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Lisetonga Hostel

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Ladeira Ari Barroso, 15, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-060, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For me, this hostel is my second home in the world. I found the best place to stay, in a great favela like is Babilonia, safe and clean. Just go down the hill and you can found grocerys, laundrys, restaurants and the great beach in Rio: LEME. This hostel have a great breakfast with fruits and a lot of coffee... More 

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rio de janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is located in a safe area, very close to leme beach! The staff was very helpful and made me feel at home. They helped me with anything I needed and gave me many tourist tips! The place was very clean with nicely decorated rooms. It feels like a Brazilian family home. I recommend this place to stay!

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Vigo, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cozy atmosphere of the hostel will help you feel at home. The staff is wonderful and so helpful and the location is excellent, near the beach , bus stops , metro.... This lovely hostel is the perfect place to stay in Río de janeiro.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lisetonga hostel lived up to my expectations! We were happily pleased by not only the hostel itself but by such a friendly staff. They help you in any way you need and make your stay so much more pleasant! Thanks for a wonderful stay! I highly recommend it and wouldn't hesitate to go back in the future!!!!!

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Listonga has plenty of character and as a first time solo female traveler (33yrs) I found it ok. I was lucky enough to get a 4 bed dorm upstairs with a balcony which was nice. The staff were mostly friendly and I met plenty of great people there. A couple of gripes though... I locked away valuables as any sensible... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The #1 thing I want in a hostel is a great community, and Lisetonga easily provided that for me. First, the staff is incredible. Carol, Deivid, Natalia, Javi, Eliana, and Dinho were so welcoming and answered all my ignorant questions with a smile. Second, the guests were awesome and sociable. I cannot recommend this hostel enough.

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Thank Mo S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We were extremely happy with this hostel when we came here. Although the hill is a bit of a walk to get up, the localisation is great. Really close to Copacabana beach. Very clean facilities, fun environment, hospitable staff, delicious breakfast, even some hammocks on the roof to relax in. Smiles all around for us.

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Sunbury, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Stayed at Lisetonga for 2 nights on 30-31 dec 2015. The place is situated in a nice location in a pacified favela. Recommended to stay here if you want to get the feel of a favela experience. The atmosphere of the place is nice with a balcony and small rooftop with hammocks. Negatives - I would have expected some sort... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had a really nice stay in Lisetonga hostel! Clean rooms and bathrooms, close to the beach in copacabana, helpful staff, good kitchen with all equipment you need and nice athmosphere! I loved the furniture and decoration of the hostel, it is pretty cool!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

You feel like in a big family because of the super friendly stuff and other visitors. In Listonga you can find art every where wich creates a special athmosphere. The way to the beach is just 5 minutes. Don't miss the hammock in the tower!

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