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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this hostel over New Year's Eve. Had such an amazing time. The staff absolutely make this place. Soooo friendly and fun. Great music, very social, amazing location, decent breakfast and clean spacious rooms. Couldn't recommend highly enough. Loved it so much we have booked again for Carnivale. 100% you won't be disappointed :)

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

Yey !!!! We are waiting for you again !!! Cheers

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally a 2 min walk from Ipanema beach and close to a lot of good restaurants and cafes. Rooms were cleaned at least twice a day (shout out to the lovely Brazilian lady who always came around 9 pm to clean the room and gave us hugs). Mixed dorms were tight for space especially when full and everyone had suitcases...

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

Thanks a lot my friend ! Cheers

Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So firstly - bar is great and social. Breakfast is also good. Aircon exists - again, good. Sadly, repeatedddd misinformation or mistakes from staff let us down. Asked to book in for a tour, couldn't as it was full, were told we could book in for the next day in the afternoon and that they would. Literally like 10hrs later,...

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

Hello my friend, It is a shame you didnt have a great time with us. About what happened to the booking tour , we had a miscommunication. Very sorry for what happened About the cleaness , our staff clean the bathrooms and rooms three times everyday, so your statement about not showering is a little bit too much, dont you...

Arezzo, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My staying was good. The stuff very helpful and useful with suggestions on what to do etc... Free caipirinhas 6.30/7pm was a good add-on. Location is perfect just 5 mins from the Beach and very close to all kinds of shops/restaurants. Lockers in the room a bit aged and not really thief-proof. Kinda party hostel so easy to meet people.

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

Thanks a lot for the feedback !!! Cheers

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Close to the beach and nice pubs. Friendly and helpful staff (who spoke excellent english) and adequate rooms for fairly cheap price. I enjoyed their day tour as well as the guide was very welcoming and informative.

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

Hey David !! Thanks a lot ! Cheers

Mumbai
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Chilled out vibe and a great location. If your looking for fun, friendly staff and a good place to make new friends in Rio this is it :-) situated in the happening area of ipanema, central, clean hostel with nice big common areas.

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Thanks for the comments !!! Cheers

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have stayed here twice now, once as a solo traveller and once with a girlfriend and enjoyed both stays very much. It's got a really good vibe and it's very easy to meet people especially if you're a lone traveller. Nice party nights and good tours also. It's very close to the beautiful Ipanema beach which is a great...

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Thanks Eddie !!!!!!!!! You are always welcome back !

Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a great time, rooms where clean, the staff was friendly, the location is great: pretty close to the beach and breakfast is ok. The best part are the free caipis from 6:30 to 7pm! Everyone gets there and you hang around with everyone.

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

Thank you very much Maria !!! Cheers

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Fun, lovely bar downstairs but still quiet upstairs, near the beach, got computes to use for free which not a lot of places seem to do these days. Staff are fun and helpful, glad I stayed here. Breakfast was decent and the rooms setup is basic but everything you need is there.

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Thank you my friend !!! Cheers

Reviewed 2 August 2016 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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Annieeeee !!! Thanks a lot for the wonderful feedback !!! Cheers

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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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  • 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: ₹ 1,099 - ₹ 8,602 (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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“Higher floors are quieter”
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“If you have the budget get a private, semi-private room.”
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“Guys, do not book the private room ensuite. Just not worth the price and extremely smelly.”
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“Higher up rooms are the best to avoid loud music from the lobby area”
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“The lift just get up to the fourth floor”
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