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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

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
Reviewed 17 July 2014

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...

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Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

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...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

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...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 June 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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Thank Paula D
Reviewed 2 June 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...

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Thank Andrew T
Paris, France
Reviewed 26 May 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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Thank Laura94220
Reviewed 29 April 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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Thank Ulrika J
Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

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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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 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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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Ipanema , Lagoa
Price Range: $19 - $175 (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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