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“Nice hostel, good location and good staff” 4 of 5 stars
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Totem Hostel
Lamadrid 2518, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina   |  
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“Nice hostel, good location and good staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

The hostel is located near the central park en the beach (both a 5 minute walk). Supermarket around the corner and the rest in 1 block radius.

The hostel is nice. It good use a litlle update her and there but the beds are good and the kitchen well equipped. The common area downstairs is good but they have a big terrace upstairs and didn't do anything with it, what a shame is in my opinion.

The owners/staff speaks good English and a verry friendly. They will help you with al your questions. Good atmosphere!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Lovely hostel. Great knowledgeable staff. Javi is a legend. Gave me lots of info on the area. Good location. Good facilities. Clean and fun!! I would highly recommend this hostel and i will be coming back next summer!! Thanks guys!!!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012 via mobile

My friends and I stayed at the totem hostel in January and it was wonderful. Location was great, only a couple of blocks to the beach, but it is the staff that really make this hostel special.

All the staff are very knowledgable on everything there is to know about Mar Del Plata, and they were always very happy to help. Extremely pleasant to be around, and they made sure our stay was just like staying at home.

We were sharing in a 5 bed dorm with an ensuite, No complaints at all, and everything was always very clean.

Ben x

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Totem Hostel

Address: Lamadrid 2518, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Central Argentina > Province of Buenos Aires > Mar del Plata
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 57 Specialty lodging in Mar del Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Totem hostel is just 4 blocks away from the beach and Mar del Plata´s Casino. It´s located in the exclusive shopping area called “Güemes”, a strategic place of the city. There you will find a great variety of restaurants, night clubs and any kind of shops.Totem gives you the possibility to have a good time and fun in an enjoyable atmosphere. In our bar you will have the chance to exchange experiences and meet people from all around the world. It´s the perfect place to rest and get to know this wonderful city. ... more   less 
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