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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: We arrived at Che Legarto at 9pm Brazil time and it was heaving with people. The location is excellent, literally being a 1 min walk from Ipanema beach. This is definately not a relaxing place to stay though, more of a party hostel...More
This is a nice hostel with friendly staff. However when my wife and stayed they had an outbreak of bed bugs. My wife was bitten several times and came up in nasty red bruises. They moved her to a different and better dorm.
Stayed here for a total of 10 nights , rooms cleaned everyday ,great friendly helpful staff , breakfast was adequate enough good strong coffee , no problem getting on the computers , only gripe was that they didnt have any hot water for 5 days...More
We stayed at Che Lagarto in Copacabana for just over a week and booked a room with bathroom. Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms were made up everyday and clean and the continental style buffet breakfast was a really good start to the day....More
We stayed here for a number of nights both in a 10bed dorm and a private room. The place is clean and well located. The staff were all replaced recently and while the new staff are keen and pleasant to deal with they are still...More
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State of Rio de Janeiro >
Rio de Janeiro >
Ipanema / Lagoa
Also Known As
Che Lagarto Hostels Ipanema Hotel Rio De Janeiro ,
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.