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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 3 weeks at this hostel when I only planned on staying for 1. The staff are very helpful and talkative especially Rick, Victor and Pierre. The facilities are cleaned everyday by Angelica (who's hilarious) and showers are usually warm and breakfast is pretty awesome! The hostel is in a favela, but I felt extremely safe as there are police... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the people who workat the hostel are really nice and pretty helpful, but we went in late august and the hostelwas quite quiet it has a nice atmosphere and in happy hour mostof the people in the hostel chill and its is easy to meet people the location of the hostel is good close to copacabana beach but to get... More

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this hostel was just right. It is in a very unique space filled with interesting architecture and art, the employees are all very helpful and friendly, there is plenty of tourist information, the rooms aren't overcrowded, the food is good, there are plenty of amenities, and they get extra points for having hostel pets (a cat and a... More

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Vechta
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Mojacar, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 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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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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