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Gite le Vagabond

265 avenue Ravanel le Rouge, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Henlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is where it's at! Real people from travellers, holiday makers, returning guests, locals and ex-pats. I've stayed here 30+ times summer and winter; that says it there!! "Keeping it Real" in the bunk rooms, the extra comfort of the Brevent Room with friends or the "Hotel" feel of the Mont Blanc room with the Wife. All covered. And still... More 

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Chamonix, France
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I stayed here with a group of mates on a snowboard holiday and it was all and more you could ask for from a hostel. The rooms are great, the food was awesome and the staff are super friendly. AND THEY SERVE PERONI :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we arrived I knew my friend had picked a good place to stay. Everyone was friendly and welcoming, and the place was clean and didn't smell of mountain boots and sweat! We had booked a two person room and it was small but very well appointed with large drawers under the bed for storage. The best part... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Stayed here for just one night, the room was as expected, a bunk house, but it was friendly, comfortable, the breakfast was included, it did the job at the right price. The only downside was the lack of hot meals apart from re-heated pies. The place is run on a shoe-string to give the guests the best value, and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Incredibly friendly and reasonably priced, 10 mins from Brevant lifts and serving really good evening meals, this is the perfect antidote to chalet life and ideal for a long (or short) weekend. The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable and create the ideal après environment. Well worth a visit for a few early drinks even if you're not staying there.

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HAMPSHIRE, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed at Le Vagabond from 10th to 13th March 2015. Good location close to the South end of Town. 5 minute walk to ski bus (we had a car which is really needed for a short break in Chamonix if you want to use different ski areas each day) Staff were mostly Australian or English and very helpful and polite.... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My dad and I stayed in the Gite le Vagabond Hostel for four nights from Tuesday until Saturday morning. On the Thursday afternoon the Hostel owner named Ella had an issue with four of the other people we travelled with where she threw their bags out the balcony window because they left them in the corridor. On the Friday morning... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed here last week, aside from the location being a 5m walk into the centre of Chamonix, I genuinely have no positive comments to make. Be prepared for a very 'robust' welcome from the Scottish Woman, whom I understand is named 'Ella' and works as a barmaid. Unfortunately, we committed the unforgivable crime of leaving our bags on the landing... More 

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed in vagabond for 4 nights. As a couple on a budget we stayed in a dorm room. We got the dorm to ourselves for 3 nights. Couple running hostel really lovely and approachable. Really nice kitchen area! Close to town centre, nice view of alps! Clean and tidy. Enjoyed our stay. Recommended for those on a budget!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

While the hostel is relatively cheap for the location - there are many downsides and I won't be returning for the following reasons: - The room I stayed in was filthy - it wasn't cleaned the whole week I was there - The 'kit room' which is actually a gardening shed - is not accessible until 7:45am - not good... More 

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Additional Information about Gite le Vagabond

Address: 265 avenue Ravanel le Rouge, 74400, Chamonix, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Price Range: $65 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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