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Backpackers - Refugio del Mochilero

25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

New owners Alejandro and Gisele have transformed this place into a haven for cyclists finishing their trip at the end of the world. Spotless kitchens, comfortable dorms and a covered bike park are reason enough to stay, but what makes this place special is the atmosphere they have created in such a short time since taking over a couple of... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great hostel with very, VERY comfortable beds for the lowest price you will find in Ushuaia. Gisele and Alejandro run a very clean hostel and make you feel at home from the moment you walk in. I would highly recommend this hostel, especially to cyclists. There is a covered bike garage outside where you can wash your bike and park... More

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Santiago, Chile
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very good hostel, great atmosphere, nice people. One of those places that u arrive for 2 days and stay for a month... Muy bien hostal, gente amable, ambiente genial. Llegas por un día y quedas por un mes...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I've Couchsurfed and visited a few hostels in Ushuaia. This one is INCREDIBLE! Such a good vibe! Gisele and Alejandro, who run the place, are incredible! Always smiling, welcoming, always willing to share and help. I've been here for a month now. The place is well located in the center of the center. There's someone to attend you 24hrs. Muchileros,... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

New owners Alejandro and Gisel (had it about 4 weeks at time of writing!) are lovely, very accommodating, and working hard to make a good hostel great. They're former backpackers themselves so understand what people are looking for. They've travelled a lot and speak excellent English. There's a good atmosphere and lots of space, though it would benefit from some... More

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Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This refugio has been a real heaven when arriving by bike to Ushuaia, the owners have been so accomodating and friendly, it was pretty amazing, and a pretty nice breakfast is served. I can oly recommend this place!

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Address: 25 de Mayo 231, Ushuaia, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Tierra del Fuego > Ushuaia
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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El hostel Refugio del Mochilero ofrece ubicación centrica, cálida sala de estar, cocina totalmente equipada, DESCUENTOS A CICLISTAS, DESAYUNO COMPLETO: frutas, panadería y mas, toallas, duchas calientes las 24hs., ropa de cama incluida, parrilla, TV por cable con canales HD.The Backpackers Hostel offers central location, a comfortable living room, full equipped kitchen, BIKER DISCOUNTS, FULL BREAKFAST: fruits bakery and more, towels, 24hs hot showers, bedding included, grill, HD cable TV. +- Navegación por el Canal de Beagle.- Trekking y Aventura en Laguna Esmeralda, Glaciar Ojo del Alvino, Laguna del Caminante y Cerro Bridges- Cabalgata de los valles y Monte Susana- Expedición a Península Mitre- Windsurf y Kayak- Ski de fondo - Ski alpino en Cerro Castor- Estancias fueguinas- Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego ... more   less 
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