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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent location and amazing staff! Here you feel at home! It is located very close to the beach and inside a beautiful and lively neighborhood. I strongly recommend this hostel!.................................................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you first arrive to Rio de Janeiro you are most likely, after reading some travel guides, scared of everything that is not around Copacabana. Then taxi drops you off in the beginning of favela Babilônia, in the night like us, and you think this is the last day of your life...or at least your bags. Forget all of this!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a little scary turning up to this place at 1am after our flight, but once we got our bearings in the morning this place is a great hostel in a great local area. very social hostel with great breakfasts in the morning. good location up hill from copacabana beach. Good local places to each for cheap, loved the burger... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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 August 26, 2014

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 August 22, 2014

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 August 19, 2014 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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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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Number of rooms: 7
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