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Itaka Hostel

Aristides Villanueva 480, Mendoza, Argentina
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Ranked #62 of 145 Specialty Lodging in Mendoza
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found a bargain on hostel world for the dorm (10 pesos/night!!), so for the price we couldn't complain about anything. Good things: Hot water, quiet dorms, free breakfast (toast, jam, coffee, juice), swimming pool but not in use in winter, kitchenette was average, walking distance from main centre and bus station, beds comfy. Improvements: the guy on the front... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Staff fairly lazy and unprofessional, feels like they reuse the bed linens. Didn't have hot water at night. Wouldn't recommend this hostel for staying in Mendoza. It does have a pool and a decent rest jarrah attaches though which is a couple of redeeming factors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I was planning to stay 3 nights in Mendoza. But finally i stayed 2 nights more in this hostel. Very Nice with a pool and a swimming pool. The hostel is big and you have enough place to live even if the hostel is full. Moreover, the staff is really Nice, helpfull and smilling. The boss is also very nice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Horrible place without atmosphere, stayed as couple with friends. Doorm was actually better looking than the dobble which had broken floor and cracking walls, cigaret burns in the blanket(felt like a prison) Garden was nice looking, breakfast ok basic.. Receptionist started playing Queen on highest volume at 8am waking up everybody. So expensive for what u get..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

when we arrived, we were welcomed by a very nice and helpful member of the staff, which gave us plenty of information and useful advises on the must-do of the city. too bad this was the only good part of our staying. the hostel itself is not bad, big and cool with a nice big garden, pool and barbeque. but,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We arrived randomly at the hostel on a Saturday afternoon, without looking it up. The entrance seemed clean and nice, the guy at the front desk was also nice, and the price was cheap, so we decided to stay without checking the rest of the hostel first. We stayed in an 8 room dorm - not very clean, very old,... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Great café attached to hostel with great free breakfast. Pool and outdoor common area is nice! Ping pong table is fun. Nice upper balcony too. Great location. I do however wish that the receptionists were more helpful with reservations and plans, I didn't realize it at the time but I've been too many other hostels that were much more accommodating... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I'm a trooper, so i can stay in filthy hostels and still have a good time. This hostel was a bit on the dirty side, our room was full of bugs and seemed that the cleaning lady hasn't been doing her job very well, but for the price was not a problem for me. I do have to complain about... More 

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itakahostel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Itaka Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Glad to know you had a good time and enjoy Gaston's company - he's indeed a great host. We'll take your review into consideration and try to improve so not only you but yor gf can hace a positive experience. Regards. More 

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