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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Paul Redfern N0 48, Ipanema | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil (Barra da Tijuca)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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    3.5 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have spent the weekend in Rio in Che Lagarto Ipanema. Place is great. Staff is friendly and people who stay there are great and enjoy to make friends. Definetely good place to meet good friends from all over the world. Location is perfect, just two blocks from the beach.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed in Che Lagarto Ipanema when i first arrived in Rio because i thought that being close to the beach is the most important thing in Rio.. well, I am smarter now and can recommend to stay closer to the city center (Lapa, Gloria) or any other place close to the metro. This is a big hostel with allot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is not worthy of 4 stars. Yes you will not go homeless but after one night you may wish you were. The saving grace for me was the friendliness of the staff (one or two members, specifically Jonathan) but other than that I felt I was in a cachaca fueled 18-30s hostel with absolutely nowhere to chill out... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

First of all, I would like to thank all the staff at Reception, they were very very nice and you could feel they were happy to work there. Always ready to help! Always smiling! I really enjoyed it. Thank you! The location is amazing also, at 2 blocks from the beach. Nice bed, very clean, wifi alright, no towel, 2... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Bar, bigger than average bunks and the best hostel breakfast I've had after 8 months travelling South America. Professional, warm, welcoming staff. Excellent location, less than 5 minutes walk from the beautiful Ipanema beach, shops and restaurants. A very well run hostel with a great atmosphere. Che Lagarto will definitely be my hostel of choice on my return to Rio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed at Che Legarto Ipanema for 10 days in late May. After travelling through South America for five weeks, this was the only Backpackers that I felt compelled to write a review for. The location is excellent, just one minute walk to the beach, the staff are super friendly and helpful, and the vibe of the hostel is great... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I had the best tIme ever there !!!!! I mean it, everything was perfect. Staff is always helpful, the location cannot be better, breakfast is really good, wifi works.. There will be a next time, for sure ! Thank you for everything, vôces sao OTIMOS !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Great location and staff! Ipanema felt really safe and it was close to the beach. There was always staff available to help you and there was good rooms that were clean. I would recommend it to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent 5 days in the dorm here. Staff are very competent in English as well as French and Portuguese. Very friendly and helped us organise and do the things we wanted to do. Rooms very clean and air conditioned. Close to the beach. Go here! Ipanema is better!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed at this Hostel for my last night in Rio and Wish I would've stayed longer. Staff is very friendly,young and sure know how to Party. I got upgraded to a private room without even asking.Hostel a block a way from Ipanema Beach.Highly recommend it :)

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Address: Paul Redfern N0 48, Ipanema | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Barra da Tijuca
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Hotel Class:2 star — Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema 2*
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Estamos ubicados en "Paul Redfern, n°48" - Rio de Janeiro. Es una zona turistica, uno de los barrios mas importantes de Rio de janeiro. Estamos a 1 cuadra de la playa. ... more   less 
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