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Che Lagarto hostel Ipanema Reviews

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

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626 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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Great location, and in a safe area. Staff very helpful, basic room but secure. Not enough sockets in hostel bedroom (shared a 10 person dorm)for charging phones etc which is important for me. Free internet on 3 PCs in communal area was good.


On hostelworld it was advertised as book 4 days, only pay 3. I booked 4 but then when I got there had to argue to get this because the girl seemed to know nothing about it. Also had to argue to not pay 10% deposit again as the girl was sure this deposit goes to Hostelworld and not the hostel. Then made to feel like I had been done a big favor. I was then sent off to room without my passport or a room key. Then on the last day there were renovations being done right outside the room, at 6am!

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