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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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Property Description

The best Hostel in Copacabana! The best location and the funniest Staff! We guarantee that you’ll have fun and meet great people. We have shared bedrooms 100% equipped with A/C. Services and facilities for an unforgettable moment: internet and computers with Wi-Fi, transfers, excursions, tourist information, and always with the best customer service.

Unbeatable location!! One of the most well known places in Rio de Janeiro, Only two blocks away from the beach and one block away from the subway (Cardeal Arcoverde station). We are surrounded by banks, supermarkets, drugstores, currency exchange, business and near to the main touristic spots and parties from the city. Next to everything that you are looking for to have a unique vacation!

Che Lagarto Hostel Copacabana is ideal to have fun making new friends, and exchanging travel tips and of course, having unforgettable experiences with people from around the world in one of our many shared areas. We offer you a shared kitchen, a terrace and a bar where you may chill out in a relaxed fun environment with other guests.

To make your stay complete, we offer transfer services and excursions, so you could enjoy the entire city. And as always, Che Lagarto Hostels staff gives you useful tourist information and expert advice. Come live an unforgettable experience!

Che Lagarto Hostels is the largest chain of private hostels in South America, present in the best tourist destinations and always concerned that our guests have the best experience on each of our Hostels. We are currently present in 5 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay and Chile; over 30 Hostels and Suites in different cities. We have a history of over 18 years in the market, growing every year.

- Shared kitchen for guests (open from 8h to 22pm)
- Bar (from 17 to 24pm)
- Computers with Internet access
- Free Wi-Fi
- TV area
- Cleaning Service
- Lockers (in all bedrooms and/or common areas - Bring the padlock)
- Hot water 24 hours
- Air conditioning (in all bedrooms)
- Tourist Information
- Barbecue

Facilities with extra charge:
- Transfer in & out (To book a transfer, contact the Hostel)
- Excursions: City Tour; Favela Tour.

During special periods like:
New year: 28/12/2018 - 01/01/2019
Carnaval: 01/03/2019 - 06/03/2019 / 02/20/2020 - 02/24/2020
Holidays in Brazil: 06/09/2018 - 09/09/2018 ; 11/10/2018 - 14/10/2018 ; 01/11/2018 - 04/11/2018 and 15/11/2018 - 18/11/2018 -100 % payment in advance is required.
-If the reservation is canceled 30 or more days before the check-in date, only 70% of the booking value will be refunded.
-If the reservation is canceled between 29 and 15 days before check-in date, only 50% of the booking value will be refunded.
-If the reservation is canceled 15 days before to the check-in, or less, there will be no refund of the booking value.

Exchange Rate:
- Our prices are set in USD. The exchange rate to local currency used is not the official daily one, because of the market variation. The exchange rate used is established by CheLagarto, the exchange rate shown on the website can change. Please contact us for more information.
- The payment can use Reais or Dollars
- We accept Visa and Mastercard.

Check-In: from 2pm
Check-Out: until 11am
Half of the daily rate will be charged for late check out between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. After 2:00 PM a full daily rate will be charged

Underage policy:
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.8

  • Security 6.8

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 7.5

  • Atmosphere 6.0

  • Cleanliness 4.5

  • Facilities 4.8

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    20 Feb 2020
    My first time staying in a hostel and overall it was really nice! The staff were very kind, the rooms were clean and beds were not bad. The bathrooms were really small and the outlets in the room were inconvenient, but besides that I had a really great stay.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    09 Mar 2020
    The place was worth the money, a very clean space( bathrooms, kitchen, rooms and main lobby). Walking distance from the metro station, beach, restaurants, stores, etc,. If you want to leave your stuff to go to a two or three day trip they don’t let you do that.
    Mexico, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    21 Feb 2020
    Great location and blocks from the beach and the metro. Felt secure for a busy hostel, and staff was friendly when I had keycard issues. Bathrooms weren't the cleanest but passable. Other travelers were friendly. Overall, staff did a good job managing the madness of Carnival.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0


    22 Feb 2020
    The hostel was ok and comfortable enough for our week long stay. We stayed during carnival which naturally meant it was a bit more rowdy than it may otherwise be. The bathrooms were ok but not particularly clean most of the time - again this could be due to carnival. The WiFi is also quite bad and didn't work for us half of the time. However the location is excellent, as it's just a few minutes walk from the metro, there are several nearby supermarkets, and plenty of good restaurants nearby.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 6.3


    21 Feb 2020
    I stayed here during Carnival and wish I hadn’t. There were always huge lines at reception, all of the lockers in my room were taken and the staff didn’t do anything about it. My key card hardly ever opened my door. Some of the beds in my mixed dorm were so close together that the person next to me was basically in my bed. I had to ask for a blanket and when I returned, the blanket was gone and it looked like my bed had been slept in. There was a huge markup on price due to carnival.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3


    19 Feb 2020
    The hostel lacked basic necessities such as functioning WiFi , cleanliness (there were cockroaches in rooms and bathrooms) and a kitchen big enough to actually cook in with utensils. The atmosphere was okay but not that great and only some of the staff were helpful
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0


    03 Jan 2021
    The hostel does not have drinkable water and sells 1.5 litre bottle for 7 reais. Its not just about charging for something that others have free, it is also unecological as it forces guests to buy more plastic
    Czech Republic, Male, 31-40
  • 5.7


    21 Feb 2020
    The hostel was in a really good location and the free breakfast was good. However, the rooms were filthy, the air con didn’t work and there was no hot water, in fact on one day there was no water at all for several hours. We stayed on the 3rd floor where there was 1 shower for the whole floor (Aprox 40 people). all staff (with the exception of one lady) were quite unhelpful. The pool on the roof was GROSS, so yellow you couldn’t even see the bottom.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 5.4


    23 Feb 2020
    Place is a dump, nowhere to chill apart from on the roof and the pool there is grim. The staff are good and so are the location but overall this place is horrific, we booked a 6 man dorm but got put in a tiny 4 bed and it was so sweaty and the air con hardly worked, no room to even get your bags in there, it was terrible. And the wifi is shocking as well. Good only for carneval and for meeting people
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 2.0


    23 Feb 2020
    Don’t stay here! We booked 5 nights in a “Superior” dorm room for carnival 2020. After arriving to a dirty, hot (no aircon until 10pm) and disorganised hostel, we instantly regretted our decision and felt cheated by the photos on hostel world - it looks nothing like this anymore! We were told to strip the bedding of previous guests! The room and pillows had mould growing! No windows in room, so it stank like sweaty feet! Do yourself a favour and book elsewhere! We checked-out after 1 night...
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Wi-Fi