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Hostel del Mar Backpackers House

Avenida Colon 1051 | between Mendoza y Viamonte, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
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Medellin, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hostel with great vibe to meet new people, argentinians and forieghners. Very big on surfing if this is your thing. Great staff and the owners Pato and Valeria will accomodate you and help you with any need or question. Valeria is also a great chef and the hostel serves delicious dinners at night. A kitchen is for everyone's use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hostel! Lovely staff with the cutest, calmest dog: Lola! They are very helpful and easy going! Good beds! And especially really good homemade food for a awesome price! They have a master chef!! Haha! I couldn't imagine to spend my days in Mar del Plata somewhere else! 😊 By the way: I was at the moment the only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the hostel for 4 nights. Great staff, great atmosphere, great location. A place you could meet others if you wanted too, but also be yourself. Has a garden, terasse, playroom and kitchen. Every evening they serve dinner for a small amount of money. The only thing I missed was that the place would be a little bit cleaner.

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Beersheba, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

had an amazing time in this amazing hostel. so many good things about it - first off all the stuff which make us fill like a family, the location is the best! great advises about where to go and what to see. every night therse somthing diffrent (and local) cooking in the kitchen. happy hour in the bar from 7... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This place is aaawesome!!! Great funny and friendly people, the owner is a friendly and honest man, really helpful and speaks english. Close to the beach, took my first surfing lessons here. You can even rent wetsuits and surfboards for the whole day for 150 pesos. In the night everybody eats together which makes for an cozy and relaxing atmosphere.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Hostel del Mar must be one of the best places to stay in Mar del Plata. It is extremely close to the beach and a short walk from the centre of town. It is super clean and the owner and staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hostel to anyone staying in Mar del Plata.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

It was by accident that we ended up at this gem. After a month of making our way through a multitude of campsites and hostels we were attracted to this hostel by the review in the Lonely Planet guide. In hindsight I'm delighted that we managed to secure a bed in the happiest hostel in Mar del Plata. Patricio, the... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I stayed at the hoste for a week and met awesome people! The atmosphere at the hostel was great for meeting people and shareing travel experience. It´s 2 blocks away from the beach wich is great when you don´t have much time. Really recommend for a stay here in Mar del Plata. Great place, great people!

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Hostel Del Mar is by no means a hostel I would I would label as filthy, and most certainly not one that lacks backpackers and an incredibly welcoming atmosphere. Having been here for 8 days I have seen many travelers come and go. In fact, many new friends rebooked to extend their stay here from 4 to at least 8... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Pretty good location, close to the beach. But this hostel needs a really good serious scrub down. It was filthy. It seems the staff just pushes the dust and dirt under the beds and into the corners. The kitchen was the one place that was actually clean, but the rest of the place was disgusting. Seemed like maybe people were... More 

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