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El Gualicho Hostel

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Marcos A. Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Paris
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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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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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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The last time I stayed at a hostel was as a 20 year old backpacking through Europe but Argentina's limited range of affordable hotels led me back to hostels and I think I may be a regular now. El Gualicho was clean, neat, friendly and well located. The bathroom in the private room we had was one of the nicest... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Gualicho is a solid place to stay while in Madryn. We were a bit disapointed to find some hair in our bed and that's just one the simpel things to right: cleaning. Otherwise breakfast is ok and the place has a relaxed vibe and they help you to book tours etc. If you look for something genuine and a place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Rocked up from the bus station and got a great double which was like a hotel with TV and bathroom. Unfortunately we were allocated a room by the road so it was rather noisy, especially on the weekend. The wifi was also poor or non existent in the room. The building itself is great, and super clean- the cleaners were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights whilst touring round the area and found it clean (room and bathroom were cleaned daily), comfortable and friendly with a nice atmosphere and nice common areas to meet people and relax in (hammocks a particular plus) with it's location (short walk to the bus station and centre of town, and with a couple of restaurants... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Gualicho is a typical hostel providing all the features that a backpacker needs - kitchen, common place, salon, tv, computer, games, dvd, locker, wifi etc. We have booked a double room with private bath for 3 nights. First we got the room which seemed very basic and old on the ground floor but the heating was not working so they... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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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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