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Simabo's Backpackers' Hostel

11 reviews
Avenida Vicente Rendall Leite 13, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 1234, Cape Verde
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good18%
  • Average46%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“cheap place”(2 reviews)
“animal welfare”(2 reviews)
“rooms are clean”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very nice hostel for very nice people, cats and dogs ! As soon as you enter the hostel you feel like home. The place and rooms are clean for a good value for money. If you like cats and dogs, it's the place to be...More

Thank marc a
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I won't review the bedroom as I've been told they are moving soon into another building. But I will review the hosts, nice good italian couple: kind, helpful, at guests' disposal. In my opinion, it's what really counts.

Thank JackMancineri
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a cheap place to sleep and fresh up, this could be your place. It's located near the port, you walk to the guesthouse in approximately 10 minutes. There is a road next to the hostel and the cars travelling past...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice backpackers hostel hosted by Paulo and Silvia from the SiMaBo animal welfare organisation. Don't expect anything fancy, but if you are looking for a cheap place to sleep close to the centre of Mindelo, this is it! You might see a cat or dog,...More

Thank WDonBW
Reviewed 14 June 2016

It is a hostel belonging to an organization of animal welfare, although I did not hear one barking dog or any animal noise during my stay. Habitacón right, enough for one person. Mario one of those responsible for the Hostel and he organized me transfer...More

Thank agusticassa
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US$ 28 - US$ 34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
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Simabo's Backpackers' Hostel Mindelo, Cape Verde - Sao Vicente
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