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El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Avenda Central s/n | Roche, Punta del Diablo 22704, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This place is fantastic. Staff are ace, guests are too. We spent a week here and didn't want to leave. It's kind of a paradise existence really. People come and go but you can guarantee you will always strike up a conversation with someone and share stories of your travels. It's also brilliantly located a short walk away from the... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi [Name], We are very happy to hear you had such a great time here and thanks for sharing. We hope you'll enjoy the rest of your travels just as much. Saludos from everybody here! More

Salvador, BA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Excellent hostel ! The owners are really wonderful...best place to stay in the beautiful Punta del Diablo - Uruguay...We recommend to all those who visit this magic place to stay at the hostel "El Diablo Tranquilo"... Mario & Chris

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks [Name], enjoy Brazil and all your great plans! More

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Before I arrived I planned to stay a couple days but I stayed a full week. The Location is perfect with everything you need (beach and supermarket) around the corner. I stayed in the low-season and therefore the only activity in the city was in this hostel and I literally had a private beach. The crew was super helpful and... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi [Name], Thanks for sharing your opinion and staying with us. Have a good trip! Regards from the complete staff. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great hostel designed in the shape of a big cabaña. We were staying in a double room with private bathroom. The room is on the first floor in the corner of the building and has a balcony ocean view and a wrap-in hammock. On Saturday night we had a great asado for a very decent price and the staff was... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Jackson and Michael are sending you regards together with the rest of the crew. Take care in the Andes! More

Santiago, Chile
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

this is the second time I´m going to El Diablo Tranquilo. And the only thing I can say, is that both ocassions have been amazing. I believe everything depends on how you want to live this experience, because all the possibilities of having one of the best trips of your life are given. Thank you to the march 2014 stuff,... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi [Name], Good to hear again you had a good time, we also enjoyed your company. See you next year again. Regards from everyone here. More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We booked this place because of the great reviews and the website made it look awesome. We showed up and were taken to a double room that was not anything like the pictures that were depicted on there web site. The room was just big enough to fit a double bed with concrete floors and straw ceilings. The bathroom was... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Dear [Name], We are sorry we have not met the expectations you had and with that not fulfilled what we pursue for every single guest. The room you chose though is the smallest room available, it's only open when the hostel is full as an alternative for people who want to stay close to the beach. For that reason we... More

Salta, Argentina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Nice design, good atmosphere, just a little bit too much gringos... And one free caipirinha for every guest! But: During my stay we had at least one day without hot water! The only one computer is completely crap and crashes after 10 minutes maximum! Stuff is very friendly, but they didn't explain us where to go to get the international... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Dear [Name], Thanks for sharing your opinion and helping us to improve. We were very concerned about the points you mention and we have given attention to all of it. The computer, we've tried and asked the whole staff if they have ever heard about a problem with the computer but both didn't seem to be the case. We haven't... More

Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The hostel's staff is great and always in a good mood, the hostel itself was pretty good after such a bad season and the price is average (Uruguay is quite expensive anyway!). You can't be closer to the Atlantic and you have a view from the terrace where sometimes you believe you're in Paradise.

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

What can we say.... Thank you very much and we hope to see you again. More

Singapore, Singapore
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92 reviews 92 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Location is really far from the bus station (but most places are anyway). Try to arrive in the day time as taxis aren't common and so if you don't arrive at a decent time you may have to walk a couple of kilometers in the dark with all your belongings. Location is close to the beach and not too far... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Dear [Name], Great to hear you had a good stay. You're right about the bus, during high season (Christmas until Carnival) the bus stops far out of town. Apparently you'd missed our pick up but we do our best to be at the terminal from 10am until 9pm. During low season the bus enters into town a few blocks from... More

Puerto Natales, Chile
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The rooms of the main building of this hostel aredecent from what we saw, however the rooms (both dorms and privates) located in the shacks outside are just terrible. Unfortunately, it is hard to know what you are booking online... These "rooms" are little more than plywood shacks that are hot, full of mosquitoes (our roomates had mosquito nets... who... More

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DiabloTranquilo, General Manager at El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi James, we are sorry for your disappointment even though we have everything about these rooms explained on all booking sites. The room you stayed in is to accommodate those who want to be close to the beach for a very small price. They function as a cheap alternative, being priced half of a normal dorm bed. We hope you... More

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Address: Avenda Central s/n | Roche, Punta del Diablo 22704, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Rocha Department > Punta del Diablo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel 2*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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El Diablo Tranquilo is Punta del Diablo's first and premiere hostel, built by backpackers, for backpackers, featuring a friendly staff as diverse as our guests. ... more   less 
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