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Lemon Spirit Hostel Reviews

Rua Cupertino Dur�o #56, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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91%

Rating
1684 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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94%

Excellent atmosphere for nightlife. Right next to the best beach. Staff was amazing.

  • 25th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great location, clean rooms, comfortable beds, big bathrooms, nice staff, kitchen for guests and an excellent breakfast for a good price. The building looks a bit old, but it is cozy. The only flaw is that my room was a bit noisy in the morning, since it faced an avenue with considerable traffic from 6h a.m. No complaints apart from that.


86%

Great atmosphere for meeting people and partying.


94%

Very well located, close to the beach. The internet does not work very good and definitely don't go to the favela funk party on sundays, as there is not what used to be any more. There is a nice bar and the staff is very friendly.


91%

We arrived Friday evening to a truly all-you-can-eat Brazillian BBQ and drink caipirinhas - starting our Rio trip off great! The hostel was very clean and we felt safe there. It is located in a nice area of Rio. But, to go out we had to take taxis (split with other hostelers from bar) 30-45 min to Lapa or other areas. The staff was very helpful and gave us all the info we needed to go on hikes, see the city, samba, and organized transport for a game at Maracana! Wish we could have stayed longer!


94%

Cool hostel! Helpful staff. Great wifi, a bit slow when the common area is full but nothing to complain. Exceptionally clean rooms and bathrooms. Good location in a beautiful safe neighborhood near the beach, but a bit of a walk/run/ride to the nearest metro station (there will be a closer one soon though!). It definitely has a lemon spirit!!!


100%

Lemon Spirit totally gets you into the Spirit! Located very close to the beach, offering many great trips and experiences and having a fun outside area for chill out and drinks at night it was a great first stay on my trip. The staff is awesome, always helpful and spreads a great mood making you feel home right away. Great parties at night! My highlight was a hike to the top of the two brothers seeing the sun rise above Rio.


100%

A great hostel which is in a fantastic location 1 block from the beach. The staff are great, very helpful and make this a great place to stop. I actually stopped at this hostel again for 4 nights at the end of my trip, and will definitely be back for sure! When in Rio...Lemon Spirit Hostel is THE place to stop!!!


100%

best hostel I've ever been to! the staff is awesome, party every night (if you want to) and it's only 5 min to the beach!


83%

Absolutely wonderul place to stay. Some of the hostel workers could have been a little nicer, but everyone else was absolutely wonderful. Great location, a block away from the beach, near public transportation outlets and two blocks away from main shopping/food areas. Worth the stay!


100%

it has been a wonderfull experience... i was there for a little while and it turned into my second home were i felt safe, happy, and met a lot of really nice people. the place was great. well located. good rooms, lobby, everything i really enjoyed my time there and will come back pretty soon :)


97%

Only suggestion I would make is to add indivual lights for each bed in the dorm rooms, as the price is high for a hostel.


91%

I highly recommend Lemon Spirit! I made great friends from everywhere, there's a good energy in the hostel, location is great, close to the beach and restaurants, safe area and helpful staff. And also you can have a caipirinha for free on the joining day! :)


80%

Good hostel but most of the staff weren't very friendly.


86%

The staff and people at the hostel were amazing. The only problem was the internet. It was inconsistent at best on my computer and didn't work at all on my iPad. The location is right near a beach and bus stops so its a good place to be.


83%

The rooms are a bit cramped but worked out just fine. The bathrooms are nice and plenty of them. The Bar downstairs is fun at night with the patio to hang out.


86%

All good. The only one bad thing was one of the attendance girl, the brown one with long hair, was very uncomfortable to talk to her, serious and really discusting. The rest all good.

  • 12th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Amazing hostel with a great atmosphere and the best staff you'll ever meet!

  • 12th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

This is a very well equipped, clean, professionally run hostel very close to Leblon beach. Not to much going on around Leblon at night but it is a nice safe area, and the hostel does have a good bar. Just keep in mind this is a big hostel and thus lacks the homey feel, they squeeze in beds to the roms, and some of the staff members didn't seem to be interested in the guests. But it is organized and clean and some staff are very friendly and helpful.


86%

good hostel and location , lots of staff always cleaning , the front desk people didn't seem to know much about what there was to do in the area , glad i had already been in Rio at another hostel or i would have been a little lost. i dont know if it was just the luck of the crowd or the layout but didn't feel very social while i was there . of the three hostels i stayed at while in Rio this was my least favorite , but still a very nice and clean hostel


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