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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Lemon Spirit Hostel is very highly rated here on Hostelworld for its location in the affluent Leblon neighbourhood, just off Ipanema Beach. Guests tell us 'the staff always welcome you with a big smile and a caipirinha' and create a 'relaxed, friendly and fun' atmosphere. The hostel has spacious, clean rooms and individual bathrooms. We like their outdoor area, described by one traveller as a 'cute little terrace where you have breakfast and drinks, with two hammocks'. Several Hostelworld reviewers have said they would 'definitely' stay here again.

Property Description

As the first hostel in Leblon, Lemon Spirit is celebrating 10 years as the best option for Backpackers that want to enjoy a local experience in Rio de Janeiro.

This is the best location in Rio!

We're located just one block from the best beach in Rio, within walking distance of Lagoa, shopping malls and street shops, restaurants and juice stores, great bars and clubs...

With easy transport to everywhere you'll go.

Lemon Spirit Hostel is in a beautifully restored old heritage building situated in Leblon, one of the most beautiful and exclusive neighbourhoods in Rio.

Our many features include comfortable dorms with spacious bunks, air conditioning, individual lockers, a large first-floor common area with a bar, breakfast area, kitchen and lounge and an outdoor area where you can enjoy a drink and relax!

The hotel's various common areas allow you to meet and have fun with your fellow travellers.

Our staff is helpful and will help you have the best experience in Rio de Janeiro with useful tips, information on trips, tours and the best nightclubs and parties.

Don't forget to ask for your free welcome Caipirinha when you check in!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 7.4


Latest Reviews

  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    12 Nov 2018
    The hostel is currently under construction so there is no kitchen and also no atmosphere but Loud noise in the morning. Rooms are clean and comfortable though and the staff is nice!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    31 Oct 2018
    Nice hostel near Leblon. Unfortunately when I stayed there the bar was being renovated and there wasn't much on the way of other common areas so the atmosphere was nearly nonexistent.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    02 Nov 2018
    Nice hostel, very friendly staff! We felt the safest in this part of Rio. Beds sleep nice and showers are good. In our experience the overall atmosphere in the hostel was a little dull, but that may just be the time that we were there. It felt a bit like an apartment complex with long hallways and rooms and showers on the sides. Bar area was under construction. We didn’t experience the coziness and social vibes we usually like in hostels, but overall a good hostel for a (few) night(s) in Rio.
    Netherlands, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    24 Nov 2018
    People were friendly, but it was a bit hard to socialize in the common rooms inside because they were just way too small. The “kitchen” facilities are a joke. You basically stand in the hallway or use the microwave that is placed on a chair in front of the lockers. It’s alright for a night as the staff is really nice and helpful, the beds are very comfortable and the showers have hot water, but there are definitely better options to choose from.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Awards

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Rio de Janeiro

  • 2014

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Rio de Janeiro

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Lemon Spirit Hostel says

I think what puts us ahead of the rest is our prime location on an awesome piece of Leblon Beach, next to Ipanema, two malls, two supermarkets and bus routes going anywhere in the city.
The Botanical Gardens, just 15 minutes away by bus, are an awesome ride.
In this neighbourhood the theatres are very popular, especially on rainy days, since the films are subtitled in Portuguese instead of being dubbed. There's two movie theatres across the block and six cinemas at Shopping Leblon, three blocks from the hostel.
Personally I like to recommend a visit to Parque Lage. If a person doesn't have a deep interest in the Botanical Gardens, at the park the visitor gets a bit of the environment of nature, beyond the artistic atmosphere of the school of visual arts in a beautiful mansion that includes the excellent Cafe du Lage.
For amusement, guests mostly enjoy the beach, one block from the hostel. During the night, depending on the day of the week, they have different options, from the famous Lapa Street Party to the Favela Funk Party.
Our guests are aged between 23 and 30 years - people looking for comfort, but without losing the atmosphere of the hostel, always looking to meet new people and enjoy the maximum of what the city can offer. Andre, Owner

Things to Note

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Special Events Bookings:
New Years Eve (5 Nights Minimum Stay)
Carnaval (5 Nights Minimum Stay)
Rock in Rio (3 Nights Minimum Stay)

1. To confirm the reservation you must answer the hostel in 48 hours with all the information required.
2. If you do not contact us in 48 hours we will contact Hostelworld cancelling your reservation.
3. We will charge the full balance due from your credit card.
4. If you don´t send us your credit card details we will contact Hostelworld cancelling your reservation.
5. It´s agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there is no refunds.

***Please read ***
Check-out is until 11AM.
After that we´ll charge a late check-out until 4pm.
After 4pm, a full daily rate will be charged per person.

To confirm the reservation you must answer the hostel in 48 hours with all the information required. If you do not contact us after 48 hours we will contact Hostelworld cancelling your reservation. We will charge the full balance due from your credit card.

If the hostel isnt able to charge the credit cards, or If you are not able to send us your CVV we will contact Hostelworld cancelling your reservation.

It´s agreed that in case of Cancellation or No Show there are no refunds.


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