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Lemon Spirit Hostel

Rua Cupertino Durao, 56, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-030, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you are ONE block from the beach, TWO blocks from a major street that gas every bus that can take you anywhere you want to go! the hostels is nice, clean, simple, friendly, and the location ismto die for!

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Pietenfeld
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Lemon Spirit Hostel in Rio de Janeiro was the cleanest hostel I've ever been to. The cleaning staff worked all day long to provide a really clean house. The guys from the reception did an amazing job as well. They were available the hole day, gave us great information, booked tours etc. Also they spoke English very well. During... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Lemon was a good hostel but it definitely could be better. Great location. One block away from Leblon beach, restaurants and shops. Definitely overpriced, but I guess all over Brazil's major cities are like that, impossible to go travel on a small budget. Main complain are the staff who don't look very friendly. It seems that they are doing a... More

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Garden Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stayed 6 night at Lemon Spirt in Leblon. I choose this place because I wanted a vey safe and convenient beach location. It was exactly that and more. I was traveling solo and wanted to make some friends. My roomies were great and the employees were really cool especially if you took the time to get to know them. I... More

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Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great hostel, great location, great people and aboslutely amazing atmosphere. Stayed here for 6 nights and had an absoulte blast every night. Beach was a 3 minute walk down the block. Restaurants and food in the same block. It seems the cleaners were constantly cleaning the place and they did an amazing job at keeping the place spotless at all... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Lemon Spirit Hostel Leblon Rio De Janeiro Brazil............ Well I write this review after staying here 5 nights early September 2014. I booked the hostel via the Hostel World website after reading the many great reviews, whilst a little sceptical that most were really positive I have to say I agree with them. The welcome was great with loads of... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed there after the world cup and they still had not dropped there prices. Way too expensive and was very dissapointed. Felt like they tried to squeeze every penny out of me. On the other hand the cleaning staff where fantastic. They did a great job and where very friendly

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

In the nicest part of Rio, gated with a camera where the 24/7 front desk employee can see you and buzz you in. I wasn't allowed upstairs since I wasn't staying there, but the bathrooms downstairs were really clean. (You couldn't flush the toilet paper but that's the case in most places in Brazil.) Can't say enough about all the... More

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This hostel is absolutely amazing - friendly, clean, good value and great location. The beach is only 3 minutes away and in my opinion is the best beach i saw in Rio. I was warned over and over to be safe in Rio and how dangerous it was but this area could not be safer. I felt fine to walk... More

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I have been to the Lemon Spirit Hostel in 2011 and my experience with the hostel staff is amazing. I was travelling in Brazil and I had just come from Uberlandia (in the Estate of Minas Gerais) and I arrived at around 22 o'clock or 23 o'clock. I was tired and I went to sleep in one of the dorms.... More

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Address: Rua Cupertino Durao, 56, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-030, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Lagoa , Leblon
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Number of rooms: 8
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