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Lisetonga Hostel

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Ladeira Ari Barroso, 15 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-060, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    5 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in Lisetonga for 3 nights and loved it! the place is great, it has its own character which makes it stand out comparing to other hostels. Its unique, quirky and fun place to be. I was travelling solo but within minutes of my arrival I made friends with guys who lived there and who works there as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I immediately felt welcomed at Lisetonga. The staff set the town starting with the owner who cooked dinner with me one night as he joked with his very nice wife about how to make salads properly. That by the way is a big plus if going on a budget, you can keep groceries and cook there. The facility is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I came to Rio to spend two months studying independently. Lisetonga was a reference from a friend in the area who called it the "Waldorf-Astoria of hostels." But my first surprise following this was that the prices were just so agreeable, even to an undergraduate student from the United States determined to live on a shoestring. The day after I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Originally just a place for us to find our feet in Rio before choosing another location, we ended up staying our entire time here. The staff here are friendly and helpful and are a part of the life of the hostel. The location is close to beaches and supermarket and it is easy to get everywhere in Rio using the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A friend and I stayed for one night at this lovely little hostel. The staff and owners are very nice and helpful with maps/information to see the city. They even have a parrot and cat that wander around the hostel! The stay included breakfast of fruit, coffee, and sandwhiches/bread and dulce de leche or jam. The only negative is the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Only stayed for a night but they are tucked into a small favela at the north end of Copacabana. The place has several rooms and floors, and the whole place has cool art, especially the little tower at the top with hammocks. The hostel is also located a block away from Bar do David, a boteca in the favela with... More 

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Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I was a little afraid of my first trip to Brasil. I visited this hostel after a recommend of my friend and I can also only recommend this hostel . It was a very good holiday. You feel in this hostel family atmosphere because of nice staff and the best caipirinha drinks. It is also quite near to the beach.... More 

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Krasna Lipa, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We have to say just all positive for this hostel. Friendly, clean and full working place with very good position. Close to Copacabana, to bus station, to city and safety! Friednly staffs make cool atmosfer!

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My first trip to South America, so I wasn't really sure, what to expect. But as soon as I arrived, all doubts disappeared. Lisetonga is really beautiful hostel with family atmosphere. You just feel like at home. Staff was very helpful anytime I needed something, it's really close to not-so-crowded Leme beach and not to forget, they have happy hours... More 

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Betekom, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had a blast there definitely returning if I visit Rio again big compliment to the awesome staff !!!! The location is absolutely perfect, close to copacobana beach and located in the beautiful Leme Top choice ;)

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