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Che Lagarto Hostel Ilha Grande Reviews

Praia de Abr�o n/n (left side of the beach), Ilha Grande, Brazil

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529 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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Friendly staff, clean rooms and one of the best views of Ilha Grande with amazing sunsets :)


Great atmosphere. The staff were really helpful. The hostel is quite modern in design and so the place was very clean. All the rooms require cards to enter so the security was great. Overall, great value for money.


Staff was nice but not very good at English and did not seem to know a lot about the tours the hostel provided. Hostel had a lot of activities and made it possible to eat dinner there a couple of times which was fairly cheap. It is located a bit from the "city" and it takes about 15 minutes to walk. Otherwise really nice location with an excellent view. All of the beds made a lot of noise eveytime one would move, so you woke up everytime someone turned over.


At check-in, despite being told the room was ready, we were unable to receive clean bedding and we (there were two of us) were only able to receive 1 key card. The beds looked unclean. When the bedding arrived, it wasn't the cleanest. Breakfast was good and varied. Good atmosphere and warm water in the shower. Plug sockets were temperamental. View of the harbour was lovely. All 6 lockers were in a 3x2 tower meaning two people needed to be quite tall!


Pro - great location with amazing views Con - reception and bar staff were always very unhappy (the complete opposite to staff in other Che Lagarto hostels we've stayed in). Wifi rarely worked. Breakfast was average.


beautiful location. wake up every morning to the best view for breakfast. close to the parties at the Aquarius bar. bathrooms are in the dorm rooms en suite style which gets pretty smelly and dirty in the big room (I stayed in an 8 person dorm). really fun place to stay. super nice hostel. big lockers for all your stuff. wifi didn't work but who cares you're on a beautiful island. all in all a great place to stay. lots of info about things to do.

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