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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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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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