Hostels in São Paulo, Brazil

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Get to know São Paulo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in São Paulo.

São Paulo is the biggest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world by population. São Paulo city, located in the southeastern part of Brazil, in the state of São Paulo, is the most developed city in Brazil, so you will need more than a couple of days to see it.

During your stay, you cannot miss the main attractions, including Ibirapuera Park, where you can relax or jog and walk. In this park is located the center of conventions; on weekends there are free concerts (during your visit, check their events schedule). Paulista Avenue is the commercial city centre with the best shops, fancy restaurants, and hotels. In the city centre, you should visit Bixiga for the best restaurants and nightlife; Liberdade, which is a kind of local Chinatown; and Vale do Anhangabau, which is a beautiful square that is worth seeing. Mountain Pico do Jaragua is the highest point in the city that gives you an amazing view of the landscapes from the top.

São Paulo has a lot to offer, like good shops, cafes, book stores, and fancy restaurants. São Paulo is also a city rich in culture and events, so during your stay try to book a theater or a music show –- it's really worth it.

São Paulo has a lot of hostels, most of them with really good facilities where you can have the chance to meet other backpackers and share a few stories. Most of times, São Paulo hostels are a good value for money -- try to book in advance to have better rates.

Written by local enthusiast for São Paulo hostels

Written by local enthusiast for São Paulo hostels Grace

FAQ about São Paulo Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in São Paulo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in São Paulo costs $15 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in São Paulo costs $40. (based on price comparison)
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Hostel Casa Azul is the best hostel for partying in São Paulo.

It offers: Bar.

São Paulo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in São Paulo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
84 Total number of hostels
$15 Average dorm price
$40 Average private room price
$5 Cheapest hostel in São Paulo
Hostel Santana is the cheapest
41 Party hostels in São Paulo
Hostel Casa Azul is the best rated
Most São Paulo hostels are located in
Campo Belo, Vila Madalena, Centro
7.6 Average rating of all hostels

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Guarulhos (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Caieiras (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Embu das Artes (25 Km / 15 mi.)
Suzano (33 Km / 21 mi.)
São Lourenço da Serra (46 Km / 29 mi.)
Atibaia (49 Km / 30 mi.)

Travel Tips for São Paulo - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking São Paulo. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of São Paulo. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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