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Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero

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25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the "Refugio del Mochilero" is a good place to stay in Ushuaia, especially as cyclists get a discount and there's plenty of space for your bike in the fenced in garden. the owners are friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

i stayed 4 nights at backpackers refugio del mochilero and would love to stay more! The staff is charming and very helpful. the atmosphere is great, I had a wonderful stay. Tango, pizza, burger nights. I definitely recommend this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This seems to be the place for cyclists to start or end an adventure in South America. If you are a cyclist the first night in the dorm is free. We stayed 5 nights in a double room so it was more expensive. But we loved it here. Lots of cyclists, and fun people to talk to. Alejandro and Paula... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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