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Hostel del Glaciar Libertador

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Av. Libertador 587, El Calafate Z9405, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a double room (800 peso/night) for 2 nights. The building was really cute and the rooms even better. Not sure if it's just been refurbished but the private bathroom and shower seemed brand new. The communal kitchen was also sufficient even though there was a lot of people using it. Would stay again.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hostel is very well located. The rooms are clean and neat and the staff is super friendly and helpful. There is a small but cozy kitchen for the guests, Tv room and free WiFi. If you are solo traveler may be you will find difficult to get to meet other travelers, but this have to do more with the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights as a part of our honeymoon. Room is OK and quite clean, staff is friendly and breakfast has variety (though not everything is super fresh). Location is 5 minutes walk from the main street. Bottom line - a fair stay

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Galway, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were OK with comfortable mattresses if a little dark. The kitchen is very poor, very small and badly equipped. Breakfast is extra and not cheap. You have to pay 50 pesos deposit to rent cutlery. Common area is OK but small. Staff were pretty helpful really.

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East Marion, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here while on a tour of the parks. Our first stay was two nights. Our room was in need of fresh paint. There was a huge clump of hair on the shower wall and while staff was advised we had to clean it ourselves. When our group returned for an additional night we were assigned the same room... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It's not close from the bus terminal, they constantly overbooked the place and had customers go to another location that's much farther from the central part of town, the staff weren't very helpful, and the place felt over-crowded. Wifi was very slow. Overall, I think this place is overrated.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great location just 5 minutes from main drag. Everything well maintained and clean. A mix of hostel and hotel rooms with private bathrooms (with access to hostel facilities like kitchen if you wanted). I stayed in a hotel room: simple but comfortable. Good beds and super shower. Breakfast (included in the room rate) was OK. Staff were very helpful and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great location, staff nice and helpful, their agency for booking trips is great, rooms for 4 persons-dorm nice size and clean. One negative point: in the kitchen you could not find all cooking materials. Anyway, I really recommend it!!!

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hostel has a lot of space for backpackers. Most of the rooms are 4-person dormitorios with own bathroom and a sink. The kitchen is not that well supplied with cooking materials, thats a pitty, and you have to rent your cuttlery at the reception desk. Besides that, the service of the hostel is great! The main thing is that... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Really lovely building from outside in a great location. Staff are really helpful and speak really good English. Useful information board with tours and prices clear to see. Had run out of pesos so had to pay in US dollars and got absolutely ripped off.. Worst exchange rate I have had in whole of Argentina. I guess I should have... More 

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