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Posada Patagonica Nakel Yen

Pto. San Julian 244, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Segovia, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

we spent 2 nights in a double room with bathroom. The room was clean and the staff is very nice and helpful. Before our arrival, we could book a Perito Moreno Trekking tour through them, so we could take the most out of our time in Calafate (just one day). The breakfast was very good and the hostel is close... More

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15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This hostel was just the perfect place to chill out for a whole week. Rooms were big and well distributed, and they are always maintained really clean; they even make your bed everyday. The 3 guys at the reception Facu, Fede and Nacho are very nice and helpful. They will help you plan your visit to the main attractions and... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed two nights here in March, we got the infamous room by reception and yes it is very noisy, but then hostels tend to be! Ear plugs solved that issue. And to praise the staff they did ask a group of guys in the lobby could they go out to the kitchen to continue their chat as it was... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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44 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This hostel felt immediately warm and inviting upon arrival. It has a nice warm common room where you can meet people and hang out. The staff is extremely friendly as well. The prices are all pretty similar in the area. The only con was that the shower was not super hot and it cooled off part way through the shower.... More

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49 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This was a decent hostel in Calafate. The room and bathroom were fairly clean. Overall, this was a good value for the money. It's a little bit further from the bus station, but worth the small taxi ride over.

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed here for two nights, staff were good booking us trips, giving us information. Barbeque was huge and we cooked up a storm. Kitchen dining area is pretty good, hostel computers are really old and slow and need upgrading. It's a bit of a walk from town but seems further just because it's such a small place

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Kingston, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It has been mentioned before, but the rooms beside the desk are akin to sleeping on the couch in the lobby. There is no sound-proofing between the stereo literally right outside your door, the people in the lobby or the front-desk AND your room. Unless you don't mind the noise, ask for a room further in the hostel. I booked... More

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Sibiu, Romania
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed here 3 days and within this time we saw plenty of things. The staff is very helpful and informed us about the best options we had. Perito Moreno, glacier tours and horseback riding. The hostel is very nice, the rooms are also nice, clean and warm. Before arriving here I read some reviews about the noise during the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Nice place to stay. Hostel world etc says short walk from bus station, not true!! 25 min walk with good amount uphill, not pleasant with backpacks. Wouldn't have minded if said so on description, have walked further to other hostels from station. Nice welcoming staff. Have communal BBQs arranged for small fee. Good sized and clean room with good and... More

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Calgary, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I booked a 4 night stay at this hostel after reading all of the good reviews I read. The hostel offers extremely friendly staff that love to push tours on you, but overall like to help you e kitchen facilities are great for making your own food. The location is a bit out of town but the walk is only... More

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Address: Pto. San Julian 244, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
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