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Che Lagarto Hostel Ipanema Hostel

Rua Paul Redfern N48, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

82% Overall Rating 44 out of 52 customers would recommend this property based on 52 reviews

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 77%

Location 91%

Safety 84%

Staff 86%

Value 82%

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  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • WiFi

Important Information

Any bookings with dates within New Years 2010 (mandatory 4 nights package - 28/12-01/01) & Carnaval 2010 (mandatory 6 nights package 11/02/-17/02).
Full prepayment is needed in order to warranty the booking, after booking the Hostel will contact you for the prepayment details. Failure to prepay the booking will result
In the booking being cancelled.Not allowed under 18

During special periods like: CARNIVAL - NEW YEAR’S – HOLIDAYS:
- 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.

Shared Dorm:
Each reservation is for an individual bed, although you book the same number of beds as the room has, this doesn’t guarantee that all people are going to be in the same room.

Underage policy:
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed without their parents or responsible adult and they must stay in a private room.

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 Che Lagarto, 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 credit cards for payments over R$ 200.

It´s forbidden to:
- Drink or eat inside the rooms.
- Bring hard liquor into the hostel.
- Smoke or use drugs in the Hostel.

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


Directions to hostel:

From International Airport: You can hire TRANSFER through the hostel reception. Another option is to take “Real Auto bus” and drop´at “POSTO 10” in front of Praia Ipanema Hotel and walk one block and there is the hostel.

From the bus terminal: You can hire TRANSFER through the hostel reception. Another option would be to take the 128 bus (brs1 stop) outside the Terminal and get off at the Epitácio Pessoa Street (Jardim de Alah), which is the next paralel street to the Hostel. Or you can take the 2017 bus, outside the Terminal and get off at Prudente de Morais Street on the corner of Paul Redfern Street which is the the Hostel´s street. The hostel is right around the corner.

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