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12 Mar 2017
“Affordable, locally-owned hostel!”
22 Nov 2016
“Rats on the roof”
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I loved this place. Ilha Grande is an absolute paradise, but the downtown area is extremely touristy and getting taken over by big-name corporations. This hostel is owned by locals and is just outside the main downtown area, so it's nice and quiet, but close...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 22 November 2016

There were rats on the roof. As my room was upstairs I could hear them walking and making noises. I wanted to change the room but the hostel was full. After discussing with the manager he gave me a very small discount. I can not...More

Thank macpat09
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Very basic, one of the cheaper places on the island, a bit dirty, very hot at night in the rooms, staff don't speak English but are friendly and try via translator app, our room (budget 2 person suite) was incredibly small and made two people...More

Thank Samj16
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I´ve enjoyed my entire stay at Mata Virgem and i highly recommend this place to all friends around the globe. Breakfast is excellent with fresh fruits and breads. I shared a room with a friend of mine along with three very nice Argentine girls and...More

Thank Fabricio2014
Reviewed 7 April 2013 via mobile

We booked last minute in high season and this was one of the only places with beds available, when we got there I realised why. The hostel has a strong damp smell which gets stronger as you climb the 3 flights of stairs to the...More

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Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Angra Dos Reis > Ilha Grande
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Mata Virgem Hostel Ilha Grande, Brazil
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