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Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana Reviews

Rua Barata Ribeiro 111 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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82%

Rating
437 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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60%

My main negative were the staff


71%

Good hostel just a 5 minute walk from copacabana hostel & great breakfast


20%

Horrible hostel. Our flight got cancelled and we emailed the hostel right away telling them and asking them to hold our reservation until the next day. We emailed them three times before the finally responded saying they had canceled it. God forbid anything happens to your travel plans, they will cancel yours too. Avoid at all costs. Ended up going to El Misti which was fantastic.


80%

The stairs are too narrow and small


83%

Great atmosphere and good place to meet new peaople


74%

Staff were fab and friendly.

  • 1st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Hostel possui um maravilhoso staff, boa localização e bom pra conhece novos amigos! Apenas faltou lençol, Mas isso nao foi um problema!


91%

We went on a city tour that we booked directly with the Hostel ... It was the worst "tour" I had ever been on , he just dropped us off and said " you have 10 ,20,or 30 minutes for pictures " . The hostel was great itself but money and time wasted booking a tour through them .


63%

The top bunks are too high and the bathrooms were not kept clean and very small and hard to get into. alos noise in the am went straight down the stairs into my room, possibly another door at the stairway to reduce the noise.

  • 25th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

I really had a great time there, the staff was very helpful and nice to us, the atmosphere in the hostel feels awesome, I'm definitely staying there or at any other Che lagarto whenever I go to rio or another location where they have a branch.

  • 23rd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Hostel muito bom, preço bom, staff gente boa, café da manha bacana muito digno e localização excelente. Só as tomadas nos quartos que podia ter uma pra cada cama ai ia ficar top. Voltarei mais vezes.


94%

O hostel é muito bom! Super bem localizado e com um atendimento ótimo. Todos bem-humorados e prontos para ajudar. Tive um pequeno problema com o quarto que caí. A beliche superior, onde fiquei, era MUITO próxima ao teto, o que fazia ser um canto muito apertado, super difícil de subir e descer e o ar quente que sobe naturalmente + ar condicionado muito longe da cama não ajudavam. Fora este importuno (sugestão: colocar apenas camas nestes quartos de baixo - a beliche é muito desconfortável), foi10

  • 17th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Lacks personal touch, especially the parties they promote. No towel rental. But only a couple of blocks from the beach and big lockers under the bed were great!


91%

Ótimo hostel, local limpo, agradável, funcionários atenciosos, muito simpáticos, confortável, me hospedaria novamente com certeza. Só uma única coisa me incomodou, o café da manhã com pouca variedade. Em outros hostel da mesma rede o café é melhor. Mas está de nota 10!

  • 27th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Ótimo custo-benefício! Atendimento excelente, ambiente animado e agradável! Recomendo! Para ficar ainda melhor, poderia aumentar a frequência da limpeza dos banheiros e também disponibilizar mais tomadas.

  • 20th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

I really enjoyed my stay at Che lagarto, the staff are so friendly and helpful, the breakie was nice, the rooms are simple and clean. Although there is a bar it's very quiet at night. Good location, close to the beach and super easy to catch buses to all the main attractions. Only downs are the toilet/showers are old and in need of redoing but no worries and there's no laundry facilities.


80%

This hostel has a good location in Copacabana and is clean. The wifi can be hit or miss, and the hostel is quite popular with other South Americans, so if you don't speak Spanish the atmosphere might miss something.


49%

Big hostel franchise with no caracter feels a little bit like the McDonalds of hostels. They cramped way too many people into the small rooms.the kitchen has the size of a 2 Bed apartment, not even a filtered water tab for guests. The rooms have one electricity plug for 12 people. The staff is not authorized to handle any complains as managers are rarely there. Internet very bad. One positive is the location, then also depending on which room you are staying it can be noisy. Enjoy your stay :)

  • 2nd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

El hostel muy bien!! El personal le falta un poco mas de cercanía con la gente en los otros che (Ipanema, buzios), el personal es más cercano y por ende mas amable!! A pesar de eso, 100% recomendable experiencia


80%

it is fantastic location you can detect right away


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