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Lemon Spirit Hostel

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Rua Cupertino Durao, 56, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-030, Brazil
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is one block from the beach and right beside some great restaurants and cafés. The staff were amazing, Thiago in particular went out of his way to make everyone feel welcome and get to know everyone. The hostel was always clean, breakfast was great. It would be even better if the bar could stay open a little later... More 

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Brusque, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Well.. place is amazing.. staff is very helpful and we have a free welcome caipirinha for checking in!! The place is always clean, thanks to the cleaning staff.. Also, it is a block away from Leblon beach, one of the best beaches around!! You may find restaurants, bars [good ones], groceries & markets and some other things within half a... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

without a doubt the cleanest coolest hostel ever! awesome place to hang out very close to the beach and the most importantly safe! toilets & showers get cleaned regularly travellers are often well behaved & friendly. ps internet does not reach top floor rooms but go downstairs and socialise instead book immediately!

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This the perfect hostel in Richmond. Granted, it delivers the usual things expected from a top rated hostel. However the people running it truly created a wonderful experience for me. My thanks and shout outs go to the Lemon team. Lucas for his unlimited Caprinha making, Renato for his pearls of wisdom on a daily basis, Thiago -to the man... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

I'll start with the positives. Good location (reflected in the price), OK facilities and regular cleaning to a good standard. Negatives, staff were unfriendly or helpful. For example they didn't know a number for calling a cab to the airport and treated customer service like an interruption to their conversation. If you enjoy waiting at an empty bar (which seemed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Tiago on reception gave us such a warm welcome and so many recommendations for our time in Rio. Hostels are pretty expensive in Rio but this place was value for money just for the sociable bar area and great breakfasts. Our dorm room was pretty small for 6 people but since you probably won't be spending too much time inside,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Really chilled place - small hostel but lively at night. Hostel organises nights out every day which are a blast - the staff come out too. Thiago deserves a special mention, if only for his kilt. The rooms are a good size, not too hot at night. Definitely would go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

It has the best and safest location in Rio. The staff is amazing and always helpful ( Nati, Gaspar, Lucas and Thiago ). Sometimes there is free caipirinha bucket and that's a good way to start the night before going out. There rooms and bathrooms are clean. Wifi it's not the best, but you can live with that ;). It's... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Hotels in Rio are expensive for what they are, offering little value for money. I'd definitely recommend staying at a good hostel instead, and Lemon Spirit is probably the best of them in Rio. The beds are nice and sturdy, meaning you don't feel every movement of the person in the other bunk, and there are plenty of showers and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Great staff, clean dorm rooms and cold beers. Plenty of opportunity to meet people at this hostel which is well located in Leblon. The hostel organise trips and activities which makes life easier. Had the pleasure of meeting the owner who is a cool guy and they have sports/satellite TV on in the common room area. Would recommend.

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Leblon
In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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