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Lucca, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I stayed at Che Lagarto in Ipanema in January 2014 for a couple of nights on my own. SERVICE: The guys at reception were friendly since the start and they made me feel extremely welcome. Unfortunately I can't remember their names, but the guys during the day shift are lovely!! ROOM: I stayed in a female dormitory with 10 beds.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I stayed in Che Lagarto last month and can say that the staff are wonderful. All are extremely friendly and helpful and have a great knowledge of the city. The bed was comfortable and very clean. I loved the city and the hostel has very good vibre!! Thanks guys!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

If you´re looking for a cheap bed to rest from partying in Ipanema, then this is a good option. The beds are fine, the rooms are clean and the breakfast is good (cereal, cake, bread, fruit etc.). However, I felt really unsafe here. Anyone could walk into my room from the street as the door to the hostel was never... More 

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Montanita, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed in Che Legarto in October 2013 and can safely say that the staff here are some of the best we have had the pleasure of meeting. All are extremely friendly (especially daniel and the manager, Ricardo) and have a great knowledge of the city. We had a problem involving our laundry and ended up having... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Okay guys, if you have not standards at all, don't care about cleanliness, bugs, security and quality stay at Che Lagarto Ipanema. I stayed here for four nights this October 2013, and Would Never Go Back Again!!!! It was dirty, dingy, and the first thing my sister and I saw was moldy washrooms, nasty dirty stinky common kitchen, and yes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Let me just put this out there before I do any damage. The staff are a REALLY friendly bunch. I made friends amongst them and they were able to give me some really great advice on local places and public transport, but as far as actual service goes you may have to be persistent. Communication is an issue. I arrived... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My friend and I checked into this hostel for 1 night! Its in a great location and staff are nice! Good fun at weekends! The only problem I had was we were on the 5th floor, my bed was the top bunk right beside the window. The window which stretches right across one wall! The window was fully open across... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We pre booked one night before we arrived due to a recommendatiom from a (so-called) friend. We ended up staying fr 3 nights having to check out and check back in each day due to them being 'busy'. On the first night the lad on the desk told us we were in a room that he failed to tell us... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

i stayed in che lagarto ipanema for 5 days, sleeping in a 10 women dormitory. the room was very simple, the bed were made of wood and the sheets (seemed clean to me) very just the regular ones like in a hospital. the bathroom was ok and the shower in particular was very big and clean. the breackfast was nice... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Che Lagarto Ipanema hostel has some clear advantages and disadvantages: + location quite clean and organized - over priced in every possible way (room rates, bar, tours) a bit boring - no edge at all The place is said to be a party hostel but it was surpirsingly calm when I visited the place in May/June 2012.

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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