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Albergue y Hostal Lago Argentino

1061 Campana del Desierto, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the bus station and located behind the town centre. Double rooms are extremely small and noise can be heard throughout the building! Breakfast.....what breakfast, you will need to go buy some of you are used to a breakfast to start your day. Although the common area and kitchen are really good and clean. The showers are hot but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We chose it because it is close to the bus station! We stayed in the room with private bathroom which is more comfortable with breakfast. It is a nice place although the rooms are small. We cooked in the kitchen and it was very practical

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We came to the hostel because it was close to the bus terminal. The price was high but we decided to stay.we were very disappointed about the stuff because they were very rude and when we checked out they didnt let us to stay in the lobby when we were waiting for a taxi.

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El Chalten, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Hostel located in centre of town close to bus station. We booked a double with private bathroom which is set in well kept gardens with comfortable bed and shelf and hanging space for clothes. Breakfast was cereal, home made bread to toast and a croissant. Exceptionally clean, excellent WIFI and lovely owners. Would recommend

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Staff particularly Stella very friendly and helpful. Room was clean,bed comfortable but very little space for luggage. Breakfast included "Argentinian Continental breakfast" that is a croissant,cold cereal ,tea or coffee. Plus - walking distance to center of town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Had a stop over in El Calafate for the glacier. One night here in the twin room at the end of the corridor (room 4 from memory) thus stepping distance to the garden. Nice surroundings, clean rooms and average breakfast. Convenient location to bus station meant not lugging bags around town. Served its purpose well at a reasonable rate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I enjoyed staying in this hostel. Rooms in the main building are very small, basic and clean. I stayed across the street in a 3-bed room with a bathroom. It had great common area and beautiful garden. It is conveniently located right by the bus station, nearby super market and 5 min walk to the main street. It is more... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Was very excited upon seeing the pink exterior, flowers and private room in the albergue section. My opinion changed quickly. The room was dark, weak shower, scalding water, dirty bedspread (quite unacceptable), weak wifi in the rooms, old/worn decor, bad door and very unsafe in the albergue section as anyone from the street can walk into the area. I checked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

This place is very close to the bus station, which is handy if you have an early departure, but otherwise I would recommend staying somewhere else (and there looked to be other options fairly close to the bus station). After staying at the lovely Albergue Patagonia in El Chalten this place was a real comedown. I had a room rather... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We had a good time in this hostel: very clean, very close to the bus station (1 minute walk !!), colorful and very welcoming owners (we shared a piece of cake!): I recomend it, it is definitly a good ratio price/quality and a good place to stay. The 3 beds dorms are small but clean.

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