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Hostel Achalay

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Morales 564, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the vibe of this place - the staff are part of hostel's community (eating and hanging out with us) which made it such a great place to stay. It's close to the main street and supermarkets, as well as an excellent watering hole, Manush. The rooms are clean and the kitchen is well stocked. Don't miss out on the... More 

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Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hostel for 6 nights in December. The hostel itself is ok. The twin room I was in was pretty small, with a bunk bed, and enough space for one person to move around the bed. The breakfast I would call it basic, homemade bread and two or three types of homemade jams. Also, during my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The pictures on the Web page are looking better than it is. Bit old and not well maintained. Breakfast is basic. The staff is nice, helps a lot. top location, close to the busses to the National Parc and their office.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

very loving staff, the breakfast simply amazing (self made bread) and in general very laid back! at christmas they made an asado for us, mostly the staff are also travelers, which makes the whole atmosphere amazing!

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Miami, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The staff consist of Argentine owners with French and Brazilian staff. They are all great to hang out and add a bit of cozyness to Bariloche. There are nice wooden benches and the wooden bowls for the jam and dulce de leche. The hostel is not located in the city center but only about 3-4 blocks from the main street.... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Liked: Breakfast, location, good beds, spacious rooms and vibe. Disliked: Not enough bathrooms and electricity plugs in the room. Staff did not show us around and told us there was no restaurant open anymore late when we arrived, but when walking around town more restaurants were open than closed.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere...good value and location....helpful staff and a good selection of rooms to choose from.....great stop on the Patagonia trail....thanks for the professional but fun experience!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Achalay was one of the best hostels we stayed at in Argentina. It was very clean & the rooms were reasonably priced. The staff were all very helpful & friendly. It was in a quiet location close to the centre of town. They provided a good breakfast which included fruit & home-made bread. It had free Wi-Fi. Altogether an excellent... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This hostel in Bariloche is very cool. Stayed here 5 nights and loved it. It's quite small but it is has great staff who are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are all named after famous rock bands/artists. I was in the Jimi Hendrix room complete with purple drapes, duvet and walls. Very cool. Giant lockers for all your bags... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Achalay - we came to Achalay Hostel in Bariloche, a little disenchanted from the busy streets of Buenos Aires and tired of the busy life back home in Europe. We sought nature, mountains, lakes, open skies - space to let the mind wonder - and a place to meet people, to hear people's stories, their true stories...in Achalay we found... More 

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