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Lagoa Guest House

Rua do Humaita,392, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22261001, Brazil (Botafogo)
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Ranked #41 of 242 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlandersonGuido Berilo, MG
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Berilo, MG
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this place. When I knew about the low price I thought it would be a little bad, but the hostel suprised me and gave me a good time in Rio. The attendants are very attentive and fun too. The location is great too, close from good options to visit. I totally recomend this place and when I... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no rooms available for that night nearby, when we get the Lagoa Guest House looking for a room, we where very well received and the staff spare no effort to arrange a room for us. We are a family with a lot of stuffs in large luggages and they got a safe place for it as well even... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We had a great stay at Lagoa Guest House! The staff are so informative and always happy to help- giving good advice and helping us find out how to get to places. It has good dorm rooms with secure lockers. There is a nice atmosphere there with communal areas and a kitchen for guests to use (supermarket nearby too!) it's... More

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Great Neck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

To be honest, I wasn't sure about the hostel when I booked it. But, when I got in here, the atmosphere it's amazing, I came here by myself and thery were always helpful, caring and taking care of me at any time. I felt like home and the staff it's incredibly usefull. Rooms, lockers and bathrooms are clean and in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Staff were unreal! Really helpful and friendly, very clean place and would happily return for a stay. Staff always on duty and easy to organise transport to and from the airport. Fabio the owner is a legend!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The Lagoa Guest House has a nice familiar atmospher, combined with welcoming and polite employees. Even though it's a hostel, it has very quiet areas. For instance, I came to Rio in order to study and I'm not having any troubles studying. Also, things like drunk people arriving in the middle of the night, puking everywhere never hapens here (as... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Everything was perfect! We had a friendly lady from the hostel pick us up from the airport. The hostel is located in Lagoa, a beatiful spot near Christ the Redeemer.The rooms have big lockers, good wifi connection and free towels! There´s a beautiful spread of food for breakfast every morning which is free as well as a fully equipped kitchen... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in a private room but unfortunately didn't enjoy our stay which was mainly due to the lack of any type of atmosphere. Pros: Clean room and clean kitchen area. Bathrooms also cleaned regularly Air con Staff friendly enough Cons: No alcohol allowed to be bought in but you can buy their overpriced alcohol Both... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I arrived in Rio and this place made it feel like a home away from home. The staff were so friendly and happy to provide you with heaps of info on stuff to do around Rio and the local area. As an independent traveller this place felt safe and the dorm rooms were nice and clean. I would definitely stay... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I've stayed in all sorts of places around the world and this was on the more grim side and can't unrest and it's 4.5* rating. The good points: Paul the English guy who works there. Really helpful and friendly. Decent breakfast, nice lounge area, good wifi and safe neighbourhood. Bad points: the single persons room is woeful, dirty and tiny.... More

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Address: Rua do Humaita,392, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22261001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Botafogo
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