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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent three days in mar del plata and this hostel made the most of it! Only a few blocks from the beach they lend surfing equipment and there is the oportunity to take a class if you are (advanced) beginner. The people we met were really nice so we even stayed during the evenings in the hostel.

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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

One of my friends recommended me this place and I'm very happy I listened to him. Very comfortable and you can eat delicious meals every night :-) BTW If you like the beach you can also take surf lessons organized by the hostel's staff and they are very nice to guide you around the nicest places in the city !!

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed May 9, 2016

I found this hostel by accident, knew no one in Mar del Plata but soon I started feeling like home there. All the staff and all the hostel long term guests are very friendly and I decided to stay there till the end of my trip. A nice bonus was that the fifth night was for free. The hostel has...

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Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice hostel with great vibe to meet new people, argentinians and forieghners. Very big on surfing if this is your thing. Great staff and the owners Pato and Valeria will accomodate you and help you with any need or question. Valeria is also a great chef and the hostel serves delicious dinners at night. A kitchen is for everyone's use...

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Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Love this hostel! Lovely staff with the cutest, calmest dog: Lola! They are very helpful and easy going! Good beds! And especially really good homemade food for a awesome price! They have a master chef!! Haha! I couldn't imagine to spend my days in Mar del Plata somewhere else! 😊 By the way: I was at the moment the only...

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Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the hostel for 4 nights. Great staff, great atmosphere, great location. A place you could meet others if you wanted too, but also be yourself. Has a garden, terasse, playroom and kitchen. Every evening they serve dinner for a small amount of money. The only thing I missed was that the place would be a little bit cleaner.

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Beersheba, Israel
Reviewed April 26, 2015

had an amazing time in this amazing hostel. so many good things about it - first off all the stuff which make us fill like a family, the location is the best! great advises about where to go and what to see. every night therse somthing diffrent (and local) cooking in the kitchen. happy hour in the bar from 7...

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Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This place is aaawesome!!! Great funny and friendly people, the owner is a friendly and honest man, really helpful and speaks english. Close to the beach, took my first surfing lessons here. You can even rent wetsuits and surfboards for the whole day for 150 pesos. In the night everybody eats together which makes for an cozy and relaxing atmosphere....

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Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Hostel del Mar must be one of the best places to stay in Mar del Plata. It is extremely close to the beach and a short walk from the centre of town. It is super clean and the owner and staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hostel to anyone staying in Mar del Plata.

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Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

It was by accident that we ended up at this gem. After a month of making our way through a multitude of campsites and hostels we were attracted to this hostel by the review in the Lonely Planet guide. In hindsight I'm delighted that we managed to secure a bed in the happiest hostel in Mar del Plata. Patricio, the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our special location , set right next to the beach, allows you to walk easily all over the city or take a bike or longskate for a good ride along the coast path. In the hostel, full of good mates and travelers, you will find large common areas, cable TV and our famous weekly BBQ on the terrace . Here you can relax & sink a couple of beers while watching the stars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel del Mar Backpackers House

Address: Avenida Cristobal Colon 1051 | between Mendoza y Viamonte, Mar del Plata B7600FXD, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Central Argentina > Province of Buenos Aires > Mar del Plata
Price Range: $14 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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