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SIMABO's Backpackers' Hostel

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SIMABO's Backpackers' Hostel

Private room in hostel
10 guests4 bedrooms6 beds4 private baths
10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
4 private baths
Great check-in experience
90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
5 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

SIMABO's Hostel offers 7 rooms, simply furnished but with everything you need. Some rooms have a private balcony and/or a private bathroom, warm water on request. 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. 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.


Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM


13 Reviews

Chooc Ly User Profile
Chooc Ly
July 2018
Excellent and well situated.
Simabô User Profile
Response from Simabô:
Thank you for your generous rating, Chook Ly! Hope to host you again!
July 2018
Benjamin User Profile
July 2018
Highly recommended
Inès - Meriem User Profile
Inès - Meriem
May 2018
Great rooms, great location. Sylvia is honest and caring. Visit the shelter and socialize with the other guests (including the sweetest cat on earth). Unfortunately food was not served at the hotel but you can always cook in the big and clean kitchen.
Yannick User Profile
April 2018
Good place in Mindelo
Magnus User Profile
December 2017
I had a great time staying at Simabô. The hostel is clean and quiet. You get your own room. It’s walking distance to the centre of Mindelo. Especially I liked the work they do for the animals, and I got to hang out with the cats.
Noah User Profile
November 2017
Simabo is a nice and cosy hostel. We stayed here only for one night but we enjoyed the rooftop. We hung out here for the whole night, watching stars and looking over Mindelo. Silvia was a great host who had good advice for us about Mindelo by night. Close to the city centre, whic…
Ninke User Profile
November 2017
Simabo is a great place to stay in Mindelo. They offer large, spacious rooms for a low budget. Bathrooms are shared. Rooms are clean and tidy.
Simabô User Profile
Response from Simabô:
Hi Ninke! It was great to host friends from Finland! There are not so many around here!
November 2017

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Mindelo, Cape VerdeJoined in October 2016
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43 Reviews
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,…
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