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I Keu Ken Hostel

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F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I had a great time there! The staff is very friendly and has a lot of information and recommendations for tourists! I loved the time I spent there. The only thing was the distance from the centre, but actually if you like to walk (who doesn`t!?) it will be the right place for you!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The hostal is a 10 minute walk up the hill from the bus station, with lovely views of the lake, hills and the town. The hosts were friendly and more than happy to book trips and bus travel onwards, as well as providing recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We booked via a third party website but... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Great staff! Great BBQs! Very-ultra cost effective prices - you get a good deal for your money. Useful internet connection and beer fridge. The breakfast is simply wonderful. The staff arranged us an airport pickup which was very descent. The cabins and the dorms are both good quality. A little far from the city center - but not a deal... More 

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Cuggiono, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The hostel is placed in an amazing location, on a hill with a great view over El Calafate and Lago Argentino. The atmosphere is familiar and hostel guys are really helpful and nice. However it is a little bit dirty and the bathroom cannot be considered a real bathroom (almost impossible to move inside it!), at least in our double... More 

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Very nice and helpful staff, they arrange all the excursions without charging a comission. The walk to the hostel is a bit tiring (I am the lazy type) but the view compensates for it and most excursions offer hotel pickup anyway. The hostel is very nicely decorated itself. The beds and bathrooms are ok, the breakfast is nice and there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This hostel is a little off the beaten track. 10 min walk from the centre of town but it has it's advantages that are worth considering. I Keu Ken is a 30 second walk from the biggest supermarket in El Calafate. The views from I Keu Ken are amazing of the lake. The people there are really nice and helpful.... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Stayed for a couple of nights at I Keu Ken in January. We arrived without a booking and even though they were full the staff made arrangements so we could stay (they found us a bed at the storage room at a very decent price). We loved the atmosphere of this cozy hostel and its overfriendly staff. The breakfast is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We stayed in the double area with a kitchen space in the back. It was pretty run down, but good for the price and it did have a great view of the town and the lake (although the walk to town was long at night). The breakfast was stale rolls with jam -- worse than most places we stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Loved this hostel. Great outdoor spaces with views of town and lake. Ten minute walk to town. Very clean, ample bathrooms and large dorms. Staff was friendly and informative. I'll definitely be back!

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Barrie Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Had a blast here. This place is fun, a really cool feel to it with excellent staff/owners and a steady flow of great travellers to hang out with. The location is very close to the bus station so its good for backpackers doing Patagonia treks or the glaciers. The rooms are simple but clean, bunk beds are a little low...watch... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about I Keu Ken Hostel

Address: F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $27 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — I Keu Ken Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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