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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Had a really great time here the week after the Rio carnival. Social/ party vibes. Really nice and clean bathrooms and beds, breakfast good but a bit hectic later in the morning. 2 mins from the beach. Def recommend here to stay if you want to meet other travellers and have a good time.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The hostel has a great location with friendly and helpful staff and a decent breakfast. The place isn't the cleanest, shower didn't have hot water and the 10 bed dorms are just too small. I've been to many hostels but this one has too many beds in a room and for persons sleeping on the top bunk you can't sit... More 

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CheIpanema, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Mark ! We are always trying to get better so our guests can have a wonderful experience. Cheers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Che Lagarto was even better than I expected. The staff was awesome! The fact they remembered our names and said hello every time we came into the lobby was so person and made us feel welcome. The parties and social life at Che Lagarto was awesome, especially the drinks! It was THE place to be before hitting up the bars... More 

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CheIpanema, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema, responded to this review

Thanks and come back !!!!!!!!!! More 

Hemiksem, Antwerpen, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This hostel gets cleaned a few times a day so about the cleanliness I can not say any bad word. The bar is very cosy and the prices of the caipirinha and other drinks are very affordable. The qualtity of the beds is like in other hostels. There is actually one bad thing I need to say about the airport... More 

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CheIpanema, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema, responded to this review

Hey , thanks very much for the comments !!! We are already changing our policy of transfers so situation like what happend to you never happen again. Cheers More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent location and value for money that will be difficult to find elsewhere in Rio. Some of the rooms are small and some bunk beds are very high (very close to the ceiling) but there are lockers below each bed. Drinks are very reasonable and good breakfast. Hostel is also very helpful for arranging tours and reception staff are very... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I really liked this hostel. There was nothing special about the accommodation, it's clean and comfortable (we stayed in a 6 bed dorm) What makes this place special is the staff. Each and every one was friendly, engaging, charismatic and just fun to be around. Any problems we had were quickly remedied and there was always a new theme for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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