Hostel Alice is a great hostel, which is professionally managed and takes care of the needs of the traveler. Besides that, the location is exceptional. It provides entertainment and good facilities.
The hostel is located close to the metro station Villa Madalena and therefore you can easily get there and you'll just need to walk a couple of minutes. Besides that, there are some convenience stores around the metro station and just a few minutes in the other direction is a supermarket. Also just around the corner there are some trendy restaurants, which offer a good deal for a lunch buffet.
Please keep the street name and the house number in mind (Rua Harmonia, 1275) since there is only the house number and a flower on the outside to show that it is a hostel. On the inside, you will see right away the reception/bar, where you check in and also can buy some convenience products like toothpaste and pasta. Besides that, you will notice the cool drawings and paintings on the wall. Also the decoration is very tasteful and fits in well.
Rooms and Bathrooms
The rooms and the main bathrooms are located upstairs. There are three different dorm rooms and a male and a female bathroom upstairs. The dorm rooms are clean and kept in good condition. There is air conditioning for the night to keep the rooms cold if necessary. Besides that the lockers are inside the room and every bed has its own light and power plug. The beds are very comfortable and invite you to rest well.
The bathrooms upstairs where you have a shower and a toilet -- they are kept clean and are very modern. The outside bathroom is kept in excellent condition as well.
The outside area of the hostel with some chairs, tables, and hammocks invite you to sit down and enjoy the beauty of the garden. Within the kitchen is a big table, where people come together to have breakfast together and dinner as well. The common area of the hostel is within the reception area. There you find the TV with Nintendos of different generations and the free-to-use computers as well.
The hostel staff play some music to entertain the guests on the sofas. Here people come together to have a drink or two. As a rule, alcohol is only allowed from the hostel bar.
Hostel Alice is a great hostel, which is professionally managed and therefore suits the needs of travelers. Attention is paid to details and to the atmosphere as well. The included breakfast is great with tea and coffee, toast and buns, ham and cheese, as well as scrambled eggs. Also fruits and some cake are offered. The good facilities in combination with the location result in a great place to stay in So Paulo.