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Lemon Spirit Hostel Reviews

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

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91%

Rating
1632 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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94%

Awesome hostel in one of the best neighborhoods in Rio! Traveled by myself for a long weekend, and the staff was super helpful in coordinating tours, restaurant recommendations, etc. Not the most social hostel I've ever stayed in, but still pretty easy to meet people at the bar. By far the best Wi-Fi I've ever had at a hostel too, big plus! Excellent location if you're looking to spend time on the beach. Get breakfast or grab an Acai from Big Poli's on the corner if you know what's good for you!

  • 3rd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The Lemon Spirt is back to it's golden times... the hostel is clean, has good atmosphere... the social area does it's job. I had a good time there !


89%

Great hostel in a great location & very clean. Everything was great but felt like the staff could be a bit less serious and interact with the guest more. The best person there was Rodrigo he was always happy and smiling and interacting with everyone. I also didn't like that if you wanted a blanket you had to pay for it. Towels I understand but blankets?


86%

We really enjoyed our stay in the Lemon Spirit Hostel :) the atmosphere there was awesome, the bar in the evening, the people hanging around together ... even the staff would ask everybody in a such adorable way to join in. The reccommendations from the staff were always great ... made our stay in Rio just perfect! Would always come back if ever returning to Rio!!!


97%

This is an amazing Hostel and I can recommend every backpacker to stay there!! Great atmosphere and a very nice and supportive staff! Thanks to Rodrigo and his colleagues :)


100%

I told you before hostelworld - this place is the bomb!


83%

Great hostel! Cleaned very frequently. Excellent location in Leblon.


69%

We had a nice stay there. Atmosphere was okay, but not more than that. Internet was not working well at all. Otherwise a nice place to stay. A lot of bathrooms and showers which was great.


80%

Internet was not working very well. A lot if bathrooms and showers for each room which was great. Good breakfast.


100%

Perfect hostel. Rodrigo Rodriguez is the man!


100%

This is one of the best hostels and best locations in Rio esp if you are new to Latin American world. The guys there are very knowledgeable of the area and give you best advise. Pick this place for a peaceful and fun=filled experience of Rio.

  • 16th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Great staff - super helpful. Plenty of bathrooms and showers - it was awesome!

  • 13th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

The hostel has a great location for the beach and is located in Leblon which feels really safe in comparison to other areas of Rio. The beds are big, it is all very clean and there are good facilities. The walk up the two brothers mountain is a must! Thanks for a great stay


86%

Great location , clean rio and well ruled...would come back!


100%

This Hostel is the best one i've ever been. Very clean, organized and the staff is very friendly. I highly recommend it! I'll be back, for sure!


89%

Great staff, really helpful, friendly and funny. Air-conditioner in every room, a storage for luggage under the beds which is lockable, bathrooms are clean all the time, the serv breakfast with two kinds of fruits every morning. One negativ point: Leblon is a little bit far from everything, minimum 45min to go everywhere.


100%

Wonderful hostel close to Leblon beach. Staff very helpful and even led a free hike to the top of Dois Irmãos. It is a bit on the pricey side, but you most certainly get what you pay for as the location is tops and the facility, staff, and atmosphere are all around excellent! Would definitely recommend Lemon Spirit to others!

  • 24th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Such a great place in a wonderful location!


86%

Great little hostel! Friendly staff, young crowd, good atmosphere


94%

What can I say, first ever time staying in a hostel. Even the cleaners were lovely and they couldn't understand a word I was saying half the time. Recommend to anyone going rio!! Right next to the beach and as well.

  • 11th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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