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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

Paul Redfern, 48, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for four nights and it was our first trip to Rio. Needless to say, this was the perfect place to base ourselves while in Ipanema! The dorms were a good size and I liked the fact that they dedicated a whole big building to them - made it feel like uni dorms! The beds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Che Lagarto Hostel last week and everything was great. The price is good, employees are always here to help you, it's clean for an hostel (showers were clean, the room, mas o menos)... also, the breakfast is not so bad (you have fruits, juice, cereals etc.). So for the price I recommend it ! They propose also... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose Che Lagarto because of its private rooms. When we arrived, the receptionist didn't speak only a word of English. After we got our room near the reception, we found blood in our clean sheets (which wasn't of us). That night there was some kind of machine next to our window making noise all night. There was no hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rio is amazing and this hostel was great. What made it AMAZING though was the staff!!! The staff speaks very good English which is a plus for me and they are extremely friendly and outgoing and truly made my stay a 12 out of 10!!!! The staff can tell you almost anything you want to know about the city and... More 

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Vlw !!!! Volte sempre !!!! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great party hostel. staff was amazing and verz helpful. breakfast wasnt bad, but could have been better (with some lunch meat for example). location is very good. the deal thez with with the restaurant on the conner was awesome.

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Thanks man !!!! Cheers ! More 

Neuquén, Neuquén, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been to a hostel, Che Lagarto Ipanema was my first experience. It was amazing. Shearing room with people from Latin American and Europe as well was cool. Night meetings at the bar were awesome. Great place where to stay. Cheap, clean, good service, excellent address. The party should never end!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in the 10-bed dorm, which was full for 4 out of the 6 nights we stayed. The other 2 nights, it was just my friend and I. The location is great - only 2 blocks from the beach and in the same neighborhood as shopping and restaurants. The staff were great and very helpful, especially... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I stayed in Che Lagarto Hostel from 3/22 to 3/25. I stayed in the single room. I had private bathroom, hot shower, TV and a very comfortable bed. LOCATION: It is in the heart of Ipanema, the best neighborhood in Rio. The location of the hostel is perfect. It is two blocks away from the Ipanema beach. The taxi drivers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Che Lagarto Ipanema for 8 nights and really loved it. Location is great, definitely stay in Ipanema over Cobacanana, the area is great. Staff really friendly, gave us all the info we needed, always someone there to speak to. Rooms also fantastic, ours had a balcony with a hanger for our clothes to dry. The lockers were big... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The hostel has a great location with friendly and helpful staff and a good free breakfast! It is an easy walk to the beach (2 minutes at most) and close to lots of shops. We stayed in a 10 bed dorm room and I would not recommend staying a room this size as it was much, much too small and... More 

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