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I Keu Ken Hostel

F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a fab time here. Had a great mini-apartment styled room at the back of the hostel with a wee balcony looking out over the lake and town. A bit of a hike from the town but just a stretch of the legs! Right around the corner from the supermarket. Breakfast okay, but amazing and very good value for... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

For context, my wife and I are 33 and traveling together. We've been in SA for six weeks through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Chile. We've stayed in a lot of different hostels, from really cheap to pretty nice. Our experience with this hostel was mixed. It was recommended by the proprietor of our last hostel in Puerto Natales. The day... More

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Located 3 blocks towards the hill from the Bus Station you´ll find this very nice hostel. Very welcoming, being the best it´s common áreas. Very well equiped kitchen. OK breakfast and they also offer transport to the Perito Moreno Glacier.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Really comfortable and well run hostel. Our room was more like an apartment with a comfy bed and duvet, good hot shower and a small kitchen. The common area is nice, with board games and a good sized kitchen. The best bit though, is the asado. We turned up quite late on a Monday night and paid 120 pesos for... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a cozy hostel and a good place to keep warm. A good intro is given when you arrive which greatly helps in your time at El Calafate but, Location is not good, a small hike to get back to the hostel from anywhere, not in the centre of town - near large supermarket however which is a plus.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We loved staying here, it was amazing. We were in a private cabin at the back of the hostel, which had a good sized bedroom, bathroom and large kitchn/dining area. Clean, warm and good value too. The outside porch area was lovely for sitting on and having a beer in the evening, and overlooked the large fire pit/BBQ area. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We were recommended to stay in I Keu Ken by other travelers we met in the way, and they were right! Its a great hostel with young but respectfull ambience, its super cosy, and their bbq asados are world famous! The private cabins are great, super big and comfortable. A highlight of the hostel is their staff: Ignacio and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for four nights, leaving the 1st March 2014. The bedrooms were lovely, the kitchen area was perfect but busy. The breakfast was crackers,bread and coffee and tea. However the atmosphere here was exceptional! The beautiful Ignacio explained all the tour options for us, booked us our hostel in El Chaten, and booked our bus ticket to El... More

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Really cosy common areas. The 4 bed dorm was a decent size with nice big lockers & comfy beds. Everything was really clean & nice. The kitchen could do with being bigger & having an extra cooker in there but the shared food shelf was a really nice touch. The bread at breakfast was really good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Only one negative point : it's a little bit far from the mainstreet (like 15 minutes) but except that, everything is positive ! Friendly atmosphere with a nice view on the Lago Argentino, the staff member is nice and helpful. They proposed me a horse riding (which was not mentionned in my guide), I did it and it was one... More

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Address: F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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