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Lemon Spirit Hostel Reviews

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

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91%

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1413 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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94%

Lemon Spirit is one of the best hostels in the world. Was here back in 2010 and came back for the World Cup. The place is a lot cleaner and nicer than it was then. Amazingly nice, helpful, and fun staff. Perfectly located. Hope to be back soon.


91%

Ese hostal a sido uno de los mejores que me e quedado en mi vida, el precio se me hizo caro por temporada del mundial pero en sí muy bien, limpio y personal excelente,


77%

I had an enjoyable stay at this hostel the staff were helpful and the location is great being two blocks from the beach the only downside was that the bar was quite expensive and the hot water in the showers would come and go depending on the floor you were staying on.


100%

Mega clean thanks to the friendly happy cleaners who are worth befriending, never felt safer thanks to whole bag lockers Slept like a dream thanks to comfy beds. Though a bit more expensive than elsewhere the location and security make up for it, and to top it all off Natalia and Rodrigo can make sure you have the funnest time in Rio! They recommend the best days/nights and really know the people and nights that tourists want! Also, Best caipirinhas in brazil. Couldn't say whose is better...


83%

Great atmosphere, friendly and welcoming, staff friendly and helpful beyond any reasonable expectation.. loads of fun nights out in the evenings and activities available in the day. Met loads of great people, not least the receptionist Natalia and the bartender Rodrigo who were consistently wonderful.

  • 14th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Muy buen lugar, lo recomiendo ampliamente. Me cambiaron el plan de las reservaciones pero esto fue en epoca del mundial asi que es entendible. MUY BUEN LUGAR.

  • 11th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

The staff were absolutely fantastic, helpful and there when you needed them. The only thing i was disappointed with was that we had to pay for an extra 2 nights that we didnt stay because if the minimum for the world cup even though we were staying there for a week, alot of other hostels were doing the same thing. Other than that I had an awesome time in Rio and would book at Lemon Spirit if I was to visit again.

  • 7th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This is not only the best hostel in South America but possible the world. I have stayed at 60 plus hostels and this has been by far the best one!! The hostel is extremely clean and secure but the real gem is the people that run this place. You feel like you are home the minute you walk in the place and it does not end until you walk out the door. They have great day trips to see the city and help you experience the night life in a way that is very unique in Rio. Skip the other hostel in Rio...

  • 6th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

The hostel is pretty good, very clean and comfortable, the cleaning girls were amazing, but the staff at the reception was very unfriendly, never saw something like that in a hostel!!!


97%

super clean for the clean freaks! staff are great! leblon is a less crowded and nicer area of the beach then the others. it's safe but also the most expensive food wise.


100%

Ive booked just one night and decided stay another 2. Awesome location, just 1 block from the beach! Wonderfull Staff Lucas, Rodrigo (bar Legend), Nataglia and Caspar Ciao di Italia!!! They just install key card access in all rooms. Do not miss the chance to do Hang Gliding, it was the best sensation on my life!


80%

Hostel is in a great part of town, we had no issues going out at night. The tours were not cheap, but pretty good value and provided good guides. Having to pay to rent a towel is fair enough, but having to pay to rent a blanket was a bit rich. A clean and convenient hostel. Props to Rodrigo for being easily the friendliest staff member.


86%

Great hostel, staff is friendly and bar is cool!


54%

-Não há segurança alguma, basta tocar a campainha para entrar, o acesso aos quartos é livre; -Funcionária da hostel fumava na sacada do quarto, o acesso para esta sacada é a janela do quarto (número 6), então ela pulava a janela para entrar e sair, mesmo com hóspedes no quarto; -Banheiro 2 estava com a pia caindo e a veneziana esquerda da janela do quarto estava emperrada, não sendo possível fecha-la; -Um dos recepcionistas extremamente grosseiro e rude.

  • 30th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Its a great hostel to stay! Location is great-close to beach and food places, bank, malls. Its super duper clean! Staff was so friendly! I had an amazing time. Thank you!!!


100%

Great hostel, great staff, and excellent facilities. Everyone was very friendly, there were a lot of guided tours you could do for an additional cost, but the staff was also more than happy to provide information on those tours if you wanted to do them on your own without a guide. One of the best hostels I have ever been to, and when my stay was over I was definetly a little bummed to leave. Stayed for a full week, next time I'll make sure to book two! Oh ya, and complimentary breakfast!!!!


97%

Superb place got everything the atmosphere was amazing!! I would stay here all time time in rio


94%

I had a great stay at Lemon Spirit. It was recommended by someone who knew Rio, because of its location in Leblon, maybe Rio's best neighbourhood? Very close to the beach, shops (even a brand new shopping mall a couple of blocks away) and Ipanema beach. Furthermore the staff was great, always in for a laugh or talk and very helpful. Also there's loads of activities, even though you don't need to be a party animal to feel welcome there.


91%

Muy buena atención y muy hospitalarios.

  • 24th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Peru
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


74%

While for the most part this hostels as great the man who ran the front desk was grumpy and unhelpful. He didn't really seem to know what was going on and twice gave us wrong information that we built plans off of. He cleaning staff was lovely and the other staff was awesome! The facilities were nice as well.

  • 21st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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