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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel with the best staff making you feel at home and being more then helpful when it comes to all sorts of inquiries and planning! Amazing location with only a few steps to the beach. Hoping to come back one day! Thanks, guys! 😊

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

Annieeeee !!! Thanks a lot for the wonderful feedback !!! Cheers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a quiet, tame-as hotel then don't stay here. HOWEVER, if you want to get the most out of your time in Rio, meet some incredible people and eventually fall so in love with this city that you never want to come home, then you must stay at Che Lagarto Ipanema. Once you get over the loudness... More 

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My Gosh ! What a wonderful comment !!! Thank you very much for staying with us and we do hope you come back and stay with us ! Cheers More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location and proximity to Ipanema Beach are great -- very safe and near plenty of restaurants/bars. My private room was clean and well-maintained. The staff was incredibly friendly and very helpful. It's definitely a party hostel, but if you're a solo traveler, it's not the easiest place to meet new people (especially if you don't speak Spanish or Portuguese, since... More 

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

Hey Adam ! Thanks a lot for the comments !! Hope we see you again ! Cheers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Due to circumstances I had to book a hostel in Rio. Some people recommended me Che Lagarto Ipanema and I am really happy they did. The staff is so helpful and they are always happy when they see you walking in. They know so many names of people that are staying there and so it felt like coming home everyday.... More 

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

Hey Jasper, thanks a lot !!!! Wonderful comments ! Hope to see you soon ! Cheers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The staff, specially Ana Novelino, Fernanda Roratto, crazy blond guy (forgot the name) and the amused house cleaner (who I always chat when she got into the room), the breakfast (try the banana cake), the cleanliness, the location, the caipirinha nights where you get to know the guests - gathering place, combination that makes yourself at home. Definitely is my... More 

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Hey Frederico ! Thanks for the wornderful comments !!! Hope to see you soon ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I arrived early only to find a place of welcome. My luggage was quickly stored, a city trip booked as well. If there was a single negative thing to say..it would only be that the place is a little rambunctious. But hey....it is Rio DE Janerio.....Kudos to the amazing staff!!

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

Hey Connie !!! We were very gald that you stayed with us !!! Hopefully next time you have a longer stay ! Cheers More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Ipanema is a great part of Rio to be based, and the major attractions are no more than 10 minutes away; my friend was approached once on local street by someone so just be careful. Hostel staff are very friendly, and there is an excellent breakfast provided every morning (included into cost of the room). Room was fine, no hot... More 

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Thanks for the comments !!! Cheers More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

After a friend recommended staying at Che Lagarto Ipanema and seeing the plethora of positive reviews, we decided to book it for our time in Rio. I wasn't crazy for the overall atmosphere - it felt pretty lacking. Parts of the hostel were under construction so there was a bunch of paint and materials taking up a large corner of... More 

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

Hey Lauren, it is a shame you werent blown away by us. We do have parties everyday, and pretty much everyday our guest go to them ! We were a bit under renovations, but it is almost over !! We hope you can come back and have fun with us Cheers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I am very happy with this Hostel Chain and I plan to use them throughout my time exploring South America. Presently, I'm mid stay of a twelve night booking and everything has been great. Kudos to senior management staff for employee training on: --fast and friendly service on any and all questions --Greeting guests daily by name and engaging in... More 

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Weldon !!! Thanks a lot for the wonderful review ! Lets hope you keep loving us ! :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! All the guys here are very helpful, kind, happy and wonderful! In case of any help they are ready to do everything to make you feel safe, as in your home! I love this place, the people, the service, the drinks, the beer and the opportunity to know different people and cultures. It's always a pleasure... More 

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What a wonderful review !!! |Thank you a lot ! And please welcome back ! More 

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

Address: Paul Redfern, 48, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema , Lagoa
Price Range: $19 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema 2*
Number of rooms: 94
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