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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing friendly clean place to stay. I left another hostel because it wasn't nice and came here. I am so happy. Very close to the main hub of Copacabana. Vanessa couldn't have been more helpful. The place is clean and the showers and toilets work. Very happy bunny.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Def best hostel in Copa, I loved how everyone is so welcoming and friendly! I love hanging out in the lobby with the staff, especially Thiago, Jessica and Renata! They gave me advice on restaurants, bars and clubs. It's always a fun party in the lobby and I miss it so much! I'm coming back in December !

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che lagarto c, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello Poppy, Thank you for the feedback! For us it is very important the opinion of our guests. Marcela Moreira More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one day layover to spend in Rio before flying home to my country. I picked this one due to location and convenience but ended up regretting it. Pros: Easy to get to from the airports, close to the metro and the beach. Nice rooftop terrace, but it closes at 10, so you can't chill up there. Cons: No... More 

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Hello Ammy, Thank you for the feedback! For us it is very important the opinion of our guests. Marcela Moreira More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I didn't stay in this hostel because the security or the doorman ho was there was so rude to me and he didn't even open the door to talk to me saying that I arrived very early (7 am) and that the hostel just opens 8 am. that's a very weird rule because hostels all over the world work 24... More 

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che lagarto c, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the feedback! For us it is very important the opinion of our guests. Marcela Moreira More 

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for ten days and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Kudos to Ed, the manager, for assembling, training and directing his staff in excellence of all aspects of guest comfort and satisfaction. Each employee, at all levels, greeted me by name from the second day on! A great location near Posto 3, centrally located in Copacabana. Dorm... More 

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che lagarto c, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello Wally, Thank you for the feedback! For us it is very important the opinion of our guests. We hope again! Marcela Moreira More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The staff were very willing to help and offer good advice about getting around the city and good places to go. The location is great too, it's right in the Copacabana district and is only a short walk to both the beach and a metro station.

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che lagarto c, Gerente at Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana, responded to this review

Hello Adam, Thank you for the feedback to us is very important. We hope to see you again. Kind regards. Marcela Moreira More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I've stayed in this hostel last november for 2 nights. Staff were great but there was not water for the 2 days of my stay. At the end I dicided to check-out. Rooms were OK but very noice.. I would recommend this place just is you have an ajusted budget otherwise, stay in another place

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Sao Paulo, SP
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54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The furniture and building are kind of old. Good staff, nice and helpful. The localization of it is very good, in the main part of Copacabana neighborhood and very close to the beach (2 blocks). Not expensive at all.

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Tallinn, Estonia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I stayed there at the end of March 2016. It's easy to access from both airports, with the bus from GIG or bus/metro from SDU (at that time it was 16 reais with the bus (blue, Executivo), it takes about 1,5-2 hours). The hostel also has a shuttle for 25 reais (it took me an hour to get to GIG,... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I passed by this hostel several times while staying at others not as well located as Chelagarto. I would always see happy travelers sitting outside talking, eating and drinking. One day I stopped in to see how much it would be to stay in a nicer looking hostel than the ones I had been in. Turns out is was cheaper.... More 

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Staying in Copacabana

Neighborhood Profile
Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Estamos ubicados en la calle "Barata Ribeiro, n° 111" - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Uno de los lugares mas concurridos de Rio de Janeiro, a pocas cuadras de la playa y a una cuadra del metro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana

Address: Rua Barata Ribeiro 111 | Rua Barata Ribeiro 111, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
Price Range: $10 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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