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I Keu Ken Hostel

F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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I Keu Ken Hostel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011

Loved this place.. Nice people working over here who would all know your name after day1! Incredible. Its not too big but still big enough to meet fellow travellers and hang out with them. Good kitchen, good information about the surroundings but I have also spend a day just chilling in the hostel (on one of teh comfortable couches) while... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

The is an average hostel, it was usually cleanish, the rooms are light and comfortable, but it is nothing special. The music played in reception is loud and is turned off at about 1am and started again at 6.30am which you can here in all the rooms. I think the music is for the staff and not the guests. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

Stayed at I Keu Ken Hostel in January 2011, it is an amazing hostel and well worth the walk up the hill. Rooms are large and all have lockers, bathrooms spotless and loads of hot water, fully equipped kitchen and great communal area. Best of all the vibe of the place is fabulous, a chilled boho vibe that really feels... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

I stayed at I Keu Ken for 5 days with my friend and we had New Year there. It was great - all you can drink bar, an asado and a bit of a live bongo music session all for ARG$100!! But it was not just a great New Year - the whole stay was lovely. Ok - there was... More 

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Sucre, Bolivia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

one of the friendliest places I've ever stayed. Great place - lovely staff, great communal areas, good kitchen, decent breakfast, great atmosphere. Loved it!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2010

Firstly, The friendliest and most helpful staff I have come across in any Hostel. I stayed in both the double room and the dorms. The Double Room was very spacious but inaccurate description. It's a one bedroom apartment almost. Nice big bedroom, spacious bathroom and fully equipped Kitchen with fridge. So if you are a couple staying here for a... More 

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

this was the best hostel i stayed at during my trip through argentina! the staff is very friendly, helpful (they book day-trips, bus tickets, everything for you) and give you a feeling-home atmosphere. we had an asado (barbeque) every other night. they don't have too many rooms which makes it familiar but also offers privacy if you need it. breakfast... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2010

This is, without a doubt, the best hostel I have stayed at, and I've spent a fair share of nights in hostels. I stayed here this past May during my mid-semester break (I'm studying abroad in Buenos Aires). There is a wonderful lower level which is full of tables. I played many of their board games there (including an Argentine... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2010

Simply put, this is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. The rooms are small and basic, but that's what you expect at a hostel. The common areas are great, which facilitates meeting other guests. The staff are fantastic - attentive, laid back, and remarkably professional and helpful. The service rivals a bonafied hotel. They will book all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2010

The only bad thing about this hostel is it's location - at the top of a hill, not near the center. It's quite a walk up to this place with a heavy bag, and a bit of a trek to visit the center. But otherwise, I loved this hostel! The staff are nice, free wifi, clean rooms and bathrooms, nice... More 

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