Simabo's Backpackers' Guesthouse

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6.7
Bom
23 Comentários
Localização Magnifica
Staff Prestativo
Boa Limpeza

Descrição do estabelecimento

SIMABO's Hostel offers 9 rooms, simply furnished but with everything you need. Some rooms have a private balcony and/or a private bathroom, warm water not available. Price does not include tourist tax (2 euros/pax/night) payable onsite. 300 m. from the beach and from the main square. We serve only vegan breakfast and meals, not included in the room price. Big communal living room, fully equipped communal kitchen, small supermarket only 200 mt. away. 15 min. on foot from the ferry station to S. Antao and 20 min. from the markets. Ferry's tickets sold on site.

SIMABO is an association for the protection of animals that was recognized as a charity of public utility by the Capeverdean government in 2013. 'Sima bo' is a Creole expression that means 'like you'. Our main objective is to spay/neuter as many animals as possible on the island, to avoid poisoning campaigns and other cruel and useless means used by the local authorities against street dogs and cats. Our project, based on the three pillars of castration, deworming and adoption, is the first and only one of this kind that received a EU-grant worldwide to date. SIMABO employ 12 workers, all Capeverdeans, whose salary derives from the hostel's revenues. Any sensible traveller will be able to assess how sweet and innocent these animals are, and will have the possibility to visit our shelter and clinic to have a glimpse our daily work! By visiting Mindelo and Sao Vicente with us, or by staying at our Hostel, you will contribute directly to our cause and to the salaries of our workers without additional costs for you.

Please note that we don't have animals at the Hostel, but you can visit our shelters and our clinic at any time during your stay.

Comentários e avaliações

6.7
Bom
23 Comentários
  • Segurança
    8
  • Localização
    8
  • Funcionários
    6
  • Ambiente
    6
  • Limpeza
    6
  • Custo-beneficio
    7
  • Instalações
    6

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3.4
Classificação
23/10/2022
Smells like cat feces
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Homem, 25-30
10
Ótimo
05/1/2020
We loved our stay here! This is such a great hostel with amazing staff and owners and such an important mission! We loved hanging out with the cats and dogs. The rooms are spacious and the shared space is really nice and communal. Thanks Simabo!
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Casal, 25-30
9.7
Ótimo
25/1/2018
Simabo's backpackers hostel in Mindelo is a great place to stay with its friendly, welcoming Italian couple who work so hard to look after both guests and stray animals. Sylvia and Paulo are helpful with all enquiries, easy to approach and have suggestions for what to do whilst in Mindelo. Each guest's stay is helping to assist their project to raise awareness on animal welfare and thus an added bonus.
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Mulher, 41+

Instalações

  • Grátis

    • Toalhas Incluídas
  • Geral

    • Café da manhã não incluído
    • Troca de livros
    • Cozinha
    • Terraço ao ar livre
  • Serviços

    • Translados do Aeroporto
    • Depósito de bagagens
    • Serviços de limpeza
  • Alimentos e bebidas

    • Instalações para fazer chá/café