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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema

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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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Hey David !! Thanks a lot ! Cheers

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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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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 4 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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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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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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...

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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

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

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...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 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....

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

Reviewed 11 July 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...

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

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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
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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: £13 - £126 (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”
 of 5 bubbles davidmG2313DB, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you have the budget get a private, semi-private room.”
 of 5 bubbles Chaiai, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Guys, do not book the private room ensuite. Just not worth the price and extremely smelly.”
 of 5 bubbles H8940JXfedericab, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles gasparov, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
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