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Che Lagarto Hostel Buenos Aires

Venezuela 857, Buenos Aires 1045, Argentina
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Che Lagarto Hostel Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kunming, China
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception is nice looking, but the rooms are very basic and quite old and run down, but clean enough. The showers on the other hand was bad at best. The workers are very helpful and quite nice, and so were the other travellers we met there. The breakfast is typical Che Lagarto style, which is quite diverse and tasty, especially... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

No matter how basic or cheap, no accommodation providers should leave their guests without water. Especially busy hostels with lots of people at any given time. This is what happened at Che Lagarto: no water for a day and a half, and the staff who kept saying: media hora, media hora and it comes back! It did not. Wifi was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I hated the place. The shared rooms were dirty and sometimes you would find cockroaches in them, the staff moves your luggage or change you the location of your bed without even telling you. The shared bathrooms had cockroaches and if you ask if they could give you an other bathroom, the staff just say that it's not their problem.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The staff and services provided in the hostel were second to none. The rooms were large, spacious, cool and cleaned each day. Reception staff were friendly and helpful and catered to your every need. The area itself is very safe, I would definitely recommend this hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I can't say enough about the incredible staff and environment. I met the most amazing people from all over the world whom are now considered family. The staff does a great job engaging guests prompting unity amongst travelers from all over the world. I love this company and will continue using Che lagarto as my 1st choice in hostels.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice people, but I did not like this place, The hotel is really noisy, the rooms are very close to each other which means it is noisy.There are better options out there, also with higher prices, the rooms are dirty with bad odors. Don't go to this hostel!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Really nice hostel with an amazing environment, nice staff and great rooms. It is a really nice place to stay in BA! Good internet and amazing garden where you can chill and enjoy the hot nights! It was a really good experience to be in Che lagarto!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We arrived on December 27th when it was crazy hot in Buenos Aires. No shared dorms had AC so it was almost unbearable to sleep or even stay inside. The bathrooms were always dirty and the beds and matresses were really old. The bar doesn't have anyone working in it and the TV "room" has only a old couch for... More 

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Milan, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed in Che Lagarto for a total of 3 nights and shared the room with 10 other people. Pros: Breakfast was pretty good. Good location. Friendly and nice staff. Cons: Music is pretty loud at night and it was very warm in the room so we had to keep the windows open, or else you have to use a... More 

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Ustron, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Everything about this hostel is average. Cleanness, staff, breakfast, location, beds. Dorms are really big and not cozy at all. There is definitely not enough bathrooms for such a big hostel and it would be nice if lockers were in better condition but for the price it is ok I guess.

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