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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

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Paul Redfern, 48, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only stayed one night but the staff is so nice, the beds are confortable with lockers. The breakfast is good, they even give you a free caïpi on arrival. This is one of the best hostels i stayed in. The staff gives the best advice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hostel my friends and I have stayed in while in Brazil. The staff couldnt be more friendly and helpful. The rooms are airy and clean. The common area is good craic and there is a great atmosphere in the hostel. I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best time staying at Che Lagarto for Carnival and my birthday! All the staff are wonderful and so friendly and caring, and they all made a huge fuss of my birthday which is really nice when travelling alone. As for Carnival, you can not be in a better location staying in Che Lagarto- 1 minute walk to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was a great location,close to beach and nice area ,but the price for hostels is not .... The hotel charge me nightly 90 BRL just very good to stay for 1 person For more than 2 person if you rent the apartment is better choice

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed there over carnival and it was absolutely incredible. The staff were so welcoming and chatty that it created a great atmosphere where everyone bonded very quickly (I was travelling solo so this was very good). Location was incredible, a 15 min walk to the metro and a minute (at most) to the beach. Party's every night was also brilliant... More 

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Sao Caetano do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went there last Carnival, in February 2015, and I had a very good time. The staff is the best one that I have ever seen in a hostel. Everybody is very friendly and helps you whatever you need. I had a problem with my lock and immediately they help me to solve. The location is perfect. Very near the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed at Che Lagarto during the whole 2015 carnaval time. We feel that we got VIP service! In the hostel and its surroundings we felt safe. It is very secured and the hostel is very clean with good atmosphere. The staff was welcoming and helpful! Special thanks to Kai, Laura, Juliana and Ricardo for doing above and beyond for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

In October 2014 I went to Rio de Janeiro for a weekend stay. When I arrived at the hostel, my reservation had been canceled by someone of the staff. I had to search for a new place to stay while at Rio (I was turned into a homeless in Rio for a few hours). Fortunately, I found another place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My favorite hostel yet! Great atmosphere that's is created by the wonderful staff, there is nothing that is too much . You are greeted every day with the staff's happy and friendly personalities . Fun vibe at night,very social there is always something going on. Very clean, super comfy beds and perfect location. I stayed on 3 different occasions within... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A very nice hostel to stay and meet new people. The beach is near and the night life is all there. The location is very good and the staff is friendly and they have really good vibes. Enjoyed my stay there.

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