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Hostel Independencia

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Mitre 1237, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
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Ranked #21 of 142 Specialty Lodging in Mendoza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Square Indepencia. Very friendly staff, decent breakfast and lovely courtyard for socialising. Great location with everything you could wish for within walking distance. The only negatives were that the WC in our twin didn't smell amazing (suspect drains) and the main showers/toilets weren't very clean, other than that a great stay and would recommend to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel Independencia is a big hostel with a great chilled out feeling. It has 24-hour reception and absolutely amazing staff who were very helpful with everything from organising activities either with a company or by yourselves, to giving tips on restaurants or putting on Asado’s, even just hanging out and chatting on a lazy afternoon. The breakfast is great, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best hostel to stay in Mendoza for sure. It is really close to the main square from were you can get to everything easily. You get free unlimited wine from 19.00 intil 21.00 and they arange really good bbq's on saturday and tuesdays. Also the breakfast is included whitch is really good includes coffee Bread eggs, scrambled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Staff very helpful and available, perfect localization, nice decoration BUT the private rooms are random quality... If you get the good one it's all right but we got a very small and dirty one... Only bad point. Recommended

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place is not the Marriott or a Kimpton, but was a GREAT hostel to stay at. I had the private room near the front desk and was afraid of the noise being bad at night, but it was not an issue. If you're looking for a sparkling clean kitchen and bathroom this place (or any hostel) is not for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

great location right infront of Plaza Independencia. staff are helpful and friendly. tasty pancake breakfast..but this hostel need an upgrade for the facilities, toilet and cleanliness of the room, room facilities. The rest are ok. wifi connection is fast and there's 2 pc to be used for the internet.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place has a nice building (apart from the patchy bathroom) and is good for socialising. Staff is friendly too. But: To me, a clean bathroom and kitchen are more important than "free activities", such as two jugs of cheap wine put on a table in the common area. During our 3 nights stay in a double room, I never... More 

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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

What a great hostel! The rooms are great, clean and comfortable! The staff is really nice and the environment is really nice! Is close from the center and from good restaurants! I really recommend the hostel! Great breakfast with pancakes!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Gonzalo and Diego are excellent hosts and they really make this place fun to stay. The free wine happy hour every night is also a big selling feature, as is the large, well-equipped kitchen and fantastic garden area. The asado they put on 2-3 times a week is a great deal, tons of delicious food. The included breakfast is also... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Really well situated. Just next to plaza independencia. Staff is funny, helpful and friendly! There a nice patio to hang out. Breakfast is nice but try to go early. There s an azado night for 130 pesos which is nice, but try to be there on time because food runs out quite quickly! You can book heaps of excursions, the... More 

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