to make new friends along the way. The guest rooms comprise comfortable dorms appointed with bunk beds, fans and private lockers large enough for storing backpacks. Common facilities include shared computers with Internet access, laundry facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen, barbecue area and sunny terrace. A host of amenities are available to guests including free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, personalized tours, hair dryer rentals, a jobs board and phone cards.
The hostel is located in São Paulo conveniently close to Ibirapuera Park, one of the city's main attractions. Two other major attractions within walking distance are Paulista Avenue and the São Paulo Cultural Center. A ten-minute walk will take you to the Paraiso subway station which is on both the north-south and east-west lines.
Food & Beverage
Guests have access to a fully-equipped kitchen and a barbecue area. There is a small bar on site.
How To Get There
To get to the hostel from Guarulhos Airport, take the large Airport Bus Service bus to Paulista Avenue (Intercontinental Hotel). From there, take the subway from the Trianon Paulista station to Paraiso station and walk down Eça de Queiroz St. to the hostel. A cheaper alternative is to take the smaller Airport Bus Service bus to the Tatuapé subway station and board the red line towards Barra Funda. At Sé station change to the blue line towards Jabaquara and get off at Paraiso station. Take exit C and when at street level turn right then take your third right and head down Eça de Queiroz St. to the hostel.
To get to the hostel from Congonhas Airport, take bus 56 and get off at the second stop after passing the DETRAN building. Thereafter it's just a three-minute walk to the hostel.
To get to the hostel from the Tiete Bus Terminal, take the subway (from inside the bus terminal) towards Jabaquara and get off at Paraiso station. Take exit C and when at street level turn right then take your third right and head down Eça de Queiroz St. to the hostel.
Amenities & Services
General:Communal Living Room, Bar, Garden, Cable/Satellite TV, Patio, Parking (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Guest Kitchen, Ground-Floor Terrace.
Services:Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Airport Transfer, Taxi Service, Computers with Internet Connection, In-Room Lockers, Laundry Service, Tours and Excursions.
On-Site Activities:BBQ Facilities, Movie Collection on DVD, Board Games, Picnic Area, Collection of Books.
Nearby Attractions:Cathedral, Shopping Mall, Railroad Station, Museum, Shopping Area, Cycling, Municipal Park, Nightlife.
Languages:Spanish, Italian, English, German, Portuguese.
Pick-up and Drop-off
A transfer from and to the airport can be arranged at a surcharge of R$ 100 (£ 30) each way.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 2pm
Check-out time: 10am
Smoking is permitted in the communal areas, but not in the guest rooms.
No pets are allowed in the hotel.
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