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Safe hostel/hotel in Sao Paulo?

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1. Posted by 1958 (Budding Member 3 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

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) 10y Star this if you like it!

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) 10y Star this if you like it!

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.