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Patanuk Lake Hostel

Juan Manuel de Rosas 585, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar, Middle East
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place has potential but is endemically dirty and in serious need of maintenance. Sheets, towels etc grubby and really not nice, to say the least. Some staff really don't belong in hospitality; some lovely. The view is super and the price is cheap. It's a hostel so obviously quite noisy at times.

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Timbuktu, Mali
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Located right on lago Nahuel Huapi. You awaken to the sound of water lapping the shore. Good private rooms and shared bunk rooms with a drop dead view? Good English, French spoken. Very lovely staff. Laundry service! Clean! Wifi,central to everything in town and bus stops.

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Denver, Colorado
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The front room of the hostel is filled with light and has a beautiful view, beyond that the rooms are dark with few functioning lights. We stayed in two different rooms both of which had a large amount of mold, the showers were hit or miss when it came to heat and neither had enough water pressure to produce more... More

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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Excellent lake view from the bright common room and dorms but otherwise a tad dark. The place has a lot of potential but could really do with a good clean in the corners and some regular maintenance. Super lovely staff put a shine on things though. We stayed in the apartment which would comfortably fit four. However, the bathroom was... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We were slightly unfortunate when we arrived in bariloche, we had booked another hostel, where upon turning up we were told the heating had broken and we would be transfered. The owner paid for the remise and sent us to Patanuk, who had not been told to expect us... Nonetheless, we got a nice welcome, but the hostel was in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We stayed at Patanuk for three nights with our two kids. We enjoyed so much the place, the amazing view, right on the lake, the location so close to the center of the city, and we had very good advices from the staff. The hostel It´s perfectly clean, and the breakfast includes handmade bread and jam wich our kids got... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We recently stayed at Patanuk hosel and would not return. The location by the lake and the advice from friendly female hostel worker (Kiki) were definetly the highlights of the stay She was so helpful in recommending car hire companies and places to go. I don't understand how this hostel is recommended in many of the travel guides- I'm wary... More

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Patanuk10, Propietario at Patanuk Lake Hostel, responded to this review

Due to your review, we'd like to respond carefully. We are a hostel very well located, maybe the best in Bariloche, but that's n ot our only asset. We are as Our pick on Lonely Planet not only because of this, we providea very good service. We understand we cannot make everybody happy, but we think your review it's too... More

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Patanuk hostel is by far one of the funnest hostels i've ever stayed at. The first time I stayed was in 2006 and I had to come back. What a surprise to see how much has changed and in a good way!! The owners, Inaki and silvia are locals from spain and took me rock climbing for the first time.There's... More

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Vienna, Austria
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The only good thing about the hostel is its location, because it is situated on the lake and the view is really great, but of course not from the room. Rooms are very very simple (we had a quad), which wouldn't be a problem, but bathrooms are a disaster and pretty much disgusting. The towels look like they were used... More

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

This hostel is one of the coolest. it has like a private beach on the lake. and it is also the view from your room. this hostel also has a bar downstairs and it throws cool parties. dont miss the party on wendensday! Many of the visitors are argentinian and many people from bariloche come to hang out there. the... More

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Address: Juan Manuel de Rosas 585, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Rio Negro > San Carlos de Bariloche
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Patanuk is the only hostel in Bariloche with LAKE COAST and DIRECT ACCESS to the beach. Created by travelers for traveleres, it offers all the comforts of a first-line with the wave characteristic of a hostel designed to make your stay a unique experience.Our staff, bilingual and specialist sector, advise you on overything you nedd to get the most out of this magical place. ... more   less 
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