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Juez del Valle 682, San Martin de los Andes ., Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
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    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 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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61 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We found the hostel rather basic and simple. Having said that, accommodation options in a small town like San Martin are rather limited so unless you're willing to spring more than USD20 a night, you don't really have many choices. The bathrooms are rather run-down compared with the other places we've stayed in but the good showers and hot water... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Ever seen Midnight in Paris? a few moments after arriving at the hostel, a line from the movie got stuck in my head, with all reason. You get what you pay for, cheap is cheap. For AR$ 90 including breakfast, I got what I paid for, they should perhaps skip the breakfast and maybe clean the rooms (not just the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The private villa is a perfect place to enjoy San Martin. It's only a little bit more than 2 people in a dorm and is really worth it. The bed, TV, bathroom and kitchenette are great. As for the hostel, it's great value, good location, good vibe. Definitely recommend

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We had been warned but still made a booking and were disappointed with our stay here. The room was ok, although pokey and having problems with flushing the toilet. The hostel itself does have quite a lot going for it, with a central location, and various categories of accommodation. However, there seemed to be generally a strong focus on making... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Spent 4 nights at Rukalhue while in the lovely town of San Martin de Los Andes. Took the bus from Bariloche via the 7 lakes road and arrived with nothing booked. We had read about this hostel and so my wife wandered down to take a look and was very happy with the rooms and in particular the great reception... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012 via mobile

Qiute a big hostel, located just few blocks from the bus terminal and the center. The rooms are clean and big enough, all with 4 beds. There's a comunity kitchen but not so well equipped and could need a clean, especially the fridges! The staff is friendly, breakfast is ok, argentinian style: medialunas and flakes. The biggest plus point is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011 via mobile

We spent a wonderful week. The food at the hostel is really good.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Rukalhue Hostel is a great value, family run hostel in a great part of St Martin, close to the lake. They offered us a fabulous ski package which made life very easy and the skiing was great. The staff were friendly and helpful and great with the kids. The food was local, and very tasty. Typical to Argentina, dinner was... More

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San Francisco, California
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39 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

Based on the reviews and availability, we booked 5 nights here but left after 3 nights. For a double ensuite, we paid 240/pesos a night...which was super steep based on what you get. The room was comfortable and clean. The common area was filthy and always jammed full of big Argentine families on vacation, which is fine if you're into... More

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2010

Everything perfect, staff, room, services, everything! I totally recommend it.

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Address: Juez del Valle 682, San Martin de los Andes ., Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Neuquen > San Martin de los Andes
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