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Ladeira Ary Barroso, 15 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-060, Brazil (Copacabana)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff is great! A big hug to Rick, Ursula, Angelica and Vlasta! The owners are lovely.. I miss you guys!! Breakfast counts a variety of fruits, cereal, bread cheese, ham etc. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and comfortable Bar and common areas excellent for meeting people The house is decorated with lots of dedication to details which makes it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hostel for 2 nights during my stay in Rio in August with my friend. The location is good close to Copacabana and I felt safe in the area. However it is hard to find on your own when you come first time. The hostel was reasonably clean, breakfast was very good for this type of place.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here five days. Hostel is a short walk from the beach in the hills, but it does not matter. It's clean, relatively quiet hostel with a great atmosphere. Thank you all for your interesting experiences and boys from happy moto thanks for the tour of Rio. One more thing: D, great breakfast ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there in August 2014 in a 5-bed dorm. The location of the hostel is good. Even though it is placed in a pacified favela, you feel save and it is close to the beach of Leme/Copacabana. The facilities were okay with a nice inner courtyard where you get the breakfast wich is also okay. It's highly depending on... More

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Lisetonga Hoste... R, Gerente at Lisetonga Hostel, responded to this review

Fabian, thanks for staying with us. We are sorry you received unsatisfactory bedsheets. We would have loved to change them for you once again if you have brought this issue to our attention. We find natural renting towels. Normally guests do not have issue with that. It is not true you cannot use your sleeping bag. You are welcome to... More

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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to the end of our 3 month trip my boyfriend and I stayed here twice (before and after going to ihla grande). The hostel is actually in Leme, but a short 10 min walk to the Leme beach (which is the end of copacabana beach). Also very reasonable prices (30 R/night/person for a dorm..which is cheap in Rio!). We... More

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hostel and consider it to be one of the best stays I've had throughout all the years that I have been traveling. The staff is super helpful and very friendly and caring and create a great welcoming atmosphere right off the bat, the location is very close to the beach and although it is located up a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives: The facilities are really great. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm which had it's own balcony. The showers are hot. Negatives: If you are looking for a hostel with a great location, this hostel is not for you. It was a 25 minute walk to the nearest subway and a 10 minute walk to the bus. You also... More

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Lisetonga Hoste... R, Gerente at Lisetonga Hostel, responded to this review

Greg, thank you for staying with us. We are very sorry that you downrated us on based on something that you knew prior to your booking. Location. Next time we suggest you check location before booking, so that you do not have to leave bad ratings for something that is fully in your control. Our rates reflect our locarion and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hostel is really nice, The position is ok(just 6 minute up to a little hill and 10 from the beach) and totally safe! The nearest metro station si a bit far (20 minutes) but the bus is closer. There was a good atmosphere even if in low season and the bathrooms were always clean. What I didnt like was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice staff, good location, good prices :D My friends and I really enjoyed our stay at Lisetonga and Rio. The hostel has everything you would expect in a hostel, it is pretty near to Copacabana beach, you can meet a lot of people there and have a lot of fun ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at Lisetonga for the month of May during my stay in Rio. The location is great, at the start of favela just up the hill from Leme beach (good to have a bit of a hill for a workout!) The building is charming and obviously maintained with love. I especially liked the rooftop patio with hammocks overlooking the... More

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Address: Ladeira Ary Barroso, 15 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-060, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
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A newly renovated, chalet-style house, just three blocks from the beach. We have spacious dorms and private rooms and four beautiful social areas. Come and join us for breakfast on the terrace or chill out in a hammock in the tower lounge with a spectacular view of the sea. ... more   less 
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