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Hostel Mandala

Los Maitenes y Amancay, Barrio Los Arrayanes, El Bolson, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time at Hostel Mandala. We stayed for 3 nights in June 2014. Having spent a bustling few days in Bariloche arriving in El Bolson was a calming change. Alexandria and Alejandro were fantastic hosts making sure we had all the information and anything else that we needed. This hostel is brand new and is beautiful. Heating... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, it's indeed a little far. But El Bolsón is not that type of city that you'll need to go to the city centre all the time. It's a bucolic city perfect for relaxing times. So the hotel being a little far doesn't change much. The hostel is perfect! Very clean and secure, beautiful bathrooms, totally fully equipped kitchen! And... More

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Mandala H, Propietario at Hostel Mandala, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion. It is a pleasure to listen to those who, like you, had a good experience in El Bolson and carried a good impression of our Hostel. Concerning our "location" as appears from our website and all websites in which we appear, we are in a residential neighborhood, surrounded by tranquility and 3 minutes... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at hostel Mandala for 3 nights. It is a beautiful and well kept hostel and the owners, Alexandria and Alejandro, are really nice and helpful. They take the time to inform you about the activities in the surroundings and make you feel at home. It is a 20 minutes walk to town, but we did not mind. The... More

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Mandala H, Propietario at Hostel Mandala, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. Hope to see you soon again to surprise with new improvements and proposals. We have a list of suggestions and ideas that we have let our guests and that we will gradually implemented to further improve our service and to be faithful to our commitment to continuous improvement. Best Regards More

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Okay, so this is a 25 minute walk from the centre of town but we can't recommend this hostel highly enough. If being in the centre isn't essential for you, do yourself a favour and stay here. Firstly it is beautiful. There are arts & crafts all around, not least the impressive stained glass window and mosaic floor. The love... More

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

located a bit out of town but easily walkable or a cheap taxi ride. peaceful location with amazing views from your balcony. new built so everything clean and comfortable. home made bread and cake and jam and beer. one of the highlights of our trip last year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We stayed here a tad reluctantly as it was slightly out of the main centre. But it was the best choice we made as we were treated to beautiful views, welcoming owners and a pleasant stay all round. The place is immaculately kept, provides lots of space for its guests and the owners will go out their way to help... More

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El Bolson, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We are a family of 4, (kids 9 and 12) who spent 3 weeks in the El Bolson area. We picked this hostel because it was located near some friends of ours, and it turned out to be a winner. We used it in 3 chunks of time, as we also did 2 hiking trips in the mts at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Another solid hostel experience in Patagonia. We found this hostel on one of the booking sites and were a little wary as it was very new - we need not have been! We originally booked for 2 nights and extended 3 more times until after a week we decided it was time to continue our adventure. Within the course of... More

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Address: Los Maitenes y Amancay, Barrio Los Arrayanes, El Bolson, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Rio Negro > El Bolson
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Welcome to MANDALA Hostel Boutique, a warm and fun place made for you to enjoy your stay in El Bolson. Our hostel, has a capacity of 24 guests and it was specially made with all the facilities and a friendly environment where you can fell at home. Run by the owners, in Mandala Hostel you will be able to spend a great time and share experiences with other travelers from around the world. Mandala Hostel Boutique, a dreamt space for the traveler, located a few minutes from the center of El Bolson ... more   less 
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