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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All you need in a good hostel. Enough said. What, I have to say more? A very good hostel!!! Clean, safe, helpful staff. Very good place to learn a little Spanish. El hostal es muy bien, tambien buen valor.

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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

In the beginning I only wanted to stay for one night, but soon I knew that I would need to stay longer. This hostel has everything I want from a hostel. It has a great atmosphere and quickly feels like home. Perfect for a solo travelers, but also for friend groups who want to party in the city. Everything can...

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Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Rosalba and Edgar are both very friendly and helpful! They put in effort to make sure you really enjoy your stay and are fun to chat with. The hostel is always very clean. It is walking distance from the ocean, restaurants, bars and shops. I would highly recommend staying here!

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1Thank Tori V
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This hostel is amazing! Rosalba and Edgar were both incredibly accommodating! Rosalba is so sweet and Edgar helped me with translation (I don't speak Spanish well and he speaks perfect English!) as well as getting me to wine country and back! Even with a very short notice he was able to schedule/accommodate :) I would highly, highly recommend this hostel...

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San Diego
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Let me start by saying that out of all the hostels in Ensenada this one has the best location, walking distance from major avenues, touristic places and the port. 7/11 across the street and nice Mexican restaurant half a block from it. This is a beautiful 2 story hostel. Decoration is traditional Mexican with a young touch with vivid colors...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

stayed several weeks. wifi, pc, cable tv, bottled water, tea, ceiling fans, balcony upstairs, large patio in back, bicycles, full kitchen. very clean with a nice atmosphere. walking distance to downtown and beach. staff is great. rosalba, edgar, and max are very friendly and helpful. excellent hostel.

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2Thank Howard P
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Ensenada Backpacker is a very good hostel very close to the heart of Ensenada. The staff is very friendly - Massimiliano and Rosalba were VERY helpful and kind. Their bathroom is the best hostel bathroom I've ever seen (i've seen many). There is a kitchen, an awesome hammock overlooking the city, and a great patio that is perfect to sit...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 30, 2015

A nice hostel with very friendly staff and located right in the center of Ensenada. There was no lock on the door of our dorm room which might be a problem for some people but we did have a locker for our luggage. We had to share one communal shower and bathroom with 2 dorm rooms which wouldn't have been...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ladies, *always* check if there are any reviews from solo female travelers in your age group! This hostel had a "no locks on doors" policy, and refused to change my room to one of the many available ones with secure locks (!!!!). I am a young female traveler in her 20's, who checked the scanty hostel reviews before booking. Only...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I recently spent two nights in this hostel in Ensenada. I have to say the people working there are absolutely fantastic. They always made sure we had everything we needed and provided all the information we needed ! It's nice to feel that you re not just another guest, the guys make you feel like you re at home. The...

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The Ensenada Backpacker is located a few blocks from Ensenada's most popular attractions. We offer dormitory rooms for all who seek value for money budget accommodation in Ensenada! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ensenada Backpacker

Address: Calle Segunda 1429 | Zona Centro, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Ensenada
Price Range: $19 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“There is one room upstairs that has patio access, if you are interested. Also just note that the downstairs rooms are likely to be a little noisier at night on the weekends because of guests going in and out.”
 of 5 bubbles Yramkate, Jan 3, 2014 | Read review
“Bring a padlock for the lockers, there's at least two in each room to store valuables”
 of 5 bubbles ThePiemanAndHer, Aug 22, 2013 | Read review
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