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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for 8 nights and really enjoyed it. I think the best thing about this place is the vibe and the entire staff, especially Thiago and Lucas. Extremely friendly, helpful and they seemed to love what they do. Most of the other travelers were really cool and Leblon is a nice, safe area to stay, a few blocks from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the hostel is in a good location this is the only positive. I found the room to be cramped and dark. You have to make and strip your own bed which I have not encountered in any South American hostel over the past 2 months. Despite this the staff were the biggest disappointment- unhelpful, apathetic and rude with often... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Good location and facilities (good security and lockers, free wifi, some stuff to use down the beach available to borrow, bar and nice common area to relax and meet people, bathrooms clean and had hot water) Cons: rude staff at reception and at the bar, wifi didn't work the first day (staff didn't seem to care) and was poor... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Things didn't get off to a good start and over the few days didn't get any better, we arrived in the hostel at 12:50 and went to check in we were told check in was at 1pm, I thought this was a bit crazy considering how close to check in time we where! We waited until 1pm and went to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in Lemon 10 times, so needless to say I love it there!! It is located just one block from the beach and very close to good restaurants and cariocas bars. The beds and showers are great and clean, thanks to Marlene, Fabi, Jane and Anthonya! The staff is very nice and always happy to help! Nath and Bia,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Lemon Spirit for 2 nights as at this point I was only passing through Rio. Staff on reception were friendly and helpful with good English. The hostel is situated 1 block back from Leblon beach and within a few blocks in the other direction are the shops, bars and restaurants of the swanky neighbourhood Leblon. So the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed there for almost a week with my girlfriend and friend. The staff is super friendly and always willing to help. Location is more than good - only one block from Leblon beach. Leblon is the best beach in whole Rio! Prices are quite low and it's not too overcrowded. At the end of stay my girlfiend left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lemon Spirit Hostel is placed in the area named Leblon, which is a great and safe area to stay in. When you step out on the street you can actually see the beautiful beach Leblon and right next to it you find Ipanema and Copacabana beach as well. Just across the street you can find restaurants with local food, salads,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A fantastic hostel situated two blocks from the beach in Leblon. Anything and everything you need is within a few blocks, plenty of eating and drinking options. And the staff here are amazing, they definitely go out of their way to make your stay as enjoyable as possible! The rooms are very comfortable, and the bathrooms are fantastic. If you're... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lemon Spirit is a very well-run hostel, while still maintaining a casual, friendly vibe. They're connected with many local tour operators so everything from booking a football match at Maracana to navigating the Vigidal neighborhood to hike Dois Irmaoes is easy as ever. The staff clearly relish getting to know travelers, and will often stick around for a couple beers... More 

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