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Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana

Rua Barata Ribeiro 111 | Rua Barata Ribeiro 111, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 87195-000, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at Che lagarto, the staff are so friendly and helpful especially the Brazilian guy with the great English who works on reception.The breakie was nice, the rooms are simple and clean. Although there is a bar it's very quiet at night. Good location, close to the beach and super easy to catch buses to all... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved staying at CheLagarto Copacabana. The atmosphere was so lively. This is not a "calm" hostel, lots of energy which is great during Carnaval. First the location is great a few minutes walk to the beach. Also in a great location to get to other locations in Rio. Subway is close by and buses are convenient to catch from... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hostel, very helpful and friendly staff speaking good English. Excellent location, a few minutes from Copacabana and a metro station. Clean rooms, nice bar at reception. Bathrooms, WiFi and breakfast could be improved.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

So close to Copacabana beach and also walking distance to ipanema beach! Dorms and rooms were clean. Staff were helpful and friendly. Great to have a few drinks before going out in Rio! Would stay here again.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Really good place, close to the beach and major part of town where all the shops are. The rooms are well above a hostel standard, provide breakfast and a good air con. Staff very friendly, easy going and attentive. Highly recommend.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great Place in only five minutes by walk from the Beach. Staff is really cool and helpful - they will make your stay even better. Special mention to Marcel,Henrique and Guan. Room are clean and free wifi If you want an Hostel,this is the right Place! Julien

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place has a great atmosphere. Walking distance to Copacabana beach. Train station is 2 blocks away. Buses stop outside. Only downside was rooms are small, wifi only worked in reception and I booked the previous night to arrival as I arrived at 7am. They wouldn't let me check in until 8am. I also did the city tour which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been staying at the Che Lagarto for the past 5 days and I must say I feel very at home here! :) the hostel is very central and right by the beach, the atmosphere here is very relaxed, the wifi is always very fast and the service by all the staff here is just simply amazing!! all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It is a really good option. Not expensive and has 5star stuff. So helpfull and kind. Allways kind to help people out. Igor and Ana to mention some of them allways smiling everytime I will make 100question!! Rooms are allways well kept so clean and loved having the air cond.! Very safe too, cameras everywhere. A plus, they have suggestions... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here on the 18th of September for four nights. It's close to the copacabana beach which has numerous restaurants for eating out. There are two supermarkets close by if you fancy cooking at the hostel. The kitchen is very small and can get crowded later in the evening. The dorms are very clean. We stayed in an eight bed... More 

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