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Sunset Backpackers

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is great! The staff is super nice! The view is amazing. I saw monkies and birds outside my door. It's not far from the center with shops and restaurants, close to mole beach. There's a good restaurant right next door to the hostel

Thank Rebekah E
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our time here. It's close to Praia mole beach which is lovely! Although I'd say walking down he hill to Jocaquina is better. For a chilled out stay the hostel is lovely but if you want to be a bit closer to the town and nightlife I'd say move into the centro. Good breakfast, Pippo is great for activities!

Thank hanfam123
Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Glad that you like our hostel! It really is a good place to chill out, but our bar is a good place to start a night since it is also open to the public of Florianopolis. And as we sell tickets and transfers to the parties you can easily get to them as well! Cheers, Matheus

Mariehamn, Finland
Reviewed 12 January 2017

You're probably like it if you're in your 18-22, compared to what other people say about this place. But if you're a couple and thinking about booking the private room, read my review: First after getting up the high hill with the car, we came to the reception. The guy in the reception looked high and took our payment for...

Thank MariaLen2014
Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Maria, We are sorry if your experience was not the best. But I would like to reply some points: - to say that one of our workers was high without a proof is a mean accusation and should not be taken seriously; - we are a hostel and usually this kind of accomodation does not provide a concierge service...

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We want to recomend about this great hostel!!! Clean rooms, beautiful view, and Amazing staff that will help you with anything you need! I got into troubel with my lagged , and they helped my much more then they were execpted! Recommend everyone to go!

Thank רוני ב
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I was expecting a simple place but it was worse than I was expecting. When i arrived i had to go down a long stone stair with poor ilumination carring my luggage. In the bedroom the walls and shower curtain were moldy and dirty. The blanket was smelly and seemed not be cleaned for a long time. There was no...

Thank Lu C
Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lu c, Thanks for your review. We are sorry for your bad experience, but the stairs are part of the natural terrain as we are located on a hill amongst beautiful nature and an awsome view of the Lagoon. Concerning the room, it would be nice to know in which room you stayed so we can provide the necessary...

Reviewed 31 August 2016

The hostel is 100% fine. We were in the five bed female dorm which has a giant jacuzzi tub in the bathroom and a patio overlooking the Lagoa. We were there on a Monday which is a bummer because the bar and a lot around the hostel were closed, but we still got a free caipirinha during the sunset hour!...

Thank schumak2
Matheus R, Proprietário at Sunset Backpackers, responded to this review

Glad that you liked! Always welcome :)

Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this hostel is situated at the top of the hill before reaching Praia Mole. Which means that you have no choice but to get a cab or bus wherever you need to go. There are you shops or restaurants within walking distance and Lagoa is ten mins away by bus, which run every half hour. The hostel itself was...

Thank jwhizza
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

An amzing place for travellers, a really good location just 5 minutes walk from praia mole and 30 minutes from Joaquina. The atmostphere is fantastic and its a very sociable place. I have stayed here twice now and i would highly recomend it.

Thank Kirsty E
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I have been here a few times now but it doesn't get any better. Location and views are good. Standard of food, price of food and service is bad. Uncomfortable seats and a terrible sounding sound system. Typical Florianópolis rip off. My burger tasted like bad sausage meat, it was supposed to come with thick cut chips, 4 medium sized...

Thank Foody186605
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This place really needs to get its act together! The first day I was there they didn't have a bed for me until I repeatedly asked in the evening, when they removed some bed sheets from another bed and said the person had gone. They turned up later and had to be moved as I was already in bed. The...

Thank Laurence B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Much more than a privileged spot to become a guest, surrounded by exuberant nature, a dazzling view, the Sunset Backpackers offers complete and innovative services , making your stay more comfortable, attractive with lots of fun. We are strategically located at the top of Praia do Mole (Mole's beach) hill, with panoramic view of Lagoa da Conceicao (Conceicao Lagoon), where you can enjoy a beautiful scenery and a breathtaking sunset, just at a 5 minutes walk to Floripa's best beach. We are located in a 3.000m2 area, in contact with nature and with more than 100 different species of native flowers and trees. The structure offers spacious leisure opened and closed areas, pool, hammocks for resting, fire area for special moments around the fireplace, barbecue area, bar with panoramic view of the island's east side and a young and enthusiastic staff to help you with any doubt and information regarding the Santa Catarina island. Besides, we have our own restaurant and bar, the Sunset Resto Pub located at the top of all structure, in a privileged place with an incredible view and climatized environment. The Backpacker's Party Bus, is an American school bus customized, that apart from offering the guests the option to get to know Florianopolis, through tours, offers adventure and fun, like the night life , and discounts in the best parties. A schedule of activities involving sports, ecology, culture and entertainment, with lots of music and fun. The Sunset Backpackers is 100m and 15 minutes walk from the most famous beaches worldwide known as surf spots such as Joaquina and Praia do Mole . Two sceneries among many others, that unite sports, thrill and lots of beautiful people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Backpackers

Address: Rodovia Jornalista Manoel de Menezes 631 | Mole Beach, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88061-700, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Santa Catarina > Florianopolis
Price Range: $15 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Sunset Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Backpackers Sunset Hotel Florianopolis
Sunset Backpackers Florianopolis, Brazil
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“If you are looking for a quiet time you should pick a room with 4-6 beds. Otherwise join the party people and enjoy your staying in a room with 8-12 beds! You will be good in either ways!”
evandrol95, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“In low season it`s better to take a dorm in stead of private room sometimes, cause you don`t pay that much and sometimes you have a lot of privacy cause there s no one else in the room”
307nielsw, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Most say paying for a private room is worth it... view is unbelievable :)”
kalistah, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“People in the 8 bed doem paid less and found that the room was empty, while I was in the 6 bed whcih had 4 people in.”
dennist776, 16 May 2014 | Read review
“Get the room Costa da Lagoa”
filippoc389, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
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