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Iguana de La Barra

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at the hostel, two nights in the 12-bed dorm and 1 in the so called "6-bed dorm" which is actually just a garden shed with beds in it. The 12-bed dorm is way too small for so many beds, it's 10 beds max! There was people's stuff and backpacks all over the room, bc there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Two blocks from beach and bus, Hostel Iguana is an awesome sidetrack from the hustle bustle of Punta del Este. The new owners, Marcelo and Marta, welcome you with open arms! Not only do they make FRESH homemade bread for their guests but also have a stocked bar with very cold beer and mellow music. Great surf is just down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The hostal was conveniently located in La Barra only one block from local bus stop which cost 32 pesos for a ride into Punta del Este. The local bus stops right at the main bus terminal which is just across the street from Los Dedos. Can easily walk to beach, La Barra and the wave bridge from the hostal. Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I absolutely loved this place. The night we arrived we got some meat from the shops and Marcelo did and amazing job cooking it for us and some other guests on the grill outside. Marta and Marcelo are amazing hosts and do everything they can to make your time here wonderful. The hostel has a lot of outdoor space and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

My friend went to sleep and another roommate and I were up talking when we noticed small bugs crawling all over our bed sheets and the walls. We then looked down to the bottom bunks and noticed pea sized bugs crawling all over the beds below us. We started to kill the larger bugs and found blood in their excrement.... More 

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Welcome to Iguana de La Barra Hostel, the best place for spending a perfect vacation. Iguana de La Barra Hostel has an excellent location. It is only 2 minutes walking distance from the most beautiful and exclusive beaches in the area, the best bars, restaurants, discos, shops, art galleries and everything that La Barra has to offer. It is also surrounded by nature which makes it ideal for relaxing. You will be personally served by its owners who base it on our own travelling experiences of learning and exploring different cultures and ways of living in order to offer you the best during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iguana de La Barra

Address: Calle 8, casi Ruta 10 | La Barra, Punta del Este, Maldonado 20000, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Maldonado
Price Range: $17 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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