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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel is really close to Ipanema beach and just 5 minutes walk to the lake. We stayed here at the begining and end of out trip. We stayed in a 6 bedroom dorm both times, the first room we were given was really good, the room was big, we had our own terrace and the toilet was clean. The... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hostel is fine, the area is nice as well. The real cool point is the staff, all really friendly, from Ricardo to the recepcionist and the maids also.. great job ! parabens ! the breakfast was perfect.. the best option in ipanema for young people

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Drayton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Safe hostel, very friendly staff! Great location right near the beach. I was a bit old for the hostel (42) and my daughter was a bit young, but it's perfect for 20-30 year old people. The staff are very welcoming, rooms are very clean, prices are good for Rio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First hostel we stayed at in Brazil, what a great way to start. Fantastic hostel, staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. Booked onto City tour which is deff worth doing. So beautiful and welcoming. Would recommend to anyone. Rooms were cleaned everyday and breakfast was great. Two second walk to the beach and 5 minute walk to... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well organised and clean. Great selection for breakfast. Great vibe throughout the hostel especially at night when everyone gathers downstairs. It is right beside Ipanema beach and close to other shops/restaurants. A great stay was had here. Thank you Che Lagarto!

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice place to stay. So close to the beach and different bars and restaurants. Great atmosphere with very helpful and welcoming staff. Rooms were so clean and safe. Breakfast that was provided was one of the better ones I had in Brazil. Would stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, the smell from the clean sheets was amazing and much appreciated after backpacking for a couple of weeks. The staff were so incredibly helpful and went to great lengths to ensure we had a great stay. Theres a great atmosphere here and its just a stones throw from Ipanema beach and a short walk to Leblon. Highly recommended.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is part of a large chain, really great staff, super friendly and heaps of energy. The bar is alive in the evening and where you want to be. So close to heaps of places, supermarkets, laundry, bars, beach etc. We stayed in a private double and it was really good, however the price was more than some 3... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was my first hostel of my trip so the friendly, helpful staff really helped me settle in. Great bar where its easy to meet and mix people especially at the great buffet breakfast included in the price. Fruit,bread,cereaç,cake, tea etc kept me goimg for the day! Great location short walk from Ipanemena beach, near the lagoon and Botanical gradens... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Nice clean rooms with AC. Perfect location, close to the world famous Ipanema Beach. Some pubs and bars close by. Walking distance to mall. Close to bus stop where you catch to downtown, copacabana, maracana, la pa etc.

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