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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: the owners are very nice and helpful when they are free. The bad: way over priced for what you get. The hostel is jammed packed with people, and the common area is one of the most cramped spaces I've ever been in. Everything is a competitive rat race there from getting information out of the owners on things... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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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gerbershausen
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I traveled with my parents through Patagonia and we stayed in this hostel in Ushuaia. For my parents it was the first time in a hostel ever. The owners welcomed us and they took all the time to explain things and showed us around, while it was very busy at that moment. The hostel is very cosy and in the... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was looking for a place to stay few nights in Ushuaia, and was pleasantly surprised by this place. I came alone but once there I never felt as such. I was not only lucky enough to meet great Mochileros (backpackers) but Ale and Gisele who manage the place are also very friendly people, willing to give you any tips... More 

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a review of the environment and the owners. I had some questions about the city, so I dumped by the hostel. The 2 owners Alejandro and Gisel was very helpful and made me feel at home at the very first moment. For them trekking in Ushuaia and traveling in general is a culture and a lifestyle, so the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I came to Ushuaia looking for someone who can help settle. And both Ale and Gise were there, helping me all the time. You dont feel its a Hostel, its like your home with lots of friends!!! Its like Cheers "Where everybody know your name" xD. Great time!! Good Vibe!!! Lucho!!

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Address: 25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Tierra del Fuego > Ushuaia
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Number of rooms: 13
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