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Rioja 771, Mendoza, Argentina
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Ranked #3 of 132 Specialty Lodging in Mendoza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cape Coral, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stayed here. Since it was low season, we got lucky to have the dorm for the three of us (late August). We only experience one bad night (morning) when Marguerite (the dog’s name is Margarita) was crying and nobody seemed to take care of her. This happened on Sunday very early in the morning – it was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Mendoza? STAY HERE!! Mike and Celeste are fantastic owners who know exactly how to run an amazing business and yet make you feel completely at home. Very chilled out hostel. All staff are so warm and friendly. We emailed in advance to say we'd be there before dawn. The cleaning ladies had our room ready and the lovely Mao... More

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Montreal, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the hostel Lao for almost a week. It is perfectly located a few minutes walk from the bus station and from the city center. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is generous and diversified. Wifi is working everywhere and the common room is spacious and comfy. So all n'all a good... More

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big_hungry_baboon, Owner at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We are sorry you did not share the excellent experience that 99.9% of our guests have but we are hard pushed to find any validity in your review. Just 2 months ago the room in question was redecorated and an additional ventilation shaft added. You make it sound like we have mould growing up the walls which couldn't... More

rio de janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed with my with wife for 4 days in this hostel. Clean, nice atmosfere... everything perfect!!!!! Nice breakfast and reasonable price for the bevearages. The staff was awesome, because every day gave us nice tips for tours and dinner... Don´t forget to eat in Don Mario restaurant, the best steak of argentina!!!

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Ulm, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed here for 4 Nights and it was a nice stay. It`s a quiet Hostel without a lot of socialising, so if you are looking for that or for partying, you will be disappointed. For us it was nice to have some quieter days and the tours they offer are really great. Especially the wine&bike Tour in Lujar de... More

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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The two nights we booked here turned into four when we realised how awesome it was. This place is great, relaxed atmosphere but plenty going on if you want something to do. Everyone we met here was great and the owners can organise wine tours / horse riding and helped us to hire a car and drive to the mountains... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had a great time at Hostel Lao! This smaller style hostel gave you a feeling of home. Not a party hostel but still very social which was perfect. Extremely clean. Breakfast although simple was nice. Mike and Celestie were extremely helpful. As were all staff. Any issue, concern, request or question was solved by staff. Very knowledgeable of Mendoza recommending... More

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There was a really nice homely feel to this place, staff were excellent! I was in a double room out the back with a shared bathroom, I couldn't lick my door and it was quite nosiey I could just here the people in the room attached to me but it was very clean and I would stay there again, just... More

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big_hungry_baboon, Propietario at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed the hostel. We would just like to say that the door locks perfectly, as we showed you when you checked in. What a shame you didn`t ask us again so we could have shown you how the key works. Its ironic you found the room noisey as literally all other guests say how peaceful... More

Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Friendly and knowledgeable hosts. Lots of tips about the tour excursions, places to eat and more. Great Ambiance with lots of comfortable common areas. We had a double room with ensuite facing the main road- a bit noisy early in the morning but otherwise clean and comfortable. Also close to the bus terminal.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed for 8 days in this hostel and I can say it's amazing! It's super clean and tidy, they give you a generous breakfast every morning and the staff were very helpful when we wanted to book stuff (even when we were late), everyone there speaks english or enough english to help you out with anything, they're super helpfull... 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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