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Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero

25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Strasbourg, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there 3 nights. For me it was such a "factory" backpack hostel and quite roots. Common spaces are small, so, so much concentration of people sometimes. Maybe it was the uncleanest hostel of my worldtrip maybe due to of all the mochileros entering and going out all the day and using the facilities. My room was ok. I... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people are nice and the staff are friendly. It's a nice hostel in a good location. But, there is not enough space for all the guests. The living room also acts as a kitchen and a computer area, so very difficult to move around / charge phones etc. This also meant that the kitchens were very busy and the... More 

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Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I slept there in the begining of my 7 months trip. It was the first hostel that I went to. What a lovely place. first of all because of the owners.. Gisel and Alejandro are such a great and warm people. The rooms are comfortable and clean, there is hot water in the shower 24\7, the breakfast is great, there... More 

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Lutjebroek, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The owner Alejandro still supports the reall feel of backpacking. While everything in town was booked out this spot isnt on half the booking sites. Even then Alejandro keeps space for some people who are stranded without bookings. This way people can still make last minute desiscions. The price is same as every other hostel and though 200ARP sounds much... More 

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Munich, Germany
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60 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came to Ushuaia without a reservation, but the Backpackers Refugio had two dorm beds left - enough for us. We stay 3 nights and enjoyed it very much. The staff is friendly, talkative and funny (speaks excellent english too). What we liked best was the planful layout and functionallity of the hostel: - it offers 3 kitchens with enough... More 

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23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The hostel is very clean and the dorms a good size with some lockers. they also let you leave bags there while you go off camping/hiking etc - no dramas! The owners offer a flexible policy in terms of rebooking - which is nice, although sometimes appears a little disorganised. But if you give them 5 minutes to sort something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location in the middle of ushuaia, nearby av San Martin. The rooms are clean and warm and causy. There is a good kitchen and a laundry room where you can clean your shoes after a hike. The owners are very attentive and nice. Gave us advices for trips in ushuaia. The wifi is very good.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

As per other reviews the owner is very helpful and the location is very convenient for the town and the port. However male bathroom was pretty poor, and room only heated by dodgy looking gas fire. Other issue is that there's nowhere for left luggage; the suggestion is just to leave it in the corridor. No issues occurred with this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

just found a new family here. the people working there are verry nice and the service is excellent. whenever i return to ushuaia, this is the place to stay. it was so hard to leave again. a part of me will always stay here.

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Boss I presumed is very attentive to guests needs and every ready to roll up sleeve to service. One thing I noticed in many hostel is that most hostels like to cramp people into one hostel room. Certainly not for this hostel, he even opened up all his available rooms for me to choose. Need to encourage such behaviour. The... More 

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