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Hostel Lao

Hostelworld.com$15*
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in two different rooms and loved it, the cleanliness of the place is fabulous! Very good tours and the staff is very helpful. Great location. I recommend this hostel to people of all ages, who want to know Mendoza and have a good time.

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Astor_Elder, Owner at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel is ok. It's pretty relaxed. Not much going on. Was in a private. Rained the full time I was there and there was a puddle outside the rooms, rooms were freezing but had heaters that would heat the room up. As for socializing didn't think too much of it. Staff were ok. No one told us anything when checking...

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

Hostel Lao was one of our favourites in Argentina. It is a relaxed place, not a party hostel, with a great atmosphere. The rooms are clean, large and comfortable and the higher level dorm room has lockers. The breakfast was always top notch, sometimes porridge, sometimes pancakes, always fruit and jam and rolls. The cooking facilities are clean with room...

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Haderslev, Denmark
Reviewed April 3, 2017

A really nice and relaxed hostel. Clean rooms, bathroom and kitchen. Nice common areas in- and outside. Good breakfast. But the best thing about this hostel is the staff! They are helpful and gives a lot of great advice about what to do and how to do it.

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Thank JVDDK
Astor_Elder, Owner at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you. We hope to see you again some day.

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Such a chilled out hostel with really great people. We stayed here for 6 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We booked all our tours through the hostel and the staff went above and beyond to help us out on many occasions. We couldn't have asked for better service. The kitchen is clean, bathrooms and dorms are great and the...

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Astor_Elder, Owner at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. If you look on the room descriptions on the site you used to book your stay you will see the differences you pointed out are clearly explained. One is a basic dorm, the other standard. If your stay was "perfect" in the basic dorm I am surprised you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We really liked Hostel Lao. We had a private double in the main house (upgraded because our room in the garden area was not ready). Simple decor, good size, all very clean. Shared bathroom but no issues or queues. Breakfast could have been better, the bread had run out. Although that was from a guest eating it late the night...

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Brighton
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights during the wine festival in the room which had its own terrace complete with table, chairs and hammock. The kitchen is well equipped if you want to cook and the garden is lovely to relax in and meet other guests. The owners are both very helpful and gave good recommendations for places to visit and...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We stayed in a double room here for two nights in February. The location is excellent - 10 mins walk from the bus station and 10 mins from Plaza Espana and the City Centre. We were in the Tango room, which is very cute, with a comfy bed, decent shower and good air con. The included breakfast is basic but...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

For anyone looking for a quite and nice hostel near the bus station and city centre I can recommend staying here. The rooms are basic but nice and some have private bathrooms. The staff can recommend some great tours if you have no plans and help you out.

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in the very basic dorm for a week and it was great. Everything was transparent in the sense that you knew exactly what you were getting/paying for. The bedroom and bathroom were always clean, which is always nice. Mike and Celeste were super friendly and helpful when we checked in and when they were around...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Lao is like a good friend's house where you can relax and meet people. Owned and run in a different style by English-Argentine travelers. For 5 years we have been welcoming travelers to stay with us, enjoy our home and see a more Mendozan side to the city. With just 24 beds to keep things friendly, chilled and clean; Lao is a traveler's oasis in the middle of a great city. A social, lively home, NOT a party hostel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Lao

Address: Calle Provincia de La Rioja 771, Mendoza M5500ALO, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Mendoza
Price Range: $14 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Go for the slightly more expensive dorm beds, they have the lockers.”
B5482THemilyc, Apr 8, 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in garden room with ensuite. Very comfortable.”
964arlenea, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Some private rooms have in-room shower/bathroom, some do not”
Jargonscott, Nov 24, 2015 | Read review
“the ensuite rooms were great”
Paul-HenryHobson, Nov 16, 2015 | Read review
“They have more luxury rooms in the main house. If you are staying a while an upgrade may be best.”
660octaviab, Aug 18, 2015 | Read review
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