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Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero

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25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Wiltz, Luxembourg
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't stay for the night since the place is very outbooked. Nevertheless the staff was REALLY friendly and super helpful. They allowed me to store some of my gear and take a shower. Amazing place, this is what a hostel should look like!! :)

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Courbevoie, France
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212 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

The most smilling and helpful people we met in a hostel. They are nice and the hostel is warm and clean with no limitations. We had to leave our former hostel because the owner was direspectful with customers (not us but the others). we LOVED this one and it is cheap! (compare to others ones in Ushuaia)

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Thank Louis-Guillaume M
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Dont know why the rating is so high on booking .a very basic hostel,lobby design is ok,internet is workable,breakfast is very basic. bunk bed doesnt have a ladder Reception's English is not very good,but warm hearted It should have some rules etc otherwise its noisy in the night

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Thank Johnny C
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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Sorry for all the inconveniences, we are have family problems and trying to solve it as soon is possible. I'm... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Where to start? This is backpacking the way it used to be back not in a good way. There are way too many guests for the size of the place. They have two sitting areas which are always full of people and you can hardly get a seat. They have a noise curfew after midnight, but it's pointless because the... More 

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Thank Shaun P
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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Sorry for all the inconveniences, we are have family problems and trying to solve it as soon is possible. I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I liked the hostel very much. The staff was helpful and friendly. We had a nice stay here. The shared bathroom was clean and nice. The breakfast was okay and the location was excellent. I would recommend this hostel, it's also a great place to meet new people!

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Thank Josianne L
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The good: The location is excellent - close to the port, restaurants, bars and shops. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bad: The breakfast room is way too small both for getting food and for sitting down to eat it. Breakfast items run out quickly and aren't replenished frequently, so when new food does arrive, it's like a feeding... More 

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Thank lachacha8805
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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Sorry for all the inconveniences, we are have family problems and trying to solve it as soon is possible. I'm... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This it's a bad choice for a place to stay it's just that nothing made it great for me. Stayed in a private room, which was spacious and comfortable. There are 3 cook tops and 3 sinks so plenty of available cooking room. Note that some of the tops are in a hall way so it can get cramped. A... More 

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Thank Amanda V
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The staff is friendly and they know the area so they can give you good tips to go around and recommend places to go. Breakfast ok. There is very little space in the dinning room and living room which is always full. Although there are two kitchens what make it nice to cook. One computer available for the guests. Wifi... More 

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Thank Zhra789
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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Thank DainaAndRobin
Alejandro U, Owner at Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero, responded to this review
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Sorry for all the inconveniences, we are have family problems and trying to solve it as soon is possible. I'm... More 

Ushuaia, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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