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Hostel Lao

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Rioja 771, Mendoza, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Largs, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stayed here for 8 nights whilst studying Spanish in Mendoza. The hostel was excellent and the staff were super friendly. We had one minor issue with our bathroom door lock but this was immediately resolved by the helpful staff. Special mention to Francisco and Maurresio who were always keen to help out with any info we needed, resolve any issues... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great staff! They are super friendly and helpful and can make great recommendations for anything you want to do in Mendoza. Really chill atmosphere with a pleasant garden and common areas. Kitchen is reasonably well equipped and the whole place is very clean. Definitely more oriented to couples, but I met cool people in the dorm. Right close to the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I loved this place! And the guy working there! Thank you so much for your friendliness and help, Francisco and Mauricio! Besides there is nothing to a add - just prebook in advance to make you will get in :-)

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Maroochydore, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great place. The best service, clean, quite, well managed. Knowledgeable, extraordinary helpful staff. Breakfast is adequate. You can't ask for more. Stay here or stay second best. Ask for the patio room-mate aircon but private patio.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

When you arrive at hostel Lao, you may ask yourself why this hostel was rated the best in Latin America and top 10 in the world... But as time goes on you realize why- the rooms are good, with a/c, but the highlight is the outside chill area, the lounge, the staff and the vibe. We were not hard-core back-packers... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We loved this place and ended up more days here so we've seen 3 different rooms. The best room for a couple is the one with the private balcony and private bathroom, very nice! Rooms are clean, breakfast is good, cosy living room and people of the hostel are very helpful and friendly. Not to far away from the centre... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The staff at this hostel is nothing short of amazing. They continuously went above and beyond to help us out through booking trips, directing us on which bus to take, recommending restaurants, etc. I've honestly never seen staff so dedicated. The hostel is conveniently located fairly close to the center of town and nearly everything you could hope to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We booked here at the last minute and arrived to go find a small but well kept hostel with a great atmosphere. All the staff were friendly and very helpful and breakfast was great. Special mention to Francisco for cooking an awesome Sassoon forus one night. Also the hostel dog, margerita is lovely. Cannot reccomend highly enough.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is an AWESOME hostel. Everything was just perfect. At our arrival, Celeste gave us a nice welcome and explained all we needed to know according to what we planned on doing in Mendoza. We planned on staying 2 nights when we first booked and ended up staying 6. STAFF: 24/7, amazing! Very friendly and helpful CLEANLINESS: always someone cleaning,... More 

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Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed at Hostel Lao for 3 nights in March 2015 and couldn't be happier with our stay. Extremely friendly staff (they speak perfect English!), great atmosphere with the garden in the back, nice room with aircon (at least ours) and pretty good breakfast considering that this is a hostel and not a hotel. The kitchen was spotless and had... More 

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