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Hostel Lao

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Glasgow
Reviewed December 25, 2016

This is a hostel with a few private rooms not too far from Mendoza bus station and city centre (but far enough to be quiet and safe). The private room with bathroom I stayed in was 'shabby chic', clean with antique furniture. The Lao has a large comfortable communal area, garden, kitchen, plunge pool and offers very basic (almost symbolic)...

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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights. Celeste greeted us warmly as we arrived early one Sunday. She was friendly and most helpful throughout our stay with great tips and really useful information about Mendoza. We stayed in one of the pool rooms. As we were a couple, the cost of the private room was the same as two people staying...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights in a 4 people dorm. This really is a super nice, relaxed place. Has a lovely garden and swimming pool, a great chill area (including a superb friendly dog). Friendly and helpful staff, good breakfast. Matrace was good, the room towards the street a bit noisy but did not bother me personally. Walking...

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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We spend three nights in a horrible filthy hostel and then moved to Lao: what a relief! The owners are great hosts and know a lot of local stores for good food and veggie shops. The hostel is clean, breakfast with the breadpudding is amazing, and the kitchen is well equipped. We really enjoyed the garden in this hostel. I...

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommended if you prefer a homely atmosphere to bigger commercial hostels. Mike, Celeste & Marguerita (their dog) made me feel so welcome I extended my stay twice. Felt very happy and relaxed here - lovely vibe, clean and safe. It's in a great location right by a main road with shops, ATM, restaurants and bars. As long as you're...

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Astor_Elder, Owner at Hostel Lao, responded to this review

Hola Sam. Thanks so much for your review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. All the Very best. Everyone at Lao!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $17 - $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?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“we stayed in garden room with ensuite. Very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 964arlenea, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Some private rooms have in-room shower/bathroom, some do not”
 of 5 bubbles Jargonscott, Nov 24, 2015 | Read review
“the ensuite rooms were great”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 660octaviab, Aug 18, 2015 | Read review
“The terrazza room has its own little courtyard/patio, but the free wifi does not work in there.”
 of 5 bubbles Y3043RLdavidh, Mar 29, 2015 | Read review
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