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Hostel Lao

Rioja 771, Mendoza, Argentina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall great stay at hostel lao. The gardens and communal areas are a great way to escape from mendoza city itself, whilst being close enough to the downtown area to explore. The hostel does have a bit "couple vibe" going on- primarily because of the number of private rooms. But as a young single traveller staying in the only dorm,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights at hostel Lao and we would have loved to stay even longer here if our itinerary would allow! First of all, the location is very strategic: close to the bus terminal, close to buses to Maipú and Lujan and everywhere you need to go in or around Mendoza. Walking distance to the centre (i.e. to Aconcagua... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in the 4 person dorm for over a week. We loved the staff and especially Margarita (the dog)!!! The hostel room was cleaned everyday and the bathroom, multiple times a day. Most of the staff was knowledgeable about the activities available in Mendoza and were helpful with booking. One of the highlights of our stay... More 

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Astor_Elder, General Manager at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

thanks for your comments about the hostel. we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. With regard to bi-lingual staff. All our staff are bilingual just to different standards. Two of our four receptionists have actually lived and studied in the states! The person you are referring to is doing her best to improve but we will give her an... More 

Piura, Peru
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel Lao is the most wonderful place to stay when visiting Mendoza. The staff are fantastic and friendly and will give you the absolute best recommendations for how you should spend your time in town! In addition, the beds are comfy, location is great, and there is even a wonderful hostel puppy to snuggle up with next to the fire.... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really nice place to stay in Mendoza. Super friendly helpful staff and lots of good information on things to do. Dorms are nice and there are really cool communal areas. When we stayed the hostel had a chilled out vibe and was very social. If you get a chance try the BBQ loads of really really tasty... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I discovered this hostel a couple of weeks ago and since them I use it as a base camp to explore the surrounding mountains. Is this kind of places where you feel like at home. Great stuff, friendly owners, relaxed spaces, nice environment, all that I usually look when staying in a hostel.

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15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A great place, especially due to cosy lively vibe of people hanging out in the garden and at chairs, colourful interior and very attentive staff (top activity & food tips). The kitchen is large and very useful and you can easily meet people here ( and as well just do your own thing when your in the mood for that).... More 

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Chester, Montana, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Overall a pretty nice place, hostel staff was pretty friendly, they have a nice outdoor garden lounge area also a small wine bar to choose from. Wi-Fi did not seem to work on upper rooms but it was fair on ground level. We would stay again if we are ever in Mendoza again.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed in two of the double rooms, one with and one without bathroom. Both were clean, tidy and nicely decorated. The house is a great place with big areas to sit and relax in. The garden is lovely with seating and hammocks. Also a pool which was being maintained whilst we stayed but am sure it gets plenty of... More 

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26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

We extended our stay here (8 nights altogether) because we were having a lovely time. It feels like an upmarket hostel: the house feels very homely, Celeste (her husband was in the UK- sorry we missed him!) and the staff were all such friendly, informative and cheerful people and we met many great travellers there too. The staff were very... More 

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Address: Rioja 771, Mendoza, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Mendoza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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