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Lille, France
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We spent one great week there. The district is crazy good with bars, samba, forro and bars of cachaca everywhere. It's next to downtown and thé beatifull Santa teresa. The staff was so friendly, they shew us the real rio. We didnt want to leave!

2Thank manon000
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

we found an affordable price at this hostel, and good value too. rooms were spacious and beds very comfortable. breakfast was the moment to refuel to the rest of the day. on some days we can listen some brazilian music there, and taste the fantastic caipirinhas, for free!! the hostel was my base to enjoy great moment in Rio. Staff...

2Thank davidev465
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Good location for a party!! Jus a street away from the arches and further on to the Lapa steps. Stayed in the 20 bed dorm, so didn't feel like you were sharing with a lot of people, also had lockers. Shower,toilet facility's were great, looked new!! Really good breakfast. Cute cat there to :) Free Caipirinha every weekend!!

Thank bob g
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Never such a good time at a hostel. The free caipirinha is nice moment to know people and they offer some live music inside. There you are very close to the fiesta of arcos da lapa. Many bars and restaurants in this neighbourhood. Guys there helped with many hints about the city. Sleep quality is ok, beds were confortable and...

2Thank greenfairy398
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I stayed there for a few days and couldn't believe how helpful the staff was. You can fell like in a family. I had hours of fun there, as we spent some time enjoying The free caipirinha and then went away to the party in Lapa. The location is superb, very close to many bus stops, táxis and metro. You...

1Thank ricardoo404
Spokane, WA
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We spent 7 nights at this hostel and loved it! The staff is very helpful & friendly, all of them even the cleaning ladies =) It's clean and the showers are amazing, hot and good water pressure! The location is great, the street party in Lapa on the weekends is something you just shouldn't miss and Lapa hostel is only...

1Thank Eya S
Paulinia, SP
Reviewed 2 May 2013

If you're going to Rio for history reasons, that's the place to stay at. Walking distance to many places like the famous bars in Lapa, old buildings, Circo Voador, Arcos da Lapa, etc. Far from the beach, you will need a cab or bus to get to Ipanema, Copacabana, etc. Rooms are as described in the website. Breakfast is very...

2Thank RodrigoLopes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 March 2013 via mobile

To preface, my girlfriend and I stayed here during carnival so everything was busier, and safer, than it is normally. However, the area was full of cheap, excellent corner bars and restaurants. The hostel was very secure, with large lockers, minus locks, in the rooms. Nice complimentary happy hour daily, as well as very friendly, helpful, trilingual staff. Bathroom was...

Thank JustTheTruthDc
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Had a great time here. I stayed over carnival and was really impressed by the cleanliness of the rooms, the facilities (awesome kitchen) and the friendly staff, who made a big effort to make sure their guests had a blast. The location is also perfect. Right in the middle of lapa, near all the good bars and clubs and only...

Thank mia1992
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2012

The best hostel in Rio! a really friendly staff, excellent location in Lapa near to the best Rio night life, very clean, deliciuos breakfast and a 2 steps of the public transport (10 min to Copacabana)... THIS HOSTEL IS BRILLIANT!!

Thank _Makiss_M

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We bring a new concept of hostel into the most bohemian district of Rio We are in the Lapa district, near the Arcos da Lapa and the whole party atmosphere that reigns there. Our staff will gladly show you what's better to do and see in Rio de Janeiro. We offer breakfast included in the rate, lounge and bar for our guests and wi-fi. Lapa Hostel has dorms with all the security and comfort and peace of mind you need. We can also assist you in renting bicycles, purchase tickets and your journey to or from the airport or bus station.Our building is a building of the old center of Rio, extensively renovated to receive travelers from around the world. We are located in the heart of Lapa, a bohemian neighbourhood with large number of bars, restaurants, markets and shops nearby. From here you can know the oldest buildings of Rio's downtown or take 15 minutes to the city's main beaches (Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lapa Hostel

Address: Rua do Rezende, 43, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231091, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: $18 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lapa Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Girls should ask for the room on the 3rd floor, just by the ladies bathroom. ;)”
 of 5 bubbles 679sabrinas, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Some people transfered to the smaller room on the 3rd floor, because they couldn´t take the chaos in the big room.”
 of 5 bubbles Golpeador09, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you actually stay in Lapa hostel”
 of 5 bubbles 450anthonyb, 4 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you bring a lock for your belongings”
 of 5 bubbles neddyirl, 15 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose the 4 beds bedroom if available. There are bathrooms right across it and not many people use it because most of them are in the 1st floor using bathrooms upstairs. Not sure about other rooms, but this one has A/C which helped a lot! Take your own locker or buy one when you get there for R$ 10,00 reais,”
 of 5 bubbles RodrigoLopes, 1 May 2013 | Read review
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