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Hercus Lapa Reviews

Rua da Lapa 207, Sobrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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18 Total Reviews
  • 60%Value For Money
  • 40%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 50%Staff
  • 50%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 40%Facilities

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Hostel mais ou menos. Cafe bem básico. Quartos nao tem janelas mais tem ar-condicionado que pode ser ligados quando vcs estão neles. A internet só pega na recepção. Acredito que deveria pegar nos quartos. Por que a recepção é um forno de quente e ficar as 14:00 para fazer check-in num forno é péssimo. Ja a limpeza é excelente.


el aire acondicionado no funcionaba ropa de cama sucia y vieja baños sin agua y sucios mucho ruido durante el dia y la noche

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Nous avons été très déçues de cette auberge qui ressemble plus à une usine qu'autre chose. Les chambres n'ont aucune fenêtres, six douches seulement pour une capacité de 70 personnes minimum, des matelas en mousse jaune de 10cm d'épaisseur.... Nous n'avons pas pu être dans la même chambre, donc je me suis retrouvée dans une chambre de dix avec neuf garçons. Ils avaient fait des sur-réservations à la veille de la finale, donc en pleine nuit, des gens se sont installés à même le sol. Nul!


They location is great for partying in Lapa, but it's not the safest of places at night. Doesn't help that his place is pretty disorganized and don't have very clean facilities. The dorm rooms are not very comfortable and they have zero lockers to secure money or passports. There were some nice people but I don't think I would stay there again, mainly because of the price. Not much value for the price I paid.


Perfecto todo, volveria sin duda

  • 15th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


O teto é baixo, paredes mofadas, quartos sem janelas, Staff não tinha informações sobre a reserva, o barulho intenso na recepção afeta os quartos.


Fuimos tres amigas, la pasamos excelente, muy familiar el hostel, limpio, la ubicación de noche se vuelve algo insegura, pero no tuvimos ningún inconveniente. Muy cerca de los sitios de fiesta y de lugares turisticos. Un hostel con lo necesario, y el personal que nos atendió nos hizo sentir como en casa. Volvería!

  • 15th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We stayed in this hostel for only 1 night. We were in Rio the week before and to Ilha Grande for a couple of nights (highly recommended btw!). This hostel is located in THE nightlife neighboorhoud of Rio, Lapa. If you are looking for nightlife this hostel is located perfectly at a max 3 min walk. The dorm rooms are however not the best we ve stayed. No windows, so you tend to get a really muff room with 10-12 people in it, despite the airco. Showers and toilets are not to clean and far to few!


I reserved the bed via Hostel World, paid the advance payment and contacted the hostel. They told me that they had no bed for me. I wrote twice to Hostel World to get my payment back, but still got no response.

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