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Leblon Spot Design Hostel

Dias Ferreira, 636, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is nice and very convenient. You are very close to many fantastic restaurants and also to several bus stops to the main attractions. However, every time we asked them how to go to some place they just told us to take a taxi or, even worse, tried to sell us a package that obviously didn't fit our planning.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The hostel is in a great location, a nice relatively safe and quiet area of Rio. The facilities are good enough though I would have preferred safer "feeling" lockers in a more discreet location. We had a double room which was not very comfortable and was in the building next door. Overall I felt we got value for money and... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Spent three nights in this Hostel. Nice place affordable for a first contact with Rio de Janeiro. The shower and the room was clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. (they called several time the airport because my luggage didn't arrive at first). Leblon is a nice neighborhood, the Hostel is well placed. Not to far from the beach (maybe... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The hostel is well located, in the best area of Rio. The common area is really clean and well decorated, but not so warm and welcoming as most hostels. Don't expect a young atmosphere or a place to socialize with backpackers from all over the world. Although they have good rooms and average bathroom, the price is really expensive and... More 

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Concord, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The hostel is really nice and very clean. It's in a safe location in Leblon near restaurants, the beach is a five minute walk. Great breakfast. Calm and relaxed atmosphere. The staff was not very friendly but they're very efficient. If I ever went back to Rio and needed a place, I would go back to Leblon Spot Design.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was in a shared 4-bed dorm for two and a half weeks during the World Cup, and I was very happy with my stay. The bedrooms were basic but clean and the bathroom was exceptionally clean despite being shared by a large number of people. The atmosphere was a lot more calm and relaxed than in most hostels, which... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Had a good stay. Staff was nice, location is very good and safe. Some downsides: only one key and light for the dorm is very annoying. Not enough plugs. Bathroom is very small but clean. Breakfast ok. Best thing is the common tvroom to meet other guests.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The best hostel in Rio, in a great neighborhood, Leblon. Congrats for the upkeep, clean and cozy. Just a few minutes walk from the beach. Several options of restaurants and night life in the surroundings, and also a fare variety of stores. Easy access to buses and the subway. A great stay for guests that look for a quiet and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I had a wonderfull time at Leblon Spot. The location is awesone! the rooms are very clean, the staff is very helpfull. is the best hostel in RIo. I strongly recommend this place, and cant wait to come back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Nice clean peaceful hostel at the far end of ipenema beach. Great free breakfasts and only 10 min walk from the beach. This is a quiet hostel so if you want to party, prob best choosing a different hostel, but if you want a clean, friendly hostel near the beach. If recommend this one.

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