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El Gualicho Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Marcos A. Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A really great deal for your miney. I stayed in a private room, which was HUGE! The common areas are very big, and the kitchen is very nice. It tends to be also very quiet (anyways it was when we went). Right next door there is an empanada house, that makes also great sandwiches de miga.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We've been advised to stay at this place by people we had met on the bus on our way from Buenos Aires. They told us it was clean, bright,and very friendly. And they were right. The place is prtty big and has a nice garden with hammocks,dormitories (ours had 6 beds), private rooms and many bathrooms.a big kitchen,(with only two... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Best hostel I have stayed at so far in SA. The staff are super friendly and helpful and the whole place is spotless. The rooms are spacious with good security, breakfast is great and it is in the perfect position. Loved this place! Ps. One of the front desk guys is really cute too

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Paris, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
47 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed several days and I enjoyed each of them ! Very well located (half distance between the bus station and the beach), staff member are very friendly. I booked all activities in this hostel and all went well. Rooms clean and comfortable, big kitchen and even hammocks if you want to take a nap !

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The location is perfect, just a bit out of the centre, but close to everything; beach, shops, centre. The staff is very friendly and can also help you out with booking trips etc. Also good prices they have there, ideal so you don't have to shop around down town. Also loved the garden with hammocks. The only not so great... More

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brecon
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is a big hostel and a very good one at that. Here's why: Pros *Just the friendliest staff I've had all through Argentina. *Good location, three blocks from the sea front. *Excursions & other hostels can be booked from here. *Plenty of room (126). *Very modern. *Very clean. *Always had plenty of room. *Good kitchen facilities. *Comfortable lounge. *wifi... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Ticks all the boxes, but hasn't quite got a vibe yet. It's more of a hotel really. Still, it is extremely clean and well run. The staff are friendly, location is good. It's just not much fun from a backpackers point of view.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We had a private room at this spotlessly clean hostel, which was spacious with a safe, TV and good shower. The wifi worked really well, perhaps because our room was pretty much above the reception. The reception staff are very helpful and can book trips for you via what seems to be their own tour service. Be prepared, the trips... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: This hostel is BIG and probably the cleanest hostel I have ever stayed in. The cleaners work really hard to keep the place gleaming. Theres a lovely relaxing area with bean bags and a sofa etc. STAFF: Such a great bunch of guys, especially Ale. They gave great information and we went on a day trip to see... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

If you are looking to spend a short time in Puerto Madryn then this is the place to stay. Although we did not see any other hostels in this area this one is pretty much perfect. Hostel is HUGE and is stupidly clean. You´re beds are made every day and the whole dorm is swept, mopped and scrubbed. Breakfast here... More

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Address: Marcos A. Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Chubut > Puerto Madryn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Gualicho Hostel 2*
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The central location of the Hostel (1 block from main square and 3 blocks from the beach) allows you to enjoy the facilities of the attractive town and beach of Puerto Madryn.At the hostel we make your way easier so you can have a memorable experience, A great atmosphere to meet other travellers and friendly staff who will tell you all the best places to go.We offer a choice of private or shared accommodation in large bright new rooms around the garden.Shared Rooms: Spacious, light and modern 4 and 6 bed rooms. They all come with a private bathroom, individual lockers and heating. Rooms also have Wi-Fi, sheets , blankets and each bed has it's own individual reading light. Daily maid service.Private Rooms: Spacious, light and modern rooms. They feature a private bathroom, heating and are equipped with comfortable 1.60m wide sommier. Rooms also have Wi-Fi, bedside lamps and large safe (for storing a laptop). Sheets, blankets, towels and soap are included. Daily maid service.There is a fully-equipped kitchen and an attractive dinning room. Our large and beautiful garden is a peaceful space to chill out, and the spacious living room ideal for reading and meeting people.Puerto Madryn is the starting place to discover the rich variety of wildlife that lives in the Peninsula Valdes area. We have our own travel agency , and organise tours in small groups, that are especially designed for independent travellers. ... more   less 
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