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Lemon Spirit Hostel Reviews

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

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91%

Rating
1633 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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97%

Es la tercera vez que voy y por supuesto, no será la última. Felicitaciones a todo el staff del Lemon por la atención y el cariño que me brindan cuando paso por allí, es como estar en casa. Son los mejores !!!


74%

Nice hostel but the wifi is terrible and it's too loud in the rooms.


80%

Great hostel, great rooms, good showers, good brekkie. One of the guys on staff wasnt as good as the other, it was like we were annoying him, the one on nights. But the other - the one the morning shift until like 3pm was awesome and helped my friend with her flights and even called the airline to help resolve a problem! Above and beyond!


89%

It is a little too pricy during the weekend but it's definitely a good hostel. Located right next to Leblon beach but far away from the lapa area (45 reals approx). Breakfast is good and rooms are not overcrowded. Staff could smile a little more!


100%

Great hostel, really knowledgable and friendly staff. Perfect place to be.


83%

O hostel é bem decorado e organizado. As músicas do bar são ótimas, mas o volume pode ser mais baixo após as 22h. Os banheiros são bons, mas senti falta de mais ganchos para por toalhas, roupas e afins, além de um suporte para colocar shampoo e condicionador no banho (ter que deixar no chão não é higiênico). A segurança também poderia melhorar durante o dia, qualquer um toca o interfone e entra sem se identificar, apesar dos quartos possuírem chave eletrônica. Enfim, é um hostel muito bom!


100%

Excellent location, clean and extremely friendly!

  • 14th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Nice Hostel but a bit more likely a Flashpacker. If you like some comfort, Lemon Tree will be your best bet. If you're a bit more the alternative-traveller-type, you probably won't like it that much. Good value for money and really walking distance to the beach.


97%

Todo muy bueno. La ubicación, excelente. El barrio es lindo y la playa está a dos cuadras. La cama me resultó un poco incómoda.

  • 9th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Everything was excellent, the staff, the location, the room, all very good! I truly recomend this hostel!


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)


86%

Buena ubicación, buen desayuno, el personal amable.


97%

El Hostel tiene una excelente ubicación a una cuadra de la playa y en una zona muy segura. La seguridad del Hostel es muy buena con tarjeta de ingreso a las habitaciones y cámaras monitoreando las instalaciones y la zona de ingreso. El personal tuvo un excelente atención simepre dispuestos a ayudar, a explicar y dar todo tipo de información con la mejor onda. La limpieza es excelente con mucho personal asignado a la tarea en forma permanente, Muchos baños disponibles y limpios!!!.

  • 1st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 41+
  • (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 !


80%

Ótima localização, muito perto da praia. O café da manhã deveria ser servido mais cedo.


66%

No funciono el aire. Acondicionado en las 3 noches que dormimos. el mismo solo se podia usar de noche. No hubo corriente electrica en nuestra habiracion . La silucion hubiese sido cambiarnos de habitacion y no lo hicierin. Las llave del cuarto ni funcioni por los cual tuvimos q dormir con la puerta sin trabar .

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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%

Es un hostel impecable, con gran desayuno, limpieza, seguridad y ubicacion, los chicos de recepcion son muy amables e informados, sin duda volveria


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 :)


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