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I Keu Ken Hostel

F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hostel, close to the center but on a hill, so it was a workout to get there. Nice common space and good rooms. The staff was friendly. Breakfast was ok and the kitchen was ok too. Compared to other hostels I have seen in El Calafate a good choice.

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Thank Bianca M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as base for some glacial adventures. Very charming - up on a hill, cozy lounge space, comfy outdoor rockers, etc. BUT - we didn't have water the second night, and the hostel didn't fix it then, or the third night. Disappointing. They refunded us one night, which was a nice thought but definitely insufficient given the importance of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Charming hostel with nice views on the Lago Argentino. The guy at reception was SUPER helpful. He went above and beyond what could be expected of him to help me. Dorms are good but there is only 1 electric socket for the whole room which is not very convenient. Small but ok equipped kitchen.

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Thank agathebluess
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

All of the staff at Keu Ken are great! So welcoming and helpful. It is a really clean hostel, with a warm feel and a great view of the city. Where else would one want to have their morning coffee before going to see a glaciar or go for a hike?

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Thank Nick M
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the I Keu Ken very much and would certainly go back :) Pros: - Host: Marcelo who runs the hostel is very nice and gives a lot of advice. And he speaks good English too (although he himself doesn't think so ;)) - Atmosphere: There's a very relaxed atmosphere in the hostel, they organize barbecues... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The hosts (and their dog) are all really nice, friendly and helpful when it comes to organizing your stay in el Calafate without trying to sell anything. The atmosphere was very relaxed, the music always good and it was very inviting to socialize with other guests. We stayed in a double room with private bathroom and even had our own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. The staff is incredibly generous with their time and knowledge with answers available for almost any questions you may have with local excursions, booking buses, and recommendations. Real homely atmosphere and clean beds. I was fortunate to have stayed there 4 nights on 2 different occasions, and everything about the place exceeded my expectations. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed one night out of four booked as our plans changed. The staff are amazing and helpful. Place is clean and comfortable. If you are a light sleeper the shared accommodations aren't great but that's to be expected-people having fun are loud! When we changed our plans they let us cancel and only charged for the night we... More 

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El Calafate, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Cozy and warm hostel, very clean and the beds are super comfortable. The best is the helpful staff. Thanks for everything Marcelo! The best hostel I've ever stayed and the best asado I've ever tried! I will be back for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice cozy hostel, on top of El Calafate with amazing view of Lago D'Argentina. Marcello is the most helpfull guy you can meet in El Calafate. Only 15min walking from the mainstreet, good for the legs :-)

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