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Manga Hostel Lapa – Rio Reviews

Rua do Lavradio 186, Lapa, RJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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69 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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Good location if you want to party in Lapa, but not for general sightseeing, good happy half hour and friendly staff. Pool table was a bonus but a little run down, photos give it more credit. Room (double) was a bit cramped but had a TV and great private bathroom. As a couple maybe not the best place for us but perfect if you're a party animal. A although, the market held right outside on a Saturday was incredible.


Excellent location if you want to explore Lapa - downtown bars area, Santa Tereza neighborhood and not far from museums. It was cloudy and raining, no beach friendly weather, so it was perfect to visit museums. I stayed right after Carnival so it was quiet/great to sleep, although I booked a big dorm room, it was basically 3 to 5 of us in the room. It is a very clean hostel too, comparing to the average ones in Copa and Ipanema, decent breakfast too. Shirl, Brazil


Very good location and staff very nice and helpfull


When booking a tour from the hostel, it would be important to tell clients that they will be the first to be picked up and need to drive around the city for other guests, which resulted in 4 hours transfer time round trip on a half day tour!


we stayed in a twin room and everything was all right. i can recommend this hostel.


The location of the hostel is really good, just in Lapa right next to all the clubs and restaurants. Staff were really great, very friendly and helpfull! So if you want to do lots of partying and be on the other side od Rio from Copacabana and Ipenama beaches its great location. Hostel is very new and clean. If I go to Rio again I would stay there for sure:)


I´ve been to a bunch of hostels in Rio and I wanted to get to know this one. I don´t wanna trash this hostel in a lot of aspects so, I will just say I did not like it. A tip to the receptionist: smile and say "how can I help you?" instead of just staring at the potential guest. Justice be done to Quim (very professional) and to the shower. That is it.


Few of facilities are missing but its ok.

  • 2nd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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