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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been three nights at Che Lagarto Copacabana, and for this long, the shower was cold. I complained about it with the workers and nobody seem to care. Also, it was really hard to rest, the hostel is a mess, has people talking loud all night and the cleaning is very poor. I have been at Che Lagarto hostel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here during The World Cup and it was awesome! A little hectic and of course lots of drinking and partying going on, but that is to be expected. The location is awesome, super close to the beach (10 minute walk at most) and near lots of great restaurants and bars. Overall a great place to stay!

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Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives: hostel is near the beach and the main streets of Copacabana. It was very clean and bathrooms were cleaned my times during the day. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Negatives: wifi was shockingly bad. It is a main city. There is no excuse for bad wifi. In reception the wifi would not work. The breakfast was the same... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Its is perfect to who wants to know Rio de Janeiro! It is located in one of the most famous beaches in Brazil! The bedrooms are clean and the staff is very very friendly! I hardly recommend! The public transportation is easy to take near the hotel! Enjoyyyyyyyy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Normally when you travel you need to save money and you usually cook in the hostel, but in the CheLagarto I could not find a spoon or a cup for coffee. The bathrooms are very small, when I was there was no hot water. The staff that I was a robot who told me the rules of the hostel as... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice hostel on a great location (walking distance to Copacabana, walking distance to easy metro to Ipanema). The staff is great, perfect English and they 'll help on whatever you need. The rooms are small and basic but good price value quality. Book this hostel! The only annoying thing was: breakfast starts at 8:00 which is quite late if you... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The hostel was in a perfect location, only minutes walk from Copacabana. It had very friendly and helpful staff and cool decor. The facilities were good and clean too. It had a good bar and the atmosphere of a good party hostel. It even had a really cool rooftop pool which, sadly, we did not get to sample. The things... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed at Che Lagarto for one week. There were a lot of Argentinian and Brasilian people. In general the hostel was ok and the staff was very helpful. There is no space to hang around, like a living room. There are a few tables and chairs outside, and some at the bar but its not really an area to... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Positives: The location is perfect, close to the beach and all the other things you need. The staff speak perfect English and are extremely friendly and knowledgable. The showers are strong and hot. The breakfast isn't spectacular but it's perfectly fine. We also did a football tour through the hostel and it was really well run. Negatives: The rooms are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Everything about the hostel suited me well. It is definitely what you think of when you think hostel... you're not staying in a hotel, so obviously not everything is perfect. For example, one bathroom has a toilet located literally inside the area where you shower.. so I guess you can do both as once? But it is very clean and... More 

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