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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema Reviews

Rua Paul Redfern N�48, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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86%

Rating
913 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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89%

Tive momentos maravilhosos neste Hostel. Todos os staffs sao muito gentis e divertidos, astral jovem e descontraído, localização perfeita, ambiente limpo e agradável. Em uma das noites tivemos um happy hour muito divertido. Super recomendo e quando voltar a o Rio, ficarei no Che Lagarto. E por fim, gostaria de sugerir que disponibilizassem secador de cabelo e toalhas de banho.

  • 17th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Es super recomendable, el personal es divertido y amable!!!!

  • 15th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Uruguay
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

best location! best staff!


86%

Brilliant location. Very reliable. Perfect for a first time stay in Rio to get your bearings..everything is easy here and the staff are lovely!

  • 8th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

Need towels!!!!!! Absolutely ridiculous that a beach hostel doesn't have towels to buy or rent. Very inconvenient for travelers with not a lot of space in their bags.


63%

Hostel was 20min walk from the metro, so not that convienent, but 1 block from beach. Dorm room was okay, but bathroom was disgusting, stank of sewage all the time and smell leaked into room, toilet seat was broken and falling off, sink had been smashed and glued back together with resin, so was yellow and stained with god knows what! Stayed in rooms across the road on the 3rd floor so really annoying when key card stopped working (3 times!!) Staff were nice.

  • 8th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great Hostel! Staff very friendly and excellent Location!


74%

La ubicacion excelente. Esta a una cuadra de la costa, playa de ipanema. Donde pasan colectivos para ir hacia otras ubicaciones. El estado del hostel no me parecio de lo mejor, pero bueno, tampoco es malo. En comparacion con otros hostels, el espacio comun no me gusto mucho, solo tenes abajo. No hay patios, ni cosas por el estilo. En resumen, no esta mal para quedarse, pero solo para eso, quedarse. En cuanto a actividades dentro del hostel, o quedarse, no hay mucho.

  • 6th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Location was awesome! Huge under the bed lockers to store all of your stuff. The hostel really clean and runs well. My only comment would be that we noticed that most other travelers in the hostel were from Latin America. This obviously isn't a problem but it made finding people to socialize with in English a bit harder!


80%

I suggest putting more showers

  • 5th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Tudo muito bom: café da manhã, segurança, localização, ambiente e funcionários. Com exceção da limpeza. Nos quartos pisadas e areia todos os dias; ninguém passou um pano! No banheiro, faziam a limpeza todos os dias, mas superficial. Quando cheguei havia quase 20 tubos de shampoos/condicionadores e 05 sabonetes velhos, ninguém limpou. Eu perguntei às pessoas se eram delas e joguei tudo fora, me deu nojo. No último dia um ar condicionado fazendo um barulho absurdamente horrível.


86%

Me parecio genial, fui con dos amigos y la pasamos muy bien. El staff tiene muy buena onda y amabilidad. El desayuno esta muy bien y los cuartos son comodos. La cocina queda un poco pequeña si hay mucha cantidad de huespedes. El bar esta muy bueno.


77%

Staff were friendly and nice but it is a party hostel. Beds were not really comfy and every time I moved the metal cracked. Breakfast was really average. Location to the beach was great and easy access to restaurants and shops.


66%

Good thing is I was upgraded my first night because of a hostelwolr booking problem so that private room was cool and comfortable. Then the 8 beds dorm was ok. Spartan as always in Che Lagarto's, dirty and very small bathroom. Nice mates though. Common spaces are ok although very strong air con (always the same here). Nice terrace. Some of the staff were really nice and helpfull, others not (seemed too busy to chat with friends rather than attend travelers).


80%

Muy buen hostel pero lo recomiendo más para ir de vacaciones con amigos ya que tiene muchas fiestas!!!


77%

The hostel was good. One big con was the room keys. They didn't work so you had to get out of bed in the middle of the night to open the door for the other guests. There could have been more than one bathroom for the 10 people doorm.


89%

If you're looking to party and have some sleepless nights, then this is the place to go! Friendly staff members that will try their best to help you out! Be ready to speak a lot of Spanish, if you can't speak it nor Portuguese, it might get difficult to communicate with the Argentinian travellers... Would definitely return there on my next trip!


60%

Cold showers, cramped metal dormitories and swipe cards that don't work. Not very clean. The location by the beach is great but there are other, nicer places nearby.


83%

Muy buen servicio, los chicos que atienden son excelentes, me pareció deficiente el espacio a la hora del desayuno, tenías que esperar que terminaran de desayunar algunos para poderte sentar, y muchos terminaban pero no desocupaban el lugar, por lo que tenías que comer parado, fuera de eso las instalaciones y el servicio bueno, agradable y buena locación.


97%

One of best hostels in the world. Clean, friendly, rooms and lochers are big, wathever you need receptionists will help you, ther are the best from all the staff In the house. its great spot to move around and meat the people, just a bit far from metro, but buses are just around the coner In the kitchen you even have filterred water and plastic wrap for sandwiches. Really worth of money.


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