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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
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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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The hostel is in 1 of the safest locations in Rio and I felt I could walk around the area at night by myself. The beach is 1 block away and there are many buses however it is sometimes not the most convenient location when visiting other parts of Rio e.g. Lapa The staff were friendly throughout my stay and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Lemon Spirit is in a more than perfect location, one block from the beach with all upcoming ATMs, bars and malls, with buses to all the sights of the city with stops in a few steps away. The staff is very helpful, the cleanliness is excellent, the room has air conditioning, but the bed is noisy (single point to improve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I have stayed in a few hostels in Rio and this is by far my favourite. It is very easy to meet people in the communal areas, and the dorms are well thought out with locks for packs etc. The cleanliness is top notch and my favourite feature has got to be use of the flooring in the bathroom which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This was my first time traveling and first time staying at a hostel so I didn't know what to expect but soon as I arrived I knew I had chose the right hostel while in rio. I arrived at check in early but they allowed me to leave my case behind reception and even grab a shower and freshen up!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

A great hostel for travellers who want to be close to the beach (2mins), secure at night and to be helped by delightful staff. The rooms are clean as are the bathrooms and for the price you won't find better. The bar is also very reasonable and the bar man is a laugh. Great stay many thanks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Lemon spirit is only one block from the beach, a short walk to the supermarket and right around the corner from shops, bars and restaurants. The staff were cool and always helpful, I booked everything from hang gliding to favela tours with them. The rooms are decent sized and bathrooms were always spotless (and lots of them!) so no waiting.... 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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