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Alvear Hostel

General Alvear 158, Cordoba, Argentina
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Ranked #24 of 172 Specialty Lodging in Cordoba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

i arrived too early for the room to be ready,but i was welcomed by a supernice girl who told me a lot of the city,and i could have breakfast too!room of 4 is big,with terrace,lockers&private bathroom-enough clean&hotshower,but no window.common areas&terrace are nice,wifi works perfectly.kitchen is a bit poor but you can manage to cook no prob.location is very good.i recommend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Lots of room for improvement at this hostel, starting with the bathrooms, which are primitive and soooo passe! The staff are friendly and accommodating, but there are intimidating notices "forbidding" (poor choice of word for me!) various activities, mostly common sense (no smoking), but the interdiction on bringing any kind of drink in from outside the premise is purely to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Liked: Really nice and helpful staff, the style of the building is really nice and we had a nice room with a small balcony, Very good location. Disliked: Kitchen and bathrooms were not really clean and you are not allowed to bring ANY drinks from outside the hostel which is a little annoying

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great location a few blocks from some of Cordoba's main sights, but this place really lacks atmosphere, which is odd as it has large communal spaces, including a roof deck and a pool table. Not great in terms of cleanliness - the bathrooms always seemed to have dirty water on the floor - and the kitchen really could do with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went here because it was suggested in the lonely planet book. it's in a pretty central location and looks pretty good when you first get there - open communal space etc. one of the workers knew English which was helpful, and he was happy to help us. We did get robbed though. Both my partner and myself had hundreds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed here for just one night en route to BA. The staff were really friendly and spoke english. They were really nice and let us check in at 7 in the morning after we arrived by night bus. We had a private room with ensuite. The room was comfortable and the shower was hot. Location of the hostal is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

This hostel has: a pool table, large rooms (we were in private double), cool roof terrace, decent location. It doesn't have: great staff (one member was sleeping on the floor and lazing around, only got up when bell rang, not helpful), a decent breakfast (has those strange coffee tea bag things instead of real coffee, very basic), a clean kitchen,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stayed 2 nights in this hostel, in a single room with shared bathroom. I found the bathroom so so. You couldn't lock the door and on the toilet there was never toilet paper. But the staff was very friendly and easy going. I found it a bit a minus that it looked like there were more people staying in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It takes about 15-20 minutes to walk here from the bus station and is relatively easy to find, although it's easy to walk past the door! The hostel is located upstairs on a busy street so rooms at the front are noisy. It's also only a 5 minute walk to the main plaza too and there's a small supermarket next... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in the 6 person dorm, it was adequate for a short stay. The facilities were pretty good, good sized lockers, plenty of space in the dorm, lots of communal space (kitchen, tv room) and a nice big patio upstairs. Staff were friendly and it was a good location, 20 minutes walk to the bus station and... More 

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