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Safe hostel/hotel in Sao Paulo?

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1. Posted by 1958 (Budding Member 3 posts) 10y

1958 has indicated that this thread is about Brazil

Hello,

Can anyone recommend a hotel/hostel in Sao Paulo that is safe and convenient to bus terminal? - I am travelling alone and will be there for only a couple of days, and hope to meet some fellow travellers there.

Thanks.
A.A.

2. Posted by -Robbie (First Time Poster 1 posts) 9y

Hi,

I was wondering if anybody already found something. I will arive from Europe in the evening and am not planning to stay very long in Sao Paulo. I don't think the city will be that nice. However, I do not feel very comfirtable looking for the bus terminal at night and travel the night to my next stop.

Thnx for your replies! ;)

3. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 9y

According to the locals, the area around Tiete bus terminal has serious safety issues, so you may be better off having a plan in advance, even though I didn't really notice anything that made me feel particularly uncomfortable.

Was staying with a colleague when I was there, but I heard good stories about the HI hostel 'Pra├ža da Arvore'. Reportedly it's close to the terminal, nice, and safe.