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El Gualicho Hostel

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Marcos A. Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ, Argentina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived here late at night without reservation at a busy time of the season. Tired, stressed out from a miserable experience at la Casa de Tounens, the supposedly best ranked hostel in Puerto Madryn. Coming from that dark, dreary and deeply disappointing place to the warmth, charm and professionalism of El Gualicho was absolutely amazing. I was simply blown... More 

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Napa, California, United States
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hostel was a pleasant surprise for my family. The rooms were clean, and we had our own bathroom. There was even a cleaning service. We felt safe even with the older boys in a separate room. We were able to use the community kitchen to make dinner for our whole family, and pleasantly, as we happened to be there... More 

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Courbevoie, France
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212 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

It is like a luxury hostel for backpackers. It is not cheap (but it is compared to others hostels in the town) but it is big, very clean, with a LOT of facilities. We loved it ! you feel like home :) !

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Valparaiso, Chile
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We arrived in Puerto Madryn with no place to stay, and this was our second hostel we checked. We got a private room with privat bath, and it was really nice. The common areas are very nice, and clean. Really nice backyard, and all the people that work there are very helpful and friendly. The breakfast is simple, but nice.... More 

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quesochica
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50 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

My husband wasn't too keen on staying at a hostel. But the hotels in Puerto Madryn were either pricier than my budget allowed or they had bad TA reviews. So I went with a private room at El Gualicho and we had a pleasant stay. The room was very basic but comfortable enough. Breakfast was also basic but we supplemented... More 

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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

My parents and I stayed at this hostel for a visit around Puerto Madryn. We had a lovely stay, I have no complaints. There is a safe in the room, it was very clean, and had everything we needed. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The place is so clean (they clean the rooms everyday), every detail is so well thought like for example, if you arrive earlier they have a very safety room to leave your bags so you can go out and start visiting, they have a very nice living where you can rest, the kitchen is also so clean. Bathrooms are inside... More 

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Paris
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

During our stay, somebody from outside entered the hostel during breakfast hour and entered the room next to ours. Someone from that room informed the receptionist but he didn't react. When we came back half an hour later, two phones were missing in our room including mine. Only at that moment the receptionist arrived to check if everything was fine,... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Nice hostel with big kitchen, dining room, computers and library. The frontdesk guys are very helpful. We stayed in a private room so we didn't really interact with the backpackers. The rooms are clean and quite. TV has English channels. The location is close the beach boardwalk with lots of stores and restaurants. Puerto Madryn is a small town so... More 

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Venice, Italy
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel only few days but when the Time to leave came we were very sad! At the check in we were greeted by such a nice girl who made us feel like we were part of the family! The atmosphere was exceptionally friendly. Eventhough we found out to have booked a double room with shared bathroom,... More 

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